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Language is a Virus #ningbochina

I have 96 pages of Vulcan and the revisions are going well, but here is a little chunk of the China memoir, Laurie Anderson in the Rice Fields… 1,911 more words

Eugene O'Neill, in 41 points.

(Reading and writing and reading and writing and not doing enough for the blog. But I’m pushing ahead on other things and I’m submitting as much as possible. 1,206 more words


A Moon for the Misbegotten -- Walnut Independence Studio on 3

Kate Galvin’s production of “A Moon for the Misbegotten” is as solid and as sturdy as Eugene O’Neill’s scrappy hulk of a rough-tongued heroine, Josie Hogan. 2,389 more words

Theater Reviews

Under a tragic moon, O'Neill examines the end of life and love

I thought I was giving myself a break when I decided to fulfill my Nobel Prize-winner category for the 2015 Classics Challenge by choosing a play. 1,026 more words

Classics Challenge 2015

Review: The Hairy Ape @ The Old Vic

Britain in 2015 is a painfully class conscious place. Barely a day goes by without a new statistic on economic inequality, a new debate on constitutional reform, or a new allegation of student bestiality rearing its ugly head. 429 more words


Hairy Chit-Chat

The Old Vic’s Voices Off series of talks have offered interesting perspectives to their recent programming and here are three interesting talks related to The Hairy Ape  124 more words


The Old Vic's Hairy Ape

Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape artistically, and at times poetically, presents an overdue indictment on a society that reserves the right to needlessly exclude. The eponymous character is trapped on the lower deck of a repressive, ‘upstairs, downstairs’ society; whilst transition may appear fluid, it becomes increasingly clear that class is a cage from which no one can escape. 456 more words

Semi-Deep Thoughts