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Monday, June 18 2012

The Mammy Image: What’s Christie Love Got to Do With It?

Depictions of black women in popular culture have long surpassed the 'mammy' archetype. Let's talk about Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love (1974), for starters.


Thursday, February 11 2010

The Play That Changed My Life by Ben Hodges

What may have been intended as a collection of essays about how certain playwrights got their start winds up turning into an infectious, joyous love letter to all things theatre.


Tuesday, November 6 2007

The Unit

The Unit is not about deserving. It's about the veneer of moral order.


Tuesday, May 8 2007

The Unit

The Unit doesn't include you in the parameters of the performance. You have to figure yourself who's lying to whom and when it matters.


Tuesday, April 10 2007

The Unit

This is what The Unit gets right: while the men's violence can fix any given crisis, domestic effects are perpetual.


Tuesday, October 3 2006

The Unit

This is always the question in The Unit and the Unit: who knows? Even those who do know can't admit it.


Thursday, March 9 2006

The Unit

It's a show about the Army's clandestine counter-terrorist unit, called The Unit and created by David Mamet. What more do you need to know?


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Education of Max Bickford

'The Education of Max Bickford' has yet to strike the right balance between outspoken politics and a desire not to offend.


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