England was home to the first great school of classical chamber music, preceding the Viennese School of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven by two centuries.
The ambiguous host/guest boundary in many Airbnb households makes for most inhospitable stays.
The rococoesque beauty of the American ghetto and the obese.
The two most prominent American composers of our time have more in common than it would seem.
“Monsters cannot be announced. One cannot say: ‘Here are our monsters,’ without immediately turning the monsters into pets” — Derrida
It was not just Shakespeare’s obsession; we can assume virtually the entire audience attending his plays was syphilitic.
A visit to a nude mixed-bathing Onsen revealed more than passing resemblance to the traditional Japanese dramatic stage.