You know that complaints about the commercialization of Christmas are as unfashionable as figgy pudding when "Your Ad Here"-equivalent Christmas ornaments are popular store items. Companies like Coca-Cola pay big bucks to buy advertising space on billboards and bus stops, but they've cleverly figu ... More >>
And other memories of summer
Worst movie year ever? Or is Hollywood just feeding our addiction to garbage?
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGEWUTHERING "HEIGHTS"Lin-Manuel Miranda stars in his own Broadway hit, In The Heights, now at the Pantages. Photo by Joan Marcus "Wuthering" actually means windy not withering. Though the former is preval ... More >>
Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S.A. Lose your love. Break the law
Also, Madacascar, I Made Out With Him Anyway and Three Truths
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCurrent STAGE FEATURE on Anton Chekhov's 150th Birthday BashTHE OTHER FESTIVALS Running concurrently with the Hollywood Fringe (June 17-27) is Arts Olympus (June 17-20) on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach. AO includes a contemporary Russian exhib ... More >>
In our upcoming Nightranger column (out Thursday) we joined the mainstream masses in a major way (the American Idol finale at Nokia Theatre, a Sex and the City 2 party at Arclight and Jack Johnson on the Santa Monica Pier) but for Memorial Weekend it was all about a homier locale (as in "what up, ho ... More >>
Also, Sex and the City 2, Survival of the Dead and more
This comes allegedly from the much anticipated/much reviled (depending who you talk to) Sex & The City 2: The Wrath of Menopause. It's Liza Minnelli singing Beyonce's "Single Ladies" (and saying "shit" a lot--it rhymes with "it"). That sound you heard is a bunch of heads in WeHo exploding.