Rebecca Adler-Nissen (Copenhagen): Diplomacy as Impression Management: Strategic Face-Work and Post-Colonial Embarrassment. From Standpoint, Daniel Johnson on the Wise Orientalist and the Flying Dutchman. Jed Pearl on the wildly overrated Andy Warhol. Foxy Ladies: Why one network applies so much makeup. An interview with Joan Walsh, author of What's the Matter With White People? Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was. Reverend Billy on Occupy and You come down here and embrace! A review of Sincerity: how a moral ideal born five hundred years ago inspired religious wars, modern art, hipster chic, and the curious notion that we ALL have something to say (no matter how dull) by R. Jay Magill, Jr. Tom Vanderbilt on the single most important object in the global economy — the pallet.