What a weird, often sad, poignant year 2015 has been in pop culture. It was the year of Bill Cosby’s demise, Taylor Swift’s continual rise, the emergence of Caitlyn Jenner, and the unstoppable power of the force. It was a year of pizza rats, “whips and nae naes,” surprise box office bombs (Steve Jobs, Terminator: […]

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Photo/Tracy Ketcher The cult and beloved classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch was originally expected to have a limited run from April to Aug. 2014. Well, sold-out show after sold-out show, a handful of Tony’s, a groundbreaking turn from Neil Patrick Harris, a star-making performance from Lena Hall, and so much more glamified goodness, the […]

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‘Tis the season for everyone, their mother, brother, cousin, dog, and everyone else to place their bets on this year’s Oscar nods. Here’s this guy’s take (points to self.) Overall, 2014 was a great yet uneven year for cinema which will likely be remembered more for its stellar, star-making, career-comebacking, performances. Here’s my stab at […]

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My father is a Broadway junkie. He can’t get enough, and it’s been that way for decades. Often times when I go with him to a show, I know he’s “into” it by his use of the word “wow” after nearly every musical number. If it’s a decent show, you won’t hear many “wows.” If […]

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My parents took me and my sister to countless shows as a kid and young adult. They still do. While I don’t remember my first time (Barnum with Jim Dale), I do remember just about every show from Sandy Duncan and a pre-Mr. Belvedere Christopher Hewitt in Peter Pan to Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga […]

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