The Gist Rogue Taxidermy, Art for Awful Dreams October 9, 2014 27 min Today on The Gist, we explore the uncanny valley of rogue taxidermy. Robert Marbury, author of Taxidermy Art, explains why an American BioArt trend is taking hold. Plus, Mike Tipping, of The Tipping Point and Portland Press Harold, discusses what the Maine gubernatorial elections say about the state’s changing political landscape. He’s the author of As Maine Went. For The Spiel, Rebel Vetting 101. Get The Gist by email as soon as it’s available: slate.com/GistEmail Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slate…id873667927?mt=2 Kate Clark, Rivalry, from Taxidermy Art by Robert Marbury (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photo courtesy of the artist.