Another way to pass the time while we’re snuggled in, awaiting the arrival of a vaccine: David Bowie Monopoly. Gone are the thimble, the top hat, the old boot and other iconic game pieces you may remember from your childhood or rainy days in seaside holiday rentals. This special edition replaces them with 6 major Bowie signifiers: a star, […]
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