Truly, I live in dark times!

The news seems to get more depressing and disturbing every week. Brecht is so eloquent about what we can do and what we must do. If you don’t read German (and I barely do, I mean, I understand isolated words

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Berlin Stories: A Review Essay by Lynne Weiss

Source: Berlin Stories: A Review Essay by Lynne Weiss

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Nixon beat Trump

and yet he¬†was forced to resign. One More Request by Lynne Weiss

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Trump at Kennedy Center Honors?

The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let

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A Doll’s House and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s “The Solitude of Self”

The very engaging production of A Doll’s House at Boston’s Huntington Theater got me thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s essay “The Solitude of Self.” Stanton was the primary organizer of the Seneca Falls convention on the rights of women in

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Always nice to be posted on the @PANKmagazine blog.

[REVIEW] Remnants of Passion by Sarah Einstein – [PANK].

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The Scottsboro Boys at SpeakEasy

New Year’s Eve included The Scottsboro Boys by SpeakEasy Stage at Boston Center for the Arts. Scottsboro was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the same team who created Cabaret and Chicago. This was a terrific production, funny at

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