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ICONIC, EMBLEMATIC, INDISPENSABLE–

and lots of fun: the silent film comedies of Reginald Denny. Kino Video has just re-issued three stellar entries. And Denny’s granddaughter, Kimberly Pucci, has written a biography: Prince of Drones: The Reginald Denny Story. Denny’s career extended way into … Continue reading

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NOT ENOUGH PUSHBACK AGAINST BOEHNER

Yes, I’ve read rebuttals to his absurd finger-pointing indulgences concerning Donald Trump and the infiltration of the GOP by apocalyptic lunacy. But let’s not forget his jaw-dropping false equivalence equating the Tea Party with the Squad. Is he kidding?

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THEY WANT TO TEAR DOWN THE SITE OF MY THEATRICAL DEBUT

I mean, this time the landlords and developers have gone too far! But seriously– the former 13th Street Theater, built as a private house nearly two centuries old, is almost the last nineteenth-century hold out remaining on 13th between Fifth … Continue reading

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NEW PARADIGM NEEDED?

My reaction to the news that Kevin McKenzie is stepping down as ABT director– and to the short list of reputed candidates — Why has it become unwritten law that only a former principal dancer can direct a ballet company? … Continue reading

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AN IDIOT REPORTER

was actually conveying to Jen Psaki today Gov. Kemp’s claims about the new voting restrictions in Georgia as if they were matters of fact.

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LARA TRUMP. BECAUSE OF COURSE.

I guess Lara needs something to while away the time before she’s arrested for treasonous incitement in the Trump family’s attempted coup. And where else to go but Fox “News” where treasonous incitement is coin of the realm?

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JUSTICE

Cousin Andrea and her family hosted the second Seder-by-Zoom Saturday night, and we all hope it be the last time we must Zoom Passover. She demonstrated her awareness of what deliverance means by including text from the Earth Justice Hagaddah. … Continue reading

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FASCIST GROUPIE LAURA INGRAHAM

Her melting looks as Trump evacuated treasonous garbage on her show demonstrate the secret to Fox “News” hosts’ “success”: they simply do not care how ludicrous or grotesque their on-air behavior is.

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YALE U vs. THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH

In a shocking move, one of the darkest days in Yale’s history, the University has fired Dr. Bandy Lee, the intrepid psychiatrist whose heroic efforts to expose what a menace Donald Trump is to our country ran afoul of the … Continue reading

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RAND “BEDDOES LAFFOON” PAUL

I was thinking, what WAS that character’s name in S.J. Perelman’s The Beauty Part? My parents saw Bert Lahr play multiple roles in it in 1962, and loved it so much they bought the published script when it came out. … Continue reading

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