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- Charity Tillemann-Dick, R.I.P.
- Lookback: on being the dedicatee of a bookFrom 2009: One of my closest friends, a writer whom I admire greatly, has dedicated his latest book to me. I was one of the first people to suggest ... [read more]
- Almanac: Bertrand Russell on science and modernity“To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observation, not by consulting ancient authorities. But this is an entirely modern conception, ... [read more]
- Just because: George Balanchine’s TarantellaPatricia McBride and John Clifford dance George Balanchine’s Tarantella, set to the music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk, in an undated telecast: (This is the latest in a series of arts- ... [read more]
- Almanac: John Adams on power“Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views, beyond the comprehension of the weak.” John Adams, letter to Thomas Jefferson (February 2, 1816) ... [read more]
- A Political ObservationThe United Nations Secretariat Building overlooks the East River in New York City. On my walks through Manhattan I sometimes stop and gaze at it to admire the impressive facade. ... [read more]
- Not exactly Billary
- Replay: Humphrey Bogart on baseballHumphrey Bogart endorses major-league baseball in an undated TV commercial filmed and originally telecast in the Fifties: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related ... [read more]
- Almanac: George Orwell on power“Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish ... [read more]
- The Complexity FetishNonprofit Quarterly has a thoughtful overview of complexity and sensemaking as they relate to organizations, the first of a four-part series on the subject. The general idea is that purpose-driven ... [read more]
- Theater tip: go straight to hell
- So you want to see a show?Here’s my list of recommended Broadway, off-Broadway, and out-of-town shows, updated weekly. In all cases, I gave these shows favorable reviews (if sometimes qualifiedly so) in The Wall Street Journal ... [read more]
- A Perfect EasterWe spent much of this Easter Sunday driving slowly through hills covered with hundreds of acres of apple and cherry trees gloriously abloom. Spring is here in full flower, with ... [read more]
- Weekend Extra: Clifford BrownThe recent post featuring the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet in the 1950s led a couple of Rifftides readers to suggest that we hear more of Brown’s sparkling trumpet playing. He ... [read more]
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