“A Veritable Minefield of Malapropisms”: Benoit Blanc Dares to Say, in the Current Climate, That Misuse of Language Equates to Idiocy

Because of The Times We Live In, there are a great many things one might shy away from uttering aloud. Lest the real-life Thought Police, who haven’t yet been able to infiltrate the mind, call one out for being offensive, affronting and generally wrong as a person. Among such potential offenses is indicating, in any way, that someone who misuses language is, well, a bit … Continue reading “A Veritable Minefield of Malapropisms”: Benoit Blanc Dares to Say, in the Current Climate, That Misuse of Language Equates to Idiocy

George W. Bush In His Bathroom: A Retrospective by A.G. Price

In 2013 photographs of two self-portraits painted by former President George W. Bush, one showing him naked from the waist up standing in his shower, the other soaking in the bathtub with the water running, were stolen from his sister’s email account and posted on the internet. Below, an art critic wades in:    Yes, their provenance is problematic, illegitimate even, but the sheer, dare … Continue reading George W. Bush In His Bathroom: A Retrospective by A.G. Price