Running for Office in Movies

. Within the political film genre, a sub-genre is the film whose focus is the run for office. Films outside that sub-category, from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington to All the President’s Men, offer similar lessons about American ideals and worldly reality, but what they offer are insights into established reality – the national establishment, the […]

Writers Write

“Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.” Gore Vidal, Réalités, August 1966 —– “Writing doe not exclude the full life. It demands it.” Katherine Anne Porter, from On Writing the Short Story, by Hallie Burnett —– “Literature must […]