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A tale of two Renoirs

Let’s begin with what we know: Pierre-August Renoir completed “Two Sisters (On the Terrace)” in 1881. He made no copies. We know that, in the present day, two separate entities claim they own this original Renoir masterpiece. One is the … Continue reading

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Brian Williams’s brain

Both explanations are plausible, that’s the most doleful aspect of the Brian Williams drama currently playing out. In the abstract at least, it’s as equally possible¬†¬†that someone could lie about coming under fire in a war zone, as it is … Continue reading

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The business of sports and the culture of deceit

The two American sports personalities that caught our attention last week couldn’t be more different. One was a star ascendant, whose future couldn’t have been brighter. And the other was already far into his downward spiral, tarnished by suspicion and … Continue reading

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