the arts

8:12AM
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BBC comedy followed fictional Member of Parliament and his counterpart in the civil service.

3:30AM
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Given the common negative portrayal of businessmen in films and fiction, I get a little celebratory when someone else is the bad guy.


9:43AM
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The film notes how government agencies use social media to spy on entire populations.

3:01AM
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We got to hear classical music from an early age, at a low financial cost to my parents.

10:17AM
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Cape Town Studios—a great example of how cooperation in an industry pulls people half way around the world to collaborate.


3:00AM
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In the story, the government makes owning gold illegal and confiscates all gold coins and jewelry.

11:13AM
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There is a cliché that history is written by the winners, but an argument can be made that history is written by the writers.

10:44AM
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Knitters need to stop claiming that knitting is somehow “anti-consumption.”


2:32PM
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In 2015, CBC cost taxpayers $1.04 billion and its fiscal burden is set to jump by $75 million in 2016 and $150 million in 2017.


3:00AM
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You get technological breakthroughs when trying to solve problems, often problems found in previous technology.