The Curtain is Rising
When Covid hit in late February 2020, my mother was nearing the end of her arduous, painful Alzheimer’s journey. As weeks turned to months, I contemplated with agony the pros and cons of traveling to Florida to say goodbye. Ultimately I made the trip, but the decision was excruciating—the fear of not saying goodbye versus the risk of contracting Covid in route, knowing that would seal her fate.
Tunng talks Dead Club
When the band Tunng set out to create an album about death and grieving they were entering untracked territory. Hear why, and how, they did it and the impact they have made with their audience.
Kate Manser: “We think we have time”
“We think we have time.” That’s our problem, according to Kate Manser, author of the book and creator of the website, “You Might Die Tomorrow.” Find out why in this thought-provoking interview.
How To Live Forever: Carl Reiner
Insights from the Legend of Comedy
1:52, 1:53, 1:54. The minutes tick off like seconds as I sit in my economy class rental car, which must look out of place along the ficus-lined curb of Rodeo Drive. I am a few minutes early for my 2 p.m. audience with Carl Reiner, one of the legends of comedy, and I am going through my questions one last time.