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And Indrani believes works of art can change individuals

Wallace Shawn reads his monologue The Fever, at The Lannan Foundation, in Two Parts. (Wallace Shawn previously, previouslier.)
posted by Going To Maine on Apr 24, 2013 - 4 comments

"Someone is assigned when there is no one else."

The Designated Mourner (2002); a radio adaptation of Andre Gregory's 2000 revival of the Wallace Shawn play, starring Shawn, Deborah Eisenberg, and Larry Pine.
posted by Iridic on Jan 25, 2013 - 5 comments

On the way home, treat yourself to a taxi.

Audience Participation Cues for the My Dinner With André Midnight Madness Screening
posted by davidjmcgee on Dec 26, 2012 - 64 comments

As you wish!

It's The Princess Bride's 25th anniversary! Little known facts about it. Fred Savage remembers. Why it's Jonathan Haynes's favorite film. Reunion. And don't worry, there's no remake in the works.
posted by Artw on Sep 25, 2012 - 160 comments

The fan-flattering hall-of-mirrors

Was the latest episode of Community making fun of its fans? (spoilers in this link and others) [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Mar 28, 2011 - 237 comments

Why I call myself a socialist

Why I call myself a socialist, by Wallace Shawn.
posted by serazin on Feb 4, 2011 - 103 comments

Two May Enter...

If you happen to be the sort of person who doesn't watch Fox News Channel—as if!—you may have missed Jon Stewart's appearance on The O'Reilly Factor. [more inside]
posted by Sys Rq on Feb 5, 2010 - 130 comments

"It's simply very easy to subordinate oneself to a worldview that's supportive of one's own interests."

A reading by Wallace Shawn: "I like to be reminded of these poor people, the 'unobtrusives', and then, I like to be reminded of my lack of interest in them." [C-SPAN video player] (Previously: 1, 2) [more inside]
posted by benzenedream on Dec 23, 2009 - 71 comments

This little homunculus

London’s Royal Court Theatre has made this spring a Wallace Shawn season. In addition to showing Shawn’s cult movies “My Dinner with Andre” (1981) and “Vanya on 42nd Street” (1994), the theatre has staged his 1990 one-man show, “The Fever” (with the estimable Clare Higgins taking on Shawn’s role), his 1985 play “Aunt Dan and Lemon,” and Shawn’s first new play in more than a decade, “Grasses of a Thousand Colors,” in which the pug-nosed provocateur himself performs the central part. This is a big deal. (previously) [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on May 26, 2009 - 29 comments

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