This week I reflect on going to St. Paul’s Longfellow Elementary School in the 1970s. Continue reading Librarian
Last evening I had the joy of seeing Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera. Continue reading Tosca at the Met
In this episode I examine the history of telemarketing and robocalls–from a 1942 Popular Mechanics article describing an auto-dialer to efforts by the FCC to address the recent resurgence of robocalls.
March came in like a lion, but a lion cub. Continue reading Nature to A Minor to Red Star
This episode recalls the old Maxwell Street Market and the first night game at Wrigley field. Correction: I refer to the 2006 documentary about Maxwell Street as “Cheat Your Fair.” The correct title is Cheat You Fair: The Story of Maxwell Street.