“Am I wrong?” “No, you’re not wrong, Walter, you’re just an asshole!” -Joel and Ethan Coen, The Big Lebowski I’ve recently begun to question my support for the N.F.L. I suspect that the recent… Continue reading
If, like me, you watched Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life, you probably came to same conclusion I did: all humans are descended from apes, and before that, from dinosaurs. In order to make… Continue reading
TONY WILSON: “Welcome to the Wheel of Fortune. There it is, the wheel that, throughout the centuries, has been used as a symbol for the vicissitudes of life. Boethius himself, in his great… Continue reading
Emma Becciu, a devoted and erudite reader of Dante (in the original), has responded to my first Dante post in typically brilliant fashion, here.
I will favor the details of the ballet in its modern versions. -Joan Acocella, “Love’s True Kiss: Maleficent’s Complex Sexual Politics” What’s Wrong With The New Yorker? -Joseph Kugelmass, blog post title Somebody at The… Continue reading
Dear readers, Hello! It’s wonderful to have so many new followers and visitors, thanks to the link on “Freshly Pressed.” I do try to answer your comments, so keep writing in. If you’re… Continue reading