Every year, countless happenings stir up unrest or anger in some contingent of the population, and pretty much invariably, that outrage is stupendously out of proportion to the actual offense. That's human nature. Nothing makes us feel more alive than being offended. This year, though, there has been an abundance of offense that seems, well, phoney.
I'll admit it. I'm a sucker for Best Of lists and Top 10 anything. I'll read through a Best Opera of the Year list if I see it. I eat it all up. So when my favorite sites/magazines/bloggers put out their annual Best of the Year lists, I read them religiously, listen and watch … Continue reading Year End Lists