Fantasizing about being somewhere else isn't a new concept. And as Americans moved into suburbs that took boredom and conformity to new heights, daydreaming about distant locales became a commodity. Indeed, the suburbanizing 1950s featured a wave of music glamorizing distant destinations in ... More >>
A look back at the best of 2007.
Magic Smoking Monkey carves up Ed Wood.
The Notorious Bettie Page never quite pins down the pinup
Week of May 5, 2006
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre reaches back -- again
Toshinori Mogi tattoos old-school
Week of March 10, 2004
Week of February 4, 2004
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
With Episode II, George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory
Everyone's favorite bad movie gets the stage treatment
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
Directed by Peyton Reed
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho
Taking aim at the NRA's Charlton Heston in Magic Smoking Monkey Theater's Planet of the Apes: Live!
Co-written and directed by Bonnie Hunt
Written and directed by Tim Robbins
Directed by Chris Smith
Co-written and directed by Michael Mann
Directed by Frank Oz