A short history of an art form's long passing
Perrier is now served in Hades, water is flowing uphill and clocks are running backwards.How else to explain the announcement yesterday that Dave Barton, Orange County's longtime theatrical agent provocateur (and OC Weekly arts writer) will program the 2013 season at Stages Theatre, OC's l ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans have different words for dark skin?
Sexed-up puppets, Nixon and more!
Looking for the truth and protecting the mystery in 'Toynbee Tiles'
SO...I've been sitting on this announcement for months, partly because I fully expected it to fall through, but here we are: next week is the world debut of ¡Ask a Mexican! in play form, in New York.Rejoice, racialists!But it's a much-bigger deal than me just doing my usual rant for alt-weekly r ... More >>
David Mamet's independent movie (and play that preceded it) Glengarry Glen Ross is about slick salesmen using underhanded tactics to rope in would-be property investors culled from what is known as "lead lists." The CEO of a San Clemente information company that sells such lists to telemark ... More >>
STAGEStheatre's drag-queen cast treads the fine line between kitsch and camp
You like script-driven movies? Intelligent dialogue? Stuff that moves your brain as well as your emotions? As an antidote to the IQ-insult of Indiana Bones and Crap Happens in Vegas, three movies that won't be on the big screen much longer: Redbelt: It’s David Mamet, enough said. Not the best Ma ... More >>
Sex AKA Weiners and Boobs
Pause & Rewind: The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.
Summer shows this critic would consider shelling out his own cash for . . . if he werent getting in for free already
First-time filmmaker reinvents sci-fi, space and time
In Spartan, Mamets off his game
This is not a Helen Mirren interview
In Confidence and People I Know
Philip Seymour Hoffman out of character
The Garage Theater Co.s Goose and Tomtom
Its the 2001 OC Weekly Theater Awards!
Hold Please at SCR
Home of the meat pie
Death Defying Acts is terminal
Mamet on naked greed
Summer flicks 2001
Talky but energetic
The American Nightmare and Hannibal
Or, rather, don't meet him