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Best Link Ever! Distractions Sell Cars

by Paddy Johnson on August 12, 2013
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There’s a bizarre bit of small print on the top of, a website dedicated to leasing cars at low prices to UK drivers, and today’s Best Link Ever! “I live inside this website Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, to give you the very best service and make your experience a happy one! – I am Ling, accept no substitutes.” Ling is available to chat if you are.

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Ai Weiwei Released on Bail

by Paddy Johnson on June 22, 2011
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This just in via Hyperallergic: Ai Weiwei has been released on bail. According to Ai’s “good attitude in confessing his crimes as well as a chronic disease he suffers from,” was offered as rationale for the decision. Ai will also pay the taxes the government claims he owes.

There aren’t too many institutions here who have changed their programming as a result of the Chinese government’s actions, but Anish Kapoor did reject an offer to show his work from the National Museum of China in Beijing in protest. Perhaps that will change now that Ai Weiwei has been released?

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