the power of ‘no’
The Eight-Day Week
“When the cop stopped me, I had cocaine all over the car,” my friend “V” told me. “He took one look at me and said, ‘Clean yourself up, and I don’t ever want to see you again.’”
He let me go, and I never took cocaine again, my friend said. V tried calling up the police station of that time, but they said no officer of that name worked there. He called all the surrounding police stations and the state police, and nobody by that name worked anywhere. He was an angel.
Wednesday, April 6
Youth and Beauty
Ah, Karen Russell. Or, as the Swamplandia! author might render it, Karen Russell! Never has a young author provoked such envy since that little minx Freudenberger. (Is it a girl thing?) But back to Ms. Russell: The 29-year-old phenom was pegged as an under-40 author to watch on that Read More
The 2006-07 revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company will air on PBS (Channel 13) tonight, Feb. 20, at 9 p.m. This Company won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Best Revival of a Musical. The musical starred the Tony-nominated Raúl Esparza as the confused bachelor Bobby and Read More