I know how it feels to starve for your art. Not intending to die for it though… This year marks the two-hundredth anniversary of Poe’s birth and the publication of two collections of gothic tales produced by the Mystery Writers of America. “On a Raven’s Wing: New Tales in Honor of Edgar Allan Poe” (Harper;Continue Reading
As Lennon shared in a 1968 interview: “I think all our society is run by insane people for insane objectives… I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal means. If anybody can put on paper what our government and the American government and the Russian… Chinese… what they are actually trying to do, andContinue Reading
It’s all over.
What HAVE the Romans ever done for us?
I don’t know who if anyone Jack’s with now. Why don’t you two hang out? Because he doesn’t call me enough and I’m not gonna [Huston mimes dialing a rotary phone]. Source: Anjelica Huston, In Conversation
Hemingway with an Aussie accent. They live!!! Source: Legendary Post columnist Steve Dunleavy dead at 81
Putin and Xi Jinping prepare for the worst Our current geopolitical environment requires the careful and considered attention of relevant heads of state. The repeated meetings between Putin and Xi Jinping indicate that Russia and China are actively preparing for any eventuality. The closer we get to economic collapse, the more tensions and chaos increaseContinue Reading
Sondheim: You shouldn’t feel safe. You should feel, “I don’t know if I can write this.” That’s what I mean by dangerous, and I think that’s a good thing to do. Sacrifice something safe. Variety, variety, variety, Mr. Sondheim. Don’t let up for a second. Surprise us. Source: Stephen Sondheim, Theater’s Greatest Lyricist – TheContinue Reading
A very real scenario. Things are getting very confusing out there, probably on purpose. So many opportunities to exploit and separate. Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60% of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “commonContinue Reading
The Dark Side of Progress