The way we die now
landoffirstcontact.caIn previous centuries, stocks of cod were plentiful in the North Atlantic. No one wanted to see it happen. Yet, anyone familiar with Cod (1997) by Mark Kurlansky or End of the Line (2004) by Charles Clover knows that stocks of cod in the near North Atlantic have been d ... More >>
Sam Waterston stars in noted play by non-anonymous author
Noted British tragedy gets an unnotable production at the Lincoln Center Festival
Lear: the man, the legend.May brings all sorts of exciting holidays: It's Masturbation month (obviously), and there's Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day (of course), plus it's American Pacific Heritage month and Asparagus month, among other things. Today, for instance, is Limerick Day.
The Bard and Big Bird collide
Lee does Lear
Is it a piece of marble or a blue cheese? And did it make the list of Our 10 Best Cheeses? Who doesn't love cheese? A friend says she administers a cheese test to potential boyfriends. If the guy doesn't crave the coagulated milk products of cows, sheep, goats, or water buffalo, it's ... More >>
Because it's a straight and narrow path from Estee Lauder to animal husbandry, former Hugh Grant consort, bikini model, and cosmetics shill Elizabeth Hurley is now selling beef jerky. Like Hurley herself, this jerky comes saturated with plenty of marketing savvy: it's certified organic and ma ... More >>
Welcome to metatheatrics at the sausage factory
Ian McKellen plays Shakespeare and Chekhov, but nobody wins
Kline's Lear goes for rationality; Molina's Katz makes madness unreasonable
Kevin Kline prepares to scale the mad king's heroic heights and war-torn politics
André De Shields gets a Shakespearean workout
What's the Trick of Staging Shakespeare? Directors Spill Their Trade Secrets.
A Bipartisan Groundswell of Rebellion