Dammit! Have I been living on another planet or something? I'm a habitué of Swapatorium, who feature the finest ephemera that our thrift stores and swap meets have to offer. Recently, they held a "Best of the Worst" competition to ferret out the most extreme thrift store paintings inthe country. The results are in....and they are contained in a yahoo photo gallery. While not as routinely amazing as the collection of the Museum of Bad Art in Dedham, Massachusets, these paintings grow on you... just the things that are probably growing on them.