Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020

A long consideration of Ian Fleming

Apropos of nothing, a longish essay on Ian Fleming's literary reputation.  I have read all of Fleming, in high school, and recall him as a very vivid and skillful writer. I reread From Russia, With Love a few years ago and enjoyed it. Not up to Eric Ambler though.

Je suis Mila

Twitter mobs attack a child in France, and the government piles on.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Gad Saad Summarizes the Impeachment

Two minutes. Here. Sounds about right to me.  Note that Saad was and is a Trump opponent.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Glenn Greenwald is one of the few reporters I trust, even if I do dislike his politics. This looks like retaliation.

Thursday, January 9, 2020


Leif Segerstam is a slow conductor. I like slow conductors. This is a very good performance. Celibadache is slower ...

Segerstam record a very slow Sibelius cycle on Chandos, which is well worth seeking out.

Saturday, December 21, 2019