The Morning Report 5/12/17 | Main | Second Look At The Handmaid's Tale?
May 12, 2017

Mid-Morning Open Thread

The Storm.jpg

The Storm
Pierre-Auguste Cot

[H/T Jacinthe Des Bois]

There are all sorts of competing ideas in this work. The innocence and sweetness in the faces of the two is in contrast to the barely hidden sexuality of the girl, and the horn (with its obvious connotation) on the hip of the boy.

Or maybe it's just a very nicely executed painting of an interesting scene.


digg this
posted by CBD at 09:30 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Village Idiot's Apprentice [/i]: "I shudder every time another one of those HGTV Hom ..."

Lizzy [/i]: ">>The refugees who flee NYC will go on to other pl ..."

Berserker-Dragonheads Divison: "Hey, I lived in Rahway and worked in Newark. You h ..."

CharlieBrown'sDildo: "Moved to Westchester, which has its own issues (to ..."

joncelli, because somebody had to: "356 Donna the Brazile Nut, who leaked debate quest ..."

josephistan: "112 Makes me wonder how clearly nasty governments, ..."

xnycpeasant: ""Not to mention the MILFS and the Nannies!" Tha ..."

Insomniac: " The city is more interested in its revenue stream ..."

Bernie Sanders, Sooper-Genius!: "Plan for Success: (1) A guaranteed federal gov ..."

Gloria Gaynor: "[i]I can't understand why people continue to live ..."

Charlotte the sailor: "The refugees who flee NYC will go on to other plac ..."

garrett: ">>Moved to Westchester, which has its own issues ( ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64