Posts Tagged ‘paul gauguin’

The Needle: D.C. Nationalism Edition

Feds to City—Drop Dead: Add to the potential problems of a federal government shutdown a few downsides that are closer to home, even for federal employees who are forced to stay out of work—like, say, uncollected garbage. Turns out the District, because its annual spending bill hasn't passed Congress yet, would also have to close [...]

The Needle: I Am From the American CIA Edition

Gauguin is Evil: The great mystery of the day was why a woman had allegedly attacked Paul Gauguin's "Two Tahitian Women," on loan from the Met to the National Gallery, over the weekend. The answer she gave investigators didn't entirely clear things up: "I feel that Gauguin is evil. He has nudity and is bad [...]