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A Thousand Clowns

Let Us Now Praise Herb Gardner, Author of A Thousand Clowns

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
Peter Dreier

Herb Gardner, one of the greatest but most under-appreciated playwrights in 20th century America, died 10 years ago today.

Howard Zinn And J. D. Salinger: Two Heroes

Wendy Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Block

I would never have linked these two icons - Zinn and Salinger. But after both deaths unsettled me similarly, I realized that what I loved about each was his rebellious, idealistic soul.