Sometimes it’s nice hearing something comfortable! Schubert’s 5th Symphony breaks no new ground. It is Mozart in drag. But works for me.
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This week I read two novels by Hubert Selby Jr. I’d never read him before. Selby buried me.
It’s hard to transmogrify work and poverty into art. Never Come Morning, by Nelson Algren, probably did accomplish that feat…
Biden’s poll numbers remain low, but the solution should be to help the president formulate a plan that will secure him another term in office
It’s hard to write about the South. Harry Crews’s first novel took a tone somewhere between the Grand Guignol and the Grand Ole’ Opry.
We live in a world where reports of sexual abuse, everywhere, will now always be in full view. Is that bearable?
This week, we examine another work that sounds even more like late Mozart. “Sounds like late Mozart” is high praise. For anyone.
My God, child porn being distributed in a Hudson, Ohio school! I am appalled…Thankfully, I read the article and saved myself some angst
Former Vice President and Minnesota Senator Walter Mondale has died at 93 after political career spanning from Hubert Humphrey to Bill Clinton.
David Baillie’s second novel is a supernatural mystery set in a surreal crumbling landscape where I live.
On Hubert Selby Jr’s last novel and Robert Bresson’s “Diary of a Country Priest”, two portraits of isolated men who are suffering.
So, what’s the purpose of primaries anyway? Are they a process by which a political party selects its nominees, or is a function of the overall US election system?
Anne-Marie Schubert, Sacramento’s District Attorney, has announced that she will not pursue any criminal charges against either Jared Robinet and Terrence Mercadal, two Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last summer.
Sanders interrupted in Seattle again. Is this going to be a continued theme for the Democratic Party and an opening for Republicans?
The Republican Party is not the American Whig Party, but its successes–and eventual failure–offer some useful lessons worth considering.
Terry Teachout on the Death of Jazz. Saul Degraw wonders if the Boomers made us all fear high culture as being for old fuddie-duddies.
Saul Degraw examines whether the South should abandon the South or not.