More than 50 years ago, Willie Nelson's beloved Christmas song, "Pretty Paper", first hit the airwaves. And for all these years, Willie has wondered about the real-life Texas street vendor, selling wrappings and ribbons, who inspired his song. Who was this poor soul? What did his painful trials say about our loves, our hopes, our dreams in this holiday season - and in the rest of our lives?
Academy Award-winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre's most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year-old white boy in 1950s South Africa, and the two middle-aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold's childhood and friendships in this absorbing, affecting coming-of-age play. The play, initially banned from production in South Africa, is a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play.
Things are not going well at the offices of Private Eye. Jinx is having demon problems, the city is overrun with pyromaniacal imps, and Ivy's wisp powers are burning out of control, attracting the attention of both the Seelie and Unseelie courts.
"Ivy's debts are paid and friendships tested"
TOP DOG RADIO speaks with film producer, writer, theatre director and Academy Award winner David Brown (1916 – 2010). Brown formed his own film production company in the early 1970s and went on to produce over a dozen blockbuster hits, including The Sting (1973), Jaws (1975), Cocoon (1985) and Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
"Film Industry Blockbursting Info"
Holidays are hell, a point driven home when a certain demon attorney returns with information regarding a series of bloody murders. Five Harborsmouth residents have been killed, and every victim has one thing in common - they are fae. Whoever is killing faeries must be stopped, but they only leave one clue behind - a piece of mistletoe floating in a pool of the victim's blood.
"I loved everything about this story, look forward"
One of the great literary classics of Western literature and the only published novel written by Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray created great controversy on publication because of its homosexual undertones, and was later used as evidence against him at his trial at the Old Bailey in 1895. "If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was to grow old...I would give my soul for that!" The wish uttered by Dorian Gray as he gazes on his portrait forms the basis of this story.
Here's a unique approach featuring fun-filled dates to help seriously dating and engaged couples strengthen their relationship. Couples will soon discover whether or not to go to the next level of commitment, and will spend quality time together now while preparing for a great marriage in the future.
Diálogos, reglas de gramática, modismos, lecturas, vocabularios..."and more!" Con el Nivel Superior pasas desde del Nivel inicial-intermedio para llegar a los conocimientos más articulados de la lengua. El método (470 páginas) está grabado todo completo en audio. Perfeccionarás tu pronunciación con ejercicios creados específicamente para el estudiante español.
Seldom has the world seen a man with the grace, style, and intellect of David Brown. Known in his lifetime as a journalist, a publisher, an Academy Award winning film producer, a Broadway producer, an author, a one-time astrologer, and husband to long-time Cosmopolitan head Helen Gurley Brown. Throughout his remarkable life he was a friend, acquaintance, and confidant of the world's most powerful, most famous, and most notorious.
Miss Cordelia Marsden, having recently lost her father, finds herself unable to continue to live alone. In desperation, she writes to her Aunt Catherine. Little did she know that this would lead to the happiest days of her life, for on the train to London she meets Lord William Lynton, and before the trip is through, she finds herself...kissed by a stranger! A full-cast, fully soundscaped production of an historical romance from the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company!
"Wow, that was silly"
Hear the stories from the colorful characters of Gloucester in their own words! From the Sachem Masconnomet to the renowned Fitz Henry Lane, Howard Blackburn, General Benjamin Butler, John and Judith Sargent Murray, and many others. Relive the early history of America's oldest seaport through the mouths of its salty characters.
Ever notice sounds? I mean really notice them? I do. I don't have any choice, not since I fell into The Loop. And what's The Loop? It's a world - a world of sounds and narration, of incidental music and special effects. The Loop is ambiance, implication, and the subtle - and not-so-subtle - manipulations of the Off-Mike People. But people are the same on or off The Loop, a distressing fact that always seems to add up to Blues for Johnny Raven.
Accompanying a major BBC1 series presented by David Dimbleby, and an exhibition at Tate Britain, A Picture of Britain is a celebration of the British landscape and the art that it has inspired, from Constable to Lowry, from Turner to Nash. From the slopes of Snowdonia to the industrial Black Country, from the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands to the meadows of Suffolk, the British landscape has inspired artists and writers for generations.