Guthrie Theater’s “South Pacific” Soars
I walked into the Guthrie’s new production of South Pacific perhaps a little sadistically eager to measure it against the national tour of..
“X-Men: Apocalypse” and the Saturation Point of Serial Comic Entertainment
I work in a comic book store. Like, full time, benefits, get sent to San Diego Comic Con, seriously-Mom-and-Dad-this-is-a-viable-life-choi..
Marvel Wins Again With “Captain America: Civil War”
I found myself thinking about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a lot while I was watching Captain America: Civil War. The films both add..
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2”: It’s Heavy
Essentially, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 does exactly what you want it to: it faithfully portrays the final cluster of action se..
We’re never truly landlocked
The projectile vomit just sprang into being. I don’t remember a transitional state or any inkling that it would happen like that—just the ..
Transatlantic Love Affair wears “These Old Shoes” well at Illusion Theater
If you’re scrambling for a last-minute Valentine’s idea, make yourself look like a romantic genius for snagging tickets to one of the last..
Cindy Lou Who is Beowulf
When I explain, at length, to people why The Grinch Who Stole Christmas is a retelling of Beowulf, they always assume it’s some kind of in..
Meet the Gävlebocken, Sweden’s Christmas goat that dies a thousand deaths
The Gävlebocken, or the Gävle Goat, is a 42.5-foot-tall goat made entirely out of straw that resides in the town square of Gävle, Sweden f..
An open letter to the New York Times’ David Tanis re: #Grapegate
David, call your mom.
We don’t have heiresses here, we have the Royal Court of Princess Kay of the Milky Way and sometimes Kim Kardashi..
“I’ll Be Me”: Glen Campbell documentary is a must-see chronicle of a family living with Alzheimer’s
If you’d told me that in the same summer as The Fault in Our Stars I would see an even more emotionally taxing film I would not have belie..
“The Fault In Our Stars” Survival Guide
However useless I would be in the event of plagues, natural disasters and the like, I am your best friend when it comes to social phenomen..
My Internal Tweet Monologue During “Divergent”
No mystery behind teen apocalypse phenom: Your feelings are literally the center of the world & u get hot bf. SOLD.
Gasp! It’s Rose! Wh..