An arsenal of language is deployed in this play, making you titter until the words themselves stop meaning what they mean, becoming pause, punctuation, and, at times, punishment.
Rock is a natural on the stage, of course. And when he's delivering his lines, he's very convincing. The problem comes when Rock isn't talking.
Language has failed -- that's Guirgis's story and he's gallantly sticking to it. This modern rom-com is to be greatly admired, enjoyed and seriously pondered after the final fade-out.
There have been any number of comics who have aspired to the mantle held by comic Lenny Bruce and his obvious heir, Richard Pryor. Their successors ra...
Timberlake has shown he doesn't mind being the butt of a joke or delivering a punchline. More importantly, his quick wit would prevent the show from hitting any bumps along the way.
It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."
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Last year, Sesame Street's head writer noticed his then four-year-old daughter, Segi, didn't embrace her hair. He shared with me why he wrote the "I Love My Hair" lyrics for his little girl.
"God bless a sense of humor." If Marlo Thomas' book has any message at all, it's that, because to have a sense of humor means you have a real chance at living a happier life.
I can't recall a single good novel I've read -- classic, modern or contemporary -- that paints marriage as even mildly happy.
Would a newspaper and website like The Jewish Daily Forward hire a Catholic editor? Would The Advocate engage a straight person as executive director...
Nelson George is a cultural historian and filmmaker who candidly explores race, sex, parenting, gentrification, internet dating, and other hot-button issues in his voyeuristic web series, Left Unsaid.
Adam Sandler has evolved from frat boy comic to Saturday Night Live regular to movie star. He has evolved from immature antics to romantic comedy to family man. His new film Grown-Ups is a mark of that change.
Grown Ups is a scam on the audience. What's alarming is that there is an entire generation who consider these guys the comedy touchstones of their era. This is why Generation X is doomed.
Conan O'Brien and his "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television" tour rolled into New York City this week for two sold-out shows at Radio Cit...
If you somehow didn't love Sandra Bullock already, here's your chance to start marching with the good guys -- as well as one guy's loving playlist for a sophisticated and lovely lady.