Tile Broadcast on 6ABC

So WPVI TV, Philly’s local ABC affiliate ran a investigative piece on the tiles last night. While good in theory, the broadcast was typical hellion propaganda. The piece – located here – did interview the Resurrect Dead team, so that was good. Other than that, I was disappointed that they included footage only of inferior […]

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Toynbee tile in Iraq

Here’s a photo of a Toynbee tile from Balad, Iraq… WTF? The copycat tile was discovered by a poster to this site. Quote for posterity: N 33° 57.131 E 044° 22.552 Cool! Balad (or thereabouts, Iraq) How bored can you get while sitting around morking on the tan on the back of your hands and […]

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Saturday Night Weirdness

Not long ago, a group of mad scientists gathered in a laboratory near Philadelphia and constructed a device that they claimed achieved 2-way communication with the dead. They asked for no money from these experiments and gave away all information on the construction of their communicators. One of these scientists, Hans Heckmann, is still alive […]

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New Tile

Why is there a large, colorful, brand new Toynbee tile at the intersection of Cottman and Torresdale Northeast Philadelphia? I have no idea, but its existence creates all sorts of questions for the oligarchy of tile scholars. Is this tile really a copycat? Look at the font on the ‘tabs.’ – –

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Tile news

Resurrect Dead the movie is coming together nicely. The Toynbee tile phenomenon continues to generate widespread curiosity. Buzz about the film has started to pop up in message boards across the internet and print articles around the world. Possibly best of all, interest in the street-tile-as-medium is getting thrown around all over the place. Keep […]

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Phase II

You know how I said the gospel of Judas or some shit was found yesterday.  Fuck that.  Later on in the day, the gospel of Toynbee as recorded by (_________) was uncovered.  The sacred texts were under protection of a man in Maryland who we’ll call Silu.  Silu contacted the Resurrect Dead team after synchronizing […]

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Random Link of the Day

Tile fan: http://www.crispinglover.com/

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Toynbee – self-inflicted life-affirming hell

The Resurrect Dead team is about done with the research end of the Toynbee mystery… most of our goals having been met. Want to know what we found out? Wait for the movie suckers! Hahahaha! Here are a few of the mind-blowing revelations I can share with you. Back on January 31st , I contacted […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE

In the early 1980’s The Toynbee Tiler covered center city in handbills advertising the idea and his shortwave radio broadcasts. I never saw one of these handbills, but with the help of our friends in the shortwave community, we’ve tracked down an article about them from the February 1984 ACE zine. It reads: PUBLIC NOTICE […]

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