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  • Louis Vuitton ad shoots for goal with soccer greats Pele, Maradona and Zidane facing off in foosball

     
    Over here at All The Rage we're consistently in awe of Louis Vuitton's ability to land a mind-numbing assortment of stars from the global constellation of celebrity for its ad campaigns. Some of the more memorable ones featured Mikhail Gorbachev,......
  • Obama, be like Reagan

    Obama, be like Reagan
    The inclination with any new president is to define him by those who came before. So we graft Barack Obama's head atop the black-and-white, cigarette-puffing image of Franklin Roosevelt (as Time did), or we dress him up as George Washington (as the New...
  • In Europe, joy over outcome, recognition of work ahead

    In Poland, in Italy, in Serbia, in France, the victory of Barack Obama was an all-night obsession. Morning across the Atlantic brought some giddy relief and sober reckoning about the problems that these countries and America face in the global economy....
  • Obama's nuke-free world

    Obama's nuke-free world
    Today's topic: Was President Obama right or naive to call for a world without any nuclear weapons? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld debate the future of U.S. policy on nuclear proliferation. The world is waiting on the U.S. Point: Andrew Grotto...
  • A showcase of international artistic excellence

    A showcase of international artistic excellence
    Artists showing works in the international exhibition at Glendale's Silvana Gallery of Fine Art and Crafts have produced contemporary pieces using a wide range of media — sculptures in wood, bronze, clay or copper, paintings in oil, acrylic, or...
  • Minnesota's odd couples

    Minnesota excels at producing unlikely pairs. In the field of literature there is the dissimilar duo of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis (Riviera and prairie); in politics, Eugene McCarthy and Harold Stassen; in music, Bob Dylan and the Artist...
  • Former President Reagan Dies at 93

    Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
  • Whispered in Russia: Democracy Is Finished

    In a sunny garden outside the Kremlin, not far from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, workers quietly hammered into place 10 squat black letters to commemorate one of the bloodiest battles of World War II: Stalingrad. Until Friday, the memorial bore the...
  • Rivalry Brews in Russia's Backyard

    The Cold War may be over, but U.S. and Russian soldiers are expanding outposts in this mountainous former Soviet republic about 3,200 miles east of NATO headquarters in Brussels and nearly 2,000 miles from Moscow. The U.S. opened its base three years ago...
  • Fantastical journey in St. Petersburg

    It is 260 steps up from the entrance of the massive St. Isaac's Cathedral in the heart of St. Petersburg to the colonnade that encircles the base of the dome. I climbed slowly and counted. It was winter, and the stone staircase was slick with ice,...
  • From the archives: Even Arabs Consider Him a Clown

    TRIPOLI, Libya -- As a busload of foreign journalists was being expelled from Libya the other day, it passed a small, straggling line of people shuffling into a stadium near the Aziziya barracks, where Libya's leader, Col. Moammar Kadafi, nearly lost...
  • From the archives: New-Style Election Altering Soviet Political Landscape

    MOSCOW -- Profound political changes are under way in the Soviet Union as the country prepares this month for its first contested parliamentary elections since the earliest days of the Soviet state. A dramatic upsurge in political activism at the grass-...