I have a LOT to share since I have been working--a veritable trove of culture vomiting forth from the recesses of my bookmarks.
via Culture Monster
The sculpture, by London artist Paul Fryer, is titled "Pieta," though anyone expecting a resemblance to Michelangelo's masterpiece of the same name (or any other pieta, for that matter) is definitely in for a surprise.
Made of wax, wood and human hair, the sculpture portrays Jesus in a quasi-crucifix pose except that instead of on the cross, he is slumped unconscious in a modern-day electric chair.
In an article in Le Monde, the local bishop, Monsignor Jean-Michel di Falco, explained that he wanted "to make us aware once more that someone being nailed to a cross is a scandal. Usually, we no longer feel any real emotions in the face of something truly scandalous, the crucifixion."
Argentina Legalizes Gay Marriage!
Theresa Andersson, Oh Mary
Ok, maybe that's enough for today. But more is coming, so be vigilant!