The Whistleblower and the Flirt

Last night, I went to the theatre. I saw Daniel Fish’s recent Broadway revival of Oklahoma! I attended the play for two reasons: In seventh grade—Good God, the 7th Grade!—my very progressive junior high school music teacher directed a G-rated version of the show (my experience last night reminded me just how G-rated the production … Continue reading The Whistleblower and the Flirt

Hello, Brother

We were all heartbroken by last weekend’s horrific assault against two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. We wring our hands and ask ourselves, “when will these despicable acts of violence against others—Muslims, Jews, refugees, people of color generally—ever end?" As the news unfolded, I was struck by the implication of two simple words that emerged … Continue reading Hello, Brother