This Off-Broadway tale of two people is rather interesting in that the two people involved, a con man named George Love (played by Maxwell Caulfield from Grease 2) and his latest love interest Adelaide, alternate the telling.
At one moment they narrate from outside the story, as if they are explaining what is happening, and the next moment they are telling the story in a more normal fashion, acting it out as it happens.
Continue reading “Tryst”
In the same vein as Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, this show aims to make you part of the experience. We found that as part of the wedding party, you were made to feel a little more at home. While in both cases the cast members didn’t really step out of their roles, the cast of this show had a tendency to treat you like an audience rather than as a guest. It’s really a subtle difference, and perhaps others will have a different experience, but it just seems that the prior show had a more immersive experience.
Continue reading “Murdered by the Mob”
Reading articles likes this one makes me glad that we live nowhere near the coast. One homeowner in Key West, Florida last year had a wind storm premium for her 1500 square foot home of $14,472. That is absolutely insane, but it’s apparently not unusual.
Continue reading “Coastal Insurance Insanity”
It looks like Cedar Fair has offered to purchase the amusement parks from CBS, and that includes Carowinds.
No word on whether the current licensing deals (including the Borg and Top Gun) will be extended, or if new ones will take their place. I just hope it means we get some new roller coasters. Cedar Fair’s parks are pretty well regarded by both the industry and the fans as the leaders in developing new thrill rides (specifically roller coasters). That would be sweet.
With the release of the movie version of The Da Vinci Code today, a story has hit the wire where a spokesman for the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation complains about how many albino villains there are in movies, saying “The problem is there has been no balance. There are no realistic, sympathetic or heroic characters with albinism that you can find in movies or popular culture.”
Continue reading “More Perceived Persecution”
I’ve watched a lot of Twilight Zone episodes (at least 98 have been documented at this writing, out of 156, I’m sure I’ve seen more). I’m starting to draw some conclusions. One of those is that the people who created Bewitched must have been fans of the show.
Continue reading “Bewitched by the Twilight Zone”
It appears that ABC has really upped the ante for this off-season with their new advertising blitz for Lost. Dubbed The Lost Experience, to capitalize on the fact that users who choose to participate will really feel immersed in the whole thing, as if they are actually experiencing it for themselves, it started with an advertisement show during a Lost episode, and has blossomed across the Internet, taking discussion boards and email boxes by storm. I have now collected comments and submissions into one place, and I will continue to update this entry as needed as the Experience progresses.
Continue reading “The Hanso Foundation”
I typically bumble about looking for something to test my regular expressions, and today I stumbled across the regular expression tester for Firefox. It’s likely not perfect, but it seems to work pretty well.