Too many queens spoil the broth…
Your job has been shipped to India.
When they said:: " Heads will roll. " , they mean’t it !
It’s another management short cut.
“This is going to hurt you more than it hurts me.”
One of many reasons patriarchy has a bad name. . ..
Did she remember to tip the axe-man?
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Seriously for a moment, I have always felt deeply disturbed by beheadings, and all executions to some extent.
Enlarged image can be found here or at Mr. Melcher’s blog entry.The Execution of Lady Jane Grey is described in its current-location page (the source of the different coloration title image) and in the painting’s Wikipedia page (also has links to the historical characters). If you want to examine the painting in more detail, click the Full screen icon, at the bottom right corner of the current-location page image, to open an interactive image.Shorter descriptions can be found here, along with a different coloration, click-to-enlarge image, or here, or here.In addition to the video in the current-location page, another video can be found here. A BBC radio broadcast about the 9 Day Queen can be found here. Different coloration images can be found here and here, but there are many different coloration and detail images available online. The artist’s Wikipedia page and collection (more under Subcategories).Second of the 2 works by this artist/teacher, that have, so far, appeared in Mr. Melcher’s blog, to also appear here.
@mabrndt: I can’t remember whether I have said so or not, so let me be sure and tell you that I appreciate your annotations to the strip. Even on those occasions when the humor might fall a little flat, at least I have a good chance of learning something. Thanks!
Jagger isn’t sure which Jane the song is about.
What’s the new corporate head count?
In this case, “Bring out the soft cushion!” has a bit more horror to it.
Don’t forget Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII was a busy boy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soeBL3Vuts8
(mis)Thinking it was a Beatles song, I thought of Jane Asher too, but then I looked up the lyrics, and saw Jagger and Richards wrote it.If you go to the other reply link, some speculate Lady Jane is Jane Seymour, not the actress, while others speculate Lady Jane is Lady Chatterly’s vagina; Jane Grey is considered unlikely; no mention of Jane Asher.
Truth or Dare at Gamma Gamma Gamma
Here is another work by this artist.
This painting is reused, with a different caption, here.