Monday, August 07, 2006

"Monolithic" pop culture references #4

Ever searching for news about Rapa Nui, this blog's administrator comes across many references to Rapa Nui and its famous moai. Often, these references are quite comical and have nothing to do with the island or the culture of Rapa Nui. Other times, they appear to be speculative, based more on misconceptions than reality, or downright bizarre. Here are some of the more recent references:
Niches and crevices, phalluses and totem poles, Easter Island gods and priestly sentinels stood in rank and file atop sandstone walls pierced here and there with a window or a stone arch.

The Gadflyer:
Kerry has suffered quips about his angular jaw line, including Dennis Miller's description of him as "an Easter Island statue in a power tie."

The Star (South Africa):
Is there perhaps a tribe of one- legged, four-toed, torso-less types lurking? Or does the leg belong to one of those heads over on Easter Island ...

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