As American as apple pie?
This column first appeared in July, 2002.
Only in America, I guess, would something as American as apple pie make me feel so sad, and on the Fourth of July at that.
The Washington Post carried a story recently that launched this melancholy. A Brooklyn artist, Anissa Mack, assembled what’s called “an art installation” (my generation would have called it “a happening”) on the plaza in front of the Brooklyn Central Library. Read More»