Posts Tagged: art


The art of the concession speech

Stunned supporters of Hillary Clinton await her Election Night concession speech in November 2016. (Photo: YouTube)

It’s an art form that no one wants to get really, really good at.  Perhaps that’s because no one wants to practice it. It starts with “…a few minutes ago, I telephoned…” You guessed it.  Concession speeches.


At the Movies: A convergence of art and technology

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Directed by Peter Jackson


Any review of this most recent tale of Middle Earth is hampered by considerations of the technology, as well as the adaptation and performances – so I’m going to split this column into parts.


The Technology

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