Finding comfort in what's familiar
After years of one crisis after another, Americans are sometimes taking a pass -- which is fine, to a point.
What we watch has an impact on us — so it’s OK to take a break, if we don’t descend into apathy.
You know what happens at the end of “West Side Story,” right? Or what doesn’t happen: Tony and Maria don’t get to move into a suburban bungalow and raise kids, any more than Romeo and Juliet inherit Castella Montague in Verona. It’s sad. No, it’s worse than t…