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When I Am Old. When I am old I will bark at the stars in heaven I will buy a new car with sleek lines and race between the cinder blocks lining the street in front of the house. When I am old I will miss the grasping youth who held her with a passion and kissed soft lips and rounded hips and never knew what he had. When I am old I will rise…
Marquee TV. Yesterday, I posted about the access to Royal Shakespeare Company plays on Marquee TV. This is the company that was putting live performances on the big screen of your local theater. We saw the Bolshoi that way last year. But, when our trip to the U.K. got cancelled by Covid-19, I had despaired of ever getting back to Stratford on Avon to see Shakespeare in the Globe. Through the magic of the Internet,…
A Nightmare Campaign Of Outright Idiocy. What part of “it’s a parody of Victorian Society” did you not understand? When I look at today’s identity driven politics, I am amazed at the upside down reality of it. Everywhere I look, a white rabbit appears and a Queen who hates white roses, threatens. Nothing is as it seems. Up is down. Black is white. If you say that the Emperor has no clothes, you are…
Bari Weiss Resignation Letter. The Gray Lady has to be blushing today. Bari Weiss resigning because of workplace harassment and intolerance is intolerable in itself. But, the elitism that resulted in “the lessons that ought to have followed the election—lessons about the importance of understanding other Americans, the necessity of resisting tribalism, and the centrality of the free exchange of ideas to a democratic society—have not been learned. Instead, a new consensus has emerged…
Bari Weiss Resignation Letter. The Gray Lady has to be blushing today. Bari Weiss resigning because of workplace harassment and intolerance is intolerable in itself. But, the elitism that resulted in “the lessons that ought to have followed the election—lessons about the importance of understanding other Americans, the necessity of resisting tribalism, and the centrality of the free exchange of ideas to a democratic society—have not been learned. Instead, a new consensus has emerged…
Randy Pausch didn’t just give a last lecture. He also, at the end of his life, talked to some college graduates at the commencement of their post college lives. It’s not what you do when the reaper comes, it’s how you live before that. We all know he is coming. Always be aware. Live each day knowing that. Do what you want to do now. Write the book or poem. Don’t talk about it. Just…