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Suicidal Statues, Coco Does Bonnaroo, and 44-Cent Abstract Expressionists

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  Don’t jump, Mr. Statue! You have so much to be inanimate for! (Gothamist)   One of the world’s most famous insomniacs, Vincent Van Gogh used to sleep on a pillow covered in camphor, which did terrible things for his health and psyche, but must have made for interesting dreams. (The Week)   Kenneth Anger is still out there making ... Read More »

Angkor On Film

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The temple complex at Angkor is one of the world’s greatest historical sites, and it’s also Cambodia’s biggest tourist attraction. Yet the massive (400 sq km) 12th-century landmark may be best known to many from its role in 2001′s ‘Tomb Raider.’ That’s not the only time the complex has starred on the big screen, though, it’s also the location of ... Read More »

The Every War, The Every Eden: Thailand + Cambodia

Wat Arun across Chao Phraya River during sunset

  Thailand and Cambodia have complex histories, shaped, in part, by the countries that surround them, and on film Thailand has often stood in for its war-ravaged neighbors. Follow Museyon Guide Jose Lustre, Jr., to find out which city played both Saigon and Phnom Penh and visit the region’s more idyllic attractions, including Cambodia’s famous temples, stars of In the ... Read More »

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