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We immortals do not like things to be taken seriously. We like joking. Seriousness, young man, is an accident of time. It consists, I don’t mind telling you in confidence, in putting too high a value on time.

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This is Our Youth (maybe yours, not mine)

This is Our Youth was written in 1996 about kids during the Reagan era. Whether it’s because of the great script by Kenneth Lonergan, or maybe because youth of a certain socio-economic group hasn’t seemed to have changed much in the last 30 years, this show still has legs. 291 more words

NYC Arts & Entertainment

Morning Mixtape: 'Magic Carpet Ride' by Steppenwolf

I had a crush on a girl in college. I was rebuffed. I used to play this song in anger. “You don’t know what we could find … why don’t you come with me little girl …” I suppose the song is about drugs. 29 more words

Popular Culture

A Good Marriage should not be disjointed

Tonight turned into a viewing party for a messy Stephen King film adaptation… so 1990s. I feel like it has been many years since a King film appeared in the mainstream. 306 more words


"Steppenwolf" by Hermann Hesse.

In my review for ‘The Glass Bead Game‘ I said I would not quite give up on Hesse just yet, and I am so glad that I did not. 652 more words

In memory of a friend.

My friend Martin Müller-Römheld passed away last Sunday. We had recently been discussing a list of books that had made an impression on our lives. On Martin’s list was the book “Steppenwolf” by the Swiss German author Hermann Hesse. 85 more words