Saturday, December 29, 2007

2007 - A Pictorial Retrospective Part III

Cheney's Latest Technique For Winning Hearts And Minds

"Waterboarding is so 2006", proclaims US veep Dick "The Love Machine" Cheney. "We simply force feed anyone we dislike terror suspects plate after plate of Bush's Beans, then lock them into the aroma chamber. I haven't had this much fun since burning ants with a magnifying glass".

FEMA Rolls Out Latest Emergency Trailer

Answering critics of the cramped conventional emergency housing,
FEMA agency Administrator R. David Paulison states "There are those who maintain that those who work within the Washington DC beltway have a sheltered view of the world. This design proves once and for all that we have the proper perspective."

New Statuary Unveiled at Tennessee Courthouse

After the removal of all artwork with references to Judeo-Christian themes, concept artist Jorge-Wolfram van Schwellingberg won the commission to replace them with more more belief-neutral images. "She is called 'Justicia' ", declaimed van Schwellingberg. "She is blind, cold, rigid, and has small tits".

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Blogger Fuff said...

Have a good New Year Nanuk! Hope you've got a bottle or two stashed.

2:51 PM  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Happy New Year!

Excellent retrospective. Spot on!

9:02 PM  
Blogger Eternally Curious said...

Happy New Year to you and yours Nanuk!

I don't know where or how you are finding these old black & whites, but I love the way you are repurposing them! Great and spot on perspectives!

9:33 AM  
Blogger nanuk said...

Fuff - thanks for the good wishes. No scotch, unfortunately, only some cooking-grade madeira. Any port in a storm, tho'.

Wod - And a happy New Year to you, too. Was the Avalon really hit hard by that storm?

eternally curious - thanks, and a happy hogmanay to you and your crew. BTW, Google Image Search (term: silent films).

12:50 PM  

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