Archive for May, 2010

Journalista for May 21, 2010: The one with a spine

Posted by on May 21st, 2010 at 3:19 AM
Slovakian Prime Minister sues cartoonist ♦ Judge lowers Michael George's bail ♦ Draw Muhammed Day round-up ♦ more

Pictures of Dorian Gray, Images of Oscar Wilde; Part Five: Revealing Corruption

Posted by on May 21st, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Internal illustrations for The Picture of Dorian Gray face challenges similar to those of the cover designs, plus the added need to portray gradual corruption in the painted image.

Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four.

I Believe You, Mr. Wilson, I Believe You Anyway

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 1:15 PM
I was considering the Dennis the Menace reference, but I decided to go with the John Cale instead.

Muhammad’s Picture

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
It’s Everybody Draw Muhammad Day

My Life with Charlie Brown by Charles M. Schulz

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
The latest addition to the ever-growing comics criticism library at the University Press of Mississippi (one of my publishers) is My Life with Charlie Brown, a collection of the major prose writings of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, edited and with an introduction by M. Thomas Inge, a popular-culture scholar (and a friend of mine) and author or editor of more than 60 tomes on such esoteric subjects as author William Faulkner and African-American cartoonist Oliver Harrington, as well as comics generally.

Michael Kupperman’s Idiot Box Is Bigger Than Yours

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 8:47 AM
The world of television and Michael Kupperman's Tales Designed to Thrizzle.

A Martyr for Modern Tolerance

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 7:00 AM
Do you know what Ed O'Neill does for you? It has something to do with men kissing.

Journalista for May 20, 2010: Swansong

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 2:11 AM
Pakistani court bans Facebook over Draw Muhammed Day ♦ by the way, it's Draw Muhammed Day, in case you didn't know ♦ more

Pictures of Dorian Gray, Images of Oscar Wilde; Part Four: The Double Image

Posted by on May 20th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
It takes a special audacity to try to illustrate The Picture of Dorian Gray.

The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings

Part One, Part Two, Part Three.

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Naked People Smearing Meat on Each Other

Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 1:15 PM
Art critic Bert Stabler talks about bodies, ritual, meat, and feminist performance art. NSFW video included.

Carolee Schneemann, from the performance "Eye Body."

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