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Fall to Pieces by George Kaplan

A Tiny Tale to Chill the Bones of Any Actor

Once upon a time not so very long ago there was an actor. He had been popular on stage and screen from the early Seventies through to the end of the Eighties and had made a great amount of money in that period, but eventually his career and spirit flagged. 1,258 more words


Day 28: fun in the classroom

I’m still not really sleeping, but I’m getting exponentially stupider as the days continue. To give myself a break, I had my students work on a self-guided activity yesterday. 213 more words

HitchcOctober Day 28: Stage Fright

Jonathan Cooper (Richard Todd) is the bit-on-the-side for famous stage actress Charlotte Inwood (Marlene Dietrich and her ridiculous eyebrows). He’s hopelessly in love with her, so when she arrives on his doorstep with a blood-stained dress and claims of having murdered her husband, he doesn’t take much convincing to head to the scene of the crime to stage a robbery and pick her up a clean outfit. 636 more words


When "doing the best you can" isn't good enough

When you’re playing on a sports team, and you lose the game, you lose the game.

When you’re taking a test, and you don’t know the answer, you just don’t know the answer, and there is no “A” for effort. 535 more words

In Dance As In Life

HM25: Stage Fright (2014)

Written by Jerome Sable and Eli Batalion. Directed by Jerome Sable. Stars Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf and Allie MacDonald.


Ten years after her mother dies at the premiere of… 387 more words


Schlocktoberfest IV - Day 24: Stage Fright

Stage Fright (1987)


*Spoilers Throughout*

What’s It About: A deranged killer dons a huge owl mask and kills a bunch of stage performers, as owls are wont to do. 1,067 more words



When I’m on stage, instead

of picturing them naked,

I like to picture

my audience dead;

that way, when they clap their hands,

I can shit my pants and say

it’s a goddamn miracle.