In May of 2012, The Straddler presented its third theatrical production, a staging of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, at The Cell Theater in Manhattan.
On April 3, 2013, The Straddler met historian and journalist Henry Wiencek at a café in the historic 30th Street Station in Philadelphia to discuss his most recent examination of the American Founders’ engagement with slavery.
James Wrona On May 10, 2013, The Straddler met journalist and author Kim Ghattas at a Dupont Circle café in Washington, D.C., to discuss her new book, The Secretary: A Journey With Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power (Times Books, 2013).
The monument’s an object, yet those decorations, Carelessly nailed, looking like nothing at all, Give it away as having life, and wishing; Wanting to be a monument, to cherish something.