No comedy streamed or on TV explores the loneliness, fears and sense of loss involved in aging like “The Kominsky Method.” That makes it extra special. So, why didn’t I go out of my way to write about it before it won a Golden Globe?
Frankly, like Rhett Butler told Scarlett O’Hara, I don’t give a damn whether Oprah runs for president. I do care that the fledgling efforts of women to be heard on issues of sexual harassment, sexual assault and economic equity not be lost.
For the #MeToo movement to represent a permanent shift rather than a large aberration, whistleblower laws and policies protecting those who disclose inappropriate sexual behavior by colleagues and bosses must be significantly strengthened.
To "Grey's Anatomy" fanatics, he'll always be the Emmy-nominated actor who played Dr. Derek Shepherd (more widely known as "McDreamy"). But on Saturday, Patrick Dempsey will be the driver of the No. 27 Porsche in the Grand Prix of Baltimore American Le Mans Series (ALMS) race.
Being snubbed might have been the best thing to happen to Ben Affleck. His film ¿Argo¿ took the best picture Oscar on Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards -- more than a little solace, perhaps, for being snubbed in the directing category.
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular Google Maps app. And later tonight, the first part of the Hobbit will be released in theaters. The reviews are in and while they aren't ecstatic they are encouraging.
Columnist Gwendolyn Glenn writes that she never met the late columnist Molly Ivins, but after seeing Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins at Arena Stage, she really wished she had had that opportunity. The play, which runs through Oct. 28, stars Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner, who owns the stage as she portrays the feisty Ivins.
Two generations of the Knazik family are behind Laurel Mill Playhouse's Summer Youth Production of "Guys and Dolls." The husband and wife team of Stu and Patti Knazik serve as musical director and producer, respectively, and their college sophomore daughter, Jocelyn Knazik, makes her directing debut.