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  • UMBC professor, author heeds call of the West

    UMBC professor, author heeds call of the West
    To those who think U.S. 50 is primarily a road that spans Maryland's bucolic Eastern Shore, Christopher Corbett begs to differ. Corbett, an award-winning journalist and author, spent countless hours traversing the dusty stretch of Old U.S. 50 that lies...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
  • Second thoughts on 'The Addams Family'

    Second thoughts on 'The Addams Family'
    "The Addams Family" seemed to have everything going for it when the musical opened on Broadway two years ago: a book by the creators of the mega-hit "Jersey Boys"; two exceedingly popular stars, Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth; and a title known to...
  • John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams

    John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams
    After a performance of "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical now playing at the Hippodrome Theatre, a tall, bald, mustachioed man went backstage to greet the cast — the original, the ultimate Gomez Addams, John Astin. Douglas Sills, who...
  • This 'Addams Family' lacks snap

    It has all the weight and nutritional value of cotton candy. But "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical that has taken up temporary residence at the Hippodrome Theatre, adds up to a mildly entertaining package of song and shtick. Revised since its New...
  • Where the wild things are for sale

    Where the wild things are for sale
    The Swann Gallery in New York is holding a large auction of 20th century illustrations that features the works of Maurice Sendak. There are many books by Sendak and those he illustrated, some original sketches, signed books and a first edition of "Where...
  • On Theater: A spooky reunion with this 'Family'

    On Theater: A spooky reunion with this 'Family'
    How often have you attended a show for the first time and instantly recognized all the major characters the moment they appeared? Chances are you'll do so when you visit "The Addams Family" at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Even before the...
  • In the Pipeline: Holiday shows that are nostalgic, jaw-dropping

    In the Pipeline: Holiday shows that are nostalgic, jaw-dropping
    So it's that time of year when kids are home and many adults take some time off from work, and in this column I like to call out a couple of nearby attractions or performances that might be a fun way to spend some time over the holidays. This year,...
  • Dog books certain to give you paws

    Dog books certain to give you paws
    My first dog was a golden retriever named Tisha. Tisha was quiet and friendly, a perfect golden for a 4-year-old boy; my mother swears that when we took her to the vet one last time, as the dog lay dying on the operating table, Tisha lifted her head at...
  • Charles Addams, happiest amid horror, gets a Google Doodle

     
    Charles Addams, Google Doodle honoree....
  • NYFW Fall 2012: Michael Bastian's wardrobe for the most-wanted list

     
    Michael Bastian's fall and winter 2012 collection was inspired by the extra man -- a.k.a. the escort or walker. The result is a dressy, dapper and ultra-luxe wardrobe for the man about town....
  • Theater review: 'The Jacksonian' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    Beth Henley's new play, "The Jacksonian" has its world premiere in a Geffen Playhouse production, directed by Robert Falls, that features Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Bill Pullman....