Archive for April, 2013

Spring Has Sprung! Cadillac Jack Rides The Renewal Carousel!

The current TV season comes to an end and our intrepid reporter takes a look at what stays and what goes and what nobody knows prior to the network’s upfront announcements.

I just got a new TV. My old one, a bulky and cumbersome fifty-two incher that I bought back in 2001 in the early days [...]

It’ll Be The Best Episode Of “Smash”, Ever – The 2013 Tony Nominees Announced

Nominations for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®
Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

Best Play
The Assembled Parties
Author:  Richard Greenberg
Producers:  Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove
Lucky Guy
Author:  Nora Ephron
Producers:  Colin Callender, Roy Furman, Arielle Tepper Madover, Roger & William Berlind, Stacey Mindich, Robert Cole & Frederick Zollo, David Mirvish, Daryl Roth, [...]

“Why 1978 Matters So Much”, An Opinion… [Updated]

In 1978, PBS took a Chicago-based TV show, Sneak Previews, and gave it national distribution. There, like many other folks, I discovered Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert. These film critics, from competing newspapers, appeared once a week to review upcoming movies and grade them with the simplest of criteria. “Thumbs Up” meant go see it. “Thumbs [...]