Archive for December, 2018

Dickens Started The Christmas Frenzy

Clive Irving asks: ‘When did Christmas become a consumer binge machine? Much of the blame for … Read more »

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

Movies: Phooey on curmudgeons like the NY Times who don’t like “Mary Poppins Returns” — I … Read more »

Obama On “One Last Time”

Blunt, Miranda, Corden

Pioneering Ballerina Raven Wilkinson Dies

Essence says: ‘The dance world is mourning the loss of pioneer Ballerina Raven Wilkinson. A New … Read more »

Zayn’s New Album: Any Good?

Pitchfork reports: ‘Zayn’s reputation as a skillful interpreter of pop is tested on his second solo … Read more »

Man Has Heart Attack In Front Of Painting

The Art Newspaper reports: ‘An Italian tourist visiting the Uffizi Galleries in Florence on 15 December … Read more »