Feedbag: Murakami's Money Shot and more

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  • While many a jaw will hit the floor upon learning of the $86.3 million that Francis Bacon's "Triptych, 1976" went for at Sotheby's last night -- becoming the most expensive piece of contemporary art ever sold at auction -- something else caught our eye. Takashi Murakami's My Lonesome Cowboy sculpture, which can be delicately described as a life-sized anime male playing John Wayne with a money shot, fetched a cool $15.1 million.

  • It's not just agencies that force their employees to work in the lap of luxury and leisure. Those tech folks know a thing or two about buttering up the hired help. ValleyWag readers pick the top ten.

  • Sure, his son may be getting all the high fives for things like Juno, but take a few minutes to learn a bit more about Papa Reitman in this recent interview on Canada's The Hour.
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