Category Archives: Entertainment

Farewell Barbara

Barbara Cook has passed away at the age of 89.  Very nice tribute article on Playbill. Barbara Cook, the musical theatre ingénue who became cabaret and concert royalty, has passed away. The first time I truly became aware of her … Continue reading

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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

TNT is taking Cole Porter’s advice and having everyone brush up on their Shakespeare.  First with Will or what happened before the plays brought him fame mixed with an undercurrent of anti-Catholic soap opera and Elizabethan intrigue. Then bring on … Continue reading

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And the Oscar Might Go To

This Sunday, Hollywood’s Academy salutes itself with the Oscars and truly becomes the “City of Stars”.  In case you can’t tell, I adored La La Land.  The picks below demonstrate that over and over.  I hope it equals or exceeds … Continue reading

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Now and Forever

While we may never know for sure, a recent documentary indicated that there is some evidence that Shakespeare’s skull may have gone wandering despite the famous curse that rests above his grave to thwart what was a somewhat common occurrence for … Continue reading

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That Time Again

For the first time, I have to confess to not really being interested in the Academy Awards.  There is usually something or someone I want to root for.  This year feels like a whole bunch of “good” movies, but no film … Continue reading

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