Who’s On First?

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were at their most brilliant, when they introduced the radio audience of the 1940s to the confounding and hilarious comedy skit about a baseball team.  However, baseball is really beside the point, when Lou wants to know the names of the players.  As the two men engage in a verbal […]

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Persuasion on Film

If you haven’t seen the 1995 film version of Persuasion, you might want to take a look. It was directed by Roger Michell and stars Amanda Root as Anne and Ciarán Hinds as Captain Wentworth. These actors did an excellent job of capturing all the subtleties of the characters. Corin Redgrave, as Sir Walter, is […]

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Sotheby’s Private View

The famous Sotheby’s Auction House is podcasting and webcasting videos of some of their collections. You can subscribe to their podcast, or watch streaming flash videos on-line. The files are large, but of high quality. You learn the history behind the objects and enjoy a look at some precious items. Web Site Podcast Feed iTunes […]

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Paint Like Pollock

If you’ve ever wanted to paint like Jackson Pollock, now is your chance. When you visit www.jacksonpollock.org, you meet with a white screen. Slide your mouse around, and suddenly a wild black line spills across the screen. To change colors, click the left mouse button once. To make thin lines, move quickly. To make thick […]

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