Fitzgerald at his weirdest (and most devout).
A few months ago, I happened across this article, which discusses how great writers of the past learned their craft by hand-copying lengthy passages from other great writers. The idea coincided with some other reading I’ve done lately about how very physical our mental processes really are, and I … [Read More...]
Today, we left Fatima after having spent two and a half days there filming for our next production, The Faithful Traveler in Portugal. We arrived on Wednesday evening after three days in Lisbon, and it rained pretty much every day since. Today, after finally getting some sun and filming at Aljustrel … [Read More...]
At the Washington Post today, emerging Catholic writers take note: the George W. Hunt Prize announced today will be offering $25,000 to "the finest literary work of Roman Catholic intelligence and imagination." The prize is co-sponsored by America magazine and the Saint Thomas More Chapel at Yale … [Read More...]
Over at the Washington Post, Philip Kennicott has some advice on how to visit an art museum. Or so it seems. It's good advice, to be sure, both practical and insightful: take time, seek silence, study up, engage memory, accept contradiction. But one quickly realizes that the art museum here is not … [Read More...]
Fans of Dappled Things in the Washington, DC area may like to check out this art exhibition -- "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea" -- at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. It features pieces from the Vatican Museum and Uffizi Gallery, among other collections. From the NMWA website: Divided … [Read More...]