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Smart Reads: Metropolis, Breaking Bad, and Rihanna’s Fetish Fashion

Culture

Smart Reads: Metropolis, Breaking Bad, and Rihanna’s Fetish Fashion

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Today in culture: Pete Doherty achieves the rare feat of being kicked out of rehab, Rihanna’s look gets criticized, and Breaking Bad inspires Canadian street art.

-The films of 1912.

-The London Review of Books takes on 50 Shades of Grey.

-Is the Guardian imperiled? Let’s hope not.

Breaking down Breaking Bad‘s morality

-And the street art it inspires.

Metropolis artifacts and the birth of sci-fi.

-What does it take to get kicked out of rehab? One man knows the answer.

-Is Rihanna’s look too kinky for school? The debate rages on.

Venerable reading lists.

Icons by Interiors.

Eisenstein in Guanajuato.

-Behind the scenes of The Lady Eve, 1941.