It started, as things often do, with the bathroom. Ours was and still is circa 1957. We had the bright yellow tiles that were the legacy of every apartment in our complex. After years of thinking, “Someday I will renovate,” I realized that day was unlikely to ever come. But I decided I had to […]
This will be short, as there’s not much to say about the Met’s current production of Eugene Onegin that hasn’t already been said better by The New Yorker, The New York Times and assorted others. The Times called the setting drab, and boy were they right. The first act takes place in what looks like […]
Unless you actually went to public school yourself and/or decided to send your own children to one, you really shouldn’t be making decisions (for others) regarding public versus charter schools and vouchers. (And yeah, I am talking about politicians including some alleged moderates and progressives.) Unless you really “get” that the middle class doesn’t have […]
You can catch my recap of last night’s Homeland here. If like me, you found the Tower of David concept awesome, you will be thrilled to know it really exists. You can even watch a film about it. Hell, somebody is probably running realty tours.