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March 21, 2014 Read the recent New Yorker article on Paul de Man. Also reading Phillip Whalen’s 1967 novel You Didn’t Even Try in preparation for writing about it for an antholog…
"I guess the past is interesting exactly because it’s a mystery. Uncovering new facts and new perspectives toward clarifying what will essentially remain unknown (the past) is a quixotic pursuit that is fascinating and compelling—all the more so given tha… http://everydayzen.org/blog/paul-de-man-heidegger-and-our-fascination-past/


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McHale's Navy

Mar 14, 2014

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March 9, 2014, Seatac airport The other day while I was exercising I found a TV channel that was showing 1960's sitcoms. McHales's Navy was on, a show I remember well from the ea…
"The other day while I was exercising I found a TV channel that was showing 1960's sitcoms. McHales's Navy was on, a show I remember well from the early sixties. Starring Earnest Borgnine, who was famous for his role in the movie Marty, it was one of thos… http://everydayzen.org/blog/mchales-navy/


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My Promised Land

Mar 14, 2014

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Blog post March 4, 2014 Read Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land, the book about Israel that has been all over the American press in recent months. It’s the first book I know of in Eng…
"Read Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land, the book about Israel that has been all over the American press in recent months. It’s the first book I know of in English - and widely available here (outside of Benny Green’s early historical works) - that is brutall… http://everydayzen.org/blog/my-promised-land/


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