• Film

    October 2, 2013

    NYFF: Abuse of Weakness is Brilliant, Maddening, Unlikeable

    Abuse of Weakness plays October 6 and 9 at the New York Film Festival

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Margaret Thatcher, RIP. Here's What She Was About

    The first female prime minister of Britain and a woman with a checkered, controversial legacy, Margaret Thatcher has died at 87, after a stroke. For those of us who only know her through some distant headlines, an Oscar-grabbing Meryl Streep performance, and a few cutting lyrics in Billy Elliot, he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Do Diet Sodas Make You Fat? A University of Texas Study Seems to Say So

    ​Do Not Drink? It was too good to be true - the idea that you could drink massive amounts of diet soda and suffer no ill consequences. The NY Post reports today on a University of Texas medical school study that shows that people who drink diet sodas are 70% more likely to suffer an increase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Study: Red Wine Is Awesome

    ​Ah, it's a good day when the studies come down in favor of wine. The latest: Red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage after a stroke, say the dedicated, kind, wonderful and brilliant researchers at Johns Hopkins.

  • Voice Choices

    November 10, 2009


    Alan Ayckbourn's My Wonderful Day

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Get Well, Chris Knox!

    Very sad news: Chris Knox, one of the crucial figures behind the New Zealand lo-fi titan label Flying Nun, has apparently suffered a stroke. Details are scant, although that hasn't stopped any number of Kiwi media outlets from speculating. Meanwhile, his family and friends are maintaining and upd ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 3, 2009