12 Days of Censorship

Even Santa Claus Gets Censored

By |2016-01-14T12:32:36-04:00December 19th, 2012|Blog|

You remember Santa Claus, the jolly white-haired gent? If you've read or heard Clement C. Moore's classic holiday poem, A Visit From Saint Nicholas, you probably have a mental picture from the following lines: "His eyes -- how they twinkled! his dimples how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! His droll little mouth was drawn [...]

The Epic Conclusion: On the Twelfth Day of Censorship, NCAC Gave to Me…

By |2019-03-15T16:31:50-04:00December 19th, 2012|Blog|

...Years of fighting Censorship. Ok, maybe it doesn't sound epic, but that's because winning these battles of encroaching censorship is something that is so easy to take for granted. So, instead, imagine NCAC as a plucky hobbit-creature and Censorship as a fire-breathing dragon, a heartless, harbinger of death and destruction (culturally relevant blog humor!). Anyhow, this is your friendly holiday [...]

On the Eleventh Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…120 Days of Sodom

By |2019-03-15T16:31:51-04:00December 18th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library We selected this censored film for Day 11 of the Twelve Days, as the Museum of Modern Art [...]

On the Tenth Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…Egyptian Breasts Milking

By |2019-03-07T23:32:57-04:00December 14th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library Five nude paintings were pulled from a show in Nevada County, California after Nevada County's general services analyst [...]

On the Ninth Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…Nude Ladies Dancing

By |2019-03-07T23:32:54-04:00December 13th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library Karen Finley was set to perform A Certain Level of Denial at Chicago's Metro Club in 1994, but the [...]

On the Eighth Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me… Lords Banned for Witchcraft

By |2019-03-07T23:32:53-04:00December 12th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library   At least eight "Lords" have been banned or challenged at one time or another. Between J.R.R. Tolkein's [...]

On the 7th Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…Bush Monkeys Swimming

By |2019-03-07T23:32:32-04:00December 11th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library The manager of an art show being held at Chelsea Market didn't much appreciate Chris Savido's portrait of [...]

On the 6th Day of Censorship the Censors Gave to Me… Nude Adults Laying

By |2019-03-07T23:32:29-04:00December 10th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library   A school administration in South Dakota pulled an entire set of encyclopedias off library shelves after discovering [...]

On the Fifth Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…A Golden Chastity Key

By |2019-03-07T23:32:27-04:00December 7th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library Joy Crane's chastity belt sculpture was too risque for the "family-friendly" Brookings Art Council Annual Juried Art Exhibit in [...]

On the Fourth Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…

By |2019-03-07T23:32:25-04:00December 6th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library Aristophanes? You mean the Greek playwright? If he was censored, it was, like, forever ago. Right? The Censorship [...]

On the Third Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…

By |2019-03-07T23:32:22-04:00December 5th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library An ad for Girbaud jeans in France sparked controversy in 2005 among French and Italian Catholics for being [...]

On the Second Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…

By |2019-03-07T23:32:19-04:00December 4th, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship Years of Censorship Battles 120 Days of Sodom Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library In 2004 a billboard rented by Project Billboard was slated to be posted in Times Square during the [...]

On the First Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me…

By |2019-03-07T21:56:43-04:00December 3rd, 2012|Blog|

The Twelve Days of Censorship No art in Newark library This post is part of our Twelve Days of Censorship series, reporting the gifts of the Ghosts of Censors Past and Present in honor of the holiday season.  On the First Day of Censorship, the Censors Gave to Me... no art in Newark Public Library. The Newark Public Library is [...]