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4 Public Works of Art Gone Terribly Wrong

by Elizabeth Lunday 1. Diego Rivera’s “Man at the Crossroads” The Moral: Never hire a communist to do a capitalist’s job. During the Great Depression, Mexican artist Diego Rivera was on a roll. In 1931, he painted a massive mural for San Francisco’s Pacific Stock Exchange. And by 1933, he’d completed two more enormous murals of Ford’s assembly [...]

Woody’s Winners, Week 12

NFL WEEK TWELVE Woody posted a pleasant 12-4 record in NFL games last week, and wishes to apologize to all the Tennessee fans out there for jinxing your Titans a few weeks ago by raving about their wonderful play and Super Bowl chances. Sorry about that. A (non-holiday-related) family emergency caused me to miss the Thursday games [...]

The Late Movies: In Review

With the new year only two weeks old, it’s not too late for a series of clips about the year (or ten years) behind us. For tonight’s Late Movies, here are some of the best year-end compilations from music, politics, media, pop and sports. This compilation offers a look at magazine covers for the last ten [...]

Berlin Tower Lift-Off

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Berlin Tower Lift-Off! This countdown happened recently in Berlin, where they decided to further rid themselves of the architectural reminders from the communist past, and thus sent Berlin TV tower into space on a clandestine mission: watch it in higher-res here (made by Fabian Tischer). url Today’s pictures & links: The Reconstructed Glory [...]

Female Assassins and their Intended Victims

Equality is something that women (and their supporters) have striven for over centuries of male dominated history. Every now and again, though, the fairer sex let the side down. There is a lamentably short list of female assassins in the annals of history and – more often than not – they fail to kill their [...]