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The Science of Jerks, the Death that Shook Israel and a 1980s Fashion Statement

What We’re Reading

BY // 09.28.16

Our editors are a diverse lot, and are constantly perusing a long and broad list of publications. Fashion? Art? Architecture? Culinary studies? Semantics? It’s all here. In What We’re Reading, PaperCity shares the wealth.

He’s new at YSL, and now he has his first big Parisian show for the house under his belt. Anthony Vaccarello is his name, and, writes Vanessa Friedman, kitsch and the ’80s was his game.

Postwar Paris, an alley, one toilet, and a handful of great artists, including Brancusi, Ernst, and Klein: Those were the heady and exciting days (and night)s.

Do you like clowns? What is about them, or men wearing big mouse heads? Creepiness is difference from fear, as we all sense, but why. Read this and find out.

Are you a jerk? Most of us, thankfully, are not, but we reckon you know at least several. What makes them the way they are? One clue: The more education, the higher the probability that you could be one, and guess what: If you are a jerk, you probably don’t know it.

Shimon Peres: 1923-2016
Shimon Peres: 1923-2016

Finally, we bid farewell to Shimon Peres, the last link to Israel’s Founding Fathers. Peace, war, technology, and love: He was Israel. Rest in Peace.

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