‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ movie on real estate hell: ‘Coffee’s for closers’ and ‘Only one thing counts in this life. Get them to sign on the line which is dotted.’

  Not everyone in real estate or construction is Washington-smooth like Sy Solomon. Thanks to my friend Court Merrigan for this link to an excerpt from the Glengarry GlenRoss movie, adapted from the David Mamet play. Both show, in Court’s words, ”the cold seething black heart of capitalism.” Management doesn’t want you sipping coffee if […]

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‘Red Hot Patriot’ play is B’way-bound for sure if Philly gross is any hint: $437K in single-ticket sales

The Molly Ivins play—remember, Molly was the uppity newspaper columnist with a dog named Shit and a sassy ‘tude to match—is a sure thing for Broadway if you go by the numbers from Philadelphia. Hey, brag, didn’t I think as much earlier? From March 19 through Sunday as reported by Michael Klein in the Philadelphia […]

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