Monthly Archives: March 2002

The Ideas of March

Written on March 31, 2002 at 2:55 pm, by

Today is Easter. Today is also Passover. That’s not an unusual circumstance. Easter currently falls on the first Sunday after the paschal full moon. Paschal is the adjective for something having to do with Passover. It’s a strange form but no stranger than gubernatorial for something having to do with a governor. Gubernatorial is from […]  More


Written on March 14, 2002 at 2:51 pm, by

Like almost everyone I know, I have a conditioned reflex to another person’s sneeze. Some people say “bless you” or “God bless you;” I was taught to say “gesundheit” — health. We don’t respond similarly to coughs, falls, or other problems, just sneezes. My parents also tried to teach me to consider cancer a dirty […]  More

I read the Times today, oh boy!

Written on March 10, 2002 at 2:50 pm, by

The “Sunday Styles” section of The New York Times is not about Sunday and not much about styles. It’s as close as the Times gets to gossip. I don’t mean gossip in a negative sense; I mean gossip as in finding out what neighbors are doing. The New York Times views itself as America’s “newspaper […]  More

It Will Be Converted

Written on March 4, 2002 at 4:11 pm, by

Originally published in Videography March 2002 If you shoot HDTV, one thing is pretty much guaranteed.  Whatever your show looks like, someone will change it. The world of moving imagery has changed many times. There was the first motion-picture toy, the first live-action movie, the first theatrical projection, the introduction of sound, and the introduction […]  More

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