An Artist in Crisis

I had no idea that the filmmaker Jafar Panahi had been arrested and imprisoned.But this report says that things are worse than that.Taherah Saeedi, the wife of film director Jafar Panahi,who was arrested on 2 March 2010, has published a report about her husband’s condition in solitary confinement that has rendered him immobile and under emotional stress. She stated that in the past, her husband has twice experienced severe spasms in his chest for which he was taken to the emergency r … [Read more...]

Today’s Facebook Question: Opening Notes

It never fails.When I have my iTunes set to shuffle — hopping, skipping, and jumping through the 13,000 tracks I've assembled there —  and the opening notes of a Radiohead song come on, I am immediately in a good mood. … [Read more...]


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