Leni Morante: Turning the Page

Looking back can be so much fun, especially when your past can encourage someone else’s future. Léni Paquet-Morante,  an artist who has kept touch with me over several decades, called with her latest news. I took vicarious joy in what she is doing now. Morante had been busy with raising three children, volunteering in their … Continue reading Leni Morante: Turning the Page

Journalist’s Choice: Pitchforks & Burning Tar — or Kachingle?

Yes, I know, there is a dismal future for investigative journalism. Same for arts criticism. In a previous blog, I told about Richard Bilotti, former publisher of the Times of Trenton, pitching the unpleasant proposition that journalists should be entrepreneurial. Richard K. Rein’s U.S. 1 Newspaper column told of a panelist at Princeton University saying … Continue reading Journalist’s Choice: Pitchforks & Burning Tar — or Kachingle?