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Crippled Kids Walk With Jesus, Lefty Journos With Satan

Happy Heathens

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Oct 7, 2009, 8:29am Top

Article from Mother Jones:

I can't seem to get the "artist's" website to open up so that I can see the painting better, but you can get the idea.

Oct 7, 2009, 8:41am Top

Here's the link to a larger version of the painting with rollover descriptions... but it won't open either. LOL


Edited: Oct 7, 2009, 2:00pm Top

Bit offended I'm not in there. There's a nice little spot just by JC's left foot where I think I'd fit a treat!

ETA - Has it occurred to you there may be a higher power stopping you from opening or enlarging it just so's we can mock it?

Oct 7, 2009, 2:15pm Top

-3 Naw, the site that exists specifically to mock it is working fine!


Oct 7, 2009, 2:25pm Top

Bwaa haa haa!
Too funny.

Will anyone actually buy a copy/hang this piece of shit in their homes?

Oct 7, 2009, 2:26pm Top

Um . . . just a minute . . . . Soldier, sailor, farmer, cop . . . so it's okay to be one of the Village People, then?

Oct 7, 2009, 3:24pm Top

6 - just not the construction worker - he's union.

Edited: Oct 22, 2009, 6:10pm Top

what do you thing Jefferson, Paine, Douglas, Hamilton and Franklin are doing behind Jesus? Are they about to jump Jesus?

"It's not important that he (Paine) was not a Christian. God often uses good men to fulfill his purposes."

Did that include writing "The Age of Reason" I wonder?

Oct 22, 2009, 6:17pm Top

Also the artist seems to have confused symbolism with cramming in superficial and inconsistent historial and cultural references.

It's a wonder he didn't add Hitler in there giving Satan a back rub and call it symbolism.

Oct 23, 2009, 4:03am Top

I saw a less subtle parody a week ago:


Oct 28, 2009, 8:09am Top

#10 - Now THAT shows divine inspiration. LOLOL!

Nov 3, 2009, 7:25am Top

Wow, I didn't even realise Jesus was an American. I always thought he was British. Some fools apparently think he was some kind of Arab, but this painting will put them right.

Nov 3, 2009, 1:14pm Top

He's got that tree on his chest. Doesn't that mean he's Elvish?

Nov 3, 2009, 1:48pm Top

There's a guy works down the chip shop swears he's Elvish.

Nov 3, 2009, 2:02pm Top

Jesus or the guy?

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