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William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

From Gawker: Columnist and presidential speechwriter Bill Safire was one of only three non-disloyal Jews President Nixon could name. Here is the speech he drafted for Nixon to read in case the Apollo 11 Astronauts became stranded on the moon! It is a wonderful piece of alternate universe American history, in which President Nixon had(…)

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An artist’s complicated relationship with her look-alike sex doll

An artist’s complicated relationship with her look-alike sex doll

Video and performance artist Amber Hawk Swanson ordered a life-sized, realistic sex doll made to look just like her, and named it Amber. The couple scampered off to Vegas and got married. "Their wedding video and other footage documenting their relationship will screen for the public this week," reports the Chicago Reader. Link. Previous doll(…)

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Reverse Graffiti Project — The Broadway Tunnel, San Francisco

Reverse Graffiti Project — The Broadway Tunnel, San Francisco

Real name, Paul Curtis, Moose is the grand-daddy of reverse graffiti. He’s been cleaning the streets of the UK and beyond for around ten years. Using detergent and a wire brush, the tools of many a cleaner, he works with advertisers to create innovative clean messages and slogans that inevitably turn into works of art.(…)

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David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

    David Byrne and the New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with New York art gallery PaceWildenstein, have unveiled nine unique bicycle racks designed by DB and installed in various locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. An avid bicyclist for almost 30 years, Byrne was invited to join the panel of jurors selected(…)

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13th Street — Guerilla Marketing

Jung von Matt/next, the agency for interactive and innovative communication, presents the project "Blood Bath": To promote the exclusive thrillers and horror films on 13TH STREET NBC, the toilet of a nightclub in Hamburg was specially prepared. Just after entering the room, the light suddenly goes out and the room is bathed in black light.(…)

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Author King ‘mistaken for vandal’

Author King ‘mistaken for vandal’

From BBC article: Author Stephen King was mistaken for a vandal when he started signing books during an unannounced visit to a shop in Australia, according to local media. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said staff at the Alice Springs book store did not initially realise the writer was autographing his own novels. Bookshop manager Bev(…)

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