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Jessica Lange in Long Day's Journey into Night: "I Like Dark Places"

Movie icon--and lately best known for her role on American Horror Story-- Jessica Lange has performed on Broadway only twice before, in two Tennessee Williams masterpieces, The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, and now she's in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. Show More Summary

23 Bad School Names

2 days agoHumor : eBaum's World

These schools already leave a lot to be desired.

Kris Kardashian? At Least One Family Member Supports Jenner’s Proposed Name Change

Kris Jenner’s desire to change her name back to Kris Kardashian may have been met with skepticism by her daughter Khloe Kardashian, but at least one family member supports Kris’ desire to throw it back with a name change. According to an unnamed source for Hollywood Life, Rob Kardashian likes the idea of his mother... Show More Summary

Gillian Anderson Has a Tumblr, Makes GIFs, Is Perfect

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

This Monday, on her day off from the production of A Streetcar Named Desire she's currently performing in, Gillian Anderson took the time to do an Answer Time, the Tumblr version of an AMA. Yes, apparently things between...

How to Teach Siri Better Pronunciation

Siri making a meal of your boyfriend’s name? Or is it just not getting the right amount of twang in when trying to say the name of the local cab firm? If you think Siri’s pronunciation skills leave something to be desired then you can retrain the app yourself in just a few minutes—here’s how to go about it. Read more...

Paul Ryan Caught Between Desire for G.O.P. Unity and Future Agenda

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Speaker Paul D. Ryan may be forced to acquiesce to Donald Trump in the name of Republican unity or establish himself as the party’s leading opposition voice.

Boaty McBoatface” Is Not Going To Be Named “Boaty McBoatface” Because Democracy Is A Lie

In what is one of the least depressing failures of democracy, it was recently decided that despite the desires of voters the ship "Boaty McBoatface" will instead be named after David Attenborough.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Review

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Since the dawn of the modern automobile, buyers have had the desire to lose their four-door practicality in return for some two-door style. Even the name is just that little bit fancy – coupe. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé is aimed squarely at these image-conscious buyers, but is more than just a duo-door sedan. The […]

Theater: Gillian Anderson Takes A Whirl On "Streetcar;" Modest "Tuck"

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE out of TUCK EVERLASTING out of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE out of ST. ANN'S WAREHOUSE "Did she jump or was she pushed?" -- Richard and Linda Thompson Blanche DuBois comes tottering into view. The petite Gillian Anderson is precariously balanced on high heels, for this Blanche is never quite sure of her footing. Show More Summary

Review: A Darwinian ‘Streetcar’ With a Feminist Streak

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” directed by Benedict Andrews, is a brave take on a classic play that envelops the audience in a timelessly primeval world.

With Airmule, air travelers with space in their bags transport parcels for a fee

The decades-old air courier service meets the sharing economy. Name: Airmule-Express Shipping What it does: Someone who wants to ship a legal item can hire a traveler with extra space in his or her bags to carry it to the desired destination for an agreed-upon fee. Correspondence, arrangements...

Theater Review: Jessica Lange Steps Up Into Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Apparently, Jessica Lange had a path in mind. You might call it the Tandy Trajectory: that sequence of classic American roles, all memorably played by Jessica Tandy, from Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire to Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie to Mary Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey Into ... More »

How Forest Hill Sees Itself / How MUNI Sees Itself – Mural Depicts Frisco as a Bucolic Ireland with Detached Single-Family Homes

TweetHey look – it’s the streetcar what’s named Desire: Or at least it’s somebody’s view of what big city living should look like. “Precita Eyes Mural Outside Laguna Honda Hospital Nears Completion“ Yeah, Lover I’m off the streets Gonna go where the bright lights And the big city meet With a red guitar, on fire […]

A Streetcar Named Desire – Opera Style!

Opera San Jose has really been outdoing itself this year, as it does every year.  February’s Carmen was outstanding, and now they have taken a dip in the theatre-pond, bringing us Mr. Tennessee Williams. Did you know A Streetcar Named Desire was also an opera by André Previn? Well there was no way I was going […]

Desirism Book - Part 0004 - Ultimate Ends

We have, in our imaginary world, a person with the name of Alph with a single desire - a desire to gather stones. This desire, expressed in terms of a propositional attitude, is a "desire that I am gathering stones". The desire provides Alph with a motivating reason to gather stones - to make or keep true the proposition "I am gathering stones". Show More Summary

'I Don't Want To Be A Princess' Reminds Girls They Have Real Career Options

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Once upon a time, a little girl named Keira dreamed of being a pilot rather than a princess. It was because of this desire that her mom, Beckie Thompson, decided to start I Don’t Want To Be A Princess, a website that shares content about inspiring women and sells T-shirts meant to empower rather than pamper girls. Show More Summary

A female-centric 'Streetcar Named Desire'? It's part of Music Center's 2016-17 dance season

The Music Center of Los Angeles will announce its 2016-2017 dance season on Tuesday, and organizers say the boundary-pushing lineup features some of the art form’s most exciting established and up-and-coming choreographers and artistic directors -- who happen to be women. "We’re looking at dance...

An unusual obsession: Six-pack of ’71 Mustangs from the Kirt Fryer Collection heads to auction

2 months agoVehicles / Cars :

The Kirt Fryer 1971 Mustang collection. Photos by David Newhardt, courtesy Mecum Auctions. Ask Mustang enthusiasts to name the most desirable examples over the years, and it’s a safe bet that the larger and heavier 1971 models won’t make everyone’s top-10 list. Collector Kirt Fryer sees things a bit differently, favoring the styling and high-performance […]

THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: in “Why You Should Think Twice Before Building a Rail Transit System,

THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: in “Why You Should Think Twice Before Building a Rail Transit System,” Aaron Renn of the Manhattan Institute notes: Metro has a large unfunded maintenance liability. This doesn’t surprise us because we expect American transit systems to have a backlog. The difference is that unlike NYC, Chicago, Boston, etc., which have […]

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez was happy with commitment shown in Leicester defeat (Video)

It wasn’t the ideal start to Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle career but the Spaniard took positives from the 1-0 defeat to Leicester City. Namely the fact that his players showed commitment, heart and desire. These traits haven’t exactly been common with Newcastle players this season but it’s encouraging to see. Especially with the derby against Sunderland […]

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