Monthly Archives: February 2014

U-S-A! A-D-S! The selling of the 2014 Winter Olympics


The hills are alive with the sounds of Sochi. Yes, at long last, the 2014 Winter Olympics have arrived, with all their pageantry (shades of Balanchine’s La Sonnambula and Nutcracker), politics and inhumanity to dogs. Let’s overlook for a moment NBC’s pompous (and patronizing) pre-opening show, the snarky comments about the accommodations and the kitschy…

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