Rick Wakeman Performing “Close to the Edge”

Rick Wakeman’s solo piano performance of Yes’s “Close to the Edge” helps us see what Yes was really doing with their music.

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Funniest Sitcom Episodes of All Time?

Here are my top votes. Any other suggestions? I feel like an episode of All in the Family belongs here, but I can’t pick just one. WKRP in Cincinnati: Thanksgiving Episode The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Funeral for Chuckles the Clown Friends: Eye Exam episode Seinfeld: Parking Garage episode Friends: Thanksgiving Confessions Seinfeld: Every “Soup Nazi”Continue reading “Funniest Sitcom Episodes of All Time?”

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Some Tough Questions about Picking a Major

Beth Braverman’s “Controversial College Rankings a Huge Influence,” recently published in The Fiscal Times, asserts what is becoming the new conventional wisdom about getting a college degree: a college education needs to be understood as an economic investment, and the most common ranking measures don’t take that into account. The main concern here is “return onContinue reading “Some Tough Questions about Picking a Major”

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