The Imaginative Conservative has just published my musings on the best and the worst that the BBC has to offer.
Once upon a time there was a type of music [sic] called the avant garde but it didn’t live happily ever after. In fact, it didn’t live for very long at all. Whether or not it could ever be considered alive, there is no doubt that it is now dead, except in the academy, which is the same thing. For those, like me, who celebrate the unlamented demise of atonal music, this short video will be music to your ears and will bring a smile to your face:
In my latest essay for the Adages feature in Faith and Culture I ask whether Edmund in King Lear is correct when he claims that “men are as the time is”: