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Hold that pose!…

Painter and Monty Python-inspiration Paul Gaugin, playing Alphonse Mucha’s harmonium

Madame and Monsieur Monet, birding

See more “Extremely Silly Photos of Extremely Serious Artists“… and as a bonus, check out “Extremely Silly Photos of Extremely Serious Writers,” e.g….

a kneeling Marcel Proust on air guitar

Readers might also enjoy Mark Crick’s Household Tips of the Great Writers, and his previous assays of advice, Sartre’s Sink: The Great Writers’ Complete Book of DIYKafka’s Soup: A Complete History of World Literature in 17 Recipes, and Machiavelli’s Lawn: The Great Writers’ Garden Companion

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As we say “cheese,” we might recall that it was on this date in 2002 that President George W. Bush invoked the 25th Amendment to transfer executive authority to Vice President Dick Cheney while the president underwent a colonoscopy.  President Bush transferred authority to Cheney again when he had another colonoscopy five years later.

from The Washington Post

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Written by LW

June 29, 2012 at 1:01 am

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