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At an American Theatre Wing dinner at Cipriani the other night, I got to sit with a bevy of Tony award types and wet myself with delight. At my table, Roger Robinson--who's Tony nominated for Joe Turner's Come and Gone--said that, after the bump they got from the Obamas seeing the show, he was stun ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal, reporting from Davos, asks (gulp), "Is Capitalism, as We Know It, Dead?" Pumped up from his experience as chief investigator of steroids abuse in baseball, George Mitchell is now in for some really heavy lifting: the testosterone-laden, rage-filled Arab-Jew death dance i ... More >>
The quartet led by Itzhak Perlman at the Inauguration was fingertip-synching to a pre-recorded track, reports the New York Times. Clearly this means that Barack Obama was not properly sworn in as President of the United States.
12:00 p.m. Well, we have a new Vice-President at least. Biden swears in with J.P. Stevens. 12:03 p.m. Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and an all-star band play "Air and Simple Gifts" written by Star Wars composer John Williams. Giant crowd is quiet and respectful. 12:08 p.m. Here we go. Chief Justice Rob ... More >>
I was right there watching it--in my living room--so no one is more equipped than I am to size up the varying facets of today's historic induction, rating it as if it were an Olympic event. And it WAS, honey. Let's start with the most important thing--Michelle Obama's outfit! It was a bunchy, spark ... More >>
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