Category Archives: The Agonies of Art

Face(less)book

There’s an article on the Verge website about a former Facebook executive who expresses deep remorse over what he has helped create. (No word if he’s donating all of his ill-gotten money, or starting a foundation to fix the damage.) … Continue reading

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Protected: How to Register a Hammond– Correctly

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Quote of the Month

From the inimitable Dorothy Parker: “I think that Aldous Huxley utters the loud truth when he says, in Point Counter Point, that industry can never substitute for talent. There exists, especially in the American mind, a sort of proud confusion … Continue reading

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On Being Less Stupid

Ta-Nehisi Coates has an article in the current Atlantic, titled “Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War.” What an excellent bad example of a title. Coates just called you, me, and everybody else who reads English … Continue reading

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Unfriending Facebook

I’m done. I spent years wasting time on Facebook, and I’m done. I’m deactivating my accounts a little later today, and then, barring heavenly intervention, deleting for good after I’ve had a few days to evaluate. I’m rarely impulsive. This … Continue reading

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Protected: Farewell to Honeybunch

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Protected: Freedom!

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Protected: Diary of a Young Organist

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Protected: Of Golden Boys

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Transitions, Good and Bad

One hopes and prays for gracious transitions–whether one is on the way in or out, succeeding or being succeeded. In the last five years, I have had two outbound transitions that were marred with negativity by the newcomer. In both … Continue reading

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