Tag Archives: Lindsey Graham

Peter Pan at War

There’s no need to discuss Ovid and Jung and the mythic archetype of the child-god who is forever young – or the old guy whose emotional life is that of an adolescent, who says it’s all about independence and freedom, … Continue reading

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Assessing the Nightmare

August 8, 1974, ended in a hot muggy night in upstate New York, and the rental truck was cooling and clicking in the driveway – grad school down south, a bit of a nightmare at times, was over, and the … Continue reading

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The Eve of the Eve

Some days are inherently unsatisfactory. In fact, there’s not even a name for them, like the eve of New Year’s Eve, the day before that odd day that ends in all the parties and that business in Times Square. The … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Men

After thirty years in Southern California, and almost twenty years here in the heart of Hollywood, it has become painfully obvious that no one knows a damned thing about marketing, even if they make obscene amounts of money churning out … Continue reading

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Opening in Darkness

The first Monday of the year in Los Angeles opened with cold rain and high winds slapping it up against the windows – but it figures. There were dire emails from friends – things going terribly wrong all over, or … Continue reading

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