Decorating for Advent…

... Seems like the Advent calendar gets all the attention this time of year, understandably so. There are so many different types of Advent calendars and Advent wreath craft projects to choose from that people often forget another type of Advent tradition.The Jesse Tree. … [Read more...]

This isn’t going to help against those “Pope Worshiping” rumors…

... You know how protestants go about saying us Catholics worship the Pope?Well, this is totally not going to help with that.Portrait of Pope Francis by artist Shen Jiawei, source.Papal propaganda art. … [Read more...]

Supporting Education Through Art…

... I got an interesting email from a professor of an Unnamed College who teaches a course on Catholic Christianity. He said he uses my website to teach his students about liturgical abuses and bad Christian art.Well, who am I to stand in the way of education?Art by Lindena Robb, Sydney, AustraliaThe piece is screaming with social commentary about Christ, exploring the relationship between multiculturalism and life as performance. What starts out as contemplation soon becomes … [Read more...]

Shitty Christian art is to the soul what junk food is the body…

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Women having a terrible time at parties in Western art…

... because Fine Art Friday."If she plays another f*cking organ recital I will literally die right f*cking here."But wait, there's more. … [Read more...]

Antonio Banderas to Play Pope Francis in Film…

... Yes, that's right. A movie about Pope Francis, the pope who's only a mere fourteen months into his papacy.ROME (RNS) Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas may be cast in the role of Pope Francis in the first feature film to be made on the life of the Argentine pontiff.Italian director Daniele Luchetti plans to make the $12 million Spanish language film, titled “Call Me Francesco,” with producer Pietro Valsecchi, who has made some of Italy’s highest-grossing movies. Valsecchi’s Rom … [Read more...]

Parent Shaming and $3M Dollar Shelves Disguised As Art…

In today's Shitty Art News... parents let kid climb on 3 million dollar Ikea shelves. Parents and child immediately shamed on Twitter by uppity Brooklyn gallery owner.The shelving installation disguised as art is the only horrible thing I see in this photo. I don't know, the poor kid just looks bored and maybe the parents were just distracted or didn't recognize it for art or any number of scenarios we simply can't tell from this single photo. The internet shaming gallery owner stated … [Read more...]

Thomas Kinkade Meets Star Wars…

... It's entirely possible to make Thomas Kinkade's artwork tolerable. Why, just add Storm Troopers.Glorious! I'd totally hang this next to some quality thrift store art.Thanks, Colin. … [Read more...]

Brace Yourselves, Back To School Posts Are Coming…

... Can you believe the summer is almost over? Time for the kids to go back to school. I hear the Catholic school kids have already started school. Ha ha. My little heathen goes to public school so we've got time for one more camping trip before the end of the month. Look out...In case you haven't noticed, I've recently discovered the magic of gifs. Thus begins my one woman campaign to turn Patheos into 4chan.Every time I mention school starting back up my son starts whining … [Read more...]