Mina's Encore & Hair of the Dog by The Blessed Father (San Diego, California, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member The Blessed Father (San Diego, California, USA)

October 10, 2014 - And speaking of the West Coast School, real or imagined, I have received two cards from the network's favorite mail order preacher – The Blessed Father – since his model Mina became  a record-breaking sensation at the venerable IUOMA. I love the Mina piece but cannot account for the interest it attracted in relation to some 500+ postings I have made.

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The Mel Ramos connection I made in relation to the West Coast School (of mail-art) gathers further strength when I add The Blessed Father to the list. And if I did not give him the attention he deserves in the Stan Askew posting, I want to make the point here that The Blessed Father should be considered an important figure on the current USA West Coast scene, IMHO.

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The Bless Father never hesitates to use his bully pulpit to comment on a variety of contemporary issues, even when his views might be seen by some as controversial. At least he kept Jesus out of this one. More great stamps:

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Thanks, as ever, to The Blessed Father!

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Comment by De Villo Sloan on October 14, 2014 at 11:40pm

I get the irony, BF, that's pretty funny. But I think you should accept you're good. I can't believe I never came across anything you did back in the day. A good chunk of the 90s I was out. That might explain it. Thanks again for the great m-a.

Comment by The Blessed Father on October 14, 2014 at 11:34pm
Come on DVS. . . you call this crap art????

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