Tag: NEA

House Conservatives Offer Up New Budget Full Of Really Great Ideas That Everyone Loves

Oh good, we had grown tired of making fun of Paul Ryan and his "budget," so it's nice that the Republican Study Committee (RSC), chaired by Chairman Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA, of COURSE), has released its own budget for...

For His Next Trick, Glenn Beck Will Pull Mapplethorpe’s Bullwhip Out Of His Butt

Back in 1987, before many of you young Wonkettarians were born (but not yr Wonkette, because we are ageless, like the sea) there was a kerfluffle over the National Endowment for the Arts and how it funded things that...

The Time ‘World’s Most Collected Painter’ Thomas Kinkade, Who Is Dead Now, Lied To Us About The NEA

The year: 2004. The place: Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, California. The occasion: the "private" opening for an ironic showing of Thomas Kinkade's Christian-fished, trademark-marked work with select important people (at the time, your editrix was an...

Nudity And Cannibalism And Whores

By the Comics CurmudgeonIf Carl Jung were alive today, he'd see political cartoons as a shortcut into our collective subconscious. Those brave few Americans who continue to read newspapers have the honor or seeing the darkest, foulest recesses...