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Movie Review: ‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ – An Award Winning Documentary

Daughter Ashley Campbell and Glen Campbell in concert during the Goodbye Tour, from 'Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me,' directed by James Keach. Photo from PCH films.

If you are a celebrity, should you go public that you have Alzheimer's or quietly retire from the spotlight and cope with the coming darkness and silence? Glen Campbell in keeping with his maverick and legendary career took on another momentous career bending move. He was the first celebrity to publicly reveal the Alzheimer's diagnosis. What he and his family decided to do next is nothing short of extraordinary. Their decision and their actions in the subsequent months to maintain their joy and richness of life is captured in James Keach's amazing and award winning documentary of Glen Campbell's. You will walk away uplifted from this authentic portrait of a family bonded together through a time of crisis. As for Glenn Campbell, the truism may remain that that one's waning years may actually hold more power and wonder than one's youth. Read More »

Theater Review (Broadway): ‘It’s Only a Play’ by Terrence McNally

Photographer: Bruce Glikas, © Broadway.com

There are plenty of laughs in the show, and laughs have to be enough because there is little else. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Pumpkin Pie Show: Seasick’ by Clay McLeod Chapman

Abe Goldfarb, Brian Silliman, Hanna Cheek & Clay McLeod Chapman - Pumpkin Pie Show

In a nation where media hype is stirring anxiety about a very difficult-to-catch virus into near-panic, it's good to laugh, and especially good to laugh at our own fears. Read More »

New York Film Festival: ‘Inherent Vice’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix

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Thomas Pynchon and Paul Thomas Anderson's characterizations are a reflection of us; they intimate future sinister developments of a broader cultural scope. Read More »

Theater Review (Westport, CT): ‘Intimate Apparel’ by Lynn Nottage at Westport Country Playhouse

Nikki E. Walker in Intimate Apparel. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Featuring compelling characters that have been perfectly cast, an ingenious set design by Allen Moyer, and solid direction by Mary B. Robinson, 'Intimate Apparel' is a pleasure to watch from start to finish. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Odd Birdz’ by Israeli Comedy Troupe Tziporela

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'Odd Birdz' combines a hint of vaudeville and a touch of the Marx Brothers with moments of zany 'Laugh-In'-era humor and a dose of performance-art archness. Read More »

Bo-Po: Kid-friendly Nail Polish

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Non-toxic, spill-proof, easy cleanup... what's not to like? Read More »

A Life Disrupted by Injury: Don’t Let This Happen to You

DUI

To understand the potential severity of nonfatal injuries and how to respond to them after a car accident, take a look at a case study. Read More »

Relying on God in the Foxhole of a Health Crisis

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Many people believe that the condition of their spirit affects their health. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Carrie: the Musical’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

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Good performances and a solid production help to compensate for the show's rather weak score. Read More »