A few years ago, my husband and I joined friends for a night filled with mystery, spine-tingling adventure and something to do with bugs. At least that's what the Psychic Ghost Theatre (now closed) promised. They also dangled a Spirit Closet in front of me --how could I resist?
Last week was my mother's birthday. I woke up to a morning e-mail from Facebook. It said, "Helene Wygant is having a birthday today. Post on her timel...
Life and death often compel us to ask the most poignant of questions. With life, we wonder what it is all about. With death, we wonder what happens to us after. Perhaps we should consider these mysteries with more intent during times of normalcy, but often we ponder them after tragic events.
Bastille are currently touring the states briefly via the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour before heading abroad to finish up their run. Before you check them out, here's a few things you should know about their stateside shows.
New York City possesses one of the most breathtaking and distinct skylines in the word. For remarkable views of the city, one of the best rooftop terraces in New York City belongs to YOTEL in Midtown Manhattan, which is home to a series of screenings this summer by the Rooftop Film Club.
Travel industry buzz and trends point to immersion in innovative local experiences. Apparently what bed and breakfasts have done for years - offering ...
Since the genesis of modern polling, the American public has been asked about not only their opinions on the political and social issues of the day, but their beliefs about the biggest questions humanity faces.
Think about the fortuneteller in popular culture -- the bandaged, bejeweled gypsy kind. Has there ever been an honest one? The only one I can remember is Whoopi Goldberg in "Ghost," but that wasn't until Patrick Swayze got into her and swayzed* her up and made her make out with Demi Moore.
It was spring, and as I drove from O'Hare to Evanston I was struck by the beauty; of the blossoms, the psychic valence of the architecture, the light off the lake. What had I missed on my first tour through this middle earth?
Goodbye, Patrick. Thank you for always staying down to Earth, even when Hollywood tried to cast you out among the stars.
What is most enjoyable in the movie is the Americana kitsch and the setting, filmed from a foreigner's perspective: the Corkscrew Saloon where the couple speak together, the bright supermarket, the hotel pool area and -- especially -- the landscapes of Death Valley.
To watch an Apichatpong Werasethakul film is to be lulled into a dream state. His latest film, Cemetery of Splendour, which premiered at Cannes this week, immerses you in a surreal, and yet real, world on the line of wakefulness and sleep.
From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.
Back in 2005, Ulla's Amazing Wee Blog announced that one of the most unusual urban oddities in the Scots capital may not be long for this world. But despite this decade-old warning, Edinburgh's quirky Wild West Town is still very much with us.
The truth is that, intriguing as Scotland always is, it was in Iraq -- and in the reaction to Iraq -- where Labour got off the winning course.
This Ghosts is simply too dark and true, but one almost wanted The Wooster Group, whose signature style lies in freeing language from narrative, to intervene. "The Sun, the Sun" are the famous last lines.