Just Me

Just Me

My Responses to Bernard Pivot’s Questionnaire, with Apologies to James Lipton

At 66 I thought it might be time to do my own Bernard Pivot questionnaire, the one the incomparable James Lipton uses on “Inside the...

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Sexuality More Static Than Previously Thought

Alfred Kinsey (Great biography here) I’ve thought for a long time that human sexuality was fluid, that there were a nearly infinite...

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Maybe It Won’t Be All Right

Donald Trump, a despicable human being, won the presidential election last night, and I am scared out of my mind about what he might do....

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My Proustian Questionnaire

If ever I was on The Actor’s Studio, here’s how I might answer Mr. Lipton’s questions. Based, as he says, on Bernard...

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Jefferson’s Memorial Set Apart for Good Reason

The Jefferson Memorial stands in quiet grandeur on the south side of the Tidal Basin, well away from Lincoln’s and Washington’s...

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Lucky Man

I’m a lucky man. A lucky, lucky man. I discovered history before it was too late. When I was younger — much, much younger — I...