Tag Archives: Petersburg

Food Packaging and Sex

Last week the Russian food packaging industry had multiple brushes with sexual politics. For one, the re-naming of Kraft to ‘Mondelez’ is raising eyebrows in Russia as the name apparently sounds like a Russian term for oral sex. (“манда-лиз”) I … Continue reading

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Olympic Training

Best youtube comments so far: – “No time to explain, gimme your horse” – Dog – They’re obviously a crime-fighting duo on their latest adventure. – just a dog and horse seeing who is fastest at a 100 yard dash.

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2 Sad News Stories about Bears

These posts are both from EN: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43999740/ns/world_news-europe/ KIEV (Reuters Life!) – Ukraine’s Environment Minister Mykola Zlochevsky vowed on Wednesday to free all bears kept in restaurants for entertainment purposes and often forced to drink alcohol, Interfax news agency reported on … Continue reading

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Don’t know how I missed this one.

Wow, I am a couple of weeks late on this story: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/cop-faces-the-ax-for-urinating-on-door/440901.html The Lomonosov Police Department was so pissed off that an officer pissed on a door that he was summarily discharged for his urethral discharge. My favorite quote from … Continue reading

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Meet: Aleksei Plutser-Sarno

When this happened over the summer I didn’t really have a good source to link to it, but luckily the New York Times just published an article on the guerilla art collective Voina, whose most famous street art is shown … Continue reading

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