12 March 2015

Feminism has a crucial role to play in modern life, but I sometimes wish it would leave our fairy tales alone. The results of its revisionist meddling are too often unconvincing and unsatisfying.

Remember last year’s ...

Drawing of a black young woman wearing a blue burqa and the words Far Tune Autumn
09 August 2018

“Words ‘n pictures, you can do anything with words ‘n pictures,” the late Harvey Pekar, writer of the “American Splendor” series famously said of the comics medium. Anyone wishing to see a concrete example of Pekar’s quote need only...

Old man with oxygen in his nose, in a bed
06 August 2018
A feature film, Nothing To Do, will be showing this Saturday August 11th, 12 noon at the Gateway Film Center as part of the Film Festival of Columbus. Mike Kravinsky,  the writer/director and will be attending. NTD is a dramedy based on...
Young white man with dark hair and goatee sitting next to young black man with big afro and beard
30 July 2018

Take an improbable real-life event, add a few history lessons, throw in an inspirational sermon or two, season it with a dollop of satire and romance and pour the whole concoction into a crime-drama mold. Then, for good measure, top it...

Drawing of Batman and words American Indian Artists Series
16 July 2018

Thursday, July 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St.
Experience an American Indian live paint event presented by The Ohio History Connection and Columbus Museum of Art. Renowned American Indian artists,...

Yellow background with black words saying Black Lives Matter
11 July 2018

In a recent column in The Columbus Dispatch, Robert Cooperman talked about the challenges he and other conservatives face in the liberal-dominated theater scene. It’s a natural topic for the Ohio University-Lancaster professor...


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