"This Is the
End" answers that age-old question: What would happen if every B-plus list
actor decided to gather in one LA manse for one rip-roaring party?
The title says it all.
Music fans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday, June 10, when the Syracuse Common Council unanimously approved legislation that allows Armory Square’s Sound Garden record store to stay in business. The drawn-out saga began in January but gained momentum with the public in April and May as customers caught wind that the store might close because of its failure to comply with a law aimed at preventing pawnshops from selling stolen goods.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo is over, but announcements from there are still making ripples in the gaming world. Other than this year’s console news, E3 is always about the games. Here ar
Stylish Agatha Christie mysteries have flourished at Cortland Repertory Theatre for several years now. The company really has the hang of them, beginning with dialect coach Dustin Charles, who commands British accents of different classes and, in the case of the season opener, The Unexpected Guest, two social classes in Welsh. Costumer Wendi R. Zea loves period costumes; this is a late Christie, 1958.
I was a young teenager in the mid-1970s, Gloria Steinem, the Equal Rights Amendment and reproductive rights were not on my radar. All in the Family, and Jean Stapleton’s portrayal of Edith, the long-suffering wife of Archie Bunker, however, provided a glimpse into the gender inequality around me.
FATHER OF THE YEAR
Shawn Wayne Hughes, 32, agreed to sell his 6-year-old daughter for $1,500, according to police in Kingsport, Tenn., who said Hughes told the buyer, a 75-year-old woman who agreed to his offer under police direction, that he needed the money to bail his girlfriend out of jail. When he showed up to exchange the child for cash, police were waiting. (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Give District Attorney William Fitzpatrick some credit. He half-identified the problem. Speaking last week to a reporter, Fitzpatrick blamed the train wreck in the James Guilford case on a police department that has no accountability. But then the DA’s argument went off the rails.
Now he’s working on round two. Paul’s new album, with the working title Chasing Beauty, is due out sans label in the summer. Some fans who have had a hand in paying for the work are likely to be in the audience when Paul plays at Homer’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 8.