Ghana’s Handmade Movie Poster Boom

D.A. Jasper: The Barbarians, detail, 1995 When you walk into “Baptized by Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana,” an exhibition now at New York City’s Poster House, you are confronted by the stares of film heroes of the late Eighties and early Nineties—each with a distinctly Ghanaian rendering. For over a

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The Middle East: Trump Blunders In

Haidar Hamdani/AFP/Getty Images An Iraqi protesting the use of his country in the conflict between the US and Iran, Najaf, January 2020 1. The assassination of Qassim Suleimani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards’ expeditionary unit, the Quds Force, on January 3 has left almost everyone, at home and abroad, confused about President Trump’s policy

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Do the Democrats Have a Foreign Policy?

Scott Olson/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, and Pete Buttigieg at the Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, January 2020 A paradox of American presidential elections—especially during the primaries—is that unless a war is looming or underway, voters pay little attention to the arena in which a president has the greatest

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Cascina degli ulivi – Monferrato Dolcetto DOC “Nibiô” 1998

di Carlo Macchi Incredibile  e commovente! Un  dolcetto del 1998(!) dal particolare clone grasparossa fatto da Stefano Bellotti. Oggi, Stefano non c’è più, la vigna è stata ripiantata, ma voglio immaginare  che la sorprendente struttura, finezza e complessità  aromatica di questo vino siano un messaggio da lui per tutti noi. Grazie Stefano.

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La Lupinella – Chianti Lupinella Rossa 2017

Di Roberto Giuliani Nel marasma dei Chianti in circolazione, non è facile selezionarne uno meritevole. A Vinci c’è quello della Lupinella, sangiovese in cemento, tonneau e legno grande, dai profumi invitanti di rosa, viola, ciliegia fresca, lampone e melagrana.  Piacevolissimo in bocca, sapido, succoso, pura goduria!

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