If Jerry Lewis and Ernest Hemingway got together and penned a kung-fu picture, it would be probably be a bit like 1978's Jackie Chan career-maker "Drunken Master," a slapstick, absurdist fight flick that is also in its own weird way, a tribute to and rumination on drinking. Dialogue like "All our brave drinkers shall never die" and "don't be fooled by a man staggering around," are paeans to being boozy, the kind of thing you might see carved into a piece of wood hanging above some sentimental
This week, leading up to the official start of summer, we're taking a look at the definitive summer songs of all time, based on their seasonal popularity on Billboard's Hot 100 charts. Today, we look at the summer jams of the 1980s.
Prince George's Little Theatre's production of "A Shot in the Dark" received mention in last week's roundup of coming attractions, but merits a closer look for its excellent treatment of Marc Archard's work, set in 1962 Paris.
Theater groups, of course, schedule and plan their productions months, sometimes years, in advance of opening night. And so, with the tragic events this past week in France, it is perhaps a twist of irony that two local groups raise the curtain on 2015 with shows that pay homage to French satire and comedy.