Now being performed at the Metropolitan Opera through November 13th Modern opera isn’t for everyone. That has been made abundantly clear to me time and time again when I seem to be one of the few left standing after three and a half hours of
Of all the Autumnal perks, I am going to boldly declare that my favorite part of Fall is the proliferation of pumpkins and pumpkin-derived goods. For one thing, pumpkins look freaking awesome. Even before you slice a visage into their hide, the unmolested pumpkin is
This weekend on Cocktail Crashers, I’m giving you a powerful (and possibly insipid) little morsel to pass along to your dinner dates: the bizarre history of a few popular salads. I’ve already had a couple of people tell me they used my last bit of
Yup – six days until we know who the next President of the United States will be. Whether you’re just tuning in now, or if you’ve been following this thing like a sports junky, I thought it might be helpful to throw up a list
One week from today we will know who the next President of the United States will be. (knock on wood) Holy shit. Seven days from now, we could be waking up to one of those newspapers you keep for your kids. It’s scaring the hell
In the words of esteemed thought leader L.L. Cool J, “Conventional methods of making love kind of bore me.” Amen, Cool James. Like so many of us, I was past puberty when the internet began blossoming. My first email address came freshman year of college.
10. John McCain. He is one major reason he is not being elected. No need to elaborate. 9. The North Vietnamese. Whatever his torturers did to make him move like Frankenstein ruined his TV presence for all future debates. 8. Global warming. This proven scientific
So here’s the thing about Literature. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad. And sometimes the really good is bad, but only because it’s so goddamn good, you can barely tell it’s good. I mean, you know it’s good, but you don’t like it. That’s kinda
There are groups that will go down in history as perfect comic matchups. Broken Lizard… Tenacious D… The Kids in the Hall… Tim & Eric… the list goes on and on. One day I’ll make a top 10 for them too. However – today I
According to Newsweek it looks like someone in the crowd gave her the scarf during an autograph signinging. Brilliant.