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by jserraglio
Thu Dec 02, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Prof. Glenn Loury is a champion
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Prof. Glenn Loury is a champion

"I'm left. And sometimes radically, and sometimes I even shock myself with the degree of radicalness in my own - that I'm allowing to come out in my old age." ~ Glenn Loury

Read more, YRH, vent less.
by jserraglio
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

Ricordanza wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:31 am
the greatest Beethoven pianist of them all.
l heard him play the Diabelli Variations live. Boston, early 70s, Jordan Hall, iirc.
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pressured by the hard-right, the E.U. now finances brutal, secret prisons in Libya to keep migrants out of Europe
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Pressured by the hard-right, the E.U. now finances brutal, secret prisons in Libya to keep migrants out of Europe

The Secretive Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe Tired of migrants arriving from Africa, the E.U. has created a shadow immigration system that captures them before they reach its shores, and sends them to brutal Libyan detention centers run by militias. THE NEW YORKER https://www.newyorker.co...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or unreachable

Rach3 wrote:
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:34 pm
Interesting , was reported today by NBC or MSNBC the then 17 year old with allegations against Prince Andrew will not be testifying.
He has invoked le droit du seigneur.
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51712884182_3024787504_b.jpg REUTERS Jury sworn in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial in New York NEW YORK (Reuters) - A jury was sworn in on Monday in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for Jeffrey E...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

Joe, I couldn't get medici to work on my computer---STILL! I've been trying for years, but they won't give me a new password and the one that's in my Google account doesn't work for some reason. Rats! :roll: try this https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EBzlY8KtVQ-7D6CwGIOaJqMsZAPVcRbD/view?usp=drivesd...
by jserraglio
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

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Aaron Rosand, violin, his wife Eileen Flissler, piano. Wonderful performances.
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

With all the music he did there should have been an opera! Regards, Len :lol: here ya go https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51708912835_406338d296_h.jpg The Dancing Master, one-act opera (1952) Yt playlist here. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lEdBBVDL9PTwAG8G7tpd674evo5eHpFPo bookle...
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91

barney wrote:
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:02 am
Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC, was right on this. The headline: Stephen Sondheim, composer of Westside Story, dies aged 91.
:lol: :lol:
Never heard of Lennie Bernstein.
Leftist ignorance.
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91

Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91 He was the theater’s most revered and influential composer-lyricist of the last half of the 20th century and the driving force behind some of Broadway’s most beloved and celebrated shows. The Last Word: Stephen Sondheim In a never befor...
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

I have performed his dance sets and enjoyed them. The Dances on Lyrita is one of my favorite Arnold recordings. I also bought the symphonies on Conifer as they were issued. The Seventh, Eighth and Ninth blew me away. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51707700336_9309fe98e9_b.jpg I think I now own...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)

Just started reading it today.

Karl’s sources are amazing, and like Maggie Haberman of the Times, he has known Trump for decades.

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by jserraglio
Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Voter fraud in Australia ?
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Voter fraud in Australia ?

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

An old vinyl LP, London L’Oiseaux-Lyre 50166

Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art
Lully Miserere

Orchestra with soloists conducted by Anthony Lewis

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

Love it. One of my favorite operas done with period instruments. I was in the hall. Being not a Wagnerian i will not dare to comment on the vocal aspects. From orchestral point of view only, this performance is already remarkable. It is played by the enlarged baroque ensemble Concerto Köln (no kiddi...
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1687
Views: 1095917

Re: What I listened to today

Ahti Karjalainen - Life, Kekkonen and Works
opera by Heinz-Juhani Hofmann

Reminds me of Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzEXinJMNLs



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by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: White Men on Trial
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: White Men on Trial

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by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s PA Senate pick decides not to run after losing custody of his children for battering them & his wife
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Trump’s PA Senate pick decides not to run after losing custody of his children for battering them & his wife

maestrob wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:16 pm
Dr. Oz for Senator?

Yikes!

The former guy really knows how to pick 'em, doesn't he?

Never forget. :twisted:
Toxic males piss in tandem.
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Oh William by Elizabeth Strout (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Oh William by Elizabeth Strout (2021)

“William” is Lucy’s first husband, William Gerhardt, now 71, a scientist, professor, and the father of her two daughters. A series of crises in William’s life sets the novel in motion: His third wife leaves him without warning, taking their teenage daughter with her; his career begins to peter out;...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump

I’m about 2/3 of the way thru Hill’s book and am surprised at the contempt she has for uppercrusters who try to pass themselves off as defenders of the working class. Definitely rang a Belle in this forum.
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Thousands rally against coronavirus restrictions in Australia.
Replies: 8
Views: 181

Re: Thousands rally against coronavirus restrictions in Australia.

Little to celebrate here, in my view. I was just informed by his dad that one of my students, 16-years old, is in the hospital with suspected symptoms of covid. More than three quarter of a million Americans are dead of CV. More than a thousand Americans are still dying of it every day. At this rate...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: There is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century by Fiona Hill (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 45

There is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century by Fiona Hill (2021)

Very readable. Using her own life story as a springboard, Hill argues that the UK, Russia and the U.S. all face the same fate--right-wing authoritarian rule unless they reverse their economic decline. She lays the blame squarely on Reagan's and Thatcher's embrace of Milton Friedman's Chicago school ...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump

I am currently reading her book. Using her own life story as a springboard, Hill argues that the UK, Russia and the U.S. all face the same fate--right-wing authoritarian rule unless they reverse their economic decline. She lays the blame squarely on Reagan's and Thatcher's embrace of Milton Friedma...
by jserraglio
Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Front Row at the Trump Show by Jonathan Karl (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Front Row at the Trump Show by Jonathan Karl (2020)

I read this excellent insider-at-the-White-House tale while waiting for Karl’s latest book, Betrayal, to show up at the library.

