Tag Archives: Melissa D’Lando

Life Lessons From Steinbeck’s “Travels With Charley”

Our lives are dictated by a variety of proclivities that influence our decisions and choices and actions. For me, two that have greatly informed my life are my insatiable wanderlust and my boundless love for dogs. I’ve explored and traveled anywhere I can, finding equal joy in a quick jaunt to a nearby town and […]

The Hollywood Censorship of Tennessee Williams

In the early 1930’s, the lack of inhibition which Hollywood filmmakers had enjoyed up to that point came to a screeching halt with the establishment of the Motion Picture Production Code. The Code–colloquially known as the “Hays Code” –was in effect until the ratings system was established in 1968, and strictly regulated motion picture content, […]