Articles by Author

Man and woman on the floor taking a selfie
30 September 2016

Going to Shadowbox Live can be a humbling experience. The troupe’s so-called “metaperformers” are so busy, ambitious and talented that you can’t help...

Actor portraying Obama
30 August 2016

The average rom-com loves couples who “meet cute.”

The new flickSouthside With You is not exactly a rom-com, and it’s definitely not average...

Cartoon characters
12 August 2016

Horny hotdog questions the meaning of life

Is Sausage Party the Donald Trump of animated films?

Stylistically, they...

Cartoon characters
12 August 2016

Horny hotdog questions the meaning of life

Is Sausage Party the Donald Trump of animated films?

Stylistically, they...

Scene from the play with a woman gesturing with mouth open
05 August 2016

On the night Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s nomination for president, I was watching a drama about women whose...

Photo of Norman Lear
05 August 2016

As the 1960s gave way to the 1970s, TV newscasts were dominated by the Vietnam War and other controversies that were tearing American society...

Pages