About Last Night

Candidates at the Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on January 14, 2020 (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)Watching the Democratic debate last night, I made some notes, and…
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Great Souls

Dmitri Shostakovich (Wikimedia Commons)On the homepage today, I have a piece about a great musician, Mariss Jansons. A conductor from Latvia, he died in recent weeks. In the last few…
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Journeying

As film culture moves onward, it’s best to approach 2020 by previous milestones. The past movie decade did not belong to social-justice propagandists but to Alain Resnais, Zack…
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Good Sports

LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron reacts to a play against the Arkansas Razorbacks during the second half at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., November 23, 2019. (Stephen Lew / USA…
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