Points of Connection


Lately on Sunday mornings when I've been on my usual run through Golden Gate Park to the Pacific Ocean, I've passed by a group of about 40 elderly people dancing and singing with abandon in a concourse across the street from the De Young Museum. The music that has accompanied their activities  on several occasions is the hit K-Pop song "Gangnam Style" which can be heard blaring from boom box speakers. Seeing this going on has made me think about how relatively rarely it is these days that a single song, dance or other cultural phenomenon … [Read more...]