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The Most Beautiful Fast Food Restaurants in the World

The last thing we want to do is perpetuate a fast food nation, but there is something fascinating in finding beauty in the grotesque. In this case, it’s unexpectedly interesting architecture housing the antithesis of the greatest Portlandia skit to date. A contradiction in every sense of the word, we’re not celebrating the evil All-American [...]
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Beyond the mall, food courts turn into gourmet destinations

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : The Stew (20 hours ago)

The great American food court that rose with the shopping malls of the 1970s is fast disappearing. And in its place is the modern equivalent: a curated roster of restaurants and food purveyors that are more likely to serve a grass-f... Read Post

"And you may find yourself in a beautiful Oval Office..."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse (20 hours ago)

And you may find yourself in a beautiful Oval Office...— Doktor Zoom (@DoktorZoom) August 28, 2014 From "Twitter Nation distracted by president's suit."I'm not distracted by the tan suit. I'm distracted by... Read Post

The Grotesque Beauty of Wangechi Mutu

Arts : Hyperallergic (last year)

Culled from old medical illustrations and National Geographic, pornographic, motorcycle, and fashion magazine clippings, Wangechi Mutu's writhing female figures have a dangerous beauty to them, one that's grotesque and alluring all ... Read Post

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