Debussy, Chicken Piccata, and Racist Beethoven

by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ One of my favorite Debussy compositions, played exquisitely. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMqCsyJKvso&ab_channel=AkademiaFilmuiTelewizji Outstanding talk by Brian Leiter on the “Hermeneutics of Suspicion.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuIKfuz3YNU&t=1856s&ab_channel=InternationalesZentrumf%C3%BCrPhilosophieNRW Two fantastically simple recipes that I have made recently, and which are excellent. Chili https://www.budgetbytes.com/basic-chili/ Chicken Piccata https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/chicken-piccata-recipe2-1913809 Oliver Traldi’s Very Polite Evisceration of Kate Manne’s Latest Effort in Polemics... Continue Reading →

In Beethoven’s Shadow

by Mark English “Are you mad?” “But you asked me to play.” “I asked you to play. If you can't think of anything better, play a chromatic scale or a five-finger exercise, but spare me your suburban shopgirl trash.” This exchange comes from a very popular movie of the 1940s, The Seventh Veil. (1) A... Continue Reading →

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