Je suis Amanda: Mr Sollecito was a sideshow. The main target of prosecutorial obsession was Ms Knox. It’s pretty obvious the Italian legal system leaves a great deal to be desired (see its bunga bungling vis-a-vis Mr Berlusconi). It was humiliated by the Italian-fluent Ms Knox; the police investigation was subject to global laughter. Hence, the vendetta against Knox.
The explosion and fire in the East Village was terrifyingly close to the the buildings on St Marks Place that are the cover art of Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti.
Cheap landlords + unlicensed contractors + 100+ year old buildings, a deadly mix.
I’ve read that Tumblr is upset about Branagh’s new film Cinderella.
Neo-stoics like Justus Lipsius and Michel de Montaigne are preferable to Seneca.