It may be that the best theater deal in town this weekend is also the least expensive. On Sunday afternoon, January 17, Upstream Theater is sponsoring a staged reading of the new David Hare piece Berlin/Wall, two monologues Hare performed last year at New York's Public Theatre. Here Hare muses on wa ... More >>
This past Sunday, and it would seem, the Sunday before and before that, former Vice President Dick Cheney made the round table rounds, spreading his signature cheer, trenchant analysis and Strangelovian fellowship. He shared a few jokes, he defended his record, he preached transparency, he enhanced ... More >>
Courtesy Talk/Talk Documentaries and neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Still of Andrea Zittel (foreground) in CHEW THE FAT (A documentary portrait by Rirkrit Tiravanija)
It's a rainy night, and Eddie Rabbitt can stuff it. Why not do something out of the ordinary this evening, say, lou ... More >>
Because when you fall into the polar bear exhibit (as a woman did today in Berlin, Germany) a polar bear won't take a tremendous bite out of your ass. Embedded video from CNN VideoThen again, I suppose that's the risk you run when your backside resembles a sea lion's.
Wikimedia Commons In honor of Presidents' Day, Gut Check celebrates great moments in presidential food history.John F. Kennedy was not a jelly doughnut.That seems to be the consensus about Kennedy's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech (pictured right). Countless high-school German students like you ... More >>
This week's issue of the RFT contains my feature on local rock & roll trio the Feed. There was plenty of good stuff from our hour-long conversation, so enjoy a few outtakes along with some exclusive MP3s from the band's recent studio sessions.
Photo by Jennifer Silverberg
MP3: The Feed, "V ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>