Monthly Archives: September 2014

20ish & waiting for “real life” to start? What do you think real life is?

Don’t shrug your shoulders and say, “I’m in my 20s. What I’m doing doesn’t count.”  Recognize that what you do, and what you don’t do, will have an enormous impact across years and even generations.  You’re deciding your life right … Continue reading

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Democracy thoughts on 9/11/14

My Sept. 11 thoughts: Anyone posting 9/11 memories who is eligible but didn’t bother to vote yesterday — yes, I’m talking about NYC/New York state, don’t know what the electoral calendar is anywhere else — I seriously urge you to … Continue reading

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Wondrous “Wonderland”

To counter yesterday’s grouchfest: The National Ballet of Canada’s “Alice in Wonderland” – presented this week by the Joyce Theater at Lincoln Center – is the most magnificent ballet (maybe any form of dance) production I have ever seen. Not … Continue reading

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Not my youth

This past weekend, I saw a matinee preview of “This is Our Youth” on Broadway, starring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. It was written by Kenneth Lonergan, whose work I was introduced to with a special screening of … Continue reading

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Yay for Labor Day!

 Heartfelt thanks to all the countless nameless, faceless, lost-to-history labor activists and union members for a holiday that allows me to any damn thing I want and get paid for it anyway. (Not to mention all the other non-cash compensation … Continue reading

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It’s not a scandal — it’s criminal

Very pleased to see that the national conversation about the latest digital data exploitation (celebrity edition) includes declarations that the victims have nothing whatsoever to apologize for in creating private images; that this is not a “scandal”, but a hugely … Continue reading

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