The story has captured many hearts and minds for over a hundred years, and it has almost become a part of our collective consciousness. It’s La Dame aux Camelias, or Camille, by Alexandre Dumas, which chronicles the doomed love affair between a young Frenchman, Armand Duval, and a dying courtesan, Marguerite Gautier. The novel has inspired a […]
This is the final in a series of three columns, collectively titled Byrnanza, about the work of the musical genius David Byrne over the past thirty years. For his latest trick, David Byrne has eschewed “world music rhythms,” preferring instead to go with DANCE DANCE DISCO PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION.
I knew it was going to happen. I just knew it. This week on NBC’s Parenthood, Seth left. He took Drew out a few more times, made plans for Friday, then sheepishly told Sarah (his ex/Drew’s mom) that his band was headed out of town. I wanted to jump through the television screen and throttle […]
Since I know we’ve got a bunch of new readers this week, just wanted to say hi and say this is my 8th installment of recapping My So-Called Life. Check out the tags/archives to catch up on previous recaps, and be aware that I watch this show in 10-minute installments via illegal YouTube clips. Welcome! […]
Last week we left Haddie furious with her parents (Kristina and Adam), Crosby begging his brother in law, Joel, to come back and help with the kindergarten play and Sarah contemplating her kids. This week again focused on Haddie, to the point where I’m ready for the show to move on in a different direction. […]
This week’s Parenthood on NBC picked up where it left off last week. We found Haddie furious with her parents, after she was told she could no longer see Alex. Her father, Adam, meets and is unimpressed with the new owner of the shoe company. Crosby has to admit that his brother-in-law that he’s in […]