Links of the week: 12-19 June

• The best entrance, anywhere, ever.

The most informative article I have read on Iran yet, written by a former Tehran resident [Guardian]  which picks up on a number of themes I mentioned in my post on Iran’s demographic timebomb.

Amazing stories and images of abandoned places around the world [DirJournal Info Blog]

A state-sponsored guerilla art gallery on Istanbul’s former “Wall Street”… especially interesting, as I’ll be there next week. [NYT Globespotters]

An old Vice video on the barmy “Independent republic of” Kanzantip festival on the Crimea in Ukraine.  Mafia, sex, alcohol, music, public porn. [VBS.TV]

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