You read that headline right. For some people, the ability to record videos on smart phones at any moment is not a good thing for so many reasons.
And nowwwww, it’s springtime for Trump and the GOP. (Oooh, it’s springtime!) Winter for all of America.
Relishing the newest production of “Fiddler on the Roof” by Joseph Stein (book) Jerry Bock (music) and lyricist Sheldon Harnick I experienced an Aha! moment that altered my perception of the character “Motel the tailor” as portrayed by Adam Kantor. Watching Kantor’s interpretation in what was my seventh “Fiddler,” it occurred to me that it was not the going-to-change-the-world Siberia-bound character Perchik who was the revolutionary, but the wimpy Motel with his sewing machine and entrepreneurial spirit brought “modernity” into the shtetl culture making him the “poster boy” of the thousands of Pogrom-fleeing needle trade workers who later filled the ranks of the Jewish garment workers labor movement in America.
So we were going to write about the Jewish celebrities’s best looks on the Oscars red carpet, but guess what? Despite #OscarsSoJewish, there weren’t that many in sight…
Hollywood’s biggest night tackled its controversial lack of African American nominees head on with a monologue from Chris Rock that brought the house down at the Kodak Theater and had Twitter buzzing all night long.