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'The Stoned Fox' Is Russia's New Internet Sensation
A stuffed toy - "sitting cross-legged, with a vacant stare on its face" - put up for sale on eBay by a young London artist has been adopted by Russian Photoshop wizards, "popp[ing] up in famous Russian paintings, riding the metro or taking instructions from a soccer coach. ... Often, the images use the fox's bizarre appearance to poke fun at figures of authority, a modern version of Soviet-era humor aimed at the powerful." The Wall Street Journal 06/20/13
Posted June 20, 2013 12:48 AM

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