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The Cowboy’s Last Cigarette

January 22, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

Both the Western and the gauchesco are crepuscular genres: civilization is coming and the free country man says goodbye. Darren Winfield, the Marlboro Man between 1968 and 1989, has passed away recently. His death represents the end of a symbol, that is, a double farewell. For Americans, the Marlboro Man stands for [Read more]

Lee Radziwiłł, the Sister of Her Sister

December 24, 2014 // Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland - Polish

<i>From the moment John Kennedy was elected president, she was dubbed “the sister of Jacqueline Kennedy.” Since then, Lee Radziwiłł forever stayed in her sister's shadow and never accepted that. “She is so jealous of Jackie!”* said famous writer Truman Capote.</i> When, in 1971, Lee Radziwiłł came with [Read more]