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Hipster Hottie Butchers

Hipster Hottie Butchers

I’ve been preoccupied lately with the role of butchers in society, for obvious reasons. Many members of my mother’s family — including Siegmund Kornmehl, Freud’s butcher — were in the meat-buying, -cutting and -selling business in Vienna and I’ve been exploring their lives. In several instances, I’ve encountered a distinctive lack of respect for theContinue Reading