Notes from a philistine
Given the utter absurdity of the art world, I wonder if anyone stopped to think that the gum might have actually addded value.
"America is often portrayed as an ignorant, unsophisticated sort of place, full of bible bashers and ruled to a dangerous extent by trashy television, superstition and religious bigotry, a place lacking in respect for evidence based knowledge. I know that is how it is portrayed because I have done my bit to paint that picture..." BBC's Washington correspondent Justin Webb, in a remarkably frank admission of his role in misinforming the British public about America and Americans
US President George W Bush was waving to police when he fell off his bike at the G8 summit in Scotland last July, newly published police papers reveal.This has been under wraps since last July, and has only now been "revealed"? It seems Bush's penchant for secrecy knows no bounds.