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Interoguen though during the morning a gang of invisible thieves had burglarized even the most remote corners of the city without making a sound. To comfort them, Lukin welcomed them with an exquisite spaghetti alla puttanesca; after tapping on the side of a glass a couple of times with his spoon, he announced, “Tonight we won’t look at photographs or worse yet share secrets about our women View most popular tags as: Don’t Me with Justin Simien Join me, Justin Simien, each week for unfiltered conversations with the stars, artists and creators shaping our culture.

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He was referring, of course, to our traditional exchange of pictures-a countless unfurling of images of the women who had crossed our paths-which for decades animated our get-togethers every Friday in Lukin’s house.


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