A Trespass of Swine

the Porkopolis blog

Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Lost Littermates

Noteworthy examples of similarities between pigs and people, popular culture or what might be considered unrelated subjects.

Vitruvian Swine and Flying Pigs – Redux

The image of the Vitruvian Swine idled in my imagination for several years before it debuted on Porkopolis.org. I have since discovered that many other folk have independently arrived at a similar conception of da Vinci and the swine. None of these have appealed to my inner oinkeological nature so much as the swine at Matt Buck’s Hack web site.


HER! [GIRL VS PIG] is a web comic by Chris Bishop. Gratuitously, beautifully, joyfully violent, this is the classic struggle of girl vs. pig. The Girl and The Pig are involved in interactions where they usually end up inflicting violence of some sort on one another.

Bacon Brothers

Brothers in Bacon. Good music and good food seem to go hand–in–hand or is that hand–to–mouth–&–ear. Regardless, these are definitely four strips of sizzelin’ bacon!

Fengjing and Shar Pei

The most distinguishing characteristic of both the Fengjing swine and Shar Pei dog breeds is the wrinkled skin, especially on the face and shoulders. This seems to be a case of convergent human–engineered evolution.


Paintings of a Blue Dog and a Blue Pig – Schweinhunt!

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.