Featured in this issue:
In-depth feature on SENSORY DEPRIVATION: DOOR TO THE UNSEEN, Fakir's first out-of-body experience "Against the Coal Bin Wall", famous Seabrook sensory deprivation experiments with "Justine Dervish Dangling" and "Justine in the Mask" (including Fakir's photo recreation on these experiments with a beautiful San Francisco woman, Stanya).
WORSHIP THROUGH THE BODY, an insightful exploration of this phenomena in
three cultures - Savite Hindu, Native American and Sufi, many photos of "body
worship" devotees in several cultures.
• "Foot Bending Catches On" (ideal arched/arching of metatarsals)
• "Ula Tightens Her Backbend" (training of professional controtionist)
• "Kasey's Klaws Get Even Longer" (new photos of extreme toenails and fingernails)
SEVENTY STITCHES, The unusual piercing experience of Cricket who had a symbolic pattern created on her back by making 70 temporary piercings and then threading a long, looping monofilament through them. These "Seventy Stitches" were left in the piercings for several days. Piercing and threading by Erik Dakota with assistance by Fakir's partner, Carla.