The Morons Have no Clothes

Each Thursday of the week I can expect to get an email from my dad forwarding John Stossel's weekly email, where he outlines the upcoming show--including his Give Me A Break! segment--and usually has a bunch of email reactions from the last episode of 20/20. Man, I'm sorry I missed the last one on the TV. In a segment called You Call That Art?, he got a bunch of 4-year-olds to create "modern-art masterpieces," and then had ordinary people, artists and "experts" evaluate them alongside "genuine" pieces created by "masters." Well, I can't bring you the video segment, but I just might be able to make you piss in your pants with laughter--especially once you get a load of the outrage from the emails. You of the mind: treat yourself and read on. The rest of you really and desperately need to know that the laughter you hear regularly is likely the real people laughing at you. First, here's the 3-page scoop from Stossel's website. Some funny excerpts: One artist, Victor Acevedo, described one of the children's pieces as "a competent execution of abstract expressionism which was first made famous by de Kooning and Jackson Pollock and others. So it's...

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Richard Nikoley Free The Animal

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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