Tag Archives: The Prisoner

Am I the only one who gets the sense that there’s an absolute war going on around the Electoral College?

Over the past 24 hours, since I last posted about the drama shaping up around the Electoral College, two significant things have happened. First, Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig went public with the news that 20 Republican Electoral College voters had reached out to him to discuss the possibility of voting against Donald Trump. And, […]

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Space Replace… the delayed echo of human activity

I guess it was just a matter of time before British artists would turn to The Prisoner for inspiration and revive the dreaded rover. The incredible and terrifying piece, which, in the video above, is seen following people through a London subway station, recording and playing back their conversations, is the work of the Royal […]

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My thoughts on movies and books to share with your kids through the age of nine

Two things happened this week that prompted me to write this post. The world celebrated what would have been Roald Dahl’s 97th birthday, and, a day or two later, my friends Murph and Cara welcomed two beautiful little babies into the world. So, as Linette set off in one direction this evening, to arrange for […]

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Oscar Highlights and Lowlights

I wasn’t going to post anything about last night’s Oscar awards, but then my friend Matt wrote to tell me that one of my favorite actors, Patrick McGoohan, hadn’t been included in the In Memoriam section. And, now, I feel obligated to say something, if only to further ingratiate myself to the ghost of the […]

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“so, you’re number two” –the prisoner

I wanted to be relatively quick with my follow-up to the first post, if for no other reason than to prove to myself that I could. I still haven’t told anyone outside of this house that I was setting out to keep a weblog, so there certainly aren’t any friends or readers out there bugging […]

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