Wednesday, January 07, 2015
A Magazine and a Massacre
Undoubtedly shrieking that all-too-familiar war cry "Allahu Akbar!" religious fanatics massacred at least 12 people in the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Here is a link, via the Daily Beast, to some of the covers that the magazine has run in its ridicule of medieval religious fundamentalism.
Charlie Hebdo covers
And here, from 2012, is a prescient and important article in the New Yorker
New Yorker and Charlie Hebdo