"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, find line 4. Write down what it says: "church in Holland. Catholics in America, too, had national aspira-" From Boston Catholics, by Thomas H. O'Connor
Stretch your left arm out as far as you can. What do you touch first? Pile of notebooks and papers atop desk
What is the last thing you watched on TV? The film The Chosen, with Robbie Benson as Hasidic Jew in 1940s Brooklyn; a few scenes of Cecil B. DeMille's silent King of Kings, with pre-Mr Gower H.B. Warner as Christ, and this morning, the segue from Caillou to Boobah on PBS.
What is on the walls of the room you are in? Photos of the children; drawings by the children; one poster from an art gallery exhibition of J. W. Turner, another from a summer workshop at Abbey Theatre; pictures of a Moropus skeleton at the American Museum of Natural History; a photo of Boston Braves pitchers Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain circa 1948.
What is the last movie you saw? At the movie theater? I honestly can't remember.
If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy first? A bigger house.
Tell me something about you that I don't know: I attended the last game played by the Washington Senators at Fenway Park.