Digital Review

Screamsavers

If you're crazy about crude dudes Howard Stern and Beavis and Butt-head, artist Stephen Blickenstaff (who has done album covers for the Cramps and Thin White Rope) has created the screensaver for you. Though the Screamsavers' disks are equipped with digitized sound, password protection, and a power manager that can shut down your monitor, the main attractions are Blickenstaff's creations: wart-infested, monstrous freakheads with bulging eyeballs and rotten teeth. He makes the gross so lovable that you'll start to look at these crass animations as pets you can't live without. A-

Originally posted May 26, 1995 Published in issue #276 May 26, 1995 Order article reprints
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