Category Archives: Art and Politics

As You Were. Carry On

Carry on! Love is coming! Love is coming to us all! –Lyrics to famous Crosby, Stills and So On Hippie Love Generation Anthem I have to give Freud credit for this one. He was right that the Oedipus Complex was … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Round the Clock Therapy Won’t Cure PostModern Thinking

Jean’s last name translated into English is “blowhard.” The photo gives me a good idea though. For my next few posts I need to take a Selfie holding an unlit cigarette in front of a corner of my library shelves. … Continue reading

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Morning in America! Go Big Donnie!

Pop Quiz. Who did the etching above? Multiple choice: It’s not an etching it’s a woodcut. The artist is the Baron von Richthoffen, one of the greatest German artists of the 8th century. It’s the label on a 19th century … Continue reading

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We Interrupt this Blogcast

We interrupt this blogcast to bring you the following public service link to Patrick Blanchfield in the Baffler on the New Praetorianism. “But the New Praetorianism runs even deeper, and is baked into bipartisan dogma of American exceptionalism. It manifests … Continue reading

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Who Is the Stupidest?

Barry Friggin’ Diller, in da house I really think that these genius-level network guys, whatever their names are…Let’s say Barry Diller… .should be pickin up on what’s happenin in art these days. Barry should really get his ass on the ball … Continue reading

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The KGB Strikes Again!

Interesting footage from Communist Russian TV showing one of their KGB-trained provocateurs antagonizing the Liberal intelligentsia with all manner of crazy talk. : And below a link to totally crackpot article by some more Russian dupes (they’re pretty much everywhere these days, … Continue reading

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The Final Descent

.Only in America, right? As in President Donald Trump. Anybody have any thoughts on that. I just got this video from a German friend of my wife’s. Who says the Germans don’t have a sense of humor? Or could play … Continue reading

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