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  • Great Old Broad Series: Debbie Reynolds

    Great Old Broad Series: Debbie Reynolds
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to The Big Man in Charlottesville| guest review

    Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to The Big Man in Charlottesville| guest review
    Bruce Springsteen and company performed in Charlottsville on Tuesday, and Springsteen didn't miss the opportunity to pay tribute to Virginia native Clarence Clemons. Daily Press reporter and resident Boss-ophile Mike Holzclaw traveled to Hooville and...
  • Dr Steve Gets Physical With Olivia Newton John

    Dr Steve Gets Physical With Olivia Newton John
    Olivia Newton-John’s appeal seems to be timeless. With a career spanning more than four decades she is still a vibrant, creative individual that is adored by fans across the world. Born in Cambridge, England in 1948, the youngest child of...
  • 'First Position' puts ballet dreams on the line for 7 youngsters ✭✭✭ 1/2

    'First Position' puts ballet dreams on the line for 7 youngsters ✭✭✭ 1/2
    "Gotta dance!" is what Gene Kelly insists in "Singin' in the Rain," and the driven young people featured in the irresistible "First Position" would enthusiastically agree. As directed by Bess Kargman, "First Position" is in part the latest wrinkle in a...
  • Crazy about Mad Cow actors

    Crazy about Mad Cow actors
    All y'all all know that we have an abundance of good actors in our fair city. No, they aren't as famous as Magic players — and they certainly aren't paid as much — but they provide much more entertainment and they give much more back to the...
  • Check It Out: Lies on the bookshelf

    Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get." "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis

     Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis
    Sigmund Freud considered religion a mass delusion, a sort of group neurosis ideally suited to obsessive types. C.S. Lewis was a literary intellectual who found ways of channeling his devout Christianity into even his nontheological writings, "The...
  • Onstage, 'Singin' in the Rain' doesn't hold water

    Onstage, 'Singin' in the Rain' doesn't hold water
    You certainly could not accuse Kyle DeSantis, the producer of the Drury Lane Oakbrook's huge new production of "Singin' in the Rain" of failing to deliver the wet stuff — as required for the title number and as immortalized by Gene Kelly in the 1952...
  • Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team

    Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team
    Lorene Yarnell, a dancer who became half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team that came to fame in the 1970s and briefly starred in their own TV variety series, has died. She was 66. Yarnell died of a brain aneurysm July 29 while watching...
  • PASSINGS: Arthur Bernard Lewis, Eugene S. Goodwin

    ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Writer, editor and producer on 'Dallas' Arthur Bernard Lewis, 84, a veteran TV writer who wrote 69 episodes of "Dallas" and also served as executive story editor and supervising producer for the long-running CBS prime-time soap...
  • Betty Garrett dies at 91; versatile comedic actress

    Betty Garrett dies at 91; versatile comedic actress
    Betty Garrett, a comedic actress who was a fixture in such MGM musicals as "On The Town" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," a regular on the television series "All in the Family" and "Laverne & Shirley" and a star on Broadway and in Los Angeles theater...