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A Movie A Day #353: The Public Eye (1992, directed by Howard Franklin)

New York in the 1940s.  Leon “Bernzy” Bernstein (Joe Pesci) is nearly a legend in the city, a freelance news photographer with a police radio in his car and a darkroom in his trunk.  264 more words

Film

When Del met Elron

Last week, I posted a quote about the legendary acting teacher and performer Del Close, who is revered as one of the founders of modern improvisational comedy. 1,236 more words

Writing

The third thought

to always go to your third thought. Sounds really simple, but when you’re onstage, your first thought is knee-jerk. Your second thought is usually okay, but not great.

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Quote Of The Day

Happy Birthday Del

Del Close would have been 83 years old today.

I think he’d be pretty happy.

The new iO theatre building is attracting students and audiences from all over the world, and Charna is continuing to carry on his work. 63 more words

How To Speak Hip

For Kerouac, beat meant “beatitude”and the saintly life of the bum roaming America with no ties, no responsibilities, and endless time and space to find spiritual enlightenment. 643 more words

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