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"The Last Pancake Breakfast" Art Sparks Protests
"The Last Pancake Breakfast" Art Sparks Protests
385901 04: The painting "The Last Pancake Breakfast" by Chicago artist Dick Detzner features breakfast cereal cartoon characters "Snap, Crackle and Pop" February 22, 2001 in the Chicago Athenaeum Museum in Schaumburg, IL. The painting, a spoof of Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper", features Mrs. Butterworth as Jesus and Captain Crunch as Judas. Detzner said the painting's goal is to increase awareness about corporate America's role in society but it has sparked protests from local Catholics who are calling for its removal. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)
MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCTION
MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCTION
F366561 03: Molly Klonowski of Gurnee, Il., helps her 3-year-old daughter Marie devour some sourdough pancakes with pure maple syrup at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Sugar Maple Festival at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, Il., March 26, 2000. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Howard
Democratic presidential candidate Howard
MASON CITY, UNITED STATES: Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean (R) attends the Mason City pancake breakfast during his "People Powered Road Trip: America at the Wheel" 16 January 2004 in Iowa. Just two days before the Iowa caucuses, the candidates trawled for votes in what analysts said was the tightest such race they can remember. Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, D-IA, (2nd L), has endorsed Dean, calling him "the Harry Truman of our time." (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential hopeful, retired
Democratic presidential hopeful, retired
AUBURN, UNITED STATES: Democratic presidential hopeful, retired Army general Wesley Clark (L) makes pancakes with supporter Karol Straub (C) during a campaign stop at a firehouse 24 January 2004 in Auburn, New Hampshire. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
US President George W. Bush cooks a few
US President George W. Bush cooks a few
MAUMEE, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush cooks a few pancakes before delivering remarks to a large crowd of supporters attending a pancake breakfast at the Lucas County Recreation Center early 04 May 2004 in Maumee, Ohio. The President is on the second day of a 2-day campaign bus trip through Michigan and Ohio. (Credit: PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Shrove Tuesday At Capital Gold
Shrove Tuesday At Capital Gold
LONDON - FEBRUARY 8: Chef Aldo Zilli poses with his certificate from Guiness World Records after breaking the world record for the highest pancake toss, 329cm, during the Mick Brown Breakfast Show on Capital Gold radio outside the Leicester Square studio on February 8, 2005 in London. (Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Muslim Holy Month Of Ramadan
Muslim Holy Month Of Ramadan
GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - OCTOBER 04: Palestinian vendors prepare Qatayef sweets in the Alzaoya popular market on the first day of the fasting holy month of Ramadan October 4, 2005 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating Ramadan, where observants fast from dawn until dusk for 30 days. (Credit: Abid Katib/Getty Images)
Workers at a sweets shop prepare traditi
Workers at a sweets shop prepare traditi
Kuwait City, KUWAIT: Workers at a sweets shop prepare traditional Arab pancakes, known as Qatayef, on the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramdan, 23 September 2006 in Kuwait City. For Muslims across the world, the beginning of the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar which marks the start of Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, prayers and fasting. During Ramadan practicing Muslims do not eat, drink, smoke or have sex between sunrise and sunset. (Credit: YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
Mike DeWine Campaigns Ahead Of Midterm Election
Mike DeWine Campaigns Ahead Of Midterm Election
WOOSTER, OH - OCTOBER 28: U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine (R-OH) and his wife Fran DeWine campaign at the Kiwanis Pancake DayOctober 28, 2006 at Wooster high school in Wooster, Ohio. DeWine is behind his opponent Democrat Sherrod Brown in the latest polls by roughly 10 percentage points with about a week to go before the election. (Credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)
Australian chef Bill Granger cooks panca
Australian chef Bill Granger cooks panca
Tokyo, JAPAN: Australian chef Bill Granger cooks pancakes for tasting of his famous breakfast plates in Tokyo, 21 December 2006. Grenger will serve Christmas brunch menu this weekend with a price of 2,500 yen (21 USD) as a part of Australian government sponsored tourism campaign. (Credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
People eat pancakes during a pancake bru
People eat pancakes during a pancake bru
People eat pancakes during a pancake brunch before hearing Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney at Brookwood High School March 4, 2012 in Snellville, Georgia. Romney made the visit to the Atlanta area prior to the Super Tuesday elections when the greatest number of states hold primary elections with 437 delegates at stake, including the Georgia's 76. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Two Dwarfs Open Griddle Cake Shop
Two Dwarfs Open Griddle Cake Shop
CHONGQING, CHINA - JANUARY 8: (CHINA OUT) Luo Boguo (R) watches as a chef bakes griddle cakes at his griddle cake shop January 8, 2007 in Chongqing Municipality, China. 18-year-old Luo Boguo and 23-year-old Zhong Huawei are both dwarfs and presented with short stature of about 3.6 feet. Each of them invested 5000 yuan (about US$638) during the 2007 New Year Holiday and opened the griddle cake shop. (Credit: China Photos/Getty Images)
British Members of Parliament Daniel Kaw
British Members of Parliament Daniel Kaw
London, UNITED KINGDOM: British Members of Parliament Daniel Kawczynski (L) and Lindsay Hoyle practice tossing pancakes before the start of the '2007 Parliamentary Pancake Race' in aid of charity early Shrove Tuesday morning in central London, 20 February 2007. The MP's won the race against a team from the House of Lords and the media. The race is in aid of charity and supports Rehab UK, a brain injury charity. (Credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington National Cathedral Hosts Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races
