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Note on Hartmann’s ‘The Crash of 2016’: the NY Stock Exchange, Hackers and Shocks

Spurred by yesterday’s events at the New York Stock Exchange (earlier today for us night owls), I want to take critical notice of Thom Hartmann’s The Crash of 2016, which I coincidentally finished the day prior. The book is incredibly well researched, and offers some new historical insights into the already well-documented history of the […]

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Jason Moran’s Tribute to Thelonious Monk: A Review of “Jason Moran’s, In My Mind, Monk at Town Hall, 1959” at the Kennedy Center

Jason Moran, one of the most talented jazz pianists currently working, has created a thoughtful and compelling tribute to the indispensably idiosyncratic Thelonious Monk with his performance of “In My Mind, Monk at Town Hall 1959”, shown March 28th at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Moran converses deeply with Monk, with Moran beginning the […]

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“House of Cards” Season Two Review (NO SPOILERS)

And so another “season” of House of Cards has flickered and flittered before my eyes in much the same way as the opening credits. If there is only one criterion for a passing grade for a sequel, it is that the sequel not repeat the successes of the original, which I am pleased to report […]

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