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Take Your Broken Heart, Make it into Art

Last night at the Golden Globes award show, Meryl Streep took her moment in the spotlight accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the horribleness of our incoming president-elect. She did this while bringing the room to silence and without mentioning his name. It was beautiful, it …

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Resist For the Environment

This drawing is about resisting laws that may be passed by the incoming government in America that will negatively impact the environment. An anti-science Republican organization is set to dismantle or disrupt the Environmentmental Protection Agency and potentially our national parks, so that government and big business can force consumers …

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Carrie Fisher: Drowned in Moonlight, Strangled by Her Own Bra

I didn’t really realize how much I wanted a brunette princess from Disney until they released Beauty and the Beast in 1991. Hey, yes, a Disney movie featuring a girl with brown hair like me? AND she’s a huge reader? AND she snarks away Gaston like she’s swatting a fly? Excellent, …

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Here comes the General, Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher has meant different things to me over the years. When I was 13, and lying in a hospital bed in my parents’ living room, recovering from a massive surgery to my hips, she was kicking ass and shooting baddies. She was a diplomat and a Princess. She had …

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You Have all the Tools You Need to Change the World

As we head on into the new year I thought I’d finish this illustration I started by coloring it in and adding some words of wisdom for the coming days. The words of wisdom were originally told to me by my husband, Johnny. I sometimes feel frustrated that I’m not …

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Art Inquisition: Are We Making America Great?

A billboard on Highway 80 outside of Jackson, MS simply reads “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” Aside from the fine print, that is the only text, printed in bold capitals over an iconic 1965 image by photographer Spider Martin, depicting a standoff between police and protestors on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, AL. The …

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Music of the Revolution

Edit: I wrote this before Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to catch Hamilton, and the fallout from that. All of this goes double. We now return to your regular post. Feel free to tap play on that video for the sounds that go with these words. After the election, I …

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No Business Like Joe Business

It was a hell of an election. Hatches are being battened, and art’s getting made. One of the things we’re going to miss is the Joe Biden of everyone’s imagination. Since the results, there’s been a lot of farewell pieces that bring us some cheer. Here are a few of …

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