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Plays conjuring Manhattan in the 1930s often take on the look of a live-action Edward Hopper painting. Not a bad thing. Actually, the effect is stunning when the curtain rises on The Nance.
I made a terrible mistake last year. My wife made me swear I wouldn't give her a fancy gift. And I didn't.
I bought my kid an educational toy to he...
What's exciting or funny about an economic recession, rampant unemployment, homelessness, and poverty? Marie-Antoinette said, "Let them eat cake." Stewart and Colbert said, "Send in the clowns."
"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.
How did those who started on the stage of vaudeville halls transition into the world of radio and TV, and how are today's comics dealing with the seismic transformation wrought by digital media?
At the heart of downtown Flushing, Queens, an architectural masterpiece, the RKO Keith's Theatre, awaits a day when it will once again be a cultural beacon and its beauty will shine forth anew.
Let's just say that I grew up thinking that while Jesus was a suffering member of my tribe I was not supposed to worship; Buddha taught us that "Life as we know it ultimately leads to suffering." You see, I couldn't win.
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