Rachel Kushner shares images that inspired The Flamethrowers. (Paris Review)
"When children have nothing to do now, they immediately switch on the TV, the computer, the phone or some kind of screen. The time they spend on these things has increased. “But children need to have stand-and-stare time, time imagining and pursuing their own thinking processes or assimilating their experiences through play or just observing the world around them… It’s very freeing being creative for no other reason other than you freewheel and fill time."
Beth Orton – Thinking About Tomorrow (9 plays)
"In 1958, legendary director John Huston decided to make a film about the life of Sigmund Freud. Having met Jean-Paul Sarte in 1952 during the filming of Moulin Rouge, Huston felt the philosopher would be the ideal person to script the Freud film, since Sartre knew Freud’s work so well and since Huston surmised that he would have “an objective and logical approach."
August 12, 2012–January 7, 2013