January 18th, 2016 03:10 pm    90 comments

SYRPER’S MAN OF THE YEAR FOR 2015

RAOUL CASTRO!!! I know what you’re thinking: “what did he do?”.  Well, he didn’t get a lot of publicity but he managed to bring the United States closer to normalization after a solid 5 decades-plus of American hounding, moaning, yelping, screeching, barfing and caterwauling; and, for that matter, 5 decades of American efforts to kill…

January 25th, 2012 04:36 pm    Comments Off on OUR TAKE ON THE TEMPEST AT THE PARK BAR;

OUR TAKE ON THE TEMPEST AT THE PARK BAR;

January 25, 2012 – Owing to a cascade of public interest in my intellectual life, I have finally relented and set myself down here to recount last Friday’s attendance of Shakespeare’s later fantasy play: “The Tempest”.  It was put on by a troupe of Wayne State University drama students on the second floor of the Park Bar and Bucharest Grill…