Saturday, October 17, 2009

Mortgage Foreclosure American Gothic


From Jeff Stahler in Oct 2008 in the midst of the financial collapse.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

American Gothic in Rocky Horror Picture Show

Received an email from "The SeeingI" about American Gothic appearances and parodies in Rocky Horror Picture Show. Here's his screen captures:


courtesy: The Seeing I



courtesy: The Seeing I



courtesy: The Seeing I

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

American Gothic House Eldon Iowa

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

American Gothic People Magazine Article

An Iowa Town Debates the Fate of Grant Wood's Gothic Backdrop

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Farmbo American Gothic


"Never argue with a man carrying a pitchfork, especially if he's Farmbo. Rodney Bohner of Story City, Iowa created the new symbol for struggling farmers by combining the face of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" farmer with the body of the film character Rambo." 

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Nan Wood Graham: Model for American Gothic

Another 'not-a-parody' but an article and photo my grandmother had in her collection. Nan Wood Graham was Grant Wood's sister - the model for the American Gothic woman.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Newspaper Illustration: Farm Life


Not a parody but it still made the collection.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Paully Shore & Carla Cugino American Gothic - Son In Law Movie

Carla Cugino in probably one of her most regrettable roles in Son In Law is out with a new one in The Watchmen now. We're still awaiting the release of Our Lady of Victory , the story of the Immaculata College Mighty Macs womens basketball team and their coach, Cathy Rush .

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Roseanne Barr & Tom Arnold American Gothic

Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold opened a diner in 1993 in Eldon, Iowa , the town where the original American Gothic home stands.