The Mysteries of Hieronymus Bosch (1980) If you have ever wondered why the paintings of Hieronimous Bosch are so intriguing, watch this. It’s is, by far, one if the best analysis of his life, character, and work I have ever seen. Hats off to Nicholas Baum, wherever he may be.

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Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Garden is my favorite painting, Bosch is absolutely fascinating. I love this documentary. Thank you so much.


So, a handful of the images have found to be sayings or insults of the day. The way this is known is by the few that made it into the literary books of the time and region he was doing these works. The images are depictions of phrases kind of like: 1980’s phrases like, “gag me with a spoon” or “eat my shorts” or 1990’s phrases like, “talk to the hand” or “all that and a bag of chips. Due to pop-culture not being forever due to its slang nature, the pop-culture slang of Bosch’s era is likely gone to the ashes of linguistic evolution.


TiL the origin of Harry Bosch’s (fictional detective in novels and Amazon’s TV series) name.


\>”Such an ordinary, boring, commercial town” \>Footage of the most beautiful little village Do Europeans not understand how pretty their continent is?


Zeg maar gewoon Jeroen, hoor.