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December 1, 2013

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 100

WHY DO A SELFIE IF IT CAN BE DONE. What does a selfie do. I have refused them so often and left them out so much […]
July 1, 2013

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 97

A VERY GAY HEAVENLY WEDDING AND A PRIZE QUESTION! (see below) Alice to Gertrude: “What took them so long?” Gertrude to Alice: “What is marriage, is […]
February 3, 2013

Quoting Gertrude Stein # 94: Happy Birthday, Gertrude!

  Another Happy Birthday, Gertrude Stein! What is eternally 39 year-old Alice bringing Gertie for her celebration? You bet it’s something she baked, some “entertaining refreshment,” […]
January 14, 2013

Quoting Gertrude Stein says Bye-bye to 2012 and the Summer of Stein

 Bye-bye 2012! BYE-BYE  SUMMER OF STEIN The cartoon by Rick Meyerowitz, “The Girls of Summer,” brings home the sad fact. The year-long Summer of Stein ended […]
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. […]