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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.

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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Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): Summer Shorts Series B

What happens when you can't get out of your own way to change your life? You get help from an unlikely source, do something outrageous or do nothing until something ignites your will. It's summer and these one act plays, Summer Shorts 2015 at 59E59th Theaters are just the right fit when you need something lightweight yet adaptable for the hot season.

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Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘Pimm’s Mission’

Many of us want to make a difference by finding our true mission in life. Pimm has discovered his mission. Now, he is mentoring Thomas to make a difference and come out of his shell to discover his purpose in life. But there are problems that have to be overcome. And is doing a wrong to stop a wrong defensible if that is the only way?

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Movie Review: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing?

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Theater Review (Off Broadway-NYC): ‘Threesome’ by Yussef El Guindi

When Leila and Rashid invite Doug over to be part of an intimate 'Threesome,' Doug is excited and feels he must accept to overcome a hurdle. But things are not what they seem for all three individuals. By the time their evening is over, the unexpected has happened and they will never be the same again.

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Movie Review: ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ With Billy Crudup and Ezra Miller

What would you do if you were given authority over others and no one was monitoring your actions? Would you apply the golden rule? Of course you would, unless you had a hidden axe to grind and more power than you ever imagined you could have. Such is the case when a simulated prison experiment becomes a runaway train and no one seems to be at the controls which happened at Stanford University in 1971.

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