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Homage to a Fellow Virgo

I won’t be looked at in this merciless glare!

-Blanche Dubois

I step off this filthy streetcar and wash
my hands. I float in my pretty white dress…

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Beats & Puns

The Wings of Desire

Undoing perfection can give the same exact effect as perfection, if not more. There’s something profound within stripping away the perfect and just going with how you feel; being who you are. 75 more words

Personal Development

“Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, such shaping fantasies…”

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 5, Scene 1

William Shakespeare

Having studied Tennessee William’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at AS Level, I was super excited to see… 1,027 more words

Entertainment

Me and the Running Man

First he was smiling. Then falling.

If his pelvis had been a shovel, the heave of dirt would have landed on me. I had just pressed the rectangle of the angry red “stop” button with my knuckle. 487 more words

Humor

How a "Fiscally Conservative" Government Facing a $20 Billion Debt Delivers on its Promises

“Tonight, we begin the work of advancing and protecting sound, conservative fiscal principles.” —Future Premier Jim Prentice, victory speech, Sept 6, 2014

It hasn’t escaped Ms Soapbox’s notice that the party that bills itself as… 958 more words

Politics And Government

What Blanche Knew and What She Didn't Know

Blanche Dubois proclaimed, in A Streetcar Named Desire, that she had ‘always relied on the kindness of strangers’. I don’t pretend to understand this film, mostly because the first and only time I ever watched it I was in my early 20’s. 1,208 more words

Perspectives

Win tickets to A Streetcar Named Desire!

It’s competition time! We want your best “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers” à la Blanche DuBois via an Instagram video.

Our favourite will win tickets to the… 72 more words

2014 Season