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Month: April 2013

Things I Don’t Understand

We all have different experiences that influence our attitude toward something, but the fact is that the world’s most knowledgeable art experts would not disagree very much on which are the best paintings. You can say, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” or you can say “That’s your opinion,” but once two people know all about a subject, they almost always agree. We…

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The Protest is Staged

“It’s a completely unnavigable river, always empty, because of its irregular course and its sand bars. In France, the Loire is considered a very beautiful river, especially because of its light . . . so soft, if you only knew.” Marguerite Duras, from Hiroshima Mon Amour       What she is saying is . . . she wants a war. She has no respect…

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MARCIA: Jan? JAN: Oh, not now, I’ve gotta finish my most popular girl acceptance speech. I give it on Senior Night. MARCIA: All I want to know is . . . Who’s your date for the dance afterwards? JAN:The most popular boy, naturally. Billy Garst. MARCIA: You didn’t say he asked you. JAN: Oh well, he hasn’t yet. But he will. Who else would he…

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the big salad

[flowplayer src=’http://www.bootrundle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/timepassesmusicplays1.m4v’ splash=’http://www.bootrundle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Screen-Shot-2013-04-18-at-8.58.24-AM.png’] 8/20/94 SEINFELD “The Big Salad” #04-0602 THIS IS A TENTATIVE SCHEDULE ONLY. ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE A “CALL” FOR ANY EPISODE OR DATE. THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 STAGE 9 PRODUCTION MEETING 11:00AM – 12:00PM TABLE READING 12:00PM – 1:00PM NOTES/REHEARSE 1:00PM – 2:00PM LUNCH 2:00PM – 3:00PM REHEARSE 3:00PM – 5:00PM FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 STAGE 9 REHEARSE…

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Wildlife in the Dunes

  “Not that anyone lived far from anyone else on the frontier. Each settler was required to build his home within a half-mile radius of the meeting-house and then as close to others as possible. Living too far out made you an automatic target for Indian attacks. Also, proximity helped keep up spirits and allowed neighbors to keep an eye on each other. In fact,…

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Time Passes and Music Plays

DIANNE: What’s that called when they run around in a movie and live life to the hilt while the music plays? ADAM: A montage. DIANNE: That’s it. They’re both in this montage where time passes and music plays. They have kids. One second, the kids are tiny. The next, they’re old enough to go shopping by themselves. The next, they’re leaving home to start a…

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SORRY

  “The great chief died and everybody’s guts died with him.” Edward G. Robinson, 1948 catalog of sorrows* i feel sorry for people who lie i feel sorry for restaurants with no patrons i feel sorry for thinning flocks of migrating geese even though geese are gross i feel sorry for tone-deaf music lovers, though i’m told there are none i feel sorry for kids…

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Swim Away

  [flowplayer src=’http://www.bootrundle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/turtles1.m4v’ splash=’http://www.bootrundle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Screen-Shot-2013-04-01-at-12.24.05-PM1.png’] “It was the eyes that got me,” Rayber said. “Children may be attracted to mad eyes. A grown person could have resisted. A child couldn’t. Children are cursed with believing.” from The Violent Bear It Away, by Flannery O’Connor   Ted knows what he is supposed to do, in order to fully live. He has known this for a long time. Call…

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Boo Trundle at the Moth