Tag Archives: old age

Is Old Age Becoming Overrated?

A “New Yorker” article on aging turns to literature to debunk the notion that aging is a good thing.

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Fed, Peyton: Made Weak by Time & Fate?

Peyton Manning and Roger Federer, in the twilight of their careers, bring to mind Tennyson’s Ulysses.

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Do Not Go Gently; Go Like Judy Dench

Judy Dench has become our current go-to actress for dignified old age.

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