Archive for November 15th, 2021

by Sam Juliano

Thanksgiving Day is just ten days from now, and for many of us this means returning the annual routine that was disrupted by last year’s serious COVID situation.  For Lucille and I this means spending the holiday with her sister and over sixty others in their specious Butler, New Jersey home.

Many thanks to those participating in the Canadian Film polling, which ends on Wednesday at 5:00 P.M.  Next up will be Latin Cinema in the new world (Mexico; Cuba; Central and South America) all together.  That poll lead-in will be posted on Friday.

The publication of Paradise Atop the Hudson is nearing, but in order to be sure the manuscript is free of blemishes we plan to spend another week to ten days or so giving it another read.  I am also trying to get a few more review blurbs, but this is tricky to engineer, unless the person providing one has either read the full novel, or even part of it.

Lucille and I attended the Saturday evening performance of the 9-11-aftermath musical “Come From Away” last night night at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre with Bill Kamberger, who bused up from Baltimore for one of his Broadway marathons. Powerful, poignant, and boasting an electrifying score, the economically staged “Come From Away” is a triumph of the human spirit. (more…)

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