Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thank you, Ruth Rendell

The creator of the Shakespeare-quoting Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford, the British author Ruth Rendell, has died at 85. “Rendell based him partly on herself, and partly on her father,” notes NPR. “The mysteries Wexford solved weren’t simple whodunits — there … Continue reading

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Tick, tick, tick, went the clock: That time that Swan Lake made fun of that Russian Putin guy

Dance lesson number one: The Combination Tango. Listen to the lingo. This is how the steps go: Boogie to the banjo. Bop to the bongo. Freeze like an igloo. Stomp like a buffalo. Drop like a yo-yo. Swing like a … Continue reading

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