Quote of the Day “This continuing edition of the letters has been praised for its detailed scholarship, and indeed its thickets of footnotes tell us mo…
Quote of the Day ”Only two rules of drama criticism matter. One. Decide what the playwright was trying to do, and pronounce well he has done it. Two. D…
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Worried about going back to the Office? Watch this nice reassuring Dutch film. (And don’t forget to turn on the sound.) There, that wasn’t too bad, was…
Quote of the Day “The Metaverse: virtual reality with unskippable ads.” Wendy Liu (via Twitter) Musical alternative to the morning’s radio news Teleman…
Norfolk in August You can perhaps see why I love it there. Quote of the Day ”The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.” Tom Stoppard in …
Memories of 9/11 Amid the torrent of stuff triggered by the 20th anniversary of the attach, some things stood out, One was this Aperture essay by Lynne…
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Quote of the Day Novelist Roddy Doyle on being famous in Ireland: “I was waiting at Tara Street Dart station for a friend, and there was a bunch of lad…
Exit strategy Nice New Yorker cover after the US’s exit from the Afghan maze. What’s the next maze, one wonders? Taiwan? Quote of the Day ”There is no …
Mirrorscope Quote of the Day “To betray, you must first belong” Kim Philby Musical alternative to the morning’s radio news Josephine Baker | Si J’etais…
The Magpie Mine It’s nice to be back. We spent a lovely week in the UK’s Peak District, a wonderland of rolling farmland, hills and dales criss-crossed…