Mallory Ortberg reimagines the dialogue from several Tennessee Williams plays, including “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” and “The Glass Menagerie.”
While being featured on major, household name music news outlets is certainly something every musician is desirous of, independent artists are often better off pursuing smaller music blogs when it comes to seeking press, as they are more likely to give them the attention and energy the artist is looking...
Over the past several months, we've posted a number of Wheel of Fortune snafus on our website. Remember the contestant who was a single letter away from spelling "A Streetcar Named Desire," only to somehow guess wildly wrong? Or theShow More Summary
"A Streetcar Named Desire" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada June 3, 2017 by Denise Sum copyright © by Denise Sum 2017 John Neumeier's adaptation of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" begins where the play ends. Show More Summary
Starbucks baristas love to write whatever their hearts desire in place of the "name" on your coffee cup. And most customers just laugh it off. But when a customer named Kayla Hart walked into a Starbucks outside Charlotte, North Carolina, last week, she was not at all amused by the words scrawled on the side of her Venti Iced Green Tea. Show More Summary
Given Trump’s desire to increase the use of fossil fuels, it’s no surprise that his presidency will result in increased carbon emissions. Some of the carbon will remain in the atmosphere for centuries, an enduring monument to his presidency and his rejection of scientific facts. Before the election, I took a stab at estimating that impact, based […]
A nice man named Curt recently wrote me a heartfelt email. He had a strong desire to help his introverted, talented son with his art career. “I’m wondering if you would have advice for the non-artist helping the artist?” he asked. I started by acknowledging Curt’s love for his son. Show More Summary
Name Five Heavier Than Rigidly Medically Desired Characters Originally From The Comics, None Of Which Have Superpowers Or Special Abilities. Please Include At Least One Male And One Female Character. No Kingpin, No Amanda Waller, No Herbie Popnecker. Show More Summary
John Neumeier’s adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Canadian premiere June 3 – 10. Background A landmark work in American theatre, Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Puppies are inherently curious creatures, and sometimes their desire to explore and get into everything can get them into trouble. Case in a point: a Pit Bull puppy named Jade accidentally got her head stuck in the rim of a car tireShow More Summary
A definitive version of a classic, though its new content leaves much to be desired. Ultra Street Fighter 2 is good, and worthy of the Street Fighter 2 name. It’s still too bloody expensive, though. When Ultra Street Fighter 2 was announced, I was incredulous. Most of that feeling came from the price: At $39.99 […]
Now there’s a KFC romance novel: Tender Wings of Desire. The psychological effects of growing up with an extremely common name. Victorians Believed That a Train Ride Could Cause Instant Insanity. What to do if you get caught in an avalanche. Here’s...Show More Summary
Canadian Premiere June 3 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the Canadian premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
As Tennessee Williams' classic marks its 70th birthday, a timeline of pivotal "Streetcar" performances. "Stella!"
Scottish Ballet’s interpretation of Tennessee William’s 1947 play “A Streetcar Named Desire” begins with a single stark image: the fallen Southern belle Blanche Dubois, in a snow-white dress, fluttering beneath a naked light bulb. It’s no coincidence that Williams titled early drafts of the Pulitzer...
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the opening night of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by John Neumeier. A Streetcar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Speaking at today's Ira Sohn conference, Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman reiterated his Howard Hughes long recommendation - a name he has been involved with for years - citing its strong management and desirable locations as reasons why it should become more valuable over time. Show More Summary
Poker Night (From A Streetcar Named Desire) Thomas Hart Benton Strangely, I see some parallels with Caravaggio. The exaggerated musculature, the dark but vibrant colors, the obvious sexuality. Yeah...I'm a Moron. From The Whitney Museum.... In 1947, Thomas Hart...
Makoto Shinkai’s body-swap anime shows how habit and happenstance refine desire. In the rare moments during Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name when my mind wandered a bit, it kept coming back to the old internet meme “Still a better love story...Show More Summary
Elon Musk, Tesla Inc.’s CEO, countered a slight misunderstanding in the marketplace about the new car model and its name.