| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:29 AM
You know that feeling of jealousy in the pit of your stomach when you see a woman that is seemingly so unattainable suddenly melts and flirts with someone who is obviously better than you?
Yeah that’s the feeling 99 percent of us had watching host...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars von Trier, whom she had long admired but never met. She was seeking career advice — Kent hoped to transition behind the camera...
| Nov 26, 2014
Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars […]...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:24 AM
It's exciting news for Stephen King fans, and terrifying news for everyone with a fear of clowns: The master of horror's 1986 novel "It" is finally headed to the big screen, reports Vulture. Filming on the long-discussed project will begin next summer....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
After 25 happily wedded years, you discover that your coin-collecting accountant husband is a serial killer. What's a loyal if terrified wife to do?
Such is the dilemma for Darcy Anderson (Joan Allen) in Stephen King's "A Good Marriage," a wry, old-...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kimberly J. Brown was born in Gaithersburg, Md., on this date in 1984. This birthday gal portrayed Marah Lewis on the soap opera "Guiding Light" from 1993-2006, earning an Emmy nomination in 1996. She starred as Marnie Piper in three...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:47 AM
We picked the best books from 2014 that stood out amongst the rest in a year filled with good literature. Here are our picks.
The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham (Penguin, $29.95)
Sex and anarchy! A...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:22 AM
"The Exorcist" (director's cut) will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk for a special screening at 9:15 p.m. Friday. Here is a piece I wrote about "The Exorcist" as part of a collection of movie essays:
“The Exorcist” (1973) is...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Last week, I was invited to participate in the Local Authors’ Showcase held at the Buena Vista Library in Burbank.
For me, the event gave me an opportunity to talk shop with fellow writers, and to meet interesting people such as the executor of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:30 PM
“Carrie: The Musical” is just as unwieldy, weird and wonderful as you’d imagine a show with such a contradictory title would be.
At least, that’s the way it is as staged by Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre, with direction and...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
From tales of the child ghost who sings "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" to the apparition of a young woman in her nightgown waving to her husband from the porch, hours after she died, writer and storyteller Charles Adams III had people on the edges of their...