| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:57 PM
With his curly blonde 'fro, oversized glasses and open-mouthed gape, Jon Heder's teenaged misfit character from "Napoleon Dynamite" always seemed profoundly cartoonish. Fox must have agreed, recently turning the quotable 2004 indie-comedy-turned-mega-...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
How important are pre-Broadway tryouts and dedicated Chicago productions to Chicago's cultural economy? Very. Especially since the business of touring theater has changed so very much.
As Lou Raizin, Broadway in Chicago's savvy president, well knows,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Is the U.S. ready for a Mormon president? You bet we are!
The “moral majority” has had enough of the immoral behavior of the Lindsay Lohans and Charlie Sheens who plague our airwaves. It’s high time we had some pro-marriage, pro-family...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The upcoming Chicago production of "The Book of Mormon" will put single tickets on sale to the public March 19, Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday.
But if you have an American Express card, you can buy tickets at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2. The "presale" will...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:17 PM
This cartoon is inspired by the Broadway play, "The Book of Mormon" and President Ronald Reagan's Eleventh Commandment: "Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican."
Of course, when Reagan ran for the presidency, it was a different time....
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:56 AM
If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be Mormon, would you vote for that person?
Earlier this year, Gallup pollsters asked that exact question, and 76 percent of those who responded said yes, they would....
| Oct 11, 2011
Robert Jeffress introduced Texas Gov. Rick Perry at the Values Voter Summit on Friday. He started a great big hullabaloo by asking, "Do we want a candidate who is a good, moral person, or one who is a born-again follower of the Lord Jesus Christ?"
| Oct 13, 2011
There may still be half a dozen contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, but the race has always had room for only two: Mitt Romney and someone who isn't Mitt Romney. After four full-scale debates, that second spot, reserved for a more...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue?
Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 11:50 AM
It's good to be a Goodspeed Musicals member.
Members get to see private readings/workshops at the two theaters (Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam; Norma Terris Theatre in Chester).
Like the new musical in development "Tuck," based in the 2002...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Fred Karger is on a roll.
He says last week he was the first presidential candidate to personally file for the New Hampshire primary. Then he learned that his nemeses, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and ProtectMarriage.com, lost a federal...