Can we at least get Sam Wilkinson to agree that THIS art is inherently s**ty?

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Tod Kelly

Tod is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. He is also serves as Executive Producer and host of both the 7 Deadly Sins Show at Portland's historic Mission Theatre and 7DS: Pants On Fire! at the White Eagle Hotel & Saloon. He is  a regular inactive for Marie Claire International and the Daily Beast, and is currently writing a book on the sudden rise of exorcisms in the United States. Follow him on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Sam says:

    If anything, this violates my position in the opposite way: this is inherent artistic accomplishment that destroys my deeply treasured beliefs about art’s subjectivity out of the water.

    *Reassesses Entire Life*Report

  2. Avatar Plinko says:

    Since I don’t believe the artist’s intentions are dispositive to much, I’m perfectly willing to accept this as awesome stuff.Report

  3. I think all of it is brilliant satire, actually, which is probably the highest form of art outside trance music.Report

  4. Avatar Burt Likko says:

    Breathtaking. All of it.

    [Too stunned to comment further.]Report

  5. Avatar MikeSchilling says:

    I find myself oddly aroused by the sexy chicks with guns. If only they were cutting taxes and firing union workers …Report

  6. The left lost the concept of self-deprecating humor around 1975, and now scratches its head uncomprehendingly at Drive-Thru History or Larry the Cable Guy. It’s sort of A Canticle for Leibowitzthing.

    Garrison Keillor still makes a Prius joke now and then, half-heartedly, his audience tittering in the same way because they know it’s supposed to be funny, although they’re not sure why. But they laugh just in case.Report

  7. Avatar Dan Miller says:

    Tod, I can’t believe I’m about to come out as more red-state than you, but judging from the cover of that DVD, he uses a magical Jeep–that is certainly not a monster truck.Report

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