Author Archives: Alex Samuels

Some Notes on Acting

Looking Why do we like watching people act? Goethe says we like looking. ‘Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less than looking.’ If the actor is good, you see a person in them, and may watch that person. If the actor is bad, you see the actor, and may watch the actor. In each […]


A Valediction: No one will mourn This will be my last editorial. Having consistently failed to make anyone laugh, I thought it was only right that I should leave you with some theoretical thoughts on comedy. 1. It is funny when there is a difference between how things are and how they should be. People […]

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