May 2010


Fedora, Rollerina, and why I am stuck in New York City

It started when I stepped on my laptop. I learned that when you step on a laptop screen, it makes a satisfying crunching sound, but the satisfaction is extremely short-lived. That horrifying incident happened right after the Eurovision broadcast ended. I immediately phoned Apple to see if I could get it fixed quickly. My friends… Read more »


Is Sarah Palin the second coming of Andrew Jackson?

I saw Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Public Theater. It grabbed me. Musicals that portray little-known aspects of American life strike a chord in me: Floyd Collins and Dreamgirls are two of my favorites, and my thesis musical at NYU, Americo Presents the Stars and Stripe Cavalcade, was a Cabaret-style skewering of all those… Read more »