The modest mom & pop seafood shop into a thriving and respected wholesale/retail fish business, supplying over 400 of NYC's "most discriminating" chefs, in addition to seafood lovers visiting their 6,000 sq. ft. Chelsea Market store.
Two fascinating documentaries explore the kind of creativity that sets some artists apart from others. The conceptual gifts these artists have managed to harness put them in another realm of creativity.
Tait's film is a powerful depiction of the history of race in New York City. It's great strength is that it shows Blacks as historical actors battling for freedom and rights rather than as just victims of savage injustices.
At the tail end of two weeks of travel, I'm a little too tired to put together coherent thoughts about the trip and the state of things, so I've pasted below some videos I shot along the way with my phone.
We should all periodically revisit the best books and films on the Holocaust, however unpleasant, to keep our own awareness, watchfulness, and revulsion very much alive. There is no shortage of worthy choices.