Bryan Joiner

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Hub Kid Bids Updike Adieu

John Updike wrote many things, but I am mostly familiar with his essay on Ted Williams’ last game, with its egregiously compact, famous first line.

Tomorrow’s a big day

I’m going to see the horribly-reviewed play Hedda Gabler tomorrow; I can imagine you’re already beside yourselves because, you NO DOUBT KNOW, this play stars Mary-Louise Parker, and, well, that’s really it.

No I did not pay for the tickets, but I would have.