Romeo and Juliet is not the greatest love story of all time. There. I said it. I read it first as a freshman in high school, and even then, Romeo and Juliet both seemed like hormonal idiots. They meet, “fall in love” get married, flail melodramatically about the cruelty of fate for a while, and […]
Some families seem to burst forth with artistic talent. The Brontes, for example: three sisters, all of them geniuses. Or, for a more modern example, the Sedarises, Amy and David, are both prolifically talented artists.
“We are all scared as shit.“ So proclaims man-boy Luke in Elizabeth Hagerty’s delightfully weird little play Nephrectomy. A study of the “quarter life crisis” that so plagues the millennial generation, Nephrectomy is as zeitgeisty as a New York Times trend piece, only, thankfully, much funnier.
You have not lived until you have seen an adult man do a stunningly accurate impression of a giant dildo made of butter. It was as much a surprise to me as to anyone else, but it’s true.