Psycho (1960), Act 01, Scene 05



Mary enters office, crosses to her desk, sits down, rubs her temples, and finally looks over at Caroline, a girl in the last of her teens.

“Isn’t Mr. Lowery back from lunch?”

“He’s lunching with the man who’s buying the Harris Street property, you know, that oil lease man … So that’s why he’s late.”

Caroline has a high, bright, eager-to-talk voice laced with a vague Texan accent.… Read Full Article

Psycho (1960), Act 01, Scene 04





A small, moderately successful office off the main street. A cab pulls up at the curb. We see Mary get out of cab, pays the driver, and crosses the pavement to the office door.… Read Full Article

The Largest Submarine in The U.S. Navy

USS Pennsylvania is a United States Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine which has been in commission since 1989. The Ohio class is a class of nuclear powered submarines used by the United States Navy. The Navy has 18 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines and guided missile submarines.… Read Full Article

China seeks to wage ‘unremitting struggle’ against the country’s intellectuals

by Editorial BoardThe Post’s View

WENGUANG SUN, a retired university professor who lives in Jinan, the capital of China’s Shandong province, is one of the oldest living voices of dissent in China. On Aug. 1, he was speaking by telephone to a live broadcast in Mandarin with the Voice of America when he informed the anchor that police had just broken into his home and demanded he stop.… Read Full Article