November 20, 2016
Back in the 1930's, they only had radio and movies and there were only about five movie stars and five famous singers. Keep this in mind when the insane web of mass media and communication reports yet another beloved fallen icon every day.
It doesn't lessen the loss or the talent they had. I'm just trying to keep it in a somewhat anti-overwhelming perspective.
November 19, 2016
November 18, 2016
I can't find it anywhere on the Information Highway, but I was once a stage hand for a play called The Franklin Reversal, in which two child prodigies, Cal and Mitty (brothers named after Cal State and M.I.T.), create a singularity. But I don't think they called them singularities back then.
Maybe it wasn't a 'play' and I am now in a parallel universe where it never existed.
November 12, 2016
Some 25 years ago, "The Wedding Cake In The Middle Of The Road" was an anthology conceived by Susan Stamberg as a writers and spoken word series on NPR. It has served as inspiration for writing classes ever since, as it did when I studied under the wonderful Julia Thacker in the mid-90's.