Tag Archive: 20th century humor

Noël Coward’s Private Lives

Is it possible to have a platonic crush on a gay guy who died nearly 40 years ago? After seeing Private Lives at the Huntington Theatre, I think I just might. Noël Coward… Continue reading

Hello, I must be going

The Marx Brothers, vaudevillian German-Jews from the now extinct Upper East Side neighborhood of Yorkville, had such difficult childhoods that they would have benefited from years of intensive therapy. But would they have… Continue reading