Tag Archives: Getting the Facts Wrong

The Origin, the Use, and Improvement of Madness in a Commonwealth

Sometimes it’s dim at the top. Anglophiles know that Queen Anne, the last monarch of the House of Stuart, was dumb as rock – but at least she didn’t flirt with Catholicism like her father, James II, who was thrown out … Continue reading

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Abandoning Sisyphus

It didn’t take twenty years here to figure it out. Hollywood is a strange place, where things are always shifting and friends come and go. Everyone moves on, all the time, and a decade or more ago it was hanging … Continue reading

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Dealing With a New World

America may never recover from this year’s Super Bowl. The game itself was what it wasn’t supposed to be – the Denver guys, with the best offense anyone had seen in twenty or more years, led by that gimpy old … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Enthusiastic Gemini

As we all learned back in the Disco Seventies – you know, guys in lime-green wide-lapelled polyester leisure suits and women with feathered hair wobbling unsteadily on the clunky wedge high heels, and everyone asking you what your sign is … Continue reading

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