In the fall of 1989, Marshall Sahlins taught a class titled Structure and History with a level of humor comparable to his brother’s Second City Theater.
The sitcom Sanford and Son starred Redd Foxx as a Junk Dealer in the Watts neighborhood of L.A. A year after its premiere, Sly and The Family Stone released the album Fresh, whose songs can still inspire cheer on the subway.
Although attachment to material things causes suffering, sometimes a pair of clogs can bring happiness, at least temporarily.
Although the Film Forum lacked a listing in the New York Times for the second week of September 1989, Ingmar Bergman’s Persona was likely shown there on Friday the fifteenth.
Artists have often struggled for time dedicated to their craft while being forced to earn a living. A Universal Basic Income could resolve this conflict.