Pete, the rough, coarse engineer of the towboat Mollie Able, which pushes the Cotton Palace, notices Queenie, the African-American cook, wearing a brooch that he had sent to the Cotton Palace's leading lady, Julie la Verne, in the hopes of seducing her away from her husband, Steve Baker, leading man of the company. Julie wants nothing to do with Pete and has given Queenie the brooch. Pete threatens Julie in front of her husband. A fistfight breaks out between Steve and Pete on the levee, just as Cap'n Andy is introducing his actors to the assembled crowd. Andy quickly pretends that Steve and Pete were merely acting out a scene from one of the plays performed by the company.
After Rosaleen pours her snuff juice on three white men, she and Lily are sent to jail. The three men followed them on their way. They request for Rosaleen to apologize and once she refuses, one hits her head with a flashlight. T. Ray comes to take out Lily out of jail and leaves Rosaleen behind. T. Ray then tells Lily that one of Rosaleen’s attacker is considered the towns worst racist and that he would kill Rosaleen even if she does apologize.
I chose to watch the movie A Hard Day’s Night. I thoroughly enjoyed watching this film! I wanted to try and pick an earlier movie of them so it would go along with what we are learning in this class. I felt it really captured the energy and charisma of The Beatles in their early years. Their playful enthusiasm brought out the innocence of the early sixties and took me back to that time period when everything was all good.
The title of this episode is “Mac is a Serial Killer”. 10:00 a.m. on a Thursday, the gang is sitting around in the bar when Frank reads about a serial killer who has been killing young attractive blondes. Dee gets worried because she says she fits the description, however Dennis and Charlie tell her she has nothing to worry about, upsetting Dee. Mac enters and everyone is suspicious of him when they accuse him of not coming home the night before and they notice scratches on his neck. Frank is sure that Mac is the serial killer and declares that he is going to torture Mac.
This is an example of the violent danger that is associated with Abelard’s love for his daughter, In Oscar’s journey to search of romantic love, he repetitively falls under the deadly “Let’s-Be-Friend Vortexes” (Diaz 41), which leads to him acting violently toward others and himself. Oscar’s first act of violence occurs while dating his first love, Ana. Ana, while “supposedly” dating Oscar, has a boyfriend named Manny. Manny is known to “[smack] her…[kick] her…[call] her a fat twat”( Diaz 45). Oscar, being madly and blindly in love with Ana, takes his uncle pistol and contemplates about killing Manny.
One of my favorite songs of Parliament is “Flashlight”. It is incredibly catchy, fun, and upbeat. Their fun and creative album art would have drew me in to checking them out as well. Even though it came out a few years later in 1982, their song “Atomic Dog” has always been a favorite, and was even voted as our school song in 1997. All in all, this era ushered in new and creative music genre’s and elaborate shows and costumes to match.
Then that night a black person gets shot by the KKK and then 30 maids want to tell their stories because a famous black guy from Jackson Mississippi got shot. And Miss Sketter writes her book and it becomes a huge hit in Jackson Miss. It causes all this drama and contention around everybody and their maids. MIss Hilly ﬁgures it was all Miss Skeeter and goes to confronts her but she had already gone to New york. Miss Leefolt ﬁres Abileen for thinking she stole the silver and as she was walking away Mae Mobley was crying in the window for Abileen to come
Capone’s time as a bartender would be his second brush with violence. One evening while bartending Al noticed a beautiful girl sitting at a table with her brother. Al leaned over and made a derogatory comment to her which caused her brother Al to jump up and punch Al in the face. Al punched him back and the man by the name of Frank Gallucio took a knife and cut Al’s face three times giving him the name Scarface. This event taught Al a valuable lesson from this experience.
Belle got pregnant by a man who obviously didn’t want to have a baby with her who kicked her in her stomach in a public area causing her to lose her child. Soon after the man disappeared and was never seen again. She began to meet other men who she then married and a few months later went missing and she collect their insurance money and went on to find another man. Gary Ridgway known as the “Green River Killer” Ridgway was another young man who had a very controlling mother, who later in life had some type of sexual desire. According to Ridgeway he didn’t like or wanted to pay prostitutes to have sex with him.