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Tim’s Light Reading (12/2/2010)

[Updated: 9:05 am, 12/2] 1 (of 5). Piss Christ Redux: Ignorance of History as Anti-Intellectualism Some of our Culture Wars history appears to be repeating itself—though in a weird, reverse chronological order. In a move reminiscent of debates over Serrano’s 1989 Piss Christ, protests by Bill Donohue of The Catholic League, with support from new House Speaker John Boehner, caused part of an exhibit to be pulled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery a few days ago. The purportedly offensive art, constructed in 1987 by David Wojnarowicz (right, since deceased) and titled Fire in the Belly (video link requires age Read more