When Doves Die

When Doves Dies

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The Irrepressible Nature of Irony*

Or, Nothing Is As It Appears To Be

If you were to do a search on my site for the word “irony” — and why would you? — but, if you were to, of the ten results you would receive, the first three would have the word “irony” in their heading, so it’s easy to see why they would be pulled up in the search; but as far as the other seven, it’s been so long since they were written that I have no clue why they were pulled in with the results, except for maybe the eighth one: it’s a post about Radiohead allowing fans to pay whatever they want for their latest release at the time. There’s probably a decent amount of irony to be found in that one.

Anyway, of the first three positively ironic posts pulled in the search, they are:
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Sticking It To The Man: A Cultural Response

#PROTESTART

VIA ACTUS MAGAZINE

#RESIST

#LEWD
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Actus Magazine

By Abigail Gilson 

There is a reinvigorated cultural response to the current political dysfunction on the rise. Artists from around the world have mobilised together to troll Trump by creating controversial protest paintings, sculptures, and murals- and they’re holding nothing back. There is no limit of political satire nor hues of orange in these depictions of the U.S president however their outright messages have provoked censorship across social media sites (so much for free speech, eh) and even the administration has threatened particular artists with litigation. Alas, all is not lost with this dose of cultural reassurance: here are five distorted versions of D.T that are sure to make protest-art great again.  

Emotional Downloads by James Ostrer

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This grotesque rendition of Donald Trump is not for the soft-stomached as it is curated completely from raw meat, fish, chewed up pieces of croissant and drizzled in…

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In view of it being Awards Season…

I nominate this amazing New Yorker image for this year’s “Best Supporting Image” award.

I’m not certain if the article it is in support of is worthy to be nominated for this year’s “Best Article” award because I haven’t finished it yet because it’s so damn long it should have its own Executive Summary.

I mean, it’s so damn long it makes my recently published so-called “long” post look like a piddly ol’ Trump tweet.

Anyway, if you have the gusto, click on the image to read the article.

Spoiler alert…

It’s hard to tell from the image, but the article is about Trump and Russian’s influence over him.

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