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A Cat Not in Heat

PCS's timely production of Tennessee Williams' play offers few erotic sparks.

The role of Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams' great fever blister of a play, is for female actors what Hamlet is for men. You have to be of a certain age--make that experience--to i ...   More
Wednesday, March 17, 2004 Ellen Fagg

Smile, BABY, Smile

In this fashionable film, Mona Lisa Smile's beauties are stuck in plastic wrap.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Film, like fashion, follows the whims of popular culture. One of the trends this month's fashion magazines are celebrating is that "recycled" is the new new. Just as the colors pink (shocking or other ...   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2003 Ellen Fagg

The New Old School

Tobias Wolff: exposing the lies we tell ourselves.

"When we are green, still half-created," wrote Tobias Wolff in his much-lauded memoir This Boy's Life, "we believe that our dreams are rights, that the world is disposed to act in our best interes ...   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Ellen Fagg

Woven Language

Sandra Cisneros braids strands of American and Mexican stories in her biggest book.

If you've read your way through a contemporary lit class in the past 20 years, then you've probably read The House on Mango Street. Sandra Cisneros' lively, spare, bestselling book helped bring ri ...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2003 Ellen Fagg

the stuff of life: a daughter's memoir

the stuff of life: a daughter's memoir By Karen Karbo (Bloomsbury Books, 256 pages, $24.95) Karen Karbo's latest book starts off with a phone call and ends with the scattering of ashes, and the p ...   More
Wednesday, October 15, 2003 Ellen Fagg
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