• Three from Spike Lee: “Do the Right Thing” (1989), “Jungle Fever” (1991), “Summer of Sam” (1999)

          Dan Walker On Film         Since I associate these three movies with each other, I thought it would be interesting to review them all in one shot, which was challenging.  Two...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • After Sandy

    I was scheduled to go into New York City last night to meet with an author whose upcoming book the Post is going to print in 2013. That did not happen. Train travel into the city from...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Another Presidential Cliffhanger

    This closely contested Presidential election involving a Democratic incumbent is not without its precedent. Few alive today who lived through it will have much memory of the events, but it does bear a moment’s retelling. In 1916,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • A Summer of Music by Curtis Rittenhouse

    We recently wrote of the pleasures of summering with Tchaikovsky in New York. Now let us praise summering in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl where the season is long and varied, and the artists first flight....

    • Posted 8 years ago
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