Category Archives: Connecticut School Massacre

Proudly Choosing Irrelevance

There is such a thing as a sense of place. Paris just feels like Paris – even if you were blindfolded you’d know you were there – and the same holds true for New Orleans, or what’s left of it, … Continue reading

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Thinking about Masculinity

It was always a battle of the sexes – the Republican Party was always the Daddy Party. That meant they were firm and a little brutal about things, but it was for our own good, for the good of the … Continue reading

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Chewing on Things

Woody Allen – when he was just a comic and not an important director and thus some sort of big thinker – had his array of everyman jokes, throwaway quips that, once they sunk in, got the big laughs. One … Continue reading

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Noir Heroics

Sometimes – but not all that often – Hollywood really is like the movies. Here, one block down from Hollywood Boulevard and one block up from Sunset Boulevard, just off Laurel Canyon, it’s an oddly hushed rainy December evening – … Continue reading

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Blown Away

Sometimes things turn on a dime. Thursday, December 13, Susan Rice was the big story of the day. She withdrew her name for consideration to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, as Hillary Clinton will be moving on soon, … Continue reading

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