You’re A Fucking Liar: Our 15 Favorite Moments In “Fear: Trump In The White House”
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You’re A Fucking Liar: Our 15 Favorite Moments In “Fear: Trump In The White House”

“You’re a fucking liar.” This damning sentence concludes Bob Woodward’s recently published and impossible to find book Fear: Trump in the White House, which offers yet another gaudy glimpse into the ongoing conservative camp circus held in the West Wing. Spoken by John Dowd, Trump’s former attorney that was replaced by bug-eyed wacko and frenzied … Continue reading

What The Hell Is With This Disco-themed Political Attack Ad?
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What The Hell Is With This Disco-themed Political Attack Ad?

Political attack ads are almost always trashy–lurid details about an opponent’s sordid life, wild speculation, tasteless graphic design and distorted mask-like images of politicians’ bloated, malevolent faces like cartoon villains. But, few ever strive to become art or at least be so bizarre that they reach a level of aesthetic greatness that can only be … Continue reading

Heart of Darkness: A Journey Into The NRA’s Batshit Instagram
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Heart of Darkness: A Journey Into The NRA’s Batshit Instagram

Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! I know–it’s been another roller coaster week here in America as we were lucky enough to be reminded multiple times just how gross the National Rifle Association and their spokespeople are. From CNN’s Town Hall with the survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who … Continue reading

Two Men Argue About Artforum: An Art World Farce In One Act
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Two Men Argue About Artforum: An Art World Farce In One Act

At least in the art world, this week felt like it was almost solely dedicated to yelling about Artforum and its continued connection to known creep and former publisher Knight Landesman, despite the magazine’s attempt at “wokeness” under their new Editor-In-Chief David Velasco. Hyperallergic’s “Art World Largely Silent As Artforum and Landesman Continue to Fight … Continue reading

Disco Inferno: How 1979’s Doofy and Dangerous Disco Demolition Night Foreshadowed The Alt-Right
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Disco Inferno: How 1979’s Doofy and Dangerous Disco Demolition Night Foreshadowed The Alt-Right

In our constantly accelerating culture of crazy from Trump’s Twitter tirades to Nunes’s nonsense memos to art world shenanigans like deciding xenophobic border wall prototypes are “art,” it can be difficult to find time to pause and reflect. But, sometimes the most ridiculous historical moments can have chilling contemporary resonances. Case in point–the late 1970s … Continue reading

Bye Bye Bye: A Shot-By-Shot Interpretation Of Justin Timberlake’s *Woke* “Supplies” Video
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Bye Bye Bye: A Shot-By-Shot Interpretation Of Justin Timberlake’s *Woke* “Supplies” Video

Justin Timberlake wants you to know he’s woke. He gets it. He’s basically the best ally a girl, person of color and/or queer could ever hope for. He’s got a handle on all the hashtags–#TimesUp, #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter, etc. And like all the best allies, Justin knows the best way to show support is to appropriate … Continue reading