Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Neil Sedaka

When it comes to immensely prolific singer-songwriters, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame does not always get it right.  Carole King, who had an immensely popular career as a performer, is inducted as a non-performing songwriter.  Laura Nyro, a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Anna In The Tropics

Anna In The Tropics, by Nilo Cruz This play won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and it was a well-deserved win.  I have to admit that a great deal of my fondness for this play comes from my intimate … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jedi Doth Return

William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return, by Ian Doescher When I picked this book up at the library I did not see any of its companion volumes, but I did not have the time to look closely.  All I had … Continue reading

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