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.

Don’t Gaslight on Me

Fenster writes: This is kind of a continuation of the note to W– I wrote here.

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Imran Awan Update

Fenster writes: I have written previously on the press’s predilection to not cover things, and how it can be more effective to ignore than to risk the fabrication of fake news.  That practice can be spotted, with practice, if you … Continue reading

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Note to W–, on Donna Zuckerberg

Fenster writes: I see we are both reading Donna Zuckerberg’s book Not All Dead White Men.  Since I know you as one who will tackle the classics head-on I am interested in your reaction to Zuckerberg’s glancing blow at some … Continue reading

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I yam what I yam

Fenster writes: I yam what I yam.  

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Trump’s New Executive Order

Fenster writes: President Trump has issued an executive order on the enforcement of Title VI relative to anti-Semitic acts.  OK, but what is Title VI?

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Notes on Carousel/Liliom

Fenster writes: Eddie Pensier, a child of the opera and a co-blogger here, got me going to the Met, and I am thankful for that.  But, still, I have never been much of a fan of Broadway musicals. Music class … Continue reading

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The Veil of Onondaga

Fenster writes: 1. Why is it that people who say they are speaking truth to power are often the ones with the power? Why is it that people who claim they are being bullied are actually the bullies? Why is … Continue reading

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