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between the raindrops

Padding the wallet. Balzac – Behind every great fortune lies a crime.┬áBehind every great fortune is a crime. Or perhaps a multiple series of crimes, a chain actions leading toward some altar of infinite power. The translation of Balzac’s original … Continue reading

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sleeping in comfort: gracious living

Such a disconnect between the bright, optimistic and shiny marketing image of Ikea and the reality of slave labor production; all those earnest and evolved Swedes, post-Bergman’s, meticulously laying the framework for a do-it-yourself assembly post modern aesthetic of cheap … Continue reading

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