Monthly Archives: March 2012

At The Wall Street Journal on Jean Pierre and Luc Dardennes and The Kid With a Bike

The story on the story is here, http://on.wsj.com/whw7x6 The story on the story is simply that the Dardennes are among my favorite filmmakers, (other folks seem to like them too, such as the jury at the Cannes Film Festival), and … Continue reading

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Sports: Deflections, 03.10.12

The Pistons at the Crossroads Since losing to New Jersey on February 1 to drop their record to 4-20, the Detroit Pistons have been on a roll.  They have won 10 of 16 including impressive victories over the Lakers, the … Continue reading

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Music: Burnt Sugar’s Take on Steely Dan

I love the entire Steely Dan ’70s catalog, but it’s always rankled me slightly that the music of the Walter Becker and Donald Fagen is often stereotyped as smooth. Indeed, some of the best known and loved tunes of theirs … Continue reading

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