Waiting for Elmo etc.

March 17, 2009 at 1:11 pm (James Joyce, poetry, Samuel Beckett, writers)

St. Paddy’s day seems as good a time as ever to dust off the old blog. Apologies all around for my absence. I’d share my excuses with you if they weren’t just examples of my laziness. Which I suppose is another example in itself.

Here’s an amusing take on a famous Irishman’s most famous play:

And slightly more serious:

If you manage to listen to it all, leave your impressions, if you please. For instance, when do you loose track of all the Biblical references?

You know, it really has been quite some time since I posted. Let’s see what else I can come up with by the end of the week.

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riverrun, past Saint Patrick’s day…

March 18, 2007 at 8:41 am (comedy, faces which amuse me, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, writers)

I missed posting this on Saint Paddy’s day but I figure it’s worth sharing.

Joyce galvanized, all fecund in his nuttiness, and Beckett dour and uninspired.

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