Thursday, December 4, 2008

The Finney Fiasco

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Benny and Lenny Finney, great-grandsons of the wild-eyed evangelist, commissioned Andy Warhol's cousin, Barney, to create a work of art that would keep Calvinists away from the All American Arminian Art Show in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Ironically, the exhibit frightened everyone away. Jenny and Penny Finney, the great-granddaughters, had to be hospitalized for several days and treated for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever caused by a blood-sucking hairy tick.

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