Monthly Archives: April 2016

A fallen Prince

Synonymous with sex, queerness and pan-gender expression, Prince defied categorization in his art and public persona. People on the fringe of rigid sexual and gender mores felt at ease knowing that a purple-wearing, heel-stomping, chest hair-sporting, makeup smeared iconoclast was … Continue reading

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Dr. Chaps (and Ted Cruz) shows his ass

Donald Trump seems to be imploding, and while the wagons are circling around the Republicans’ unlikely champion, the Christian zealot Ted Cruz, let’s do some background checks on his venomous supporters. Gordon Klingenschmitt. A bit character in Springtime for Hitler? If only. … Continue reading

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Pull my string (to enlightenment)

Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwara Guru sakshat parabrahma, Tasmai sri guruve namaha.  The guru is the force of creation; The guru is the force of preservation; The guru is the force of destruction; The guru is present both … Continue reading

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Look at the pictures

This week, the Scourge takes a look at history – his own, that of art in the United States, religion vs. art – and the absolute necessity of letting one’s demons out to play. When the Scourge was a kid, one … Continue reading

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