PEANUTS ENVY

Amid the valedictories for Charles M. Schultz and “Peanuts,” a dissenting view: “No one under the age of 30 or 35 reads “Peanuts” at all. Why should they? To convey what is so magnificent about Schulz’s achievement, it’s necessary to look at just where his comic strip went so catastrophically wrong.” New York Press

REVOLUTIONARY ZEAL

Maybe technology has led to some self-indulgence in modern architecture. But: “historians will surely draw parallels between the computer-driven proliferation of architectural forms at the end of the millennium, and the formal cornucopia that followed the advent of representational tools such as perspective during the Renaissance and projective geometry during the baroque era.”  Architecture Magazine