[#568] Save It ‘Til The Morning After

Don’t say a prayer for me now
Save it ’til the morning after
No, don’t say a prayer for me now
Save it ’til the morning after

Duran Duran., ♫Save A Prayer

Recently in a conversation the topic of doing things differently than I’m used to and maybe I find myself playing it safe more often than not because it is the easier way to do things. One thing I took to heart during this conversation is I may be missing out on potential opportunities because of not pushing the envelope even further…in the vein of that conversation I am taking a step out of my comfort zone and turning up the sexy and just because I’m not going the “Full Monty” doesn’t mean I’m not stepping it up.

Leave it to the imagination and always leave people wanting more…so perhaps that is what I’m doing.

This is my first ever time blogging an item by Cubura and it isn’t because I dislike their products it is just mostly they are a bit more edgier than I’ve been used to in my 4+ years of blogging. Throwing caution to the wind I said the heck with it and am giving the “Drew Shorts” a try. They are pretty form fitting with some emphasis around the nether regions but not as aggressively as some products I’ve seen around the grid. Another bright side is that there is so many options to color various parts of the shorts that you could wear a different version just about every day for a very long time.

Cubura Drew Shorts:

  • Original mesh
  • Shorts, Edges, Strips and Strings colorable via HUD
  • 10+ colors per each colorable area
  • Fitted sizes for Aesthetic (Enzo), Belleza (Jake) and Signature (Gianni) mesh bodies
  • Exclusively @ The Men Jail starting 01/08/19 through 01/28/19

UrbanStreet is a brand that I have blogged before in the past and this time I have their newest tattoo release “Sentence” on my skin. This tattoo contains elements of geometric shapes along with skulls in what I would best describe as a type of Samoan or Polynesian type pattern and comes with Light, Dark and Middle opacity types which gives the buyer the best option that suits them. For tattoo enthusiasts who are looking for something that looks to fit the dangerous type this is worth taking a look at when it becomes available to the public.

I have a feeling that I will be doing quite a few blogs in the next few weeks with tattoos as there are lot of them that I’ve had on my list to blog and this was the kickoff to start utilizing them more often.

UrbanStreet Sentence Tattoo:

  • Light, Medium and Dark opacity
  • Omega and Signature applier HUDS
  • Exclusively @ The Men Jail starting 01/08/19 through 01/28/19

I‘m saving my favorite part of what I’m blogging in this photo for last; simply because for me it is what inspired me to pull together the rest of what made this image work in my head. Bent Poses put together a three pose set designed to display what the morning grind might be like and while most of the time I’m NOT a morning person, the times I am there’s nothing wrong with a warm cup of coffee and a quick glance over the paper….well more like the Entertainment and Sports pages as I’m mostly checked out to world events at the moment.

The #Sundays set includes a mesh coffee cup and newspaper which upon wear activates the pose its intended for, and the third pose combines both the cup and paper which can be seen in my photo because I thought the pose looked really cool and it’s not often I do things like that (especially in very little clothing) but you have to live a little every now and then.

Bent #Sundays Pose & Prop Set:

  • Bento enabled poses (Bento viewer required)
  • Coffee cup and newspaper props included
  • 3 different poses in all (activated by wearing props)
  • Exclusively @ The Men Jail starting 01/08/19 through 01/28/19

By now it’s probably easy to see that the theme of this blog was items that will be appearing in the January round of The Men’s Jail that starts on Tuesday, the 08th. When the doors officially open I definitely encourage all the fellas who may view this blog to give it a look because as I’ve shown there are various types of items sold at the event like clothing, tattoos, and poses as an example.

The soundtrack to this blog was a bit of overflow from taking a stroll back in music time as I ventured into the 80’s last blog with WHAM! and stuck around for a moment to pull out this gem by Duran Duran who have a special place for me. My main motivation for selecting it was for it’s references to the morning after which could be where I’m at with the coffee and paper.

Hopefully I can keep up this streak of posts because it’s been really good for me to be on a roll like this and also while I’m still on a run I will get as much as I can out without completely wearing myself out. By Tuesday I figure it will be likely worth a day off and I can recharge and perhaps just take photos to keep things going but reserve posting for a day or so but depends on how things go.

For now I’m going to drop those credits and see what more I can do to get back here again.

