photo credit: Elizabeth Conley / The Detroit News
“In a particularly philistine and backward act, artist Edward Stross was sentenced to prison last week for his mural depicting a bare-breasted figure on a building in Roseville, Michigan, in suburban Detroit. The artist was ordered by District Judge Marco Santia to serve 30 days in jail, do two years of probation and pay a fine of $500 for his variation of Michelangelo’s “Creation of Man,” illustrating a half-naked Eve. Stross was also mandated to alter the fresco, which he painted on the outside of his art gallery in 1997.”
It all started last week when mr.hotmail account emailed me at work to dutifully inform me that someone had registered a URL with a name similar to one of our artists’. It’s an ILLEGAL DOMAIN, sir dickhead plead, you must do something about it…
Not caring about the URL in the least, but somewhat suspicious/curious, I investigated the registration record and sure enough, it was mr. hotmail himself who had registered the domain. What a dick!
Stupidly, I got into a bit of a row with him and he’s now retaliated by damning me to daily dispatches of smut.
So, if you need to increase the volume of your seminal fluid by 500%, I know just the trick.
Speaking of cultural contamination, I’m no fan of Paris Hilton’s, BUT in her defense I have to say that the anal pube who posted her Blackberry’s contents online over the weekend is a colossal dickhead. Admittedly, I did feel the urge to call Vin Diesel and ask him, dude you were good in Boiler Room… what happened?
Geez Louise! Forget rust-proofing your car… we’re a
nation of dysfunctional denims!
Trousers and model courtesy of kungfupingu.
Since we’re on the topic of penguins, I’d like to go on the record and announce my horror at a German zoo’s “effort to tempt its gay penguins to go straight“.
These gay penguins (there are 6 of them) did not choose to be homosexual and we must respect that. I know penguins are endangered and more baby penguins are a good thing, but really – can we expect to save a species on the backs of gay penguins? I can’t live with that and I can’t believe these “scientists” can sleep at night.
What’s next? Shall we send our gay penguins to camps to learn how to be “straight”? It’s already clear that some gay penguins are living double lives, “one couple even adopted a stone that they protected like an egg” – clearly they just don’t feel comfortable to be openly gay in such a hostile environment.
How long can this go on?
Ok, maybe horror is too strong a word. LOL
I married my sweet love on October 9, 2004. Love… Our honeymoon was spent in Chile and the Falkland Islands; mainly to go penguin watching in the Falklands, but we got a lot more than we bargained for. It’s one of the most incredible places on earth.
We really had an amazing time! So amazing that it took us four months to create some photo galleries. We had over a thousand photos to review, edit and compile! Plus it’s winter and we’re lazy asses.
I hope you enjoy our photos. See “Cheese and onion pie” for commentary and honeymoon reflections.