Monthly Archives: April 2020

Clayton Christensen’s Chickens Coming Home to Roost?

Back in 2012 I had a side blog dealing with higher education.  I include a post from it below, preceded by background and, of course, a digression.

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Notes on “Curtiz”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Curtiz” is a moderately successful Hungarian production that uses the filming of “Casablanca” to examine conflicted reactions to the Second World War. As prolific filmmaker Michael Curtiz, Ferenc Lengyel gives a cagey, intelligent performance. Like Rick … Continue reading

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There Will Always Be an Oceania

Fenster writes: As the virus makes its way through the Sceptered Isle across the pond the activities of the English constabulary are put once again into high relief.  Drones flying above the moors in search of walkers too far from … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 7: Flagstaff to Los Angeles

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the seventh and final installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post, here for the second post, here for the third post, here for the fourth post, here … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 6: Santa Fe to Albuquerque to Flagstaff

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the sixth installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post, here for the second post, here for the third post, here for the fourth post, and here for … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 5: Oklahoma City to Amarillo to Santa Fe

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the fifth installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post, here for the second post, here for the third post, and here for the fourth post. From the … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 4: Little Rock to Fort Smith to Oklahoma City

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the fourth installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post, here for the second post, and here for the third post. On day four we left the south … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 3: Nashville to Oxford to Clarksdale to Little Rock

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the third installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post and here for the second post. On day three we pulled off the 40 and detoured through the back … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 2: Richmond to Asheville to Nashville

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the second installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post. On day two we left behind the North and drove deeper into the South. Richmond set the pattern … Continue reading

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The Coronaball Run, Day 1: New York City to Richmond

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In the middle of the coronavirus crisis, I drove from New York City to Los Angeles. I had been planning to move back to California for a number of weeks and I wasn’t about to let the zombie apocalypse … Continue reading

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