Commentaries - October 2007

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.

Responsibility of the word

Thomas Mann, writing about the word and responsibility in a time of fascism, on March 6, 1937, in the Nation magazine:

3 chickens = coin sale

My report on the state of surrealism in 1960.

Hear Miss Mackie Rhodus

Recently added to PennSound: the audio recording of a performance of Helen Adam's San Francisco's Burning (1963), a lyric play written by Helen and Pat Adam, and performed by theRecen