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06.13.12 Marina Galperina

“My gallery decided not to show this at Basel for fear of offending Americans. I don’t think they would have minded,” artist David Shrigley tweeted earlier about his drawing of Osama Bin Laden, captioned with “He Believed That He Was Doing the Right Thing.” […]

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09.30.11 Marina Galperina

Zombin Laden is a Grindhouse-style fake trailer some French kids shot in four days, complete with a kitschy bloody gore, a cute French chick, a zombie Osama and awkward cultural insensitivities, like ham defense.  […]

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09.23.11 Marina Galperina

Designer Evan Stremke’s Invitation to an Assassination minimalist posters are morbid and conflicting. They’re simple and crammed with murder specifics, active participants’ affiliation insignia and conspiracy theories surrounding the high-profile assassinations of heroes and villains of world history, like the four broken strings for four shots fired into Lennon. There are also Easter Eggs. Does that Bin Laden assasination symbol for “Operation Neptune Spear” […]

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08.25.11 Marina Galperina

Check out Tom Sanford’s latest paintings: From this year’s mass of overzealous media fancy and Twitter feeds, it’s Charlie Sheen on a luxurious binge and Osama Bin Laden teeming with aquatic life. ANIMAL asked the artist if the work is his own reaction to the diarrhea of the 24-hour, scandal and celeb-obessed news cycle or […]

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06.16.11 Marina Galperina

Remember artist Michael D’Antuono who chickened out of showing his mildy controversial Obama-Jesus painting in Union Square in 2009 — because he didn’t want to offend Christians with the “blasphemy?” Behold his new work And Justice For All wherein President Obama triumphantly brandishes a severed, bullet-blasted head of Osama bin Laden off a grassy cliff, […]

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05.19.11 Bucky Turco

If you guessed that it’s one of the Illuminati’s most important holidays that requires a ritual human sacrifice, well spot on. The makers of this video and other conspiracy theorists say it was all part of a well orchestrated series of events to coincide with the pagan Beltane Festival. […]

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05.05.11 Bucky Turco

Although prominent Republicans are demanding that President Obama release postmortem photos of Bin Laden as an overall strategy to debase the White House, others on the left, like Jon Stewart (and liberal columnist Eugene Robinson), are motivated by other factors. […]

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05.04.11 Bucky Turco

With all the strange inconsistencies the media has relayed reported since news of bin Laden’s death first broke, this latest flap is par for the course. This photo of the president and his team in the White House Situation Room was widely circulated along with several accounts of them watching the compound raid in real […]

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05.02.11 Bucky Turco

Gothamist notes that entrepreneurs all over the country are banking on dead Osama Bin Laden products and consumers can choose from license plates to pinatas and of course t-shirts, which Cafe Press has plenty of. […]

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Bucky Turco

As news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread across the internet, radio and TV, jubilant crowds started to gather at the World Trade Center site to celebrate. The NYPD shut down vehicle traffic on Church and Vesey Streets and here’s a sample the party-like atmosphere that resulted as people chanted, cheered, and hung from light […]

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