Tennessee Williams: I’m not a typical homosexual

(In case there was any doubt)…from an interview with Tennessee Williams: "I'm not a typical homosexual. I can identify completely with Blanche — we are both hysterics — with Alma [Winehouse], and even with Stanley, though I did have trouble with some of the butch characters. If you understand schizophrenics, I'm not really a dualContinue reading “Tennessee Williams: I’m not a typical homosexual”

As men become weaker, movie heroes get stronger

That's according to a Harvard psychologist quoted in yesterday's Los Angeles Times.  “As men have lost more economic power, more social power, they’ve wanted to look more pumped up,” [Emily] Fox-Kales said, pointing to the recent recession that disproportionately hit male-dominated jobs like construction and manufacturing. “Muscles have become an accessory, like pickup trucks.” TheContinue reading “As men become weaker, movie heroes get stronger”