Washington National Cathedral Hosts Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 20: National Cathedral School 5th-grader Erin Napoleon, 10, flips a pancake after racing up and down the National Cathedral's asile during Shrove Tuesday pancake races February 20, 2007 in Washington, DC. Shrove Tuesday is the traditional feast day before the start of the Christian holy season of Lent. The pancakes are symbolic of all the rich foods that will be banned until Easter, while around the world carnivals and Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebrations are held. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A Palestinian baker prepares �Qatayef�,
A Palestinian baker prepares �Qatayef�,
A Palestinian baker prepares �Qatayef�, traditional Arab pancakes, on the first day of Ramadan, in the West Bank city of Jenin, on September 1, 2008. Muslims all over the world are supposed to fast from dawn to dusk during the month and dates are usually eaten to break flowed by others specialties such as qatayef. (Credit: SAIF DAHLAH/AFP/Getty Images)
Japanese giant Yaskawa Electric's indust
Japanese giant Yaskawa Electric's indust
Japanese giant Yaskawa Electric's industrial robot Motoman turns over an "okonomiyaki", a Japanese pancake on a hot plate for a demonstration of cooking at a robot exhibition in Osaka on November 26, 2008. Some 60 robotic companies and laboratories showcased their latest robot technology at the three-day exhibition in Osaka. (Credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
Choristers At Salisbury Cathedral Mark Shrove Tuesday
Choristers At Salisbury Cathedral Mark Shrove Tuesday
SALISBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 24: A young probationer, a trainee chorister of Salisbury Cathedral Choir, flips a pancake to mark Shrove Tuesday outside the Canon Precentor house close to the 13th century Cathedral on February 24 2009 in Salisbury, England. Every year the choristers make pancakes to learn about the meaning of Shrove Tuesday, which is traditionally the day that all fats and flesh are eaten up to prepare for the forty days fast of Lent. (Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Annual Parliamentary Pancake Race Is Held At Westminster
Annual Parliamentary Pancake Race Is Held At Westminster
February 9, 2010 in London, England. (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
An Indian cook prepares 'dosas' on a taw
An Indian cook prepares 'dosas' on a taw
An Indian cook prepares 'dosas' on a tawa - traditional Indian pan - in the kitchen of M. Putturaju's restaurant in Bangalore on August 5, 2010. Forty-two year old year old M. Putturaju, who rose from dire poverty, has launched a scheme to sell 50,000 pieces of traditional south Indian food at one Indian rupee (0.02 USD) each daily in his restaurant in gratitude for what he had achieved as a businessman in the city. (Credit: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", tr
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", tr
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", traditional Arab pancakes, on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on August 11, 2010 in Jerusalem's old city. (Credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", tr
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", tr
A Palestinian man prepares "Qatayef", traditional Arab pancakes, on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on August 11, 2010 in Jerusalem's old city. (Credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William And Kate Middleton Visit Northern Ireland
Prince William And Kate Middleton Visit Northern Ireland
March 8, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
An Asian worker prepares local pancakes
An Asian worker prepares local pancakes
An Asian worker prepares local pancakes known as "Qatayef" at a restaurant owned by a Palestinian living in Saudi Arabia for the iftar meal which is served after breaking the fast in Riyadh on August 3, 2011, the third day of the holy month of Ramadan during which devout Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset. (Credit: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
DC Celebrates Mardi Gras With Annual Pancake Races
DC Celebrates Mardi Gras With Annual Pancake Races
February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A competitor flips her pancake as she ru
A competitor flips her pancake as she ru
A competitor flips her pancake as she runs towards the finish line February 21, 2012 during the annual Washington National Cathedral Pancake Race in Washington, DC. The National Cathedral hosted the annual Pancake Races dubbed the "Shake, Rattle & Race," because of the earthquake damage done to the Cathedral. The races are a celebration of the British tradition of "Pancake Day" as Mardi Gras is known there, to mark the last day before the beginning of Lent. The (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
A young competitor loses his pancake whi
A young competitor loses his pancake whi
A young competitor loses his pancake while running his heat February 21, 2012 during the annual Washington National Cathedral Pancake Race in Washington, DC. The National Cathedral hosted the annual Pancake Races dubbed the "Shake, Rattle & Race," because of the earthquake damage done to the Cathedral. The races are a celebration of the British tradition of "Pancake Day" as Mardi Gras is known there, to mark the last day before the beginning of Lent. The (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Competitors flip their pancakes while ru
Competitors flip their pancakes while ru
Competitors flip their pancakes while running their heat February 21, 2012 during the annual Washington National Cathedral Pancake Race in Washington, DC. The National Cathedral hosted the annual Pancake Races dubbed the "Shake, Rattle & Race," because of the earthquake damage done to the Cathedral. The race are a celebration of the British tradition of "Pancake Day" as Mardi Gras is known there, to mark the last day before the beginning of Lent. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Reverend Matthew Hanisian of St. Alb
The Reverend Matthew Hanisian of St. Alb
The Reverend Matthew Hanisian of St. Albans Parish heads to the finish line as his competition stops to pick up their pancakes February 21, 2012 during the annual Washington National Cathedral Pancake Race in Washington, DC. The National Cathedral hosted the annual Pancake Races dubbed the "Shake, Rattle & Race," because of the earthquake damage done to the Cathedral. The race are a celebration of the British tradition of "Pancake Day" as Mardi Gras is known there, to mark the last day before the beginning of Lent. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Pupils of a primary school in The Hague
Pupils of a primary school in The Hague
Pupils of a primary school in The Hague bake pancakes for residents of a nearby nursing home during National Pancake Day on March 30. (Credit: Roos Koole/AFP/Getty Images)
Mitt Romney Campaigns In Six Swing States On "Every Town Counts" Bus Tour
Mitt Romney Campaigns In Six Swing States On "Every Town Counts" Bus Tour
June 17, 2012 in Stratham, New Hampshire. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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