It’s a myth that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space. Still, with an awesome span of 5,500 miles, it stretches more than twice as long as the U.S./Mexico border. This past summer, when I was offered a directing gig in Beijing, I jumped at my chance to finally see, firsthand, the progenitor of culturally divisive barrier protection.
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It takes a lot to be called out for weirdness in New York – and then have it reaffirmed by David Bowie’s son. I can only assume his retweet is what made dozens of people weigh in with comments like “Maybe he comes from the future” and “he’s hacking you right now.” (Well, his retweet and the pained expression on my face.)