Category Archives: Entertainment

“So Sexy” – A Hollywood Party

It’s been a while since I shared in my Social Adventures series, so here’s a random amalgam from a successful attempt last night.  I promise no great insight, just mild amusement.  Off we go. I attended a fun Hollywood party … Continue reading

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24 Things To Do In Front Of The Buzzfeed Offices

Buzzfeed has changed the way all of us look at lists.  No longer do lists come in nice round numbers like a top ten, or the hundred best – no, lists can be of 37 things or 49 things or … Continue reading

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Eviscerating The Sound Of Music Live

NBC aired a live performance of The Sound of Music last night, and theatre performers and aficionados panned it in spectacular and vitriolic fashion.  It quite clearly became a competition to see how creatively each person could say they hated … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Was a Lazy Narcissist

I had the opportunity to see Mary Poppins on the big screen last night, and it was a delightful viewing.  I realized I have not seen it since early adolescence, and I will admit I was shocked to come away … Continue reading

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Fall TV Premieres – Round 1- New Dramas

I have a television problem.  I’ll admit it, and thus the four weeks in the fall where old series return and all of the new ones premiere are like my own personal Christmas.  I find myself irritated at the way … Continue reading

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Red Wedding Repercussions

Not since Kim Kardashian married that guy she’s not married to anymore has the internet exploded so strongly over a wedding as it did Sunday night to the events that took place at the nuptials  of Edmure Tully and the … Continue reading

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Giving Zach Braff A Dime

I’ve seen a very interesting post from Ken Levine about Zach Braff fundraising his next project through Kickstarter shared across my social media world today.  You you should read the thought-provoking way he objects to this approach in its entirety … Continue reading

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Things I Wish I’d Learned in Drama School – LA edition

Callum Radya wrote a great list of things he wishes he’d been told in drama school about acting in the real world, you can read his rather sincere list here.  “Annoying Actor Friend” wrote a riff on it specific to NYC … Continue reading

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American Idol Season 347 – Top Ten Perform

I watched every single episode of the first eight seasons.  I was a super Idol fan through Kris Allen’s win.  Nine lost lost me before the end.  Ten I watched off and on for the new judges.  Eleven I skipped … Continue reading

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Critiquing the Critic?

The relationship between artists and critics is by its very nature one of wariness.  Ideally an artist works to create their best and most honest work and present it as their own truth to the public.  Obviously every artist wants … Continue reading

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