In her brilliant 1977 one-woman Broadway show entitled On Stage, Lily Tomlin performed a bit in which middle-aged married couple Lud and Marie discussed a cake that they had eaten, endless
Mary V. Dearborn’s biography of Ernest Hemingway takes him apart in minute pieces. To say that he was a complex character is an understatement.
“like a sonnet whose beautiful lines are undermined by its flawed argument.”
New York is a different city in 2017 than it was in 1975.
“the kind of comics that kept the nightlights on and made children check under their beds.”