I was prepared to tell you all that The Interview was a Grade Z movie that managed to become history when it revved up the bowels of Kim Jong Un who then had his team of North Korean hackers break into Sony, and, if that wasn’t enough, threaten 9/11 attacks against theaters showing the film. I […]
How astonishing that even though we (thank goodness) won World War ll, we’re on the edge of our seats, in terror over whether or not mathematician and cryptanalyst Alan Turig, heading a group of scholars, linguists, chess champions, and intelligence officers, will crack the “unbreakable” codes of Germany’s Enigma machine in time to help win […]
General Submissions Deadline: None Before I get to our special calls, I want to emphasize the fact that we are always open to submissions from any poet, in any style, on any topic. Half of every issue is open poetry, and our general submissions window never closes. If you’re wondering what to submit: We […]
Announcing the debut of a new lit magazine. Cahaba River Literary Journal Print Edition Published Bi-monthly (every 2 months) Debuts April 2015 A Unique Journal of Essays, Fiction, Poetry, Color & B/W Photography Email: email@example.com https://cahabariverliteraryjournal.wordpress.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1505827313012865/ Call for submissions: We work with new and seasoned writers. We need stories, poems, essays, and […]
http://mymemoriesofafuturelife.com/2014/12/10/the-undercover-soundtrack-rochelle-jewel-shapiro-2/ Find out how I was wracking my mind with trying to figure out how to get my short story, Secrets, the first one in my collection What I Wish You’d Told Me until I drew inspiration from my daughter-in-law, Karen Siegel’s acapella composition–Notes from the Blogosphere.
Homesman is certainly no Little House on the Prairie. Gwendon Swarthout’s novel, transformed to screenplay by Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, and Wesley A. Oliver, is a spare and harsh tale of a middle-aged spinster, a former New York State school teacher, Mary Bee Cuddy, (Hillary Swank) who headed west for opportunity, and ended up […]
http://www.talkinbroadway.com/regional/wfla/wfla116.html Brooke Shapiro dominates the proceedings as Tracy. Although many teenage girls fantasize about playing the role, few can dance, dance, and dance some more for 2-1/2 hours and still be able to belt most of score. Ms. Shapiro does all this and more. I have seen at least one Tracy in a professional production […]