Eleven years. Here's your morning Sift.
A- Lots of big pictures as Critical Miami takes us on a tour of Miami's Gusman/Olympia Theater.
Sitting in the theater creates the illusion that you’re sitting in a Mediterranean-style courtyard, with a perfect night sky above. If you’ve ever been to the Gusman you know how well this illusion works, despite the fact that all the technology that goes into it is original to 1925 — rolling clouds, twinkling stars, and all.B- Swampstyle, Obalesque, and Bark Bark Woof Woof share some thoughts on 9/11. From the latter...
It has been politicized, commercialized, trivialized, demonized, patronized and exploited to the point that it is all a dizzying cacophony of sound and fury that borders on meaninglessness. So I'm not going to add to it.C- Discourse shares some frightening info about Paul Ryan's budget proposal.
D- Burger Beast posts a clip from his new TV show called The Grinder...yes, I said TV show.
E- On Two Shores comments how American Alan Gross is being used while being held by the Cuban government.