Two years of happily ever after

Two years of happily ever after
On this day in June, 2011, I had the good fortune to marry the ever-amazing love of my life. And I am all the happier because of it.

Lost in the ether

Lost in the ether
Two weeks ago, I lost my coat. The event, arriving as it did amid various other stressors, was at once frustrating and galvanizing: Though I was angry—at myself, at the experience—I sat down that night and wrote a post about it. But where is that post? It hasn’t appeared, you say, and in fact the ...

A part of film died today

I was really sad to hear that Roger Ebert died. Ebert was a great man, and certainly my favorite critic, regardless of the critics’ field. He was a fair and generous viewer, open to any experience a film had to offer him. He went along for the ride and wasn’t afraid to like everything. No ...

But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue

If you live anywhere near New Haven, you’ve seen advertisements for the now-sold-out run of Yale Rep’s Hamlet, starring—drumroll—Paul Giamatti. In an extra-literary alignment of the stars, the run began on the Ides of March, which also happens to be my wife’s birthday. We bought tickets last fall to ensure that an extra-special awesome birthday ...