…leads to the palace of homelessness. We’ve all had terrible house guests, but apparently Arthur Rimbaud was the worst:
He took to nude sunbathing just outside the house. He turned his room into a squalid den. He mutilated an heirloom crucifix. He was proud of the lice infesting his long mane and even pretended he was encouraging the vermin to jump on to passers-by.
A year’s composite of Oprah magazines lay bare the soul of O.
Enjoy the daily routine of post-Soviet cops as they struggle to keep the peace.
Adam Smith’s 1992 miniseries on how the Soviets attempted to engineer the perfect society, instead building a centrally controlled Hell. (more at IMDB)
Also recommended is Adam’s The Power of Nightmares, one of my all-time favorite documentaries.