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  1. In fairness, nobody was buying Volkswagen in...

    In fairness, nobody was buying Volkswagen in 1938. KdF made a few samples and then switched straight to the military version (Kübelwagen/Swimmwagen). The Germans were stuck with a similarly specc'ed...
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    https://nofilmschool.com/2018/07/watch-two-master-...

    https://nofilmschool.com/2018/07/watch-two-master-cinematographers-ridley-scott-blade-runner?__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=c5df355ed75e77d51e9ec63b5294fd89a161a143-1610607021-0-AXUXeg7Dunrt9BoyAvLg6O49FGtUcZs-f...
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    The latest interpretation of the "Merry Widow",...

    The latest interpretation of the "Merry Widow", was staged and streamed December, 31 by l’Opéra Grand Avignon in French, with Erminie Blondel as "Hanna", dialing up her charm all the way to eleven.
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    Here's a great example of satire from a Soviet...

    Here's a great example of satire from a Soviet magazine "Crocodile" .

    https://artlit.club/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/%D0%9A%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%BB-731.jpg
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    I write a comment today on a Russian language...

    I write a comment today on a Russian language magazine page.

    Some guys writes back, ~ "You're an idiot".

    I write back, "Was this comment typed by 1,000 random monkeys?"

    I don't go for cheap,...
  6. So, I gather no one here read Wassily Leontief.

    So, I gather no one here read Wassily Leontief.
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    More of the Belorussian winter (from the same...

    More of the Belorussian winter (from the same friend). Also from FB.
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  8. Wonder Woman 1984 is now up to $32M in the US box...

    Wonder Woman 1984 is now up to $32M in the US box office. Which would not have been deemed a success in 1984. The film dropped 67% in its second week and 45% the second. AT&T is allegedly willing...
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    Belorussian countryside. A friend took this...

    Belorussian countryside. A friend took this photo today. Facebook (won't embed)
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    Around 2007-08, I wrote a few opinion pieces for...

    Around 2007-08, I wrote a few opinion pieces for a sports site and actually got paid for it. A few years later, that site exploded with clicks. I, and a friend of mine who recommended me for that...
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    I hope Maradona and Rossi don't mind me making...

    I hope Maradona and Rossi don't mind me making another soccer post.

    Setting : Schalke's Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Schalke is one of the three-four big clubs in Germany but is having...
  12. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/china-counter-u...

    https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/china-counter-unjustified-foreign-trade-054618465.html
  13. Most people have never heard of the "American...

    Most people have never heard of the "American Beatles".

    But this was nothing compared to what was happening at the end of the USSR and the immediate post-split nations circa 1991-1993. By 1987 or...
  14. You can only climbs out of that rabbit hole if...

    You can only climbs out of that rabbit hole if you're Alice and ten feet tall.

    So, scouring Wikipedia a little and recalling some of the old times - as I had mentioned, the Soviet universities...
  15. One could do a fake Academy Award like tens of...

    One could do a fake Academy Award like tens of Chinese brands that are ADIDAS knock-offs. The difference is that the perceived target audience is likely to notice someone winning an Oscarr.
  16. Back many years ago, we knew a Soviet emigre who...

    Back many years ago, we knew a Soviet emigre who always introduced himself as Dr. Kush***** (more letters for a real name). And, before we had even met him, someone else told us, "He always...
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    So, Stal'in Doner has a cook dressed in the NKVD...

    So, Stal'in Doner has a cook dressed in the NKVD uniform. GULag never tasted so good.

    141973
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    Chess is the king. 141971 1950's, Moscow.

    Chess is the king.

    141971

    1950's, Moscow.
  19. I haven't heard of the 50 Cent Army until ten...

    I haven't heard of the 50 Cent Army until ten minutes ago.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50_Cent_Party
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    Here's a tidbit I found amusing. Of the top ten...

    Here's a tidbit I found amusing. Of the top ten most popular cameras sold in Japan at BCN, there's not a single full frame model, only APS-C and MFT.
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    Low interest rates effect the higher priced...

    Low interest rates effect the higher priced enclaves - you Manhattans and your Beverly Hills - simply because there's more money to be saved on financing. Subsequently, the market driven price hikes...
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    Panasonic is streaming their CES news tomorrow...

    Panasonic is streaming their CES news tomorrow (1/8/2021 or 8/1/2021, if you're in Europe). Supposedly, no new cameras but a lot of 8K TVs. Since the Japanese have their own CP+ in late February...
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    The best way is via the retailers, who move a lot...

    The best way is via the retailers, who move a lot of merchandise. Sony is unlikely to have skipped this feature by mistake but it's been in the "constant updates" mode on most of their models for a...
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    Clash was a prescient band. ...

    Clash was a prescient band.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGIFublvDes
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    I think they will, if people keep asking for it. ...

    I think they will, if people keep asking for it. It's not that different from the Fuji's Velveeta and Provolone looks. Sony's good with updates. Don't feel grated.
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