During a heat wave in the 1920s, New Yorkers camped out on their fire escapes and sought refuge in the cool grass of Central Park. Playwright Arthur Miller recalled that summer in “Before Air Conditioning,” an essay he wrote for The New that described the stifling heat of his father’s factory where workers cut and sewed woolen coats. It was, quite literally, a sweatshop. Academy Award winner and Homeland star F. Murray Abraham reads Miller’s piece for The New Yorker Radio Hour.
4. After a surprise win for Best Actor for 1984’s Amadeus, F. Murray Abrahamania swept the nation! But all this master thespian wanted was for Mike Gatto to DP him into submission with a phallic Oscar statue.
Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham and Mandy Patinkin will star in the sixth season of “Homeland”, while Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis headline “Billions”.