On a great Platonist point, read this article in Slate.com about how today's politicians "show leadership" instead of actually, you know, leading. It's really quite interesting.
And this is pretty much it for me for this month. As I said, I'll have two guest bloggers filling in. Largely this is due to my participation in the Lincoln Center Director's Lab, which has asked for my participation from 10AM-10PM six to seven days a week. Thus, when not actually at Lincoln Center (which is roughly 45mins-1hr away from my apartment) I will need to attend to matters such as sleep, walking my dog and maybe doing somethng to prepare work for next season. I will miss you all during that time, but be sure to check in to Parabasis regularly. I picked my guest bloggers specifically because they are very different than I am as writers, and bring very different tastes and topics to the conversation.