The Passion of Christ the Dice Thrower

I picked up this amazing depiction of Christ’s crucifixion for a $1.50 at the San Lazaro Botanica at 127 Rivington St. the other day. Now, I like to think that I have a good handle on the signs and symbols of religious iconography, and while some of the symbols are […]


One of our local neighborhoody blogs, The Ditmas Park Blog, re-posted a photo story by Brooklyn Photos which documents some beheaded chickens(?)/pigeons(?) in our lovely little Prospect Park. Of course, the immediate response was one of finger-pointing at the Latin American/West African Santeria community, because apparently white kids never do […]