Randi Kreiss
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Drum roll, please. I’m about to take a swipe at the book reviewers who recently led me off a cliff and out to sea. As many readers know, my other job . . . more
We are all witnesses to the “new normal” in the Trump administration. In power all of three weeks, the president and his proxies have . . . more
The sweep of history has ushered in the first woman ringmaster for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and, at the same time, swept out the entire circus, which will close in May. After 146 years in business . . . more
Safe to say that young Melanija Knaves never dreamed that she would become first lady of the United States. That makes 64 million of us who never seriously considered the possibility. more
The American Revolution might never have happened if social media had existed in the 1770s. George Washington might have vented his fury at the Brits on his Facebook page. more
Bullish? Bearish? Last week The New York Times featured an article in which “top investors” offered their predictions for the economy in the coming year. more
Before you swallow that éclair, perhaps you want to consider the rest of your life. It seems a fitting time, as 2016 turns toward 2017 . . . more
In these days before Christmas, the first night of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2016, the eve of a New Year, I have been looking for signs of hope. more
Do you know what happened on May 10, 1933? Hitler ordered the burning of some 25,000 books. Joseph Goebbels, his minister of “enlightenment and propaganda,” moved to eradicate all Jewish influence from the literature of the times. From there, Goebbels went on to censor newspapers, magazines and radio broadcasts. more
La dee da. It does get tiresome being high-minded. Apparently it can also be unhealthy. This time of year, when others begin decking the halls and dusting off the menorahs, I see my doctors. more
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