The Economist announces plans to write about Hasbro’s move to crowdsource new rules for Monopoly: Hasbro, a toy and game-maker, is looking to allow fans to choose from an array of ten popular but unofficial house rules (such as receiving $400 rather than $200 for passing “Go”) with the most popular becoming official. Their invitation: If you can come up with some imaginative rules in the Monopoly spirit that reflect the reality of doing business today, post your suggestions on The Economist’s website and they could be printed in this week’s article: http://econ.st/Pb4QJI
Preview of soon-to-be-released DVD “Die Toten Hosen Live: Krach der Republik – The Tour Finals”, directed by Paul Dugdale, at the Sony Center Potsdamer Platz in Berlin (simultaneously in eight cinemas) and Die Toten Hosen were present (not simultaneously in eight cinemas). Read more
A different view on leadership. A very, very different view, which I find a bit utopian but visionary and inspiring – make up your own mind by looking through the review.
Learning #2: George Sand carried official permission from the French police to wear pants in public.
Oh, reading books is still one of my favorite pastimes! I consider it entertainment.
Saw the Dürer exhibition in the Gemaeldegalerie just before it closes. Love Dürer every time I see one of his works. Today’s discovery: A putto walking on stilts! I mean… Really!
(Btw, I really like the sitting corners – new? Haven’t been here for a while.)
…and while I’m at it: Catching a last glimpse at the Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery) before it closes down for renovation for several years. Will miss it, already looking forward to the reopening!
Dagmar S. Saschek
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