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Argo – A Story So Strange It Must Be True

Sunday, October 14th, 2012
by on Playing Around

This is what I do and I’ve never left anybody behind. So says Tony Mendez (a wonderfully understated Ben Affleck once more doing double duty

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How to Throw an Olympics Party

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to get bitten by the bug; the Olympics bug that is….BIG TIME! Maybe it’s the fact that

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
Bedroom Shenanigans Never Go Out of Style

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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“We leave a proof by that which we do. Wives may be merry but honest too.” Mistress Page Stephen Rayne’s expert adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic

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The Door BANG!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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Two men sit at opposite ends of a row of metal folding chairs: Boyd (Tom Cobley)—working class, dressed in jeans, reading a local newspaper and

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A Bawdy British Twist on a Greek Tragedy

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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In Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, the befallen Greek king contemplates self-mutilation as atonement for his sins. It’s a rather dramatic gesture, but considering the circumstances, severe

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Aurelio Zen—The Italian Detective in Armani

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
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It turns out that British TV executives are just as boneheaded and shortsighted as their American counterparts. Programmers at ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox are

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Pants on Fire’s Metamorphosis

Sunday, January 9th, 2011
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How to start? We begin at the beginning, with the creation of the world. True, but too portentous. Oh what makes a heart beat beat

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The Fall of Man

Saturday, November 20th, 2010
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Lingua franca is a language used to communicate between people not sharing a mother tongue…ostensibly creating a commonality. They all want to learn American—they’re shocked

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