Fierce Love

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I’m not a violent person. In fact, when I was studying method acting in college—the tap-into-your-feelings approach made famous by Brando and De Niro—I had difficulty inhabiting a particularly violent role because I’d never felt the desire to hurt anyone. My theatre teacher accused me of lying: “Everyone’s felt like…

John Steinbeck’s Search for America

Originally posted on Daniel Douglas' Blog:
Source: Scott Laumann TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY is the “non-fictional” account of Steinbeck’s road trip across America in 1960. (I put the word “non-fictional” in quotes because although Steinbeck portrayed his journey as a cut-and-dry retelling of actual events, much scrutiny has been put to its authenticity in recent years.)…

What’s In A Name?

Originally posted on Mr Wayne:
You want to know a secret? Too bad. ?I’m telling you anyways. I hated my name growing up. ?I mean I really, really hated my name. ?Who names their kid, “Mr”, anyways? ?Well, by now you must know my first name is not really, “Mr.”, “dear sir” or any other…