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Title: Admiring Bergman, Swedish film master, and staring back

Admiring Bergman, Swedish film master, and staring back

November 9th, 2018

In this centenary of Ingmar Bergman, the great Swedish director’s admirers — both professional and personal — have been traveling the world, bringing… Go to Episode

One and all and all welcomed to John’s Grill for election revels

November 12th, 2018

One and all and all welcomed to John’s Grill for... Mayor London Breed was resplendent in gold pumps (for the media, “because I’ve got to be on… Go to Episode

Political, poetic justice after 2 difficult years

November 13th, 2018

There was no way I was going to let election night 2018 happen the same way election night 2016 did. OK, so maybe I didn’t have any more control over… Go to Episode

Checking your inbox is not always fun

November 14th, 2018

I was checking email on my iPhone at the breakfast table a couple of weeks ago and was delighted to announce to my wife that she had finally joined an… Go to Episode