Monthly Archives: October 2012

THE FOUR QUARTETS: T.S. Eliot’s Words Made Flesh

The promotional blurb read In a performance that “embodies an exquisite existential tension suspended between self and poetry,” John Farrell’s recitation of T.S. Eliot’s poetic masterwork brings us into the calm eye of Eliot’s turbulent philosophical and religious questing. Deeply concerned with humankind’s approach to the divine, Four Quartets is an extended meditation on our […]


October is when baseball winds down and football starts up. George Carlin’s classic routine “BASEBALL, FOOTBALL, AND HOW WE HAVE CHANGED” comes to mind. In fact, baseball has caused many people to philosophize, including A. Bartlett Giamatti, the former President of Yale University and, more importantly, the former Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Mr. Giamatti […]