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“What’s all this about violins on TV?”

What is wrong with our society today? No one is learning the classics anymore. Instead they are studying “common core.”  All art is based on that which came before, and a knowledge of the classics is essential to creating good … Continue reading

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Speaking of Ben Johnson…

There is a wonderfully entertaining film inspired by Jonson’s Volpone. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, The Honey Pot is a witty mystery with a stellar cast including Rex Harrison, Cliff Robertson, Maggie Smith, Susan Hayward, Capucine, and Edie Adams. The full … Continue reading

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