Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jon Stewart Named to Ground Zero Board – NYTimes.com

Jon Stewart Named to Ground Zero Board – NYTimes.com. I think this was a pretty obvious pick — maybe a few years too late, but why not? Go Stewart!

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Seeing Shows Multiple Times

Today, I read this article on ABC News about people who see Broadway shows multiple times. The initial gut reaction to people who’ve seen these shows 20 or 30 times is that they’re crazy. I don’t think so. Beyond those … Continue reading

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Guide to N.Y.C.’s 19-Century Houses of Prostitution – NYTimes.com

Guide to N.Y.C.’s 19-Century Houses of Prostitution – NYTimes.com. I am fascinated by New York City history. The history of New York, really is the history of America.  This city has shaped this country is so many ways, it is … Continue reading

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Alan Cumming on Quitting Spiderman

“My GOD, that was a lucky escape. Jesus Christ! Talk about dodging a bullet there!” he says, eyes wide. So why did he quit? “Because it just fucked me about. It kept getting delayed and delayed, and so I was like, … Continue reading

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Republicans Try to Abolish Arts Groups – NYTimes.com

Republicans Try to Abolish Arts Groups – NYTimes.com. I know you have to start somewhere … but really, $167-million for the NEA … that’s really where you want to start? They also called for eliminating PBS, which reminds me of … Continue reading

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Typical Friday

Typical Friday night. Finished work and then headed for drinks with coworker. Enjoyed those and then headed back to my neighborhood. Now waiting at corner bar for girlfriend to finish playing tennis so we can catch up one one of … Continue reading

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Jax in NYC

I just moved to NYC after nearly 6 years in LA (with stops in DC, Philly, Atlantic City and Kuwait in between). I’m back to blogging. Main focus, obviously, will be my life in NYC. I have a slight obsession … Continue reading

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