“What is that unforgettable line?”
― Samuel Beckett
(shown here with a cat and a dog in a basket.)
A feminist with three PhD’s puts herself, through a series of personal choices, in the role of “the other woman.”
“Who came up with the term cheating, anyway? A cheater, I imagine. Someone who thought liar was too harsh. Someone who thought devastator was too emotional. The same person who thought, oops, he’d gotten caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Fuck you. This isn’t about slipping yourself an extra twenty dollars of Monopoly money. These are our lives. You went and broke our lives. You are so much worse than a cheater. You killed something. And you killed it when its back was turned.”
― David Levithan, The Lover’s Dictionary
Is it feminist to sleep with a married man?
Elaine Stritch might be Broadway’s greatest living legend. At 89 years old, the star has appeared on international stages in classic productions of Company, Bus Stop, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and Mame, as well as a popping up in acclaimed performances in Woody Allen’s September and as Jack Donaghy’s mother on 30 Rock (a role for which she won an Emmy). Today sees the release of a documentary about her long, storied career called Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me. A loving and touching portrait of the actor as she looks back at her life’s work and prepares to retire to her hometown of Detroit, the film features interviews from frequent collaborators and friends such as Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, John Turturro, and the late James Gandolfini. To celebrate the release, here’s a look back at some of the best moments from her versatile career on…
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Outstanding collection of quotes by the inimitable Tom Stoppard ~ enjoy!
Happy birthday, Tom Stoppard! The prolific and highly acclaimed playwright and screenwriter turns 75 years old today. Stoppard is one of our favorite playwrights of all time, and is particularly known throughout the world for his wit, winking meta-narratives and deft language-play — not to mention the fact that his plays are wildly entertaining yet still concerned with deep philosophical concepts. So, to honor Stoppard on this milestone of a birthday, we’ve collected fifteen of our favorite, lip-smackingly good lines from across his body of work. Click through to remind yourself of some of the best Stoppard moments (or discover them for the first time) in our collection of our favorite lines from his dramatic work. And of course, these are only our favorites — please chime in with your own in the comments!
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