Author Archives: Fenster

About Fenster

Gainfully employed for thirty years, including as one of those high paid college administrators faculty complain about. Earned Ph.D. late in life and converted to the faculty side. Those damn administrators are ruining everything.

Wimmin Singin Wednesdays

Fenster writes: A different kind of take on Townes Van Zandt’s Flyin’ Shoes: Jonelle Mosser’s piano and organ heavy version.  

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Sunday Jazz Selection

Fenster writes: McCoy Tyner, Lonnie’s Lament, streaming version here.

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A Kerfuffle

Fenster writes: There has been coverage in the right-wing blogosphere/press of a faculty listerv at Brandeis that is held to contain anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rants.  Odd for a school that is the pride of the American Jewish Community?  Perhaps, but … Continue reading

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Response to Paleo

Fenster writes: Paleo just wrote:  . . . I’m left wondering how much the arrival of so many engineer-scientist types on the public-discussion scene has driven the growth of the Dark Enlightenment / HBD / Game / Reactionary part of the … Continue reading

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Wimmin Singin Wednesdays

Fenster writes: For midsummer: Something Cool.

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Sunday Jazz Selection

Fenster writes: Karrin Allyson’s excellent version of Some Other Time can be found in streaming audio here.

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Wimmin Singin Wednesdays

Fenster writes: What the heck does become of the broken hearted?

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Sunday Jazz Selection

Fenster writes: Egberto Gismonti, Baiai Malandro.

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Price Gouging in the Academy?

Fenster writes: As Fenster predicted back in 2012, while online education can be conducted at less cost than bricks and mortar versions, universities running online programs are now being charged with price gouging where online is concerned. These days, two … Continue reading

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Wimmin Singin Wednesday

Fenster writes: That unmistakeable tone.  Iris DeMent.

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