Monthly Archives: October 2014

Why is Black Comedy Mostly Sad?

And why are writers and actors narcissistic and insecure? Well, in movies they are. I had a 2 movie weekend: “Listen Up Philip” and “Birdman”. Both are variations on the same riff. I liked “Listen Up Philip” better as a movie; it seemed more assured and complete than “Birdman”, although Michael Keaton and Edward Norton […]

The Song Remains the Same

Robert Plant is not a feminist. He is a bit of a rascal, even now. Not a Rock God anymore, but still satisfying. Saw him last night with his Sensational Space Shifters band. Nosebleed seats again at Massey Hall. A good workout for boomers to have to walk up three flights of stairs. He is […]