William Russell

  • Theater

    April 11, 2012

    The Best Man: Political Party Animals

    It's presidential-campaign showbiz in a Gore Vidal revival

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2012

    Gore Vidal's The Best Man: My Review

    A couple of legends, some TV stars, a few Broadway types, and Giuliani's ex-wife -- all together in the original outing play. It's as mixed a bag as it sounds. It's the new production of The Best Man, which is as timely as ever, seeing as it's set at a convention where corruption and dirty politic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Attack on McCain Supporter Proves Rightbloggers Right -- Even Though It's Fake

    With the election clock ticking down and Obama holding a lead, rightbloggers have been playing out the Kubler-Ross stages of grief. Some were in denial. As the election is by no means a settled matter, their hopes for a McCain victory have some basis in reality. But their guarantees showed less co ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2005

    Jazz Goes to College

    Dismantling canons, describing contexts, the new jazz studies come of age.

  • News

    November 5, 2002

    Tomb Raiders

    Bush's Secret Society Hits the Mainstream