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Week Wrap Up

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Carla Bruni as a modern Jackie O, Sarkozy’s femininistic equal. (Vanity Fair)

Excerpt from Christopher Ciccone’s tell-all about sister Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s relationship. With a twinge of spite but nevertheless humorous. (Times Online)

It’s finally ok for men to wear shorts. Obama as “Progress”, while men’s shorts as the next step in Men’s Lib?
(NYT)

German Pre-War Paintings at MoMA: Expressionistic and vibrant. (“Kirchner and the Berlin Street”)

VICE Photo Show 2008



Week Wrap Up

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“Springtime for Hitler” by Richard Brody (New Yorker)

A Hitler era photo exhibition in France incites controversy.

 

Steve Aoki’s Father Passed Away (NYT)

 

Clay Felker: The cover star and renowned founder of New York Magazine

“Felkerism” by Kurt Andersen (NY Mag)

Tight writing style for an iconic subject.

 
Slideshows:
Men’s Cut Off Shorts (NYT) 

Pencil Skirts On the Street by Bill Cunningham (NYT)

NY Newsstands (NYT)

 

“How Leona Helmsley’s Dog Got Stiffed” (NY Mag)

What happened to the rest of her fortune?
 

The Ultimate Nostalgic Vice: Chocolate Chip Cookies! (NYT)