Aug 20, 2005

More of Roger's Angels


Figures of bizzare creatures like the one of above are mounted on the walls throughout Mahony's cathedral in Los Angeles. We are told that they are angels. One would assume that they are of the fallen variety.

7 Comments:

Blogger Christopher Trottier said...

That is breath-takingly beautiful.

11:25 PM  
Anonymous Jenn said...

Hah! You are so obsessed with Roger's Angels. Do you dream about them? Or should I say, do you have nightmares about them? :)

What is with all the spam lately?

12:50 AM  
Blogger Venerable Aussie said...

I think I've worked out what it is. It's clearly symbolic. If you look at it from the side, it appears to be a crustacean claw about to crush a female's head. The female clearly represents the orthodox Catholic faithful of LA. Now the claw...

6:42 AM  
Blogger Colleen said...

The wings look like the dissections of diseased lungs used to warn us away from smoking. Or perhaps two slabs of red corned beef?

4:43 PM  
Blogger John Hearn said...

Could be some really bad diarrhea...

12:53 PM  
Blogger CS said...

Maybe Boba Fett trying out a new jetpack?

2:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

JOSEPH D'HIPPOLITO SAYS...

One would assume that they are of the fallen variety...

No, that's El Cardenal. No, wait, he's a successor of that famed apostle, Judas.

These exemplify what becomes of angels after they get traded to the Dodgers -- as in Roger's Truth Dodgers, that is.

St. Jeff Kent, pray for us.

10:22 PM  

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