Show Us What You Got People! EFJI Halloween Art Contest!

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MORTIMER GLUM’S –SHOW ME YOURS AND I’LL SHOW YOU MINE– CONTEST THE RULES: 1) Draw/sketch/scribble your favorite EFJI character. 2) Post the artwork to your Facebook wall. 3) Tag Escape From Jesus Island in the image. The Jesus Island crew will judge the entries based on originality, technique, ridiculousness and overall heresy. PRIZES: The winner […]

Seattle Burlesque Bombshell Iva Handfull!

Iva Handfull. Photo: Debora Spencer

For those of you that don’t know, Seattle is a hotbed for burlesque. Actually, that’s an understatement. Seattle is, quite possibly, one of the top 3 places for burlesque talent in the US. It’s resume speaks for itself. It boasts a burlesque academy – Academy of Burlesque, the Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Miss Exotic World […]

Artistic Inspiration! The Whiny 0.01 Percent!

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In an article in the New York Times yesterday, Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed piece titled Plutocrats Feeling Persecuted. These are the same dicks that crushed our economy with shady dealings, were bailed out with our fucking tax money, then laughed all the way to the bank (wait, they ARE the bank) and cashed in […]

The Fabulous Cardboard Portraits of Giles Oldershaw!

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I found this awesome, stencil-like portrait art by Artist Giles Oldershaw over at one of my favorite websites (and sources of all things odd!) odditycentral.com. Spooky knows how to find some fantastic stuff! He writes, in part, this about Oldershaw… “He begins by drawing the outlines of his portraits on a piece of cardboard with […]

Embracing Chaos: The Artistic Maelstrom of Calvin Nicholson!

Kick ass art of former Featured Artist Calvin Nicholson!

Featured Artist: Today we feature one strange bird. Ok, he’s not actually a bird (I think), but he is strange. But it’s strange in the good way. The artist way. His name is Calvin Nicholson. I met him quite a few years ago (maybe 6-7 years now) at a house party. That party happened to be […]

Russian Dictatorship Actions Continue: Controversial Art Confiscated

A file picture taken on August 21, 2013, shows a visitor looking at an artwork by Russian artist Konstantin Altunin representing Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in women's lingerie.  AFP PHOTO/OLGA MALTSEVA.

Looks like we are going backwards in time, not forwards. Beware artists…you may be next! *shakes head sadly* Thursday, August 29, 2013 By: Marina Koreneva @artdaily.org SAINT PETERSBURG (AFP).- Russian police said Wednesday they had raided an exhibition and confiscated a painting that portrayed President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together in […]

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