January 01, 2006

Spycraft Through Film



Suppose you are a spy, sent to Russia with an important mission.

Your Russian is flawless;

your cover story is water-tight; your appearance is typically Slavic (whatever that means). And so, you feel reasonably safe. Until the moment when you are in a restaurant with a completely sober Russian friend, and he says to you, looking down gloomily at his steak with french fries: “This fish in aspic is totally disgusting.


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