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Top 10 Unintentional Performance-Art Moments of 2015

1. Rachel Dolezal

The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People chapter in Spokane and an Africana-studies instructor, Dolezal was actually a white woman passing as black.

2. Cats at the G20 Summit

At least three stray cats took over the stage ahead of talks by world leaders in Turkey.

3. Martin Shkreli

A caricature of corporate evil who raised the price of a lifesaving drug from $13.50 per pill to $750, and who purchased the only copy of the Wu Tang Clan’s limited-edition album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin for $2 million just so he could “keep it from people.” He was arrested on December 18 and charged with securities fraud. Recently, he claimed he was only pretending to be evil.

4. Taiwanese Boy Punches Hole Through Painting

A husky adolescent tripped while visiting “Face of Leonardo: Images of a Genius,” and accidentally put his hand through a $1.5 million painting from the 17th century.

5. Saba Ahmed

The founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, Ahmed wore an American-flag hijab during an appearance on Fox News.

6. Ariana Grande Licking Doughnuts

After licking a couple of display doughnuts, the pint-sized pop star said, “I hate America.” She later apologized.

7. Art Basel Miami Beach Stabbing

A woman was non-fatally stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach and many bystanders mistook the attack for a performance.

8. Jerry Bance

A video was unearthed of the Scarborough-Rouge Park Conservative candidate peeing into a mug while on a house call. Bance dropped out of the election.

9. A Baseball Game in an Empty Stadium

As protests mounted in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox played in an empty stadium.

10. Donald Trump

Just the whole thing.

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dirk says:

thanks for the dumb article

TheOC says:

wow slow day @ the office.

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