Ottoman Star Wars

By Murat Palta. Click through to see more of his art. [Read more...]

The Creation of Luke

The above is but one of several classic pieces of art recreated by David Eger using Star Wars action figures.  HT Keen Reader [Read more...]

Another Doctor Who Last Supper

Another Doctor Who Last Supper painting. This one is by David Carr. Click through to his website to read about the details in the painting. [Read more...]

The Time Lord of the Rings

By Adele Lorienne, via Tumblr and Pinterest. Click through to see some of this artist’s other lovely works of Doctor Who fan art. My response to the above is this:   [Read more...]

101 Uses for a Dead Dalek

A friend drew my attention to 101 Uses for a Dead Dalek:   Which, I then discovered, was part of a series called “The Dalek Game” which involves replacing a word in famous book titles with “Dalek.” Here's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Dalek, which I think is particularly brilliant: There are many, many more [Read More...]

The Last Supper Restored (Amateur Edition)

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Restoring Jesus

I’ve felt like there was some analogy or parable to be made from the recent case of a parishioner trying to do an amateur restoration of a famous painting, with this result: Perhaps the best or at least the most relevant analogy for the sorts of subjects that I deal with is this: The figure [Read More...]

Dalek Last Supper

I've seen lots of science fiction versions of the Last Supper: LOST, Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars. But this one is new to me. I found it via The Daily Dalek on Facebook, which is also a new discovery for me. Also for Doctor Who fans, IO9 had the latest Doctor Who news, with information (spoilers) [Read More...]

Will Time-Travelers Ruin the Passion?

  It is a scenario that some science fiction stories have explored – Gary Kilworth's “Let's Go To Golgotha!” and Michael Moorcock's “Behold The Man” come immediately to mind. Even I have a story involving time travel to first century Judaea that I would love to write. But even if you haven't read such stories, [Read More...]

And the Award for Best Reworking of a Classic Painting from the Biblical Apocrypha with Muppets goes to…

Hilary White, definitely, for the painting below, “Beaker Slaying Honeydew” based on Artemisia Gentileschi’s “Judith Slaying Holofernes”: IO9 shared this and many others. Several involve characters from Star Wars, superheroes, and many other figures that were not yet around when the original paintings were created. See the full collection here on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wytrab8/sets/72157626449405026/ [Read more...]

Painting Depicting Manichaean Cosmology Discovered

Timothy Michael Law shared the news that a painting depicting Manichaean cosmology has turned up in Japan. Manichaeism is familiar to most who study ancient religion, but it survived in the Far East until only a matter of centuries ago. [Read more...]


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