Monthly Archives: March 2012

Summer in March–great but not good

In the New York Times this week, they called it “weather weirding.” Patrick had said that the almost snowless winter, while not normal, is less worrisome than it might be–it’s not an El Niño year, typically stormy, but a La … Continue reading

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And, Speaking of “Shameless”

Four images from my cover shoot for the current issue of Back Stage with smart, funny, charming (and I hope she doesn’t mind me saying, adorable), Emma Kenney, who plays Debbie Gallagher, one of William H. Macy’s six kids, in “Shameless.” … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug

I’m not sure which of my favorite MSNBC anchors (Chris Hayes?  Chuck Todd?) offers his guests, at the end of the broadcast, an opportunity to promote a new publication or a project (their own or something so close that it … Continue reading

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News on the Rialto

Before there was IMDb, there was Bruce Goldstein, with his infinite film database in his head–encyclopedic (almost scary) knowledge, fascinating (and frequently funny) anecdotes and he actually knew everyone in his vast network of movie friends. In 1997, after 10 … Continue reading

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Child and Mother

Cyril, in constant motion, fueled by a fury like that which burned in Rosetta (the eponymous protagonist of the Dardennes Brothers’ first fiction film), literally runs into Samantha and, knocking her off a chair and to the ground, wraps his … Continue reading

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Kucinich v. Kaptur: Nation Loses

There was another election in Ohio on Tuesday.  And one of Congress’ most stalwart progressives, Dennis Kucinich, lost his primary race to a somewhat/sometime right (that is, left)-thinking Democratic, Marcy Kaptur. Kucinich’s House eviction by gerrymandering was orchestrated by the … Continue reading

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