The good things about this episode don't outweigh the bad yet, but I see potential in the brief suspense the confrontation club scene incurs. If anything, Clark is a risk-taker, and maybe it'll be fun watching him screw up every single week.
There were a lot of really excellent shows, and trying to pick a few is very difficult, but I'm going to choose the plays that not only gave me a fantastic experience, but also made themselves at home in my mind.
Golden Boy is a knockout. It's a magnificent exploration of what it means to be an American and how we define success. Set in a lower-class New York neighborhood in 1936, it tells the story of Joe Bonaparte. Like an earlier Bonaparte, he, too, wants to be king of the world.
I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.
Recently, Oscar de la Hoya sat down with me to discuss Manny Pacquiao, retirement, why his rematch against Floyd Mayweather was canceled, the state of boxing, his tanning bed nightmare, and a crippling ingrown hair.