There are two Wallace Shawns. There’s the character actor, known for playing eccentrics in The Princess Bride
and The Good Wife
and voicing cartoon dinosaurs. (“I don’t get cast as a lot of real people,” he notes.) Then there’s the acclaimed playwright, thinker, and ardent leftist. Shawn is out with a new collection of political musings, Night Thoughts
, which address everything from inequality to the changing climate.
In the Spiel, Travis Kalanick, don’t let the cab door hit you on the way out.
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