So as we trick or treat through today, remember that life is about taking off your mask, showing your true self and embracing
"I think I was one of the last people to spend some personal time [with him]."
Fast forward about 3,000 years to Israel Horovitz' play Out of the Mouths of Babes. In this striking Cherry Lane Theatre production (www.cherrylanetheatre.org), the Babes are adults. Out of their mouths comes wit..with claws. Picture four sassy, savvy, snarky babes -- all ex-wives and lovers of the same beloved Professor -- clumped together in one Paris apartment for his funeral.
I don't feel vindicated by this and do not want to sound crass or mean-spirited. I did want to remind the naysayers (I did
FÉLIX GALIPAUX - ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT (1860 - 1931) GEORGES RODENBACH - WRITER (1855 - 1898) Balzac was a famous French writer
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This is not the greatest song in the world, no, but it's one heck of a tribute. Tenacious D singer Jack Black and Boy George
When you think about it, the 1970s weren't as bad as those of us who tend to prefer the 1960s often like to say. There was unquestionably some good entertainment and some good times, even if we didn't like the clothes we were wearing.
Even before Dael Orlandersmith begins her monologue Forever at the New York Theatre workshop -- as a follow-up to, among other writings, her acclaimed Yellowman -- there's plenty to look at and even something to do.
To me, the song always was and always will be about the Vietnam War. If you know it -- and you will the instant you hear the first notes and the shivering tambourine -- you know it as "The End."