The motley cast of characters are played to the hilt by Rep's own homegrown performers: the hammy, pompous thespian Felix (Jeremy Domingo) and his secretive wife Madge (Christine Flores); up-and-coming actor Simon (Hans Eckstein) and his new bride, newbie actress Aggie (Mica Pineda); Gillette's protective if bumblingly
lovable mother Martha (Jay Valencia Glorioso, with Joy Virata alternating); and the wild card, journalist-cum-medium Daria Chase (Pinky Amador).
Joe typifies Dickens's sense of sleep as an affair of farcical nontranscendence in which our higher faculties submit, bumblingly
and bathetically, to the primitive needs of our bodies.
Unless, that is, I can somehow divert him from my own career path of bumblingly
amateur attempts at historical research, public relations and journalism, and persuade him to become a funeral director instead.
refers in his foreword (Alexandrov 169-70; Dawson 128-29; Appel 324).
He is incorrigibly slow and stupid about learning, but reads bumblingly
in the testament, does multiplication sums on the slate and can write a letter after a fashion.
Not Wilsonian as in 1960s Prime Minister Harold Wilson, all searing intellect and cynical ruthlessness, but Wilsonian as in Dad's Army's bumblingly
ineffectual Sergeant Wilson.
32) Her German abilities are often undervalued, as Baumberger further points out: "Even though the author won the Chamisso Prize in 1994, today she is still sometimes presented as the writing guest worker, who bumblingly
, brutishly, incorrectly polishes not only foreign floors, but also foreign words.
Meanwhile, the hyperviolent bad Asians are bumblingly
macho, ruthless, and most importantly, uncivilized, as marked by the ultimate transgression--violation of the incest taboo when gangbanger Spider is alleged by Eastwood to have raped his own kin.
The narrator tells us this Dude is "the man for his time and place," and his story is a majestic fable of bumblingly
impotent action and shrugging retreat, set against news footage of the first American war on the oil fields of Iraq.
leave him at the scene of a bank heist, however, and Leonard Smalls arrives to rescue him just before H.