Sometimes You Have to Decide Which Side You’re On

On this day in 1933 King Kong opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City…

Me, first I saw it sometime in the nineteen fifties in glorious black and white on television.

My goodness, I was scared. And, ultimately, as I was supposed to be, I found myself on the ape’s side.

When it was over, I was sad.


It was a dramatic illustration of what I would gradually see as much of the way things are. And it helped me to realize which side I wanted to be on…

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