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At long last!
Equality under commercialization.
An essay on the gay Oreo.

At long last!

Equality under commercialization.

An essay on the gay Oreo.

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So, yes, it was an athletic feat and, yes, it was the first time anyone’s made that particular walk and, yes, we would never even dream of doing such a thing ourselves, but can we talk about the difference between art and commercePhilippe Petit had farther to fall, nothing to prevent it, and a passion that was absurdly inspiring. Nik Wallenda had a tether and a TV deal.

Top photo by Mark Blinch (Reuters)