Why We Hate Cheap Things. In the past, pineapples were expensive and people who bought them kept them as status symbols until they rotted and fell apart. 1,301 more words
From Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Samarinda and Pontianak, text and photos: Andre Vltchek
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta’s posh restaurants. 4,609 more words
Slovaks are the ideal people to exploit, certainly in Europe.
Culturally there’s only a tiny nucleus of intellectuals centered around the Artforum book shops, SME, DennikN and Tyzden. 938 more words