Wednesday, March 19, 2008

stage, set, match

after going to see August, Osage County last night (belated v-tines day piggybacked onto the celebration of irishness), we stepped out to this view:

in between the theaters on 45th st. After being transported to a small town in oklahoma and spending 3+ hrs in the home of a family that epitomizes the idea of dysfunction, it was an interesting and welcome juxtaposition. The play contains one of the more hysterically vicious characters I've ever come across and seems to suggest that even though offspring often try their best to rail against and distance themselves from the things in their parents they like least, in times of crisis we can't help but become a resting place for those very same qualities. And then we flee. And then we flee. And then we

There's a lot of other stuff to chew, but I need to clean and pretend I'm not lazy.

If you've spent the time to read this, check out the book that's just come out from Flying Guillotine: Maybe even consider buying a copy so that Sommer and I can make more books!

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