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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Opinion

Fat shaming does not make good comedy material

Published on September 28th, 2015 | by

Youtube comedian Nicole Arbour gained sweeping notoriety by posting “Dear Fat People”, a quick-paced edited rant with her tossing out considerate, compassionate advice that includes “you’re too fat, you should stop eating.” We get the joke, Nicole. It …
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Opinion

Fanfiction: The underutilized artform

Published on August 18th, 2015 | by

In fanfiction, anything and everything is possible. Harry Potter getting impregnated by Malfoy, James Bond living happily ever after in a committed relationship or even Edward and Jacob together forever. Let’s set aside the movies of …
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Faith

When faith takes centerstage

Published on August 17th, 2015 | by

Even stage productions critical of religion don’t deny their enduring relevance. The re-occurring interrogations of faith and religion aren’t to disenchant people from belief. They exist to examine and renew it. Theatre isn’t straying from faith. Theatre …
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Opinion

When babies start screaming, just scream louder

Published on July 29th, 2015 | by

  Bravo to the Portland, Maine Marcy’s Diner owner Darla Neugebauer, who provided constructive criticism to two incompetent parents for not hushing their crying 21-month old child. At 21 months, you’ve gained more than enough life experience …
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Life + Arts

Alley Theatre portrays ‘Gershwin Alone’

Published on June 4th, 2015 | by

After enjoying various runs, including a 2001 Broadway season, one-man show “George Gershwin Alone,” featuring playwright, pianist and actor Hershey Felder, reached the Alley Theatre on June 3. Running until June 21, it’s likely that attendees are …
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