Emmanuel in Iowa

The candidates are swarming in Iowa like flies on a dead carcass, "pressing the flesh," making speeches in school gymnasiums, holding impromptu press conferences in diners and donut shops. The Washington Post's Campaign Tracker uses Google Maps to pinpoint where your favorite politician is appearing ... Continue reading

Lost in Translation

Charlotte: So, what are you doing here? Bob: A couple of things: taking a break from my wife, forgetting my son's birthday, and getting two million dollars to endorse a whiskey when I could be doing a play somewhere. Charlotte: Oh. Bob: But the good news is, the whiskey works. Bob is a ... Continue reading

Auld Lang Syne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? We two have run about the hills and pulled the daisies fine; We've wandered many a weary foot since auld lang syne. —Robert Burns Auld Lang Syne has been called the ... Continue reading