Category Archives: Art and Politics

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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Congrats to Bob Dylan

Great to see the Nobel Committee has finally stopped giving out awards to duds like T.S. Eliot, Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Bellow and other surly males lacking the kind of sensitivity that Bob Dylan with his concerns for racial justice and the … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over

Brexit is a seismic event that contemporary artists are completely oblivious to. They don’t understand any of the implications of what is going on now. They have no notion that fascism is coming because the working class has been entirely … Continue reading

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