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Oh, Philadelphia. You’ll always be there for me, right? (Photo by Alaina Johns.)

New BSR editor-in-chief Alaina Johns’s hello

The new guard is here and we have feelings about it

As BSR founder Dan Rottenberg recently explained, big changes are afoot here. This week, as usual, we’re not holding back the truth. Alaina Johns considers.
Alaina Johns

Alaina Johns

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Meet Alaina Johns, BSR's new editor-in-chief, as of December 1, 2018.

BSR founder Dan Rottenberg’s farewell

Changing of the guard at BSR

Several management changes are underway here at Broad Street Review — and while it's hard to say goodbye, our future looks pretty promising. Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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Long before Trump or Freud, Emerson analyzed the president in two simple sentences. (Photo via Creative Commons/Wikipedia.)

Understanding Trump (yet again)

What Trump could learn from Emerson

President Trump says the Mueller investigation has gone “absolutely nuts.” To Ralph Waldo Emerson (not to mention most psychiatrists), such an attack is actually a confession of Trump's own character.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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'Where would I be without that arsenal in my basement?' (Photo via Creative Commons/Wikimedia.)

Stu Bykofsky, gunfighter

An 'Inquirer' columnist looks out for No. 1

Columnist Stu Bykofsky advises Jews to carry guns (as he does) for protection against anti-Semites. Welcome to the 'Inquirer' newsroom, where the sword is apparently mightier than the pen. Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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Fringe producers try to increase accessibility, but often leave out patrons who are disabled. (Illustration by Hannah Kaplan for BSR.)

Disability and the Fringe Festival: Increasing access

On the Fringe's fringe

The Philadelphia Fringe Festival is an extravaganza of accessible theater, right? When venues and artists don’t take people with disabilities into account, we miss the intersectional mark. Alaina Johns considers.
Alaina Johns Illustration by Hannah Kaplan

Alaina Johnsand Illustration by Hannah Kaplan

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In 2012, Sylvain Émard brought 'Le Grand Continental' to the art museum. Now, it's Super Grand, and the more the merrier. (Photo by Maya Daoud.)

Philly Fringe 2018: family-friendly Fringe Festival guide

Small people, big rewards

The Philadelphia Fringe Festival provides the perfect opportunity to introduce children to the type of performance they won't find anywhere else. Check out Wendy Rosenfield's annual family-friendly Fringe guide for suggestions.
Wendy Rosenfield

Wendy Rosenfield

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Ivanka and Jared: A follow-up

One more reason to read 'BSR'

When you read 'Broad Street Review,' who needs the New York 'Times'? Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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Putin and Trump: Brothers beneath the skin. (Photo via Creative Commons/Wikimedia.)

Understanding Trump (yet again)

When a narcissist needs a friend

Why, in defiance of all logic, has President Trump invited Vladimir Putin to Washington for a second summit? That question has mystified pundits but not faithful readers of 'Broad Street Review.' Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

Editorials 4 minute read
What quality does Connie Francis share with Donald Trump? (Photo via Creative Commons/Wikimedia.)

Trump: Malevolent or incompetent?

His heart has a mind of its own

Monday’s summit meeting added one more label to the rapidly expanding list of all the things Donald Trump isn’t. Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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Pakula had Fonda's number... and Trump's, too. (Photo via imdb.com.)

What Trump could learn from ‘Klute’

It worked for Jane Fonda, but…

An incident on the 1971 movie set of 'Klute' suggests insight into a certain overconfident White House occupant. Dan Rottenberg considers.
Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg

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