Delusional UK woman sees gay sex and demons in popular city mural

Delusional UK woman sees gay sex and demons in popular city mural February 19, 2020
Image via Facebook/Topcolour

WHEN a woman in the city of Hull spotted the mural above she assumed that, because one of the lad’s hands is behind him, he must be fondling Jesus’ dangly bits. And somewhere in the dark clouds are ‘demons’.

For starters, that’s not Jesus. It’s St Andrew who’s the patron saint of fishermen.

According to HullLive, the image is one of a series of “stunning murals” painted on buildings across Hessle Road in 2017 by local artists and Belfast pair Mark Ervine and Kev Largey.

The project was instigated by Hull Bullnose Heritage Group, who were given the financial backing of City of Culture and Hull City Council.

While the murals have largely been greeted with enthusiasm and positive feedback, one woman – Rose White – has now come forward to say she has been shocked by the “subliminal” messages.

White contacted a local media outlet with her cock-eyed fantasies (no pun intended).

I’m interested as the artist seems to be as addicted to subliminal images. The artist painted the steering person with one hand behind back as though fondling Jesus’s genitals? Is that supposed to be an allusion to claims that Jesus was homosexual?

And the demon face on the left shoulder? And the many demon faces in clouds?

White has called for drastic measures to be taken.

I think that this mural needs painting over or at least all the demons need obliterating.

A better solution would be for Ms White to have her eyes tested, and urgently seek psychiatric help.

Hat tip: Vanity Unfair


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  • Matt Brooker (Syncretocrat)

    Is anyone else reminded of the joke about the psychiatric patient who sees all the Rorschach blots as sex scenes, and when this is pointed out to him replies “well you’re the one showing me dirty pictures? “

  • larry parker

    Ms White to have her eyes tested

    The people in the mural could use a little eye work too.

  • Carstonio

    A vague resemblance to disco-era Barry Gibb.

  • To be fair, one does wonder where that hand is…

    The rest of it? Demons in the clouds? I’m not seeing it.

  • French Pandora

    I would say his left hand is (grasping ?) the handle on the opposite side of his right. Not the best position in my opinion but steering wheels on barges don’t have them* so I can’t be sure.

    *Canals and rivers tend to be quite narrow and it’s sometimes necessary to turn the wheel very quickly to correct the position.

  • Phil Rimmer

    Hands are hard to draw. They always are the worst aspect of a painting difficult and time consuming. I’m sure the artist thought I don’t have to paint this one. I can finish early.

    Or… Jesus shows the way and so does the helmsman.

  • If that’s the case, he’s got a very awkward side-hand grip on that thing.

  • Hands are easy.

    Faces are hard.

  • French Pandora

    Yes and no, his hand would be in a correct position for me, in a reverse grip like the right, but maintain an extended position like this for a long time would cause soreness and slow the sailor reaction in case of a quick correction. Inertia is a big problem and 1 or 2 seconds late are dangerous.

  • epeeist

    Canals and rivers tend to be quite narrow

    Except this is Hull, so the boat is probably meant to be a trawler or some other kind of fishing vessel.

    He really wouldn’t be able to control such a vessel without two hands on the wheel.

  • HematitePersuasion

    The assumption that the helmsman has two arms seems remarkably ableist, although I will grant that the mural has nothing else to suggest any direct attempt at diversity.

  • French Pandora

    I didn’t say that he didn’t need to use his 2 hands just that particular position would be hard to maintain.

    For your information we use 2 hands too just not the same way, a 100/110° angle.

  • Jennny

    TV ads are annoying, but I do quite like the ones with the tagline, ‘Should have gone to Specsavers’ opticians, in the UK…there’s a farmer shearing his sheepdog, a vet resuscitating his nurse’s fluffy hat or a worker putting a catflap in a door much too high for the poor cat….this woman’s weird myopia would make great ad material or them.

    And the huge fishing port of Hull will probably have many sea-farers, who traditionally are superstitious, I’m sure some of them would have been the first to point out if there was anything to upset them or make them feel unsafe about going to sea next trip.

  • Drat

    I wonder if she’s related to William “Dicks on the brain” Tapley.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M7GmPQMYXY

  • Old Harry

    If they’re truly subliminal, how does she see them?

    Let us not forget the hammer attack on Michelangelo’s Pieta in St Peter’s …

  • Old Harry

    If they’re truly subliminal, how does she see them?

    Let us not forget the hammer attack on Michelangelo’s Pieta in St Peter’s …, or Spanish lady’s ‘restoration’ of a fresco …

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/82715a15429aadab23be072bd4f0c113ad2cfb491796b36ec00a0f8c6150d091.jpg

  • Barry Duke

    The offending word was “fondle” (rolls eyes).

  • Izumi Shikibu

    I think the boy is supposed to be standing “at ease” or some sort of military stance in which his arm is along his side or tucked slightly to his back, while he somehow steers the ship through some fairly wild seas one-handed! Altho I suppose the mural is saying anything’s possible thru Jesus via Andrew? I’m surprised the lady wasn’t offended by all the penises. Or boobies. I mean, if she can see demons in the clouds, I’m stymied that she doesn’t see their junk!

  • St. Andrew directing young Tommy towards the only Knight’s Inn on the coast. There’s a storm a brewing.

  • Connie Beane

    Eye of the beholder, mind of the nut.

  • Raging Bee

    “The artist seems to be addicted to subliminal images,” says the person who can’t stop seeing subliminal images.

    Personally, I just see a bad painting. Both of the boy’s hands SHOULD be on the wheel — it really looks like the artist just forgot to paint the left hand. Everything else about about him looked like he’d have his left hand on the wheel — to the point where I had to be reminded it wasn’t there.

  • Raging Bee

    Yep, that’s her, in a “nut” “shell.”

  • Raging Bee

    Or just showing a young lad where to find the best selection of local beers?

  • Raging Bee

    Maybe the demons were feeling modest that day…

  • Raging Bee

    Quite frankly, the Unionist and Republican wall-artists in Northern Ireland do better stuff…

  • Odd Jørgensen
  • alverant

    I remember a Mad TV sketch where a “good ole boy” politician is looking at paintings for the NEA and accuses all the artists of putting naked boys in all of them, including a landscape with no people at all. “There’s a naked boy behind that tree and behind that house and behind that other tree! I’m going to have to confiscate this piece of filth to mastur… I mean study later.”