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A Writer Goes to New Orleans—For Halloween

What is it about certain towns? You know, those that draw in writers? As places to write. As places to live. Or places to do a little bit of both… … 453 more words


Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Blanche Dubois and Stanley Kowalski. They’re both so iconic not simply in the lore of cinema history but literature and American culture in general. It’s difficult to know exactly what to do with them.  762 more words


27 Wagons Full of Cotton And Other Plays

I haven’t read a play in long enough that reading 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays by Tennessee Williams was an experience of relearning how to read just dialogue. 451 more words

Book Review

Broadway: The Golden Age, By the Legends Who Were There (2004) - reviewed by George

Rick McKay grew up in a small town  in Middle America. There was not a lot to do, and Rick spent a good amount of time in the basement watching old movies, and additional time in the Public Library reading the New York Times. 498 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“They told me to take a streetcar named Desire and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at – Elysian Fields” 578 more words


Let's Talk About THAT Brando Film

Oh yes, I think you all know which one I’m talking about. The Brute, the “Lordly Composure.” A Streetcar Named Desire has been on my reading list for a long time but I watched the film way before even thinking about starting the book. 434 more words