Romantic relationships can be complicated. And the psychology behind them has been a subject for comedy and tragedy. On the comedy side, Playwright Christopher Durang wrote Beyond Therapy as a funny, cynical, adult look at love and intimacy. VPR’s Neal Charnoff went Backstage with the Waterbury Festival Players production of this play.
This summer has seen a sharp rise in foreclosures in the subprime mortgage market. Subprime lending refers to the practice of making loans to borrowers who may have problems with their credit history, or are unable to show proof they can repay the loan. This subprime mortgage meltdown has led to a global financial crisis, involving declines in the stock market and the near bankruptcy of several mortgage lenders.