Bob Mizer on: Daily Life

February 05, 2016

Found rat in pool & put him in a cage – -- Bob Mizer, Personal Journal, June 16, 1963...

Bob Mizer on: Your Inviolable Castle

January 22, 2016

“Even the most timorous feels that if he will stay in his own home and mind his own business, that there at least he will be snug and secure. But there are certain insidious groups at work in our country who don’t agree, rather they......

Bob Mizer on: His Mother's Death

December 25, 2015

Mother’s death created quite a jolt for all of us, though we had all expected it. The first few days found me going into tears several times, but adjustment came quickly—without question I now have tremendously greater time open......

Magazine used as sounding board for Mizer's social commentary

December 09, 2015

True followers of Bob Mizer’s “Physique Pictorial” know that the publication was more than just a menagerie of pretty faces and toned bodies – it was a place where the artist could offer his insight into the social and political......

Bob Mizer on: Depression

November 27, 2015

"Depression can occur after heavy eating & is only momentarily relieved by eating. Lack of ambition is brought on by overstuffed gut—Only cure for depression is some sort of accomplishment or achievement. I am obsessed with sense of......

Bob Mizer on: Big Brother

January 21, 2010

“Big Brother believes it is essential to tell you and me what is suitable for us to read and see—-apparently we lack the wisdom and discernment and must not attempt to decide such things for ourselves.” Physique......

Bob Mizer on: Sexual Mores

January 06, 2010

“Whereas many expressions are now accepted which would never have been tolerated in Victorian times, and each generation demands increasingly greater freedom and less hypocrisy, there still exists in almost all of us a tribal totem......

Bob Mizer on: Prejudice

December 21, 2009

"The lower down the social scale we go, the more virulent forms of prejudice are we able to discover, and the more ignorant are the excuses given to justify attitudes often completely lacking in logic.” Physique......

Bob Mizer on: Censorship

December 15, 2009

“It is an assault to the dignity of man and his creator to treat any portion of the body as something shameful and disgusting.”  Physique Pictorial October 1965...

Bob Mizer on: Joe Dallesandro

December 07, 2009

“He listed his occupation as “short order cook,” said he was also a dishwasher, and his greatest ambition was to own his own Italian restaurant.”  Physique Pictorial July 1975...

Bob Mizer on: The Advent of Hardcore

May 04, 2009

“Apparently that previously starved public is like a collective alcoholic which has made all of its taste-buds so overstimulated that even massive doses no longer have any effect.” -Bob Mizer from Physique Pictorial Vol. 18,......

Bob Mizer on: “Hygeine for the Mouth”

April 27, 2009

“In addition to outside bathing, colonics and douches for the trunk orifices, have you considered the value of regularly washing the inside of the mouth with a small hose?” -Bob Mizer from Physique Pictorial Vol. 16, Issue 3,......