Al Filreis

Daily bread

This is George Herlick's b&w; photo called "Bread in Window," taken on April 21, 1937, part of a series called "City Scenes" that Herlick shot as part of the Ph

Avatar of Newt

Part of the problem, part of the solution — '60s cant. Yet, saying just that, our old friend Newt Gingrich is back, not apparently running for President, but launching a new project he thinks

Blame imagism

I continue to be fascinated by the reputation of imagism in later decades.I continue to be fascinated by the reputation of imagism in later decades.

Radio nowhere

The new Springsteen album is very good — Magic. We picked it up this week and listened happily — "Magic" (title cut) and "Radio Nowhere" favorites to this point.