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  • World War I monument to be unveiled across from White House this fall: 'Sacred art'

    05/24/2024 5:09:57 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/24/24 | Angelica Stabile
    A valiant nod to America's military heroes is soon to be seen in Washington, D.C. A WWI monument called "A Soldier’s Journey" will be unveiled in Pershing Park on Sept. 13, 2024, and will serve as the centerpiece of the National World War I Memorial in the nation's capital. The sprawling bronze sculpture, which measures about 60 feet long, depicts the heroic journey of a soldier — from the time he leaves home for war until he finally returns. Fox News Digital spoke to master sculptor Sabin Howard, who took the lead on the project, about his artwork. He said...
  • Dave Chappelle says there's a 'genocide' in the Gaza Strip as Israel-Hamas war rages on there

    05/23/2024 3:31:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    SF Gate | Associated Press ^ | May 23, 2024 | By JON GAMBRELL
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American comedian Dave Chappelle said a “genocide” is striking the Gaza Strip amid the Israel-Hamas war to cheers during his performance in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, while urging Americans to fight antisemitism so Jews don’t feel like they need to be protected by Israel. Chappelle’s comments come as Abu Dhabi has maintained its diplomatic relations with Israel even as it has increasingly criticized its conduct in the seven-month war. About halfway through in a wide-ranging comedy set in Abu Dhabi, Chappelle, a Muslim, initially said he had been told by...
  • One of the most unusual heists in America seems to be unfolding at Taco Bell

    05/23/2024 10:28:25 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 21 replies
    SFGate ^ | 22 May 2024 | Ariana Bindman
    The strange saga of the Taco Bell art heist. It all began in 2015 in Westlake, Ohio, when a burglar ran off with one of his pieces and disappeared, stumping local police Though Taco Bell purchased the originals for their corporate offices in 2003, he explained, the prints have scattered like seeds in the underground art market, where they’re now listed for sale for as much as $10,000 apiece. Unsurprisingly, it seems like employees are in on it.
  • New Portrait of Kate Middleton Sparks Outrage on Social Media: ‘Are You Kidding Me!?’

    05/23/2024 5:48:47 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 97 replies
    Daily Fetched ^ | May 23, 2024 | Jason Walsh
    Kate Middleton’s latest portrait has gone viral for all the wrong reasons, as waves of Royal fans took to social media to vent anger over the bizarre painting. Tatler magazine’s July issue features the Princess of Wales draped in a white gown, adorned with a yellow brooch and a blue sash, which many have complained looks nothing like her. The portrait follows the even more bizarre portrait of King Charles III last week, which featured a blood-red back “hellish” backdrop, more akin to Vlad the Impaler. The inspiration for the Middleton portrait appears to be drawn from her past looks;...
  • ChatGPT Art: Ronald McDonald with zombies, Joker with Xenomorph, Dalek with Beer, Dachshund on Harley Bike

    05/21/2024 7:13:36 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 45 replies
    Me and ChatGPT | May 21, 2024 | Ciaphas Cain
    Okay, I'm no Lazamataz but he's definitely inspired me... And for the grand finale!
  • Biden's newest gaffe had some rhythm so I set it to music with a few of his greatest hits

    05/21/2024 12:38:43 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 5 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | May 21, 2024 | Staff
    Biden is out here giving me gems like this: "After I signed the packandelempackatlackact into law" - Joe Biden What???? I decided to set it to music, and while someone could totally do better, I think it slaps! VIDEO AT LINK........................ Keep the greatest hits coming, Mr. President! VIDEO AT LINK................
  • THAT 60s TV SHOW

    05/20/2024 8:43:45 PM PDT · by BEJ · 18 replies
    Having lived through the 60s I was happy to find out that Count Vlad did an instrumental piece that rekindled the nostalgia for those shows. If you like that kind of thing, check it out and see if you can remember all the TV shows.
  • Portal that connects NYC to Dublin shuts down to address 'inappropriate behavior'

    05/15/2024 7:04:09 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 9 replies
    ABC 7 - New York ^ | 15 May 2024 | Staff
    FLATIRON, Manhattan (WABC) -- A new art installation in New York City that transports viewers more than 3,000 miles away to Dublin will temporarily shut down Tuesday to address some bad behavior. The installation, called the Portal, features two identical sculptures with a visual live stream connecting the two cities. It was unveiled last Wednesday next to the famed Flatiron Building.
  • Man ordered to hide his boat has vessel painted on new fence

    05/14/2024 11:36:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    UPI ^ | May 14, 2024 | Ben Hooper
    May 13 (UPI) -- A California man ordered by his city to conceal the boat parked in his driveway with a fence hired his artist neighbor to paint a photo-realistic image of the vessel in an act of rebellious compliance. Etienne Constable said the boat he uses for fishing was regularly parked in his Seaside driveway for about four years before he received a letter from the city informing him of a municipal code requiring boats and trailers to be "screened on the side and front by a six-foot-high fence." Constable said his initial reaction to the letter was anger,...
  • The Comedy Pet Photography Awards

    05/13/2024 5:48:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    EuroWeekly News ^ | 11 May 2024 | Kevin Fraser Park
    Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam set up the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards a few years ago and were amazed at the success. This spurred them on to launch the Comedy Pet Photography Awards with a cash prize of £500 for the best overall photo. There are 30 finalists in the 2024 competition and you can vote for your favourite, click on your favourite image at this link: leave your email address, and that’s it. You will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £100 and the overall winner will be announced on June 6. Our readers prefer cash;...
  • Video: Hollywood Producer Caught On Date With “15-Year-Old” Girl – Gets Shot With Two Powder Cannons

