Three by Orloski

Charles Orloski: How an Empire mourned – August 2014, together, Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams evacuated Hollywood, took red eye to Tombstone, pivoted east for Singapore.

The Murder Express

The Birds and the Bees

Paul Lojeski: In the thunder of our undoing, how do I explain to her why we didn’t stop it?

birds and bees

American Police State by War Poets

Patrick O’Heffernan: Founder Rex Haberman and contributing songwriter and musical director Jenny Case have built an impressive national presence for songs that tell stories to make change.

American Police State

Maggie Szabo Rocks LA

Patrick O’Heffernan: Her high energy, beat-driven eight-song set, finished off with her hit single “Tidal Waves and Hurricanes” kept the packed club moving and dancing. Sparks and flames were practically flying out of Maggie and her band she was so on.

Maggie Szabo

Slaughter

Gary Corseri: Around A table, they prop themselves, and then invade Living rooms, kitchens, airport lounges—any Place the gullible can hear or see them.

Slaughter

Stage

Frederick Douglass Now

Channeling Frederick Douglass

Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: In an affecting mashup of historical perspective and current-day poetry slam and rap music performance, Roger Guenveur Smith brings the famed African-American abolitionist, not just to life, but to flesh-and-blood life in today’s world with “Frederick Douglass Now.”

Troubador Theater Company Abbamemnon

Abbamemnon: When Worlds Collide

Ed Rampell: Abbamemnon has a brilliant premise: Uniting that mindless dance music with the Greek tragedy Agamemnon.

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Film

Land of Enchantment

All’s Not Well That Roswells: Sci Fi Short Riffs on Legendary 1947 “Incident”

Ed Rampell: The 11-minute short Land of Enchantment is an enchanting period piece set in 1947 around the time of the famous purported Roswell Incident involving a supposedly downed UFO and space aliens.

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“The Kill Team” Enters Afghanistan’s Heart of Darkness

Ed Rampell: If Chelsea/Bradley Manning is the whistleblower best known for exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq, another Army Specialist, Adam Winfield, is arguably the most famous truth teller who revealed American atrocities in Afghanistan.

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Humor

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Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Costco

Treva Brandon Scharf: Just like Jed Clampett, he loaded up the Prius, and he moved to BEV-ER-LY. Hills, that is: swimming pools, movie stars, and me.

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Music

American Police State

American Police State by War Poets

Patrick O’Heffernan: Founder Rex Haberman and contributing songwriter and musical director Jenny Case have built an impressive national presence for songs that tell stories to make change.

More Music Articles

Poetry

The Murder Express

Three by Orloski

Charles Orloski: How an Empire mourned – August 2014, together, Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams evacuated Hollywood, took red eye to Tombstone, pivoted east for Singapore.

More Poetry

Television

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Plimpton: The Effete Everyman of Ink and Screen

Ed Rampell: The so-called “participatory journalist” would step into the ring with champ Archie Moore in order to write about boxing or fly through the air with the greatest unease at a circus to get the insider take on being a trapeze artist.

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Spirituality

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Reflections on Love and a Long Marriage

Walter Moss: Love in all its magnificent varieties is the greatest thing in existence, and for a half century I have had someone in my life whom it is easy to love.

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