observations and opinion
Articles about film, music, drugs, school, love and terror. Did I leave anything out? Food, but we will get to that.
Dare we continue in complacent denial about the intentions of the Islamic State? Let’s learn from history
The Irish film “Once” shows us something about love, and maybe about betrayal too
For Mother’s Day, a list of some of my mother’s more memorable statements
To paraphrase Elizabeth Ziman, today is the opus you’re never to write again
Everyone has a reason to Run for the Cure.
What does a teenager do, when asked to choose between dope and love?
For some kids, the end of the school year is the start of a lonely season
The Romantic Comedy is the great, under-appreciated art form of late 20th Century Cinema
And Meg Ryan was the key figure in that cinematic tradition
When the terrorist attack paralyzed the city, these kids kept serving coffee