    05/09/2024 7:06:55 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies
    Defiant America ^ | May 8, 2024 | Kellyanne Richardson
    Predator gets shot with powder cannon after allegedly getting caught meeting up with a 15-year-old. Vitaly and Bradley Martin are filmed busting a man, who is believed to be Hollywood screenwriter Herschel Weingrod, meeting up with a minor. Weingrod is known for writing blockbusters including Space Jam, Trading Places, Twins and Kindergarten Cop. The man in the video said his name was “Borris” before saying he was only “flirting” with the minor. As he tried getting away, Vitaly shot him with two powder cannons. Video below: VIDEO AT LINK..................... Bill Maher is absolutely right about woke pedophiles in Hollywood studios,...
  • NASA's Stunning New Simulation Sends You Diving Into a Black Hole

    05/07/2024 9:20:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    Science Alert ^ | May 7, 2024 | MICHELLE STARR
    (NASA Goddard) It's a question that has dogged humanity since we first learned about black holes a little over a century ago: What the heck would it be like to plunge beyond the point of no return? We still don't have an answer, but a new supercomputer simulation is the best guess we have, based on current data. "People often ask about this, and simulating these difficult-to-imagine processes helps me connect the mathematics of relativity to actual consequences in the real Universe," says astrophysicist Jeremy Schnittman of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. "So I simulated two different scenarios, one where...
  • KASSAM: The Met Gala Theme – J.G. Ballard’s Garden of Time – Is Perfect to Highlight The Barbarism Around Us.

    05/07/2024 5:21:50 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | RAHEEM J. KASSAM
    When J.G. Ballard’s 1962 short story, The Garden of Time, was announced as the theme for this year’s Met Gala several months ago, I printed off a copy. It seemed oddly thoughtful for such a plastic event. In all likelihood, it was an entirely superficial decision. J.G. Ballard’s garden has flowers. Flowers are pretty. Time is crazy. That sort of thing.But whether the organizers know it or not, The Garden of Time is the perfect choice for this year’s Met Gala, which takes place just a short walk from Columbia University. It’s a story about Count Axel and his wife,...
  • ABC’s Diversity Hire Out Of Top Spot Amid Rumors Her Incompetence Shocked Higher Ups

    05/06/2024 9:06:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 6, 2024 | NICOLE SILVERIO - MEDIA REPORTER
    ABC News President Kim Godwin stepped down Sunday night following an investigation into her management of her network. The overseer of the network, Debra O’Connell, opened a corporate investigation into Godwin and other senior executives over the growing frustration among staffers, vacant top positions and the drop in ratings at its prominent program, “Good Morning America.” Several people alleged Godwin dedicated more time to her profile than creating success in the news division, and that her mismanagement “shocked” O’Connell, WSJ reported. “I have decided to retire from broadcast journalism,” Godwin said in an email to staff Sunday night, according to...
  • Kim Godwin Steps Down As President Of ABC News

    05/06/2024 8:35:36 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | May 5, 2024 | Ryan Saavedra
    Kim Godwin announced on Sunday evening that she was stepping down from her role as president ABC News — and retiring, effective immediately. Godwin, who in 2021 became the first black person to run a broadcast television news division, resigned after corporate restructuring “stripped away much of her management autonomy,” The Wall Street Journal reported. “I have decided to retire from broadcast journalism,” she said in a lengthy statement to company staff. “Anyone who’s passionate about what we do knows there’s no other business like it, so this was not an easy or quick decision. But after considerable reflection, I’m...
  • Snow White’s Evil Queen Being Played by Transgender Biological Male at Disney World Resort in Florida (VIDEO)

    05/03/2024 9:51:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 29, 2024 | Cassandra MacDonald
    A transgender biological male is playing Snow White’s Evil Queen at Walt Disney World Resort’s Wilderness Lodge in Florida. One family who went and filmed the character said they had paid $300 for a meet-and-greet photo opportunity after their themed dinner at Story Book Dining at Artist Point — only to be greeted by what the father referred to as a drag queen. The father spoke to the Disney news site That Park Place, which broke the news that a man is playing a female character. The upset parent explained, “While we were waiting for the desserts to come out...
  • 2 Star QBs Fired from ‘The NFL Today’ in Major CBS Shift

    04/30/2024 1:17:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | George C. Upper III, Western Journal
    Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms will no longer co-host “The NFL Today” on CBS. James Brown, Nate Burleson and Bill Cowher will remain on the show, and will be joined this season by former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and former Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, according to the New York Post. Brown, Cowher, Esiason and Simms were all at the end of their current contracts this year, leading many — including the Post — to speculate that changes might be in the wind for the show’s hosting lineup. Esiason will remain as co-host on WFAN’s...
  • BlackRock carving up Ukraine?!

    Well, as suspected, the war in Ukraine isn't about Democracy. It is about business and appeasing investors, the same investors who are also donators to the political parties. Col Douglas MacGregor talks about BlackRock and other investors who wanted to carve up Russia & Ukraine.
  • The Unspeakable Beauty of Dreams

    04/27/2024 6:08:26 PM PDT · by BEJ · 3 replies
    Count Vlad creates music for the mind and soul. About relaxation and a swimming in the cosmic dream of beauty. Swimming toward home. Wonderful mood music.
  • All You Need is LOVE

    04/26/2024 4:45:23 PM PDT · by BEJ · 8 replies
    What turned me on to rock/pop music? It was hearing this song in the last episode of Patrick Macgoohan's The Prisoner. Only later did I see the song featured in the first world telecommunications broadcast the Beatles had done in 1967. Their message for the world was LOVE. And though it did not stop the Vietnam War and usher in world peace, it still affected me and the idealistic youth of my generation. So this is Count Vlad giving the song back with a little twist at the end.