Desolation of Smaug is the fullest realization of the fantasy-entertainment complex
New Georges' latest takes over the Irondale Center
In Ionesco's classic, words do the gaming and sometimes get violent about it
This morning, DNA Info reported on a Midtown author who has written a modern update of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Translating classic literature into language kids can understand is nothing new, but author Susan Crimp has taken it to a new level by one-upping Tao Lin an ... More >>
www.insightbb.comWell, maybe not of all time -- how far back does the world's literature really go? And we blush to note that most of these quotes come from Western sources, at that. But read on anyway, because some of them are pretty damn funny, or at least pithy and philosophical.
New Georges tries producing the unproduceable—in little pieces
This has been a banner weekend for extreme exercise. As the Post puts it, "Ninety-nine maniacal marathoners" (it's like a Lewis Carroll poem), including several New Yorkers, will travel to Antarctica next month to compete in the Antarctica Marathon. For the privilege of trying to survive 26.2 ... More >>
Growing pain or total disaster? One fan and one non-fan hash it out.
Not nearly curiouser and curiouser enough
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate
On to Chapter Two! We ask another round of authors for recommendations.
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Nothing important to review? Try reviewing the rarity of that.
A choreographer with a talent for interior design
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Shallow subgenre's latest has a knack for cubist creatures, but favors flash over thought
Full of ghosts, ground zero's like that hotel in The Shiningand maybe that's OK
Prime-time pride, manly girls vs. girly girls and fear of a black dream team
But there's still not a dissenting word from America's book publishers and literati
Lombardi creates a piano spectacle featuring 1,848 ivories
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Hussein, Freddy Krueger, and Peggy Pom Pom
Tom Waits Wears His Mask Like a Pro
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For a Japanese Animator, Grown-up Messages Are Kid Stuff
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