My Harper’s essay on 1970 bombing at CMA

Hey there! I hope you’re staying safe and centered in your shelter-in-place arrangement. Most of us aren’t going anywhere next week, so please check out my latest piece in Harper’s. It’s about the 1970 bombing of Rodin’s The Thinker at the Cleveland Art Museum. Here’s the first paragraph, which you can click on to go… Read More

Thinking into action–or vice versa

“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’ ” Isaac Asimov I found this delicious epigram in a book on entrepreneurship, but I’m thinking of it more as an adage for fostering self-awareness. We’re humans (so we’re already amazing), but we’re flawed, too, and… Read More