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POSE: BENT – #Sundays @ The Men JailNEW

TATTOO: UrbanStreet – Sentence @ The Men JailNEW

SHORTS: Cubura – Drew Shorts @ The Men JailNEW

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[#546] Habits

I eat my dinner in my bathtub
Then I go to sex clubs
Watching freaky people gettin’ it on
It doesn’t make me nervous
If anything I’m restless
Yeah, I’ve been around and I’ve seen it all

Our Last Night, ♫Habits
(Originally by Tove Lo)

I‘m fairly certain that just about everyone has someone in their life that they miss either from the past or the present (even though it’s usually better for it to be present as the past can be messy at best). My interpretation of “Habits” is a little different than the actual song depicts as I’m not a drug induced sex maniac missing their ex.

For me it’s more about just missing someone very deeply and also I have a pretty cool bathroom and bathtub that works out well with verses in the song.

Another thing I don’t often do is show a whole lot of skin but because I had picked up the “Tommy” towel from NOCHE in a previous round of Equal10 that I’d just go for the gold and see what I could come up with (and also it helped me feature the tattoo I have on). When I opened the package for the towel I was oddly impressed that it came with the regular towel along with a version where you are basically holding it open allowing for a view of the full monty and that is something I wouldn’t show regardless if there were anyone wanting to see it.

The towel also includes a HUD with a ton of different color options which I didn’t get fancy with because with the atmosphere I had going on a wild color wouldn’t have worked out well and while I am wearing the version for the Signature (Gianni) body it also includes a Belleza (Jake) size as well.

MooLoo has been around for a few months now and are a part of this round of The Men Jail with their “Cowboys & Indians” tattoo. It sticks to the theme having different depictions of things that would be associated with both cowboys and indians as the theme. Tattoos over the last couple years have been mix and match of different things thrown together but create meaningful tattoos and that is also what I’m seeing here.

The thing I like about the HUDs that are included (Black & Color in both fresh and faded) is that in them they have multiple ways to apply them (Belleza, Signature, SLink etc) all in one easy to use HUD. That is something that I don’t see often with tattoos as usually each specific type of applier has it’s own so excellent job to streamline and make putting them on easier.

MooLoo Cowboys & Indians Tattoo features:

  • 4 Appllier HUDs (Color/Fresh, Black/Fresh + Color/Faded, Black/Faded)
  • Appliers for Belleza, Omega, Maitreya, Signature and SLink
  • Exclusively @ The Men Jail until November 28th

As one of my blogger brands. I am consistently happy with the hair releases that Modulus puts out and I try to blog everything I can but I put priority on using the things I know will fit a scene I’ve built in my head first. In real life I probably wouldn’t grow or style my hair this way because I personally don’t like anything in my face (hair mostly though) but the virtual me loves it and that is because I don’t have to worry about styling or feeling it.

“Lee” is the latest addition to the brand’s hair collection that I would consider messy as quite a bit of it hangs in the front which I think for the type of photo I was doing it worked perfectly as I used the mirrored version that moved in the direction that my body was in the pose I chose. I am hoping that more messy styles come as future releases because I think I could work a few scenes out with that style.

Modulus Lee Hair features:

  • Original “Nex-Gen” Alpha Mesh
  • 5 color HUD options + integrated color picker
  • Mirrored left and right versions
  • 40 color FATPACK also available
  • Exclusively @ Equal10 until Dec. 05th

As I come to the conclusion of this blog post I think that sometimes doing things you normally don’t do have a way of paying off (potentially speaking) and if showing a little bit more than usual is a way to express myself differently it’s an avenue that I could give more though on in the future. I’m more of a reserved kind of guy but “letting loose” as it’s said can be freeing too.

There are some great products to be featured in the next few installments that I’m looking forward to seeing what I can do with them visually. November may pale in comparison in productivity but I do hope that I can continue to stay motivated like I have been this week to see to it that everything I want to post finds its way here.

It’s been my pleasure and I will be back soon with another conversation but until then be well.


HAIR: Modulus (Store / MP) – Lee Hair @ Equal10NEW
HEAD: CATWA – Daniel v3.2 ✦ Previously Blogged
FACE: Session Skins – Ian Tone 02 ✦ Previously Blogged
BEARD: Magnificent – Daniel Faded Stache and Beard ✦ Previously Blogged
BODY: Signature – Gianni v4.6 ✦ Previously Blogged
TATTOO: MooLoo – Cowboys & Indians @ The Men JailNEW

TOWEL: NOCHE – Tommy Towel v2

POSE: WRONG – Rue @ Access EventNEW

[#455] You’d Better Call The Sledgehammer

Show me round your fruitcage
‘cos I will be your honey bee
Open up your fruitcage
where the fruit is as sweet as can be

Sledgehammer♫ – Peter Gabriel

When I first posted the blog I based off of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” I thought that might be the height of my pushing the limits but it turns out I was wrong. Sure it took me long enough to gain the courage but I am doing what a good blogger should and feature a product that was given out to review and this is what I’m doing.

