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Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, novelist and poet. She authors three blogs: The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists' Sonnets. She contributed articles for Technorati on various trending topics. She guest writes for other blogs. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely.

53rd NYFF Review: ‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

It's the 1970s. The Twin Towers are resurrected and Philippe Petit is planning to walk on a high-wire suspended between them. But there are complications. One of his accomplices may be a spy. Another thinks he is crazy. And will he be able to check his rigging in time?

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Pondling’ by Genevieve Hulme-Beaman

When the lines blur between reality and a fantastical world created to stave off isolation and rejection, there is only one way out. But sometimes, one doesn't have to break down and let one realm or the other dominate. Sometimes there is a way out that makes much more sense.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘DESIRE,’ Six Plays Adapted from Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's short stories are intriguing, cryptic, revelatory, and shocking in their adaptations by exceptional modern playwrights in six one-act plays. The plays embody the tides of desire and the unconscious impulses that flood our lives when least expected.

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Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘Little Thing, Big Thing’ by Donal O’Kelly

Larry and Martha meet by happenstance in an unusual setting. Why they are there is as quirky as their relationship which takes an intriguing turn when they discover they are caught up in international intrigue and conspiracy to cover-up illegal activities against the environment and a population powerless to defend themselves.

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Movie Review: ‘Paulette’

Old folks are not supposed to be tampering with drugs unless they are prescription medications. When Paulette is desperate to stay one step ahead of the bill collectors, she sees some young unemployed punks in her neighborhood with a wad of Euros that she desperately needs. How she manages to get her hands on such cash is hysterical and very real. It is also dangerous.

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Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘Sense of an Ending’ by Ken Urban

Under duress and the threat of torture, one may do anything, admit to anything. During the 100 days of the darkness of the Rwandan genocide, one ethnic group butchered, the other died. And then there were those who managed to survive. And there were those who managed to walk the wall between the brutalizers and the brutalized.

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Theater Review (Off Broadway, 2015 NYC Fringe Festival): ‘An Inconvenient Poop’

“We are all poopers. We need to stop our fecal denial and talk about what to do with our shit!” This is the resounding message of An Inconvenient Poop, one of the notable offerings at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, in its world premiere. A fantastical and humorous solo …

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Theater Review (Off Broadway-NYC): ‘Steve: A Docu-Musical’

PoetryToMusic.com was a brilliantly conceived idea. Musicians put music to your poems and make awesome songs. Well, the site was limping along until an unusual character showed up and wrote that iconic and memorable email and added his handle, "Steve."

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