a blog with cultural bulimia.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

 "Granny busts drug dealers": "A Brazilian woman aged 80 has helped police catch several suspected members of a gang that she filmed selling drugs outside her Rio de Janeiro apartment."

Painter in Town: In this article, from 1930, the New Yorker describes Matisse's visit to New York City: "Mostly, Matisse had a very grand time out of his visit, eating chicken and drinking cocktails, a pleasant relief from his home-life in Nice, where his wife makes him eat only vegetables, no drinks."

KitchenBeard points us to an online text of the short story Brokeback Mountain.