Daily Digest for January 7th

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"Red Lights [Feux rouges]" (2004) http://t.co/sJqmXPOX Slow burning French "thriller" with big red mist & big red metamorphosis [3/5] #film [ldnhal]
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Interview with FS Michaels, author of Monoculture: How One Story Is Changing Everything http://t.co/A8XQsJUK [ldnhal]
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on how ideas are being "rerouted to an economic end" and "we’re only about 40 years into the economic story". Sounds like an excellent read [ldnhal]
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A similar point (40 yr) was made by Michael Portillo in The Sunday Times last week: "Democracy in its modern form is quite new" [ldnhal]
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"In 1941 there were 11 democracies in the world … Democratic politicians have little experience in managing decline" and Portillo [ldnhal]
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points to Russia and Venezuela of countries that has turned the clock on democracy. I guess we can soon add Hungary to that list. [ldnhal]
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http://t.co/G24KwwiF "Visit all 11 @Gagosian locations for Complete Spot Paintings 1986–2011 & receive a signed print by Damien Hirst" $$$$$ [ldnhal]
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seriously: anyone stupid and rich enough to travel to all Gagosian can surely just BUY one of Hirst’s money-spinning spot prints? #art [ldnhal]
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Netflix app hits PlayStation 3s in the UK, service still coming ‘soon’ http://t.co/5CI7NRD4 via @engadget [ldnhal]
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RT @TaraBusch: An absolutely beautiful interview with John Foxx @foxxmetamedia & Benge @zackdagoba http://t.co/jgKuQBVl [ldnhal]

Birds of America by John James Audubon – in pictures | Books | guardian.co.uk

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John James Audubons colour plate of the Snowy owl in Birds of America.
Birds of America by John James Audubon – in pictures | Books | guardian.co.uk