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Moving Minimalism: Solitary Confinement
Moving Minimalism: Solitary Confinement

What Iraqi oil and Swiss filmmaking have to do with the nature of creativity.

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The Wall In My Head: Words & Art from the Fall of the Iron Curtain
The Wall In My Head: Words & Art from the Fall of the Iron Curtain

What fallen checkpoints have to do with a generation of artists.

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Interview with Mary Tomer, Brains Behind Mrs-O.org
Interview with Mary Tomer, Brains Behind Mrs-O.org

Fashion, politics and how to live every blogger’s dream.

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Gift Guide Part One: Books
Gift Guide Part One: Books

How to be a cool and cultured polyglot of a friend and friend of the polyglot.

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Social Justice with a Twist: Ctrl.Alt.Shift
Social Justice with a Twist: Ctrl.Alt.Shift

Blurring the boundaries between activism, advertisement, and art, or how you can get hand grenades to hang on your Christmas tree.

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The Real Godfather: Il Divo
The Real Godfather: Il Divo

Scorsese meets Coppola, or what the Vatican has to do with assassination conspiracies.

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