Endgame, as performed at the now- defunct Shimer College in 2009. The Author saw a different performance.

I am living proof that you can go far in life without seeing a Beckett play.

There is a list called “Writers Who Are Not Funny in the Traditional or Indeed Any Other Sense, But Some People Nevertheless Insist on Participating in the Fiction that They Are ‘Actually Hilarious,’ ” and it feels to me that Beckett is at the top of that list.

My Dictator: Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

Everything shiny, everything empty

SEVEN Days of Wordle, January 16-22, 2023

A brief analysis of the daily results of Wordle, the five-letter-word guessing game