Tag Archives: fashion

Facing the Firing Squad in Style

Zur deutschen Fassung. On a friend’s blog, I came across this photo, depicting Captain Carlos Fortino Sámano, facing a firing squad in 1917, during the Mexican Revolution. Please don’t ask me any details about that revolution/civil war, because it’s even … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Shoes?

If you know someone who is obsessed with shoes and you want to cure her, you can try showing her this photo. It puts things into perspective. Links: Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel, where this photo was taken. … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (39) Fashion Police

Fashion police (Iran): Fashionable police (Italy):

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The Prize for the President with the Best Hat

The prize for the president with the best hat goes to Salva Kiir Mayardit from South Sudan. Goodluck Jonathan from Nigeria is second. And lastly, credit where credit is due, George Bush junior looking like straight out of an old … Continue reading

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