Daily Archives: February 16, 2018

On The Morality Of The Critical Arts

Why should you care about criticism?  As is often the case, I speak mainly from my own experience, but at least in my own observation and personal experience I think that most if not all of us care about criticism.  … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow may not be the coolest musician ever, and his coming out as gay was about the least surprising admission since Nathan Lane came out, but when it comes to influence and sustained success as a musician, one cannot … Continue reading

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Book Review: Khubilai Khan

Khubilai Khan:  His Life And Times, by Morris Rossabi I found this book to be a remarkably evenhanded book and one that gave a fair amount of credit for Khubilai’s early success to the people he had around him, whether … Continue reading

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Book Review: Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World

Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World, by Jack Weatherford While this book was pleasant enough to read, I had a feeling of deja vu about this book.  This author’s perspective unites two threads of writing about the … Continue reading

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