I love the past; the movies are always better there. When it comes to plays, though, I get more selective. Americans in general tend to take the past as a lump sum that's already been spent; any old coin you show them will do as a token of the whole bygone monetary system. Those of us who see the past as a living whole, continuous with the present, know too much to take the mechanically touted pinchbeck specimens as fair... More >>>
By photo: Carol Rosegg
Steven Goldstein and Peter Jacobson in The Water Engine: To air is human.