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Unredeemable Art and Wise Words From Madeleine L’Engle

When it comes to favorite art, I have an ever-growing list of guilty pleasures, a term which usually refers to some kind of light-hearted or even redeemable creation. Today, I’m not going to write about redemption in Taylor Swift’s new album (“It’s fun though…”). I’m more interested in the less redeemable batch, art that remains […]

Berlin, Berlin! Part Two.

For the 20th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, StampDawg posted a link to a slide show commemorating the momentous event. Almost three weeks later, I can’t get past one of the pictures I saw (pictured below). By way of simple explanation, this is a picture of West Germans staring over the wall […]

Berlin, Berlin

Twenty years ago today, the Berlin Wall fell. Through a gallery of 25 absolutely beautiful photographs, Slate takes a look at the building of the Wall and the different lifestyles of those who lived along it in the years that followed.

Stop what ever you are doing and see them now. Don’t miss the very last one, which made me happier than I have been in a long time.