Monthly Archives: September 2010

Rush at the Garden: Why couldn’t they have been more like Liberace?

I went to see Rush at the Garden last night. It was good, but it wasn’t sublime. Here’s the thing. I’ve liked Rush since I was a kid and in fact still listen to their music with an, for some, … Continue reading

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Be Your Self

Had He willed they would not have been idolators. –  Sura 6, “The Cattle” The existence of evil, or, more banally, base disobedience of God’s word by the vast multitude of human beings, must in some ways be explained by … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift and Jacques Lacan

“Can’t you see that I’m the one who understands you?” When my oldest son was 3 or maybe 4, he picked up a copy of Jacques Lacan’s Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, opened it and, looking intently at the pages … Continue reading

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