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  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    More than Drinking and Sexing: 'Mad Men's' Characterization of Hip-hop

    Characteristically, Mad Men bleeds hip-hop. On the surface you may think, "Of course it does, the characters smoke a lot, they drink like there's no tomorrow, and to them sex is more casual than a handshake." And while that's part of the story, it's a little bit deeper than that. Skydiving into its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Eight Christmas Movie Foods You Should Incorporate Into Your Yuletide Feasting

    That time of year has come again. There's nothing better than going to the closet and dusting off the old Laserdisc collection of Christmas movies. Stories old and new take you to a world where the temperature is less than 60 degrees and of the food is always...memorable. Here's a list of four gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Where And How To Drink Like a Mad Man

    Everyone's favorite booze-soaked, chain-smoking, adultery-laden television series is about to disappear until 2013; yes, Mad Men's season five finale airs this Sunday on AMC. (If you need to catch up, the first few seasons are on Netflix. You're welcome.) But there's no reason that your thirst for ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2012
  • Calendar

    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Well, Look Who's Part on Breaking Bad Just Got a Little Bigger: Kitchen Dog's Tina Parker

    The great Will Clarke hipped us to this sneak peek at Breaking Bad, which returns Sunday at 9 p.m. on AMC. The reason Will's so excited: The above clip features none other than Kitchen Dog Theater's co-artistic director Tina Parker, who's had bit parts on the meth-addled thriller since its second se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: Mad Men Edition

    ‚ÄčWhat? You sick of all the Mad Men talk? About what a great show it is? Chances are that's only because you haven't watched it. Get on the scene, hoss, and catch the eff up! A few weeks ago (I took a week off; I know you've missed me), Jon Hamm and his cohorts premiered the long-awaited third seas ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 21, 2008

    Still I Rise

    A new Highland Park souffle joint is blowin' up

  • Film

    May 3, 2001

    Dead Again

    The Mummy Returns, but what's the point?

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    Old thrills

    RTC gives Witness for the Prosecution a rousing turn at the stand

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2000

    Reluctance day

    Find an old-fashioned Fourth

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    ...And Jewison for all

    Heat of the Night and Hurricane director needs a balance