wee Callum made a photographic still life in the 'vanitas' tradition for his school art project. Here's a sixteenth century example by Pietr Claesz:
And here's Callum's (note the cellphone):
We're still arguing about Wertham in Friday's comments. I just posted this in case you want to go and join in:
You know what is the absurd thing about all of this?
We say the issue is about the first amendment, that is: FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
And then we are outraged about something a man wrote in a book.
He didn't censor. He didn't recommend censorship., If somebody else extrapolated that from his writing, that is a completely separate issue.
The man wrote a book. He said what he had to say. He believed it. He published it.
It's not popular.
I like that.
"Praying is like a rocking chair; it'll give you something to do, but it won't get you anyywhere."- Gypsy Rose Lee.