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  • 'Flirting With Disaster'
    DVD review: 'Flirting With Disaster'
    If you want to see David O. Russel's early work, you have to travel way back to the mid-90s. His debut was an independent feature called 'Spanking The Monkey.'This is not a review of that still-unseen film.This is a review of his next...
  • 'Alan Partridge'
    DVD review: 'Alan Partridge'
    Though Steve Coogan might have a modicum of name recognition in America, he is very well known in his native England. His most-beloved character is a cocky radio personality named Alan Partridge.Let's explore the character's feature film...
  • Another Murder, Another Show!
    Pegasus mixes nostalgia with farce in Another Murder. Another Show!
    Once a year about this time (Christmas season through late January) Pegasus Theatre presents what has affectionately been dubbed the “Black and Whites” a spoof/homage to the classic film noir murder mysteries such as Charlie Chan, The...
  • The Cupcake Conspircy
    Rover's Cupcake Conspiracy a clever, scrumptious diversion
    The Cupcake Conspiracy is an amusing low-key farce of mistaken identity. Max Gary Eoff) and Suzie are separated and in the process of getting a divorce when Max meets the wrong woman (Natasha) for his first cyberdate.They ignore red flags,...
  • Goodman and Jane Ace
    Old-time radio, 21 January: Jane Ace's Greatest Debate
    “She’s fine, if you like Jane,” Goodman Ace would enjoy telling those who asked, in the years after the couple behindEasy Acesleave radio behind. And many did. Not quite enough to make the show an overwhelming ratings hit, but...
  • Dick Tracy meets the cast of "Funky Winkerbean" in one of comics' more unusual team-ups
    Dick Tracy meets his most dastardly nemesis: Funky Winkerbean
    When Dick Tracy encounters the criminal element, he typically tangles with villains whose names articulate the root of their inability to meld with society around them. Pruneface's wrinkly visage ensures he will always be alone. Flattop's...
  • Julie Brown is Back in Town
    SFSketchfest: "Homecoming Queen" Has Got a Parody
    It’s been awhile since comedian Julie Brown has dusted off her one hit, “Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun.” The parody song was put on hold for quite a long time as Brown didn’t feel comfortable doing it after the so many...
  • Becky & Barry: The Series
    Aspiring actor adversity continues with Season 3 of 'Becky & Barry: The Series'
    Hollywood hopefuls get more than a few lessons while fans get big laughs in the all-new Season 3 of mocku-comedy web series, “Becky & Barry: The Series.”The show comes from actors/creators Matthew Cornwell and Brooke Jaye Taylor,...
  • The Wonder Years: The Complete Second Season, DVD Review
    'The Wonder Years: The Complete Second Season' DVD Review
    'The Wonder Years' TV show was on for six seasons and for most of that time it was in the top 20 of all TV shows. It dealt with children growing up in the late 1960's and early 70's. This was the period of the Vietnam Nam War and...
  • Brooklyn Stand Up!
    Brooklyn Stand Up delivers laughs
    January 19, 2015, on a tree lined and a seemingly quiet street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a full house witnessed the first Brooklyn Stand Up Comedy Show of the year. Hosted by Kerry Coddett and Cipha Sounds, The Knitting Factory is the perfect...
  • Justin Bieber is going to get roasted
    Comedy Central announces pop icon Justin Bieber as next Roastee
    While some may not get their wish to see Bill Cosby as the target of Comedy Central’s next roast, what the network has in store will certainly offer a comparable alternative: it was announced today that pop icon Justin Bieber will be the...
  • Angela Lansbury stars in Blithe Spirit
    Angela Lansbury stars in Noel Coward's 'Blithe Spirit'
    Angela Lansbury - whose hugely successful career has spanned 70 years, including her much-loved portrayal of Jessica Fletcher in Murder, She Wrote - takes to the stage of SHN’s Golden Globe Theatre to reprise her role of Madame Arcati in...
  • "Weird Al" Yankovic
    'Weird Al' Yankovic announces 2015 Mandatory World Tour
    As promised, “Weird Al” Yankovic announced the dates of his 2015 Mandatory World Tour at midnight ET Jan. 20. The tour will begin with five dates May 12-16 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.In May, the tour will make the following stops...
  • Karen David
    'Galavant' a whole new stage for breakout actress and singer Karen David
    Karen David is kicking some behind as the no-nonsense (but also not entirely truthful) Princess Isabella on ABC's medieval musical comedy Galavant. But that's business as usual for this multi-talented and much more approachable actress. We...
  • Newspaper comics for old people, funnies page overwhelmingly demonstrates
    Poorly-researched Comics Examiner survey: Funnies page for elderly, dying
    Once a means of luring kids to the daily habit of reading a newspaper, the funnies page has now become a thing just for the elderly and digital illiterates, a flimsy survey of this morning's comics selection by Comics Examiner reveals.All the...