On Wednesday night, Las Vegas will mercifully host the final presidential debate. And it promises to be another rated-R affair. You’d except nothing less from the candidate who’s going to “make America great again.”
If you want a spectacle your kids can actually watch, then shut your TVs and travel back into America’s past.
Most stars are understandably choosy about what products, if any, they’re willing to endorse. Serious artists are mindful about their reputations.[...]
Through the darkness of future’s past, the magician longs to see…
The incantation that kicks off Detective Cooper’s dream vision in Twin Peaks is part abstract clue and part divination, and occult elements reoccur through the David Lynch-Mark Frost created series.
45 years ago, four eminences took the stage at the University of Toronto: Irish actor Jack MacGowran, best known for his interpretations of Samuel Beckett; English poet and dramatist W.H.[...]
Image courtesy of NASA
To keep some measure of sanity, the astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS), some 220 miles above our planet Earth, make a point of unwinding. According to NASA, the astronauts get weekends off.
“By the time of his death”—almost two years before, in fact—“Van Gogh’s work had begun to attract critical attention,” writes the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who point out that Van Gogh’s works shown “at the Salon des Indépendants in Paris between 1888 and 1890 and with Les XX in Brussels in 1890… were regarded by m[...]
New York City couldn’t get enough of Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart when they appeared together in a celebrated 2013 revival of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.[...]
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek, and the start of a love affair between fans and the show’s utopian promise. With only 79 episodes over three seasons in the original 1966-1969 series, it might have disappeared into pop culture history.[...]
In his New York Times “TV Weekend” column of December 30, 1983, John O’Connor wrote up the scheduled “television festivities for the eve of 1984,” including the Guy Lombardo Orchestra at the Waldorf-Astoria; a special from CBS who, “looking for an updated image,” got Andy Williams to broadcast from the Plaza Hotel; D[...]
There’s a gender assumption for every stage of life these days. From gender-coded Lego play sets and teen magazines, we progress to lightweight, pink tool sets or their more traditional, apparently “masculine” counterpart.