Benjamin Lazarus

Israel, Let Kafka Go!

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Benjamin Lazarus

In 1918, Kafka wrote about the early kibbutzim in Palestine, arguing there should be no legal courts - "Palestine needs earth (...) but it does not need lawyers". Until Israel realizes world Jewry and their cultural assets are not automatically property of the Jewish state, and removes its lawyers from this sorry tale - the world will continue to be starved of a true literary great's work.

A Rejoinder to David Lipsey: For the Sake of Progression, Legitimacy and Democracy - The House of Lords Must Be Reformed

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Politics
Benjamin Lazarus

Robin Cook once commented that reforming the House of Lords was like Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot - "(it) never arrives and some are rather doubtful whether it even exists".

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

Time to Quit Whilst You're Still Ahead, M'Lord

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Benjamin Lazarus

Thus with declining ratings for The Apprentice, and an ever fading authority on his subject matter, perhaps it's high time that m'Lord quit whilst he's still ahead, since perhaps it'll be him who'll be "finished, gone, kaput" by next Christmas.