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Desk job

Phillipe and Jorge believe it was thoughtful during this holiday season for the US government to clue in the Great Unwashed on how to survive a possible nuclear bomb strike. Their message, as reported by the New York Times on December 15: "Do not flee
Duck and cover redux; the best Congress money can buy; the Cabrals to the rescue!
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 24, 2010


A conversation with a Nobel-winning polymath: QED
A conversation with a Nobel-winning polymath: QED
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 11, 2009

War games

Wendy Wasserstein might have chosen a lesser light in whose shadow to cast a play than King Lear .
The Huntington’s  Third ; the ART’s Copenhagen ; ASP’s Henry V
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 16, 2008


As the Huntington Theatre Company mounts Radio Golf , the ghost in the rafters is that of Wilson, who died last October at 60, soon after completing this final piece of his grand project chronicling decade by decade the African-American experience of t
Radio Golf ; bobrauschenbergamerica ; I Am My Own Wife
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 20, 2006

Opera, opera, opera

Every performance at Santa Fe was packed, and few subscribers left unhappy.
At Santa Fe and Tanglewood and in New York
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  August 15, 2006

Let’s get physical

Shakespeare’s super-dainty Kates become cannoli in The Taming of the Shrew on Boston Common.
The Taming of the Shrew on Boston Common; Copenhagen at the Publick
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 01, 2006


Sleazy? Yes. Criminal? Probably not.

As anyone attuned to sleaze and sensationalism is aware, the scandalmongers at the New York Post ’s Page Six are themselves engulfed in a scandal of tsunami-like proportions — at least in the world where reality is defined by People , Us , Star , and
The New York Times has grown so gullible that it believed the spin on the Page Six scandal
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  April 12, 2006