I am not proud about this chapter in my life. However, the one saving grace about your shameful personal incidents, traits, or behaviors is that the noble, continental, erudite Benjamin Franklin more than likely shared the incident, trait, or behavior … Continue reading
I do not think I could live without The New York Times. The Times is so fucking much better than most news outlets because they take journalism seriously. Sure, they are trying to make a buck, but I think they … Continue reading
“Look at that chocolate melting in the sun.” I uttered those words when I was eight years old. Looking back after more than 40 years, deconstructing that sentence has become an interesting exercise in East Coast, wine-sipping, Volvo-driving, self-loathing, liberal … Continue reading
One of the few covers of a great song that is vastly superior to the original. I burned through a vinyl recording of this song in my yute.
Still my favorite Whitney Houston video.
In olden days, high school libraries were run like Swiss banks, enveloped by seriousness of purpose, utterly lacking in distractions, dominated by rules to protect valuable contents. The librarians were like Swiss Guards, steel-eyed and born without the DNA to … Continue reading