The Pokey Finger of God

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The Hi-Def Supper

May 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Hi-Def Supper · christianity, media

Here’s a site that offers a unique, hi-res view of daVinci’s Last Supper. Very useful if you’re caught into a controversy regarding the gender of the ‘beloved apostle’ or the owner of the knife.

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Mint opportunity

March 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Mint opportunity · christianity, culture, media

The other day, I nearly picked up a package of “Last Supper Mints”, which was a 3″x1″x0.5″ metal tin with 50(!) mints within, covered lovingly with a 18th C. reproduction of daVinci’s Last Supper image without. Briefly, I considered putting a photo of the box in my collection of Last Supper images, but the image […]

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When do we eat?

December 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on When do we eat? · christianity, culture, media

After posting the Folsom Street Fair poster, I started thinking about how versions of the “Last Supper” scene, both serious and satirical, have been made over the centuries. DaVinci’s is simply the most famous. It inspired me to consider writing an epic blog entry, showing the various parodies one can google. In the process, I […]

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