In the age of Facebook, “friend” is now a verb. Dylan Wittkower says the concept of friendship has changed with the advent of social media, but sites like Facebook can facilitate communication and expand the ties between people.
Later in the show: James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses follows its main character, Leopold Bloom, around Dublin during the course of one day. Every June, fans around the world gather for “Bloomsday” to celebrate the works of Joyce. Jolanta Wawrzycka speaks about the life of Joyce, his writings, and her experiences attending “Bloomsday” celebrations.