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by jserraglio
Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Rittenhouse case; an absolute bloody disgrace
Replies: 11
Views: 411

Re: The Rittenhouse case; an absolute bloody disgrace

Biden never said what you said he said.

And you mock him for mangling the mother tongue — something you do even more laughably than he. Biden has a speech impediment. What's your excuse?

by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

maestrob wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:05 am
Good for you! Hang tough, pardner! 😉
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

No way! After half a century, I’m feeling the power. In Film Studies, The Departed and Goodfellas are being screened. Show ‘n’ tell!
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

:roll: Proposed law allows Ohio teachers to carry guns in class without police-level training https://www.fox19.com/2021/11/12/proposed-law-allows-ohio-teachers-carry-guns-class-without-police-level-training/ ATTENTION, DEPLORABLES: Black Friday deal. For Christmas, give your tween or teen a Glock....
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

Proposed law allows Ohio teachers to carry guns in class without police-level training https://www.fox19.com/2021/11/12/proposed-law-allows-ohio-teachers-carry-guns-class-without-police-level-training/ ATTENTION, DEPLORABLES: Black Friday deal. For Christmas, give your tween or teen a Glock. Very af...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dr. Glenn Loury discusses race relations in the USA
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Dr. Glenn Loury discusses race relations in the USA

I'm not a wider reader. That being the case, you might try an essay by a guy by the name of Glenn Loury on the subject of racial inequality in the U.S.: Race, Incarceration, and American Values (2008). https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51690377387_98877aea62_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The new religion of anti-racism
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: The new religion of anti-racism

Belle wrote:
Thu Nov 18, 2021 4:34 pm
Dr. Loury calls it out again and Dr. McWhorter gets it too.
You and your torch-bearer Donald Trump notwithstanding, there is no moral equivalence between racists and anti-racists.
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Republicans Gain Heavy House Edge in 2022 as Gerrymandered Maps Emerge
Replies: 7
Views: 304

Re: Republicans Gain Heavy House Edge in 2022 as Gerrymandered Maps Emerge

Whoa there, pardners! The GOPers gotta win first, and even then they will need a veto-proof majority in both Houses.

Let them keep nominating Neanderthalish males, and see what happens.

And if the SCOTUS is dumb enough to nix Roe next June, all bets are off!
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: House, Mostly Along Party Lines, Censures Gosar for Violent Video
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: House, Mostly Along Party Lines, Censures Gosar for Violent Video

When you confront Deplorables with their own troglodytic behavior, the first two words out of their mouths are always “What about . . . ?”
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The new religion of anti-racism
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: The new religion of anti-racism

John McWhorter asks "would the Africans have been better off remaining in Africa?" (do you even believe the naivete of that question!!!??). It's working a treat for them right now!! They're heading BACK into Europe. Clarity of thought is surely the mark of higher intelligence. When on her epic rant...
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jan. 6 Defendant Known as QAnon Shaman Sentenced to 41 Months
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Jan. 6 Defendant Known as QAnon Shaman Sentenced to 41 Months

maestrob wrote:
Thu Nov 18, 2021 10:58 am
Maybe add in Steve Bannon as a cellmate :?: :!:
Floora, meet Fawna.
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jan. 6 Defendant Known as QAnon Shaman Sentenced to 41 Months
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Jan. 6 Defendant Known as QAnon Shaman Sentenced to 41 Months

“His judgement cometh, and that right soon.”

Since QAS is a Shawshank fan, he should be issued a Bible, a rock hammer, and this poster for his cell.

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by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jordan Peterson calls out the dangerous Left
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Jordan Peterson calls out the dangerous Left

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I'm crossing River Jordan,
Crossing to the Rightist side!
There I’ll meet Dr. Peterson,
In whom banalities reside!
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: G.O.P. anoints toxic males in three Senate races
Replies: 1
Views: 132

G.O.P. anoints toxic males in three Senate races

HUFFPOST Senate Republicans Shrug Off Candidates’ Domestic Abuse Allegations https://www.huffpost.com/entry/senate-republicans-shrug-off-candidates-with-domestic-violence-allegations_n_615cb61ee4b06f0ef2897f2b Three GOP Senate candidates, including two with Trump’s backing, have been accused of abu...
by jserraglio
Wed Nov 17, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: "One Religion"
Replies: 13
Views: 267

Re: "One Religion"

barney wrote:
Wed Nov 17, 2021 8:20 am
Today, it seems to me, the main impulse for anti-Semitism is from the Left
In the U.S. afaik, it's mainly the Right and has been since the 1930s. cf. ADL 2017 Impact Report: Racists Converge on Charlottesville https://www.adl.org/2017-impact-report/ ... ottesville
by jserraglio
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: "One Religion"
Replies: 13
Views: 267

Re: "One Religion"

Scary. Of course, the far right supports Israel as part of their end times eschatology; on the second coming of Jesus, all Jews who do not convert to Christianity will be boiled in oil. (If I have to be boiled in oil, I would strongly prefer extra virgin olive oil, preferably Italian.) Where on ear...
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What an African-American dad and his son put up with every day
Replies: 1
Views: 137

What an African-American dad and his son put up with every day

HUFFPOST PERSONAL I'm Black. My Son Is White. Here's What We Deal With When We Leave The House. "Our society has grown accustomed to seeing white parents with Black kids. But Black parents with white kids? Not so much." https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51683666547_3f401c5211_h.jpg There is littl...