Tuesday, May 27, 2008

In the papers today...

Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has supported the forced closure of an art exhibition by renowned artist Bill Henson featuring nude photos of 12 and 13-year-old children. However, curators have clarified that selected shots declared "revolting" by Rudd were actually just candids of Tina Turner's legs.
This story reminds me of: Art Brut - Modern Art (from Bang Bang Rock & Roll) [BUY]

Former US president Jimmy Carter has declared that Israel has 150 atomic bombs in storage. His statement marks the firs time a US president has publicly acknowledged that their Jewish ally possesses nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, no US president has yet acknowledged that kosher food mostly sucks.
This story reminds me of: Silverchair - Israel's Son (from Frogstomp) [BUY]

In the aftermath of China's 12th May earthquake, the Chengdu Population and Family Planning Committee in Sichuan Province has allowed families who lost their child to have a second child. The move can be viewed as a relaxation of the country's stringent one-child policy. Good move, chaps.
This story reminds me of: Piana - Two Of Us (from Eternal Castle) [BUY]

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