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September 30, 2012

Gertrude Stein in the Movies

How right or how wrong does it get when Gertrude Stein appears in the movies? I had a second look at Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris  […]
June 9, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 91

Why the Witch-Hunt Against Gertrude Stein? Tikkun Magazine It’s fascinating how the story of Stein’s war years and survival refuses to settle into a consistent story […]
June 5, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 90

There or not there? Gertrude Stein Day at the American Literature Association Conference “It’s the critics who thought about form, I thought about writing.” (Gertrude Stein) […]
May 16, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 89

Gertrude Stein: Genius Wanted – Unwanted by White House The scandal has finally reached the highest levels (so far?) with the White House striking Gertrude Stein […]
May 15, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 88

Another Round of Gertrude Stein Loves Hitler! Perpetuating an Urban Legend about Gertrude Stein Wouldn’t you know that the New York Review of Books wouldn’t pass […]
March 8, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 87

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER STEIN 85 % original Stein, 15 % John le Carré, 1 % Stendhal   This was not an accident and it was mentioned. […]
March 4, 2012

John Cranko’s “Onegin” at SF Ballet

Cranko’s Onegin has not aged in 47 years. It shows classical dance at an unusual level of inventiveness, technical edginess, and — most unusual — a […]
March 4, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 86

NO PUSSY NO! How many scandals fit on the tip of a needle when the needle is Gertrude Stein? I ask you.
February 2, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 85

99% Gertrude Stein Aquarie Stein is having another virtual birthday, Feb. 3rd. She is turning 138. Looking back at the year she just spent, culturally speaking, […]
January 29, 2012

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 84

OBSCENE CRITIC, OBSCENE ACADEMIC The Stein controversy was picked up by Scene4 Magazine, the international magazine for arts and media, in a special issue on Obscenity: […]