This week we investigate Elaine May's "Ishtar" (1987) with Carrie Courogen (Bright Wall Dark Room), and search for the scene at its center.
Show notes: (all timestamps are approximate)
Dom's anecdote (00:39-03:11)
Introducing Carrie (03:11-04:04)
A brief history of Elaine May (04:04-24:11)
Ishtar Discussion (24:11-33:41)
Dom's Scene (33:41-39:55)
Carrie's Scene (39:55-45:36)
Adam's Scene (45:36-51:05)
A Lawnmower Can Do All That (51:05-1:00:59)
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Read Carrie's writing on Elaine May:
Decades Later, the World Is Catching Up to Elaine May
Elaine May Made Movies About Men, But Difficult Female Protagonists Dominate Her Stage
Special thanks to John Mitchell for sharing "Waiting for Ishtar" with us!
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