IN CHELSEA VERITAS by Stan Richardson

Empathy is not agreement; recognition is not endorsement; courage—whose etymological origins come from “the heart”—is inherently compassionate and concerned with the greater good. In Trump’s paranoid and xenophobic America, it is crucial for us to reconsider our position on whistleblowers.  

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EDWARD ALL OVER AGAIN pt1 by Stan Richardson

Edward never admitted admiration for any playwright who came after Beckett. My proudest moment was when I asked him, "Tell me, Edward, exactly what day did you wake up and decide you were superhuman?" to which he spit out some of his cereal. During a talkback for Occupant, his play about Louise Nevelson, I asked him what the sculptress thought of his work. "We never discussed that sort of thing. Artists talked about politics and sex. That's it."

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