Mr. Franken arguably did more to create and shape Saturday Night Live than anyone else, give or take Lorne Michaels.
After watching the film again with my wild theory in mind, I have to throw most of it out.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's big finish
A candid interview with Allan Slutsky, the man behind the film, "Standing in the Shadows of Motown".
It seems that only other Black people have noticed (and appreciated) how the Matrix Reloaded sports a cast that is mostly people of color.
Matrix-like philosophical ideals behind Frank Herbert's classic best selling scifi trilogy on DVD.
Down with Love: the games men and women play, with better and worse displays of high style.
One of the later books in the Vlad Taltos series, and second in a series of reposted Steven Brust reviews.
College kids doing the college tradition but with an environmental message.
Bill Whittle's latest Essay, "MAGIC," deals with an important phenomenon. "Magical thinking is everywhere today, and it is growing.... If we are to continue to thrive and progress, then we need to sharpen some sticks and drive a stake through the heart of this monster, and right quick." Carl Sagan chimes in, and I've got some thoughts of my own coming.
This version is from a sold-out EP - they're in the studio now recording a new full length.
Despite an ever-diversifying body of work, Hoboken trio Yo La Tengo have in the past six years (and three full-lengths) crafted increasingly cohesive albums, the latest characterized by nuanced arrangements and poignant, personal lyrics.
Best known as the author of "Ain't Misbehavin'", this mischievous PK composed a great many songs, played some badass piano, and exhibited an idiosyncratic gusto for life that continues to bring joy many decades later.
Everyone worried about the status of The New York Times, black journalists and/or affirmative action should rest easy. This kid is simply a criminal who worked the system. Everything else is part of his elaborate scam.