BTW #1 - Thievery

 By kurtxio (Space invaders) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By kurtxio (Space invaders) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

On the inaugural episode of By The Way Eric presents Ando with 2 news stories. The first story is about the craft store giant Hobby Lobby smuggling Middle Eastern artifacts into the US. In our second story we discuss the stolen works by street artist Invaders in the daylight on the streets of Paris. No wonder people are stealing them when the can reach the price of $250,000 at Sotheby’s.

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Links:

 Hobby Lobby- PBS http://to.pbs.org/2tQvJvx and NPR http://n.pr/2udCBOw                           Street Artist Invader- Hyperallergic http://bit.ly/2uAAch2

Music credits: Favorite Secrets by Waylon Thornton is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License and permission of the artist.