He's dope.

StayStrong, Lance

January 17, 2014 • 0
When one is growing up as an English major, one has lots of disillusionment from which to suffer.
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From Busch to Beinecke

November 8, 2013 • 0
On Wednesday evening my beat reporting brought me to a lecture at the Beinecke in which Professor David Kastan, a renowned scholar and my Shakespeare professor this semester, introduced a guest lecturer in book history. Kastan joked about to what titan of another field he might compare the distinguished guest, suggesting that we might dub »
Master or monster, mos def a miserable model/mannequin.

Wagner: A Polemic Wunderkind

September 20, 2013 • 0
“Master or Monster: Richard Wagner at 200,” an exhibit in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library in Sterling Library, celebrates the 200th anniversary of the German composer’s birth. The display includes letters, photographs, books and essays pertaining both to Wagner’s prolific career and to his scandalous personal life.
No face nor set left unchanged in “The Ugly One.”

At Cabaret, surrealism and surgery

April 13, 2013 • 0
Inside the Yale Cabaret’s little black box theater, boundaries are slippery.
Come for studying, stay for Buddha.

From across the Himalayas to Sterling on horseback

March 29, 2013 • 1436
A crown jewel sits unassuming among missionaries’ journal entries, aging photographs, handwritten letters to mid-level political officials, and books neither particularly old nor rare: one of the hundred volumes of the Lhasa Kangyur, a translation of the Buddha’s Teachings, that comprises half of the Tibetan Buddhist canon.
Proud to be?

America is having a nervous breakdown

March 1, 2013 • 0
Having burst out into a joyous refrain of “Die when you die,” the ensemble suddenly froze, and one performer stepped forward, announcing matter-of-factly, “America is having a nervous breakdown.”