The Demolition Artist: 3 Critics Debate Ivo van Hove

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The Demolition Artist: 3 Critics Debate Ivo van Hove

No Comments 10 January 2019

Peter Murmann: Inspring dicussion of the work of theatre director Ivo van Hove in the NY Times (Jan. 9, 2019)

By Ben Brantley, Elisabeth Vincentelli and Jason Zinoman

Who is Ivo van Hove and why are theatergoers saying such (thrilling) (furious) (mystified) things about him? How did the unassuming Belgian director, who since 2001 has made the theater company Toneelgroep Amsterdam his base of operations, turn into the most important auteur on the international stage circuit — and now a three-time Broadway director?

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This week with Trump

Diary, Politics

This week with Trump

No Comments 14 December 2018

All eyes and ears are what Cohen said this week about been directed by Trump to pay hush money. Pecker cooperating with the special council is clearly worrisome for Trump. The New Yorker reports other interesting facts that suggest to me that Trumps chance of getting elected another term of gone down substantially down this week.

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G7 meeting - one photo sums it up

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G7 meeting - one photo sums it up

No Comments 9 June 2018

After 6 countries ganged up on Trump, he refused to sign the final communique. Trump is breaking all the rules but so far we have not seen that he can create more value than he destroys.
Let’s hope this chapter ends after 4 more years.

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Uma tells her story

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Uma tells her story

No Comments 4 February 2018

A couple of months ago, Uma Thurman gave a short interview on the red carpet in which she visible got angry when asked about Harvey Weinstein. She said in a very poised language. “I have learned not to speak my mind when I am angry. I. am not a child any more. I will speak when I am less angy.”  Now she has spoken with Maureen Dowd of the NYT.

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Snow in the Sahara Dessert

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Snow in the Sahara Dessert

No Comments 11 January 2018

Unexpected Picture: I remember the Police/Sting song “Tea in the Sahara.” Who would have guess we can now write a song “Snow in the Sahara.” The picture is from Algeria.

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Beautiful House

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Beautiful House

No Comments 9 January 2018

This is a house I would like to walk around in.

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I am am a very stable genius

Diary, Politics

I am am a very stable genius

No Comments 6 January 2018

Here is the full twitter record of Trumps response to the being Wolffed.
trump-full

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