So to kind of break the ice and further my courage I had to come up with a soundtrack for this blog post and I did with humorous effort. If you look into it enough you’ll figure it out but I’m not going to point it out to you because that would ruin all the mystery. The song I chose is from when most people I know weren’t even a twinkle in their parents eye or were much too young (though I was rather young myself at the time). A good portion of the music from the 80’s was a bit on the comical side when you dig down deep (aside from the heavier metal genre).

I hope that you get a bit of a laugh out of this as I did during shooting and editing.


Not long ago, LV Designs released the “Dickprint Sweatpants” which the name is a very good description of the product. This Signature Gianni specific pair of sweatpants comes in two different versions MD and SD which I would conclude has to do with the size of the bulge in the front of them. I will say they are not for the meek that is for certain and definitely give you what I might call “Adult Film Star” definition in the nether regions.

To match them I picked up the “Tuxedo” shirt by ILLI that just became available at the freshly opened round of Tres Chic. It’s been quite a while since I found myself wandering around there but this definitely called to me when planning out my outfit for this blog post. Along with the items I’ve used to complete the scene (big thanks to Ethan for borrowing me a few of this to use!) I feel that it gives off the idea of a bachelor type scene and I pretty much recall these kind of shirts being pretty popular in the 80’s as well.


Modulus has a new skin that will be released soon on the 23rd of February at the Hipster Men’s Event but I’m lucky enough to be able to give you a preview of this handsome devil. “Oliver” is his name and he comes with a new feature that has not previously been seen in M-Bare releases, a skull with roses neck tattoo. I really think this is a cool addition as I’ve even given you guys an up close better look at it without any hair or hairbase because it’s just that cool. While the event is not open yet, I will come back and add the landmark to it once it is officially open.

The skin also gives you the option to keep the eyebrows and tatto separate and just wear the face skin without them and the option to have them on all at once. That way it’s easier to mix and match whatever preference you might have when putting your look together which is the best way to go in my opinion.


When it comes to poses I find versatile ways of making poses that are not intentionally unisex to work for males as well if chosen to. My friends at Image Essentials put out this really cute pose set at the TWE12VE event called “Flirt”. With some good old fashioned persistence I made it work for me as well though I admit that it is better suited for the fairer sex, I am able to figure out a way to make things work to my advantage. Maybe I’ll call it “Brennanized” at least for now and see if it sticks.

10 poses are included in this pose pack (5 + 5 opposite/mirror poses) which I am showing you two of them that I felt could best work with my scene and the vision I was going for.

That is all there is for me to say on this look and scene so I’m going to leave you to viewing the credits of this badboy and not dick around (yeah bad pun that I couldn’t resist) so I am able to start planning and working on the next outfit and blog to try and get at least one if not two more in before the end of the month. It’s been a lot of fun leaning a bit on the dark side so who knows what the future will hold considering that I view myself as a strictly PG blogger for the most part.

Onto the next conversation…

 


 

HAIRBASE: -Labyrinth- ‘Buzzcut’ ✦ 𝔓𝔯𝔢𝔳𝔦𝔬𝔲𝔰𝔩𝔶 𝔅𝔩𝔬𝔤𝔤𝔢𝔡
HEAD: CATWA – VICTOR ✦ 𝔓𝔯𝔢𝔳𝔦𝔬𝔲𝔰𝔩𝔶 𝔅𝔩𝔬𝔤𝔤𝔢𝔡
FACE: Modulus – Oliver Skin – FAIR ✦ NEW @ Hipster Mens Event (ℭ𝔬𝔪𝔦𝔫𝔤 𝔖𝔬𝔬𝔫)
BODY: [SIGNATURE] Gianni – v4.4 ✦ 𝔓𝔯𝔢𝔳𝔦𝔬𝔲𝔰𝔩𝔶 𝔅𝔩𝔬𝔤𝔤𝔢𝔡

SHIRT: ..::ILLI::.. Tuxedo Tee ✦ NEW @ Tres Chic
SWEATPANTS: ::LV:. Dickprint Sweatpants

SIGN: Seven Emporium – This Tall Sign ✦ 𝔊𝔞𝔠𝔥𝔞 𝔓𝔯𝔦𝔷𝔢
NEON: BALACLAVA!! (Not) Sorry Neon
POOL TABLE: Tartessos Arts – Challenge Pool Table
BUILD: [COMIX] Skybox Scene #4

Image Essentials – Flirt (b) ✦ NEW @ TWE12VE