The NSA controversy, which continues to develop, has been useful in a lot of ways. It's gotten people talking after a long period of quiet about the surveillance powers of the state -- and whereas the national security state had legions of defenders back in post-9/11 days, in these post-post-9/11 da ... More >>
As you may have heard, an unlikely cast is about to start a London theatrical run in Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys, the one about the aging vaudevillians who have an uneasy reunion full of fighting and shticking. In the 1975 movie, it was Walter Matthau and George Burns as the feuding legends. We ... More >>
At yesterday's 21 luncheon promoting the DVD/Blu-ray release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, I talked to movie/theater star Daniel Radcliffe and was thrilled to find he's basically magical! Here's how our talk went: Me: Hi, Daniel. Let's start with your Broadway gig. Have you foun ... More >>
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See Harry and his broomstick on Broadway
The History Boys pits humanist culture against moral relativism. Guess who's outclassed?