You’re a funny girl

Lenny Bruce: You…are more important than God. Midge Maisel: You paid attention. Lenny leans in. Lenny Bruce: To you? Always. Funny girls need smart men. Funny girl…THE Funny Girl…Fanny Brice needed Nicky Arnstein. To her own detriment. I watched that musical from the front row of a Broadway theater last July and saw a version […]

Ninth Street Women

I’m listening to this audiobook called Ninth Street Women. It’s about the 20th Century New York abstract expressionist art scene through the lives of the women who created it. It’s fascinating. Compelling. Elucidating. Evocative. Infuriating. There are times when I want to scream from frustration and times when I laugh in recognition of something all […]

The lighthouse and the keeper

I deal in colors. If you pass white light through a prism, it splits into a spectrum and truth reveals itself. The same force is behind many of the world’s evils today and I first heard it uttered in 1999 by Bill Gates. “In the future,” he said, “No one will own anything. They will […]