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Weekend Words: Imbecile

by Weekend Editors on February 7, 2016

Hieronymus Bosch,

This week, Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, invoked the Fifth Amendment before a House committee investigating the company’s fiftyfold price increase of a decades-old drug.

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Weekend Words: Goose

by Weekend Editors on January 31, 2016

Joris Abrahamsz. van der Haagen,

Writing in The New York Times, James Poniewozik boils down Donald Trump’s standoff with Fox News to a matter of eggs and geese.

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Weekend Words: Drop

by Weekend Editors on January 24, 2016

Anton Domenico Abbiani,

Look out! Oil prices and the world’s financial markets continue to drop.

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Weekend Words: Mars

by Weekend Editors on January 17, 2016

Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez,

Farewell to Ziggy, Weird and Gilly, and The Spiders from Mars.

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Weekend Words: Boom

by Weekend Editors on January 10, 2016

Egbert van der Poel,

This week, North Korea went boom and China went bust.

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Weekend Words: Chocolate

by Weekend Editors on January 3, 2016

Étienne Liotard,

Last week, a food blogger called into question a famous Brooklyn chocolate maker’s “bean-to-bar” reputation.

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Weekend Words: 2015

by Weekend Editors on December 27, 2015

Nicolas Poussin,

For the last Weekend Words of the year, Hyperallergic Weekend invited its contributors to compose a brief meditation, declaration, exhortation or snatch of verse as a way of saying goodbye to 2015.

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Weekend Words: Star

by Weekend Editors on December 20, 2015

Vincent van Gogh,

The greatly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh installment in the series, opened this weekend.

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Weekend Words: Gun

by Weekend Editors on December 13, 2015

Edouard Manet,

The New York Times reports that fear of restrictive gun laws causes a spike in gun sales.

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Weekend Words: Climate

by Weekend Editors on December 6, 2015

Karl Blechen,

This week is Climate Change Week.

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