The Jinx

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  • Go inside the studios of five Brooklyn artists. [BK Mag]
  • On the final episode last night of “The Jinx,” HBO’s Robert Durst crime documentary, the real estate scion implicated himself in the murders of three people and was arrested Saturday in New Orleans. [Forbes]
  • Space-saving takeaways from a 48-square-foot kitchen. [Curbed]
  • Are you chronically late? Try the Mayor de Blasio lateness excuse generator the next time you miss a morning meeting. [DNAinfo]
  • The 1962 subway “bar car” that ran from Times Square to South Ferry. [Untapped]

Images: Robert Durst (L); Mayor de Blasio (R)

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“The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” the six-part HBO documentary series about the black-sheep older brother of commercial developer Douglas Durst of the multibillion dollar Durst Organization (developers of One World Trade Center), premiered on February 8th.

Andrew Jirecki, the director of the series, has a long-held fascination with the program’s subject, first directing a feature film, “All Good Things,” in 2010, starring Ryan Gosling in the Durst role. Robert Durst sat for over 20 hours of interviews with the filmmaker–the basis of the controversial series, the draw of which is that it “stars” Robert Durst (now 71) as himself.

more on the series here


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