Maurice Sendak

Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD: Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, Frank Zappa - Summer ’82: When Zappa Came to Sicily, Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait, Richard Thompson - Live at Rockpalast. more

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Our society hides death in a haze of euphemism (what did he pass, a kidney stone?) and antibacterial has become a lifestyle, yet