Some days you come across a few bits of random news that suggest a “motif” and today is one of those days and it’s Nazis.

 Seven paintings belonging to Adolf Hitler were unearthed by historian Jiri Kuchar at a Czech Monastery. They’re all rather schlocky and the predictable social realism that was in vogue during the Nazi era. [London Mirror] Though the Washington Post says its 16. [WashPost]

 Brooklyn photographer Adam Krause has been documenting a small group of Polish-American Neo-Nazis in the borough’s fast-changing Greenpoint neighborhood. The images make the subjects seem bored and passive, which is a surprising juxtaposition with the emotionally charged symbols all around. [Gawker]

 And Hitler tshirts are a fad among Thai youth. [London Sun]

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