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Late Night FDL: Thomas Kinkade “Painter of Light,” Kitsch, Dead at 54

Artist Thomas Kinkade--whose paintings featured bucolic, idealized landscapes and homespun visions fraught with cloyingly twee Christian themes, as though Rick Santorum's frothy dream of America spilled out of his well-lubed head and splattered on a canvas--has died at age 54. And the faux-art market world is one ego smaller.
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Modern Family Star: No Pics With Frothy

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 days ago)

Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet this week revealed that he turned down Rick Santorum when asked to take a photo together at the White House Press Correspondents Dinner. Stonestreet: "Rick Santorum wanted a picture with me. It wa... Read Post

Late Night FDL: GOP Candidates Go Phallic With Code Names

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 years ago)

Mitten$ Rmoney and Rick "Frothy" Santorum's Secret Service code names--which the candidates chose themselves--reflect a certain cockiness and focus on their manliness. Read Post

Painter Thomas Kinkade Dies

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (2 years ago)

Thomas Kinkade, one of the most popular artists in America, has died at his Los Gatos, Calif., home at age 54. Kinkade, the self-described "painter of light," generated more than $100 million in yearly sales on paintings that showed... Read Post


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