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Grits with that Scone? If Britain were a U.S. State, it Would be the Second-Poorest, Behind Alabama and before Mississippi

For the The Washington Post, Hunter Schwarz: If Britain were to join the United States, it would be the second-poorest state, behind Alabama and ahead of Mississippi. 531 more words


Amazon to buy video game streaming platform Twitch

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.

The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport. 81 more words


Spectator: Story Telling

There is a Flickr-based project titled the Five Card Story. It is about randomly selecting photos and using those photos to create a story that cohesively blends all the pictures together. 208 more words


Spectator review for Dan Llywelyn Hall

Thanks to Andrew Lambirth for his fascinating and considered review of When the Roads Meet: Dan Llywelyn Hall paintings in The Spectator this week.

Futurism’s escape to the country… 34 more words

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Work, marry well...or write

I am grateful to Jane Woolley Reardon for spotting the reference to Trollope in the Spectator:

“At the dinner (above) a young man asked Roger Kimball what to do if you want to be a writer but have no money to see you through the early years? 58 more words

Film Noir - Classic Shoes

I couldn’t help but notice some nice footwear on the feet of the actors when I flipped through the pages of Taschen’s new book: “Film noir. 71 more words

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