17 March 2014

All The Way: LBJ takes on Broadway

By // Theatre (New York)

Ask the average American under 40 what they know about President Lyndon B. Johnson and they will likely do one of two things: (1) stare at you blankly or (2) …

02 February 2014

All The Goodbyes

By // TV

When an actor leaves a long-running TV series before its natural conclusion, it’s generally not a good thing. Sure, there are some series so long-lived that turnover is not only …

26 October 2013

Sharr White’s Snow Geese Fails to Take Flight

By // Theatre (New York)

I re-wrote this review three times, which is never a good sign. Do not get me wrong. Sharr White’s new play The Snow Geese is not bad per se, it …

20 July 2013

The Newsroom: Season Two Premiere

By // TV

The second season of HBO’s loved and loathed Aaron Sorkin drama The Newsroom begins with a toned-down, piano-heavy version of last year’s rousing theme song. Instead of the reverent images …

20 September 2012

Video of the Day: Back to Bartlet’s White House

By // TV

There’s not a lot that needs to be said about this, the best Video of the Week (day? how often am I supposed to do this feature again?) Ever! Basically, …

18 February 2012

Parks & Rec Catches My Dreams

By // TV

Andy’s rousing campaign ditty has been stuck in my head since I watched Thursday’s truly phenomenal episode of Parks & Recreation, and probably will continue to be stuck there for …

25 March 2011

The Ultimate TV Icon Matchup

By // TV

30 Rock this week. Aaron Sorkin and Tina Fey (Liz Lemon) sit at a conference table waiting for interview with Nick Lachey to work on the NBC reality competition show …


21 May 2010

The Horrifying Irony

By // TV

That man. The one who put me on edge for 2 straight hours tonight. The guy, with the mustache and the barely human instincts. That person who threatened the life …

30 July 2009

Kelly’s Week in TV

By // TV

The Bachelorette finale and “After the Final Rose” special:The finale goes exactly as planned as Jillian chooses an ecstatic Ed and stomps on the hearts of Kiptyn and Reid (who …


22 June 2009

Sad and Strange TV News

By // TV

Starting with the sad, Emmy-winning/nominated actors Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Studio 60) and Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) filed for divorce on Friday; August would have been the …


27 March 2009

Farewell to a Superb Character Actor

By // TV

Last week the world bit adieu to beloved actor, Ron Silver who died on in his sleep after a 2 year battle with cancer. The Tony Award winning actor (Speed …


02 March 2009

2 Views on the Best of the Best

By // TV

A few months ago, TV sites around the internet were posting lists of their favourite moments and episodes from arguably the greatest series of all time, The West Wing. So, …

11 February 2009


By // TV

 It’s that time of year again. Flower prices are skyrocketing, restaurant reservations are hard to come by, jewelry stores are bustling and all around North America people are wishing that …


24 January 2009

More Stars Head for the Alter

By // TV

This time it’s a couple that I didn’t even know knew each other. Elisabeth Moss (known to today’s audiences as Peggy on Mad Men but remembered fondly by me for …

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