Blago's ambition driven by V-8 engine, Yugo chassis
When he was indicted, Rod Blagojevich quoted Kipling. After his impeachment ... Would he quote the Tennyson line about "heroic hearts" again, or another passage from Alan Sillitoe? For once, the fallen governor could not find words.
Daniel Radcliffe puts down the wand
In recent interviews with the British media, Radcliffe offered his farewells to the Harry Potter franchise and praised co-star Alan Rickman as an Oscar contender ... a TV biopic about Rudyard Kipling's son. Bravely, he took a huge risk with his ...
Overheard, out and about, Mrs. Grundy sees all, tells all
The contents included 100 poems with Rudyard Kipling’s “If” as the top favorite ... Second, I read for the first time a comical poem, “Please, Mrs. Butler,” by Allan Ahlberg. It’s about a schoolboy, who complains about being teased by a ...
A MIGHTY CHANGE
At a party one night, he took me out on the back porch and recited Rudyard Kipling's poem, "If," for me ... rallies and be-ins (I went to the first of those, too, where I met Alan Ginsberg for the first time, in Central Park). You might say that hundreds ...
Surfing Sin City With Ashley Bickerton
It's not the time of Kipling anymore. My kids are different races ... and he suggests a kind of inversion of Allan McCollum's spartan aesthetic with his paintings spilling over in visual diarrhea onto his driftwood styled, logo-pocked frames.
TRAFFIC WATCH: For July 15 to 22
On Saturday, July 16 from noon to 7 p.m., the venerable organization will host World of Neighbours, bringing musicians, dancers and more to Allan Gardens ... there is a weekend subway closure from Kipling to Jane stations July 23 and 24.