Spring weekends in Chicago–athletics and music edition

Lynne Kiesling One of the KP Spouse’s and my best friends has a great quote: “adventure is ordeal retold at a distance”. Today, on a gloriously sunny day, I think I’ve got enough distance from yesterday’s ordeal to think of it as an adventure! Actually, only the first part was an ordeal; the rest was … More Spring weekends in Chicago–athletics and music edition

Singing about pricing (Is it, too, like dancing about architecture?)

Michael Giberson At Knowing and Making, Leigh Caldwell writes about “a charming pop song by the delightful young artist Jessie J” about “the important and neglected issue of pricing.” Initially he is pleased with the song, but ultimately “his faith in humanity is shaken. Shattered, in fact.” A great deal of drama for a short … More Singing about pricing (Is it, too, like dancing about architecture?)

The Economist: (sing with me!)”Dave and Nick/are punk rockers”

Lynne Kiesling Oh, yes, the old 80s girl in me loves the image on what just came in the mail: And the substance behind their point is equally, well, pointed: Yet within its first 100 days the Con-Lib coalition has emerged as a radical force. For the first time since Margaret Thatcher handbagged the world … More The Economist: (sing with me!)”Dave and Nick/are punk rockers”