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    Nancy ∩ Vladamir, from Venn Diagrams

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    John ∩ Elena, from Venn Diagrams

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    Jeff Koons in Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Binary

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    Lars Ulrich in Teddy Roosevelt and Riichard Nixon Binary

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    Clint Eastwood in Lee Oswald and Julius Rosenburg Binary

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    Malcom and Jackie Number 1, from X & O

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    Malcom and Jackie Number 2, from X & O

Shane Morrissy: Vicious Dumbshow

Posted by Charlotte Simmonds,

Vicious Dumbshow is a website created by Irish artist Shane Morrissy. But what does it mean, Shane? What does it mean?! That Nancy Reagan and Vladimir Lenin have a mutual penchant for baked beans? That advancements in binary coding can allow us to spell out “Lars Ulrich” with the heads of alternating US Presidents? Oh, I give up. On understanding that is, not on you Shane. No, you’re good, a heady mix of politico-pop culture and curious concepts. Excited to see what will come next from this talented, if slightly irreverent illustrator.


Posted by Charlotte Simmonds

Californian Charlotte joined us as an editorial intern after studying at New York university and London Metropolitan University. She wrote for the site between January and March 2012.