Monthly Archives: December 2014

CHRISTMAS DROPOFF

We have complained for decades about the commercialization of Christmas.  The situation has only become worse.  Since perhaps the 1960s we’ve been hounded with Christmas ads from Thanksgiving on.    Now they begin before Thanksgiving. Instead of resisting, we are pulled … Continue reading

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THE ANGER

Whence the anger? Were they bored?   Or did earth shocks connect voices faster than those cities burned?   To know begins in listening.                          

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SPECIAL PROSECUTORS?

When the law is administered differently to different groups of people, the law’s integrity is damaged. Over the past two years there have been three notorious cases in which unarmed black men were killed.  None of these cases resulted in … Continue reading

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A NEW PETER PAN FROM NBC

NBC’s recent live version of the PETER PAN musical had less viewers than THE SOUND OF MUSIC did last year.  But performances levels were much more even in PETER PAN. Whereas Carrie Underwood, in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, was outperformed … Continue reading

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