Sunday, November 28, 2021

Exit interview with Jennifer Nettles

Is there anything Jennifer Nettles can't do? I talked to her as she was about to wrap up her run in Waitress on Broadway. Thataway for our chat.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Celebrating Sondheim in piano bars

I'm sure there will be starrier tributes — lord knows there have been plenty in the past — but I can't think of better places to celebrate the art of the late Stephen Sondheim than at Marie's Crisis and the Duplex last night. Check out my report.

The Alchemist

If only the Red Bull company's production of The Alchemist had carried its first-act momentum after intermission! Still, it feels good to laugh at silly antics. My review can be found here.

More science fiction to stream

I picked another batch of under-the-radar science-fiction movies to wrap up November. The list is here.


I can't say I was a huge fan of Alanis Morissette when Jagged Little Pill blew up in 1995, but this new doc is a compelling look at an influential album. Check out my review for the Times here.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Discover the Indy Pass

The past couple of seasons, I wrote about the big multi-resort passes, Epic and Ikon, that have upended the ski industry. This time I turned to a newish network of mom-and-pop hills, the Indy Pass. Read and get your skis ready!


The Bushwick Starr and HERE teamed up to present Hillary Miller's new play. Thataway for my review.

While You Were Partying

Soho Rep has returned in fine form with this unsettling new show, which seems to have become a bit of a cult hit — it's just been extended. I fed the hype with a critic's pick, which you can read here.

Sunday, November 07, 2021

Neal Brennan's Ten

I'm going to come right out and say it: Neal Brennan has supplied one of the funniest entries the "My 10" column has ever published. You want to read it.

October's streaming science fiction

My latest batch of under-the-radar science-fiction movies is up and you can find it here. I managed to sneak in a big-budget production that I feel didn't get a fair shake.