Last Interesting Thursday before Christmas. Probably should do a review of the year. Probably should yeah. Probably yeah. Probably not gonna.
Last week we claimed this may have been the best music video ever. We clearly forgot about this:
To Russia with Love. Great idea. Explained: Homophobia is rife in Russia. LGBT people are facing increasingly harsh treatment at the hands of authorities. Attacks on gay people are rising, in a country where homosexuality has been classified as a mental illness since 1999. In short, the Russian gay community needs help. So, this Christmas, send something To Russia with Love. There are 7 limited edition, hand-painted, sets of Russian dolls. Featuring artist’s renders of five great gay icons, they are crafted to raise awareness, and money, for the Russian gay community. Exactly the sort of thing that would get you arrested in Russia.
And finally the work of Bernhard Lang: