When we moved into our Manhattan apartment back in 2002, we got cable TV for the first time since 1999 and with it we were introduced to Boomerang, a spin-off channel from the Cartoon Network that showcased mostly older cartoons. We fell in love with the “Boomeraction” block that would take over the network on [...]
…forever flicker in close up on the 3D IMAX of my mind. – Mark Cohen, Rent, Act II Since Rent announced its June closing I’ve been considering whether or not to go back one last time. When I saw the show back in August it had the original Mark (Anthony Rapp) and Roger (Adam Pascal) [...]
I am very mixed on Jumper. The action and effects sequences were solid, the kind of thing you’d expect from Doug Liman, who produced the three Bourne movies and directed Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The overall story though left too many open questions for its own good. What we know is this: there are people [...]
I was completely enthralled by Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time by Rob Sheffield. Even before I owned the book, it inspired a blog post about mix tapes. Reading the book, I was reminded again of my own love of the mix tape and the sheer number I [...]
I ended up a week off the ice because scheduling just didn’t work out for me to get some ice time in during President’s Day weekend.
We finally took in last year’s Tony Winning Best Musical, Spring Awakening, this afternoon. For me it was a fantastic afternoon of theatre. I loved every minute. Will was not as impressed saying the show was pointless (he felt the characters had no goals to make the audience care about them). I did not agree. [...]
Going to bed last night, we had a winter weather advisory posted from the National Weather Service. That basically means, “hey, it might snow or sleet in the next day or two.” Lately these advisories don’t mean much. This morning its turned into a Winter Storm Warning, which means “significant amounts of snow… sleet… and [...]