Drama. It’s the name of a character on an HBO show, a class at school, and it’s the theme of this week’s FML Friday. Actually, I think it’s probably the theme of every FML Friday. But the three FMLers below had some drama that caught my eye, so I’ve decided to provide them with some [...]
Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. And sometimes, to cope, people need to lash out at something – anything – just to help make sense of it. That’s more or less the premise behind Gargamel, a new tragicomedy by Trent Wilkie and the folks over at Mostly Water Theatre.
I won’t lie to you. I rarely know who anyone on the cover of the magazines at the grocery store are. It seems that I have to watch Saturday Night Live just to even attempt to keep up to date. It wasn’t until Tina Fey hosted her old show with musical guest Justin Bieber that [...]
What if the Wicked Witch of the West wasn’t bad? What if Dorothy wasn’t as innocent as she seemed? That’s exactly what Gregory Maguire tells us in his novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Maguire is the same author who wrote Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister. I’m sure [...]
Friends, it’s time again for that most wonderful time of year I like to call “Oscar Season.” It’s a lot like “Rabbit Season” and “Duck Season”, except with more glitz, less bird-shot to the face, and tons of forced happiness. And with this week’s announcement of the nominees, it’s also time for my yearly tradition [...]
I consider myself to be a “social drinker.” I don’t go out to get drunk, and I rarely have any sort of alcoholic beverages by myself, but I enjoy them with company. Beer, scotch, girly-drinks: there’s always something for me to enjoy. But I’ll admit I’ve never been very knowledgeable about wine. Oh, I like [...]