Posts Tagged ‘Terry Gross’

If you have a chance, I recommend listening to Terry Gross’ compilation show that aired last night on Fresh Air. The portion from a September 2011 interview, her last with Sendak, was particularly interesting, insightful, and moving. A man recognizing that he is near the end of his life with an interviewer he trusted and loved. Awesome.

I used to sing all 12 months to my kids at bedtime and I’ve taken liberties with Carole King’s real tune because, frankly, I don’t know it well. You can find whole versions of it, sung by her, on youtube.

Ashes to Ashes, Maurice Sendak, You Wild Thing!

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