Duck Dynasty took a horrible turn during its season finale - -a Robertson family vacation to Hawaii -- relying on cheesy gimmicks instead of substance to drive laughs and keep its viewers entertained. How bad was it?
Where other tributes were slight, uneven or unconventional, Urban Rhythms and Dreams of Paradise is the sort of show I had been waiting for: a considerable, fairly balanced and clear celebration of America's greatest collage artist.
When he opened at the Bryce Wolkowitz gallery here in New York, I was truly excited to meet him. His inaugural exhibit, dark matters, "attempts to visualize his 20 year exploration of dark matter and dark energy (scientifically hypothesized to compromise over 90% of the cosmos)."
As the current, unfolding election season demonstrates, the excitement and energy of partisan politics lies mainly in Republican campaigns in the South, while the historically-dominant Democrats mainly sit and stew in envy.