• December 17, 2019

    “Doctor Sleep” casts a begui...

    I will admit it. Like some of you, I dreaded Stephen King writing a sequel to his 1977 classic, “The Shining”. His novel about a broken fa...
  • November 20, 2019

    The Poker Table Pits Bill Burr, Al Madri...

    The Poker Table Pits Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, and Other Comics Against Each Other The Poker Table is a side-splitting show which pits comedy stars Bill...
  • September 19, 2019

    The Norton Singers Present A Superior, O...

    Tonight, Marie d’Entremont and I had the good fortune to see the Norton Singers in their 75th season, as they brought down the house at the Orph...
  • September 7, 2019

    1970’s Horror: The Exorcist (1973)

    In the fourth of my series of blogs discussing the importance of 1970’s thrillers, we FINALLY reach the King (or is it Queen?) of Horror. Let...
  • September 6, 2019

    Released in 1989, “Cousins” ...

    Before he directed Batman movies and “The Phantom of the Opera” film, Joel Schumacher remade a 1975 French comedy called “Cousin Cou...

“Doctor Sleep” casts a beguiling and frightful spell!

I will admit it. Like some of you, I dreaded Stephen King writing a sequel to his 1977 classic, “The Shining”. His novel about a broken family secluded for the…

The Poker Table Pits Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, and Other Comics Against Each Other

The Poker Table Pits Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, and Other Comics Against Each Other The Poker Table is a side-splitting show which pits comedy stars Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, Bobby…

The Norton Singers Present A Superior, One Night Only Version of “Chess”

Tonight, Marie d’Entremont and I had the good fortune to see the Norton Singers in their 75th season, as they brought down the house at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxboro,…

1970’s Horror: The Exorcist (1973)

In the fourth of my series of blogs discussing the importance of 1970’s thrillers, we FINALLY reach the King (or is it Queen?) of Horror. Let’s face it, even if…

Released in 1989, “Cousins” Has Lost None of its Charms

Before he directed Batman movies and “The Phantom of the Opera” film, Joel Schumacher remade a 1975 French comedy called “Cousin Cousine”. He had found success directing “St. Elmo’s Fire”…