Archive for September, 2008

“The Reader” and the Oscar Race

The dispute between producer Scott Rudin and mogul Harvey Weinstein about the release date for “The … Read more »

Should Fey’s Palin Be Retired?

Sarah Palin is her own best parody, which is why last night’s “SNL” send-up of her … Read more »

Newman’s Own: My Cookie Story

A great American, Paul Newman, died yesterday. I can’t pretend to have known him, but I … Read more »

TV Ratings Keep Getting Uglier

One of the questions I’ve been asking myself as the economy became hyper-critical this month is: … Read more »

New Yorker Covers: Obama; Palin

This past summer, The New Yorker featured a satirical cover with the Obamas as terrorists, an … Read more »

Best Classical Music Album? Really?

Here’s the result of a recent poll conducted to determine the best classical music CD of … Read more »

Depp: More “Pirates,” But Less Risk?

Variety reports that Johnny Depp has agreed to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in … Read more »