Periscope Depth

the price you pay

Every year, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts conducts an experiment in the form of a sales tax holiday. This experiment determines the premium that I am willing to pay to shop in a Best Buy, Target or Filene’s Basement without dealing…

et in arcadia ego

Arcadia: Tom Stoppard is a favorite among directors. Partly because his plays are really good and very popular, of course, but also because they’re always deep and intricate. Arcadia is Stoppard at his most intellectual: a play about mathematical discoveries,…