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Some people think they’ve made it when they do television. Or when they get syndicated. Others know when they get quoted, say, on NPR.
National Review’s Mark Hemingway (former AmSpec contributor and fellow Phillips Fellow) has a different barometer for success: Pancakes on his head.
An artist in Shakobee, Minnesota has made this his shtick. So while Andy Warhol gets away for tinkering with the colors of a bunch of Marilyn Monroe photos, I’m happy to report that this man shows that the economy hasn’t done away with everything strange and unnecessary.
Hilariously, this was posted because the artist took umbrage that Hemingway sniffed at his previous painting: a nude Obama riding a unicorn. He (apparently wrongly) assumed it was a pro-Obama painting. I never bothered looking into the thing, but it always struck me as being a simply ironic kitschy thing the kids are into these days. Turns out that’s exactly what the artist was going for.
Go to eBay and get your own.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?