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wonders never cease Wednesday, January 5, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5th, 2011on lists.

So we're taking stock of our goods during our annual inventory, which requires a lot of counting and a lot of lists. (Plus we have daily lists of the "to-do" and "grocery" variety.) Let's say we take a break from tallying caps and books and dresses and gloves (and from planning tonight's dinner), and have a little look-see at more entertaining lists, shall we?

...from "Top 10 Greatest Art Crimes" via
4. Theft: A remarkable fact regarding the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa is that Pablo Picasso himself was briefly questioned in connection with the missing painting. Scholar Silvia Loreti even alleges, in her essay “The Affair of the Statuettes Re-Examined”, that Picasso likely orchestrated the theft of Iberian statue heads from the Louvre, which were used as inspiration for Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907).

...from "Underheard in New York" via McSweeney's:
"I came here because I was such a fan of Sex and the City, and sure enough, my experience has been JUST like that."

...or create your own with the help of our new favorite little journal (like "fruits one can balance on one's head," etc., etc.):


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