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Milk Comes to Life on the Big Screen

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Posted on Sep 5, 2008

Just in time to remind some Americans that the fight for gay rights is about much more than driving Wedge IssuesTM between political parties every election year, Sean Penn and what looks to be a promising lineup of co-stars are bringing the story of San Francisco city councilman and gay activist Harvey Milk to movie screens this fall.



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By Ernest Harding, September 19, 2008 at 9:59 pm Link to this comment
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Great News, everyone !!!

According to a letter in AARP magazine, Lee Iaccoca has recently supported RUN THE CABINET as a way to expose McCain. 

If Obama pre-names a cabinet of true public servants and activists McCain will have to name which foxes he will be putting in charge of the chicken coops (government agencies)  Corporate media will be FORCED TO expose for the stupid “horse race”  section of the electorate the craven way the Republican Party has sold out to big-money…the way they are big money…not some cutesy cow-girl from Alaska. 

Here’s a piece of his book.  May I also invite you to familiarize yourself with the development in America of the idea of SHADOW CABINET ( practiced in Britain and it’s former empire as a way to intelligently critique the moves of the party in power…and be ready to take over !!! ) 

Glenn Hopkins

The (Venice) Mootney Theatre

Our 32nd Season in West Los Angeles

9 - 16 - 08
Ernest Harding, Publicist (310) 478-7379

We’re off and running and especially looking forward to our Russian encore Sunday and the Korean encore the next week and the closing of the block for Spanish on October 5th..  Of course the entire program is in English first every Sunday thru October 5th.

Here’s the one-page flier which we hope you will duplicate and post in hard copy,  and network by email.


...helping bring Los Angeles together with Eleanor:

5 Sunday Shows at 3:00 pm           different language encores 4:40 pm


two short plays by Glenn Hopkins **
all begin 3:00 pm,  Sundays, Sept. 14 thru Oct. 5

The Underbelly of Genius:

Three Made Only of Clay

(Gershwin, Lorca, Wittgenstein)

Mrs. Roosevelt

repeated after English in the Second Language:

Japanese Sept. 7;  Farsi Sept. 14;  Russian Sept. 21; 
Korean Sept. 28;  Spanish Oct. 5

The Venice Mootney Garden Theatre
2508 Stoner Ave., L.A.  90064
(S. of Pico betw. Barrington & Bundy.@ Pearl; from downtown 10 w.; S. on Bundy. Left at Pearl.)      Money raised will cover the translations :

$20 (discounts available) entire program;  $5 sep. admission at 4:40 for Mrs. R. encore                (310) 478-7379

featuring Daniel Brezenoff, David Mayhan, Marge Buckley. Juan Pablo Yepez,  Bill Bassett, Dr. Sofia Gelman, Eva Santiago, Dr. Hidemi Oe, Mrs. Cyrous Rahimian, Ms. Insook Han, Ernest Harding***

***“Glenn Hopkins is an American Original .  Names like Johnny Appleseed,  Woody Guthrie,  Will Geer,  and Walt Whitman come to mind.”        —Backstage West
“A familiar figure on the Los Angles theatre scene,  Glenn Hopkins has written over twenty plays.  Melodramatic and hilarious, brash and sensitive,  frustrating yet ultimately rewarding, Hopkins writes from the heart…his integrity and purpose shine through”

Hopkins’ writing for the stage has been:

“outrageous…refreshing…intriguing…important…worthwhile.” —-The Daily Bruin

“infused with lyric imagery… billowing…lovely…fun” —-The Hollywood Reporter

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By KDelphi, September 7, 2008 at 11:52 am Link to this comment

This is one movie that should be really worth seeing.

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By Allison, September 6, 2008 at 7:49 pm Link to this comment
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I saw a documentary on Milk years ago on PBS. An interesting, yet tragic, story. I heard that Robin Williams was considered to play Milk. I look forward to seeing the Sean Penn version.

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