Ethan Stanislawski is a freelance journalist/critic and new media specialist. He is a regular reviewer and staff writer at Prefix Magazine, and also contributes regularly to Blogcritics Magazine. His interests include theater, film, and pop music criticism (with a focus on independent and alternative rock), sports, politics, the media, the Internet and Technology industries, and general culture. Ethan maintains the blog Tynan's Anger.
At the NYC Fringe Festival, The Boy in the Basement shines while Kansas City Or Along The Way flounders
With Pharmakon, Fierce People author Dirk Wittenborn turns the plot hole into an aesthetic choice, with fascinating if imperfect results.
Monsoons is a stark, blackly comedic vignette about a failed first date, frequently hilarious, but never letting its audience laugh too long.
John Zogby reports on the future of American values with more than poll results in mind.
The Germs get the punk biopic treatment in the filth and fury of What We Do Is Secret.
The Butthole Surfers fulfilled their volatile reputation at their first New York concert in years, forcing themselves back into the spotlight.
Sixty Six, an unlikely film about London Judaism, can't be tagged with traditional genre labels.
This play does a truly commendable job of making something out of nothing.
Larry Kunofsky's hilarious new play explores the absurd social dynamics of modern adult friendship.
This melodramatic new play by Tony Glazer can't find the dramatic conviction to support its offensiveness.