Patricia Neal (1926 – 2010) Academy Award for Best Actress for Hud (1963). “This woman had to be believable as a housekeeper and still be sexy. 25 more words
Ayn Rand is a polarizing author: from my experience you either love her work or you hate it. One of my goals this summer was to clear out some of the older titles on my TBR: the intimidating classics and long novels that I tend to avoid during the semester when reading time is a precious commodity. 657 more words
by Ayn Rand
I don’t think I understood this book.
I understood parts of it. The hero, Howard Roark, is intended, I think, to represent the ideal man in Ayn Rand’s terms: he is self-made, dependent upon no one else, answers to no one but himself, acts for no other reason than his self-interest. 1,732 more words
It’s hard to find ways to fill the time while driving and I am currently on a driving-heavy vacation up the New England coast. As the wheels rolled on during our first stretch, we discussed Game of Thrones, the new Star Trek series, Koko the gorilla, 500 year-old sharks and spirit animals. 919 more words
I was shooting heroin
and reading “The Fountainhead”
in the front seat of my privately owned police cruiser
when a call came in.
I put a quarter in the radio to activate it. 690 more words