As usual, the joint’s been jumping since last we met. I took Supermaud to hear Hilary Hahn at Carnegie Hall last Thursday. On Friday I went down to Broadway for the press preview of Edward Albee’s Seascape, then hopped a train to Baltimore the next morning to catch a performance of No
Archives for November 21, 2005
– Fee paid to Bernard Herrmann by RKO in 1940 for scoring Citizen Kane: $10,000
– The same amount in today’s dollars, courtesy of Inflation Calculator: $133,070.95
(Source: Steven C. Smith, A Heart at Fire’s Center)
“Bigotry does not mean believing that people who differ from you are wrong, it means assuming that they are either knaves or fools. To think them so is an immediate convenience, since it saves us the trouble of analyzing either their views or our own.