November 29, 2011 |
An old frenemy returns to the "Sanctuary" in "Chimera," and I'm not talking about Nikola Tesla. Yes, everyone's favorite snarky vampire (played by Jonathon Young) is back in the episode, which airs on a special night--at 9 p.m. Nov. 29 on Syfy. He and Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) undertake a dangerous mission when the Sanctuary computers are attacked. Henry (Ryan Robbins) discovers the problem, but the only way to remedy it is to hook up to the computer. Magnus and Tesla volunteer, and are transported to a virtual Sanctuary, where they encounter the friend/foe whom shall...
December 6, 2011 |
Insurgents from Hollow Earth resurface in the next episode of "Sanctuary," resulting in a happy reunion and an unexpected betrayal. Kate Freelander is back on Earth, instead of inside it. (The best part of that news, however, is that Agam Darshi is back on "Sanctuary. " I've missed her these past few episodes.) In the sneak peek for "Acolyte," airing at 9 p.m. Dec. 9 on Syfy, Kate and Will (Robin Dunne) interrogate an abnormal who is part of the Hollow Earth team plotting an above-ground attack.
December 25, 2011 |
"Uh, I just watched #TheDarkKnightRises trailer, and I feel like my erection might be visible from space. " Or so I tweeted from the dazed fugue state I found myself in following the two minutes and change I spent at the height of guy-movie arousal for Christopher Nolan's third (and final?) Batman movie. Yes, feel free to make your clever joke about how the "visibility" would have to rely on Pentagon spy satellites that can count the hairs on the beards of Taliban fighters - whatever!
April 10, 2013 |
Two rising young playwrights from very different backgrounds find their paths crossing in Chicago this week through the prestigious Joyce Awards, which provide $50,000 grants to support new works by artists of color. Philadelphia native Quiara Alegria Hudes, a 2009 Joyce Award-winner who wrote the script for Tony Award-winning musical, "In the Heights," and went on to win the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for "Water by the Spoonful," debuts "The Happiest Song Plays Last" at the Goodman Theatre.
May 20, 2013 |
There's a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have as much to do with the guy actually sitting in the Oval Office as how the busses are running on the north side of Chicago. We'll start with the first two that were supposedly going to be “worse than Watergate.” • Solyndra This was supposedly a case of a corrupt administration steering taxpayer money to a doomed solar...