Daily Archives: May 20, 2009

Masterpiece Theatre: The Woman Who Amuses Herself

Mona.Lisa.smile.by.da.Vinci
Oh, like you’ve never taken a lady home and had second thoughts about it.

You know the Mona Lisa, yeah? A lot of smart people think a big reason why the half-millennia-old Renaissance masterpiece remains instantly recognizable to you, you Big Mac-eating, CW-watching, New York Times-ignoring philistine, is because in 1911, somebody stole it. Continue reading