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What’s Eating Washington? “Braindead” Had a Theory…But “Designated Survivor” Has Ideals

As America struggles to recover from a presidential election filled with rancor, distrust, confusion and angst, you may ask yourself, “why can’t we all just get along”? One simple explanation may be that space bugs are eating our brains. CBS’s satirical horror-comedy, BrainDead, is the

David Byrne’s Medieval Musical Madness

Talking Heads front-man and solo artist, David Byrne, is embarking on his sophomore musical theater effort, in a piece based on the 1431 trial of Joan of Arc, slated to debut at New York City’s Public Theater on Valentine’s Day 2017. Byrne’s first rock musical,

Feelin’ Stronger Every Day

Almost 50 years after the band’s formation, Chicago was finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 8, 2016. In a flawless set during the ceremony, aired on HBO on April 30, they performed mega-hits “Saturday in the Park” and “25

“It Takes a Long Time To Be Able To Play Like Yourself”

Miles Ahead, the excellent newly released Miles Davis biopic, will stay with you long after you leave the movie theater. In a mind blowing cinematic directorial debut, Don Cheadle, who also co-wrote the film and starred in the title role, captures the essence of genius in 100 minutes.

Weiner Roast

Marshall McLuhan famously said, “The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers”. This caustic quote opens the fascinating new documentary, “Weiner,” a Sundance darling scheduled for release in theaters May 20 and on Showtime later in the year. In fly-on-the-wall