BitchBuzz: You Can’t Erase Your Past on the Internet

What is it with NY politicians and sex scandals? “Excelsior” must have another meaning I have not considered. So, in a timely manner, I combine my teaching with the news: You Can’t Erase Your Past from the Internet By K.A. Laity Much has been made of the internet in recent weeks as the golden-haired saviour…

Philadelphia and NYC

I am off to Philadelphia today to make a flying visit to the always stressful conference for the Modern Language Association. Fortunately, this is probably the last time I’ll have to go to the conference (at least for the foreseeable future) and I am neither interviewing candidates nor interviewing for jobs, so my personal stress…

BitchBuzz: Jane Austen Writes

My BB column this week revisits the Jane Austen exhibit at the Morgan which I enjoyed so much last week (and yes, the William Blake exhibit is still on for a few more weeks). It’s such a delight to see Jane’s own handwriting and little pieces of her life gathered together for this exhibit, which…

Bill, Lenny & Bob

I headed down Thursday to Bard for a talk about Blake’s quiet years that promised to fill in the missing details. I had been surprised to hear about an event at Bard before the actual day of the event, a rarity. However, when I got there and found the room, I also found a note…

A Taste of My Weekend

It’s my long long day, so I’m not sure I’ll get around to writing up all my adventures of the weekend, but here’s a little taste of what I did and saw. An absolutely amazing concert!

Python Reunites!

The surviving Pythons will be reuniting in NYC on October 15th for the premiere of a new six-part doco series that will be airing on the IFC channel October 18th-23rd. In addition to the documentary and timed to 40th Anniversary of the creation of Monty Python, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)…

NYC and Beckett

I headed down to the city on Saturday and the first stop was to have brunch with pal Dana from the Horror list. Dana joined the list when he was thirteen, so he made me feel ancient. Nonetheless we had a good time laughing and gossiping over our meal at Iguana. After our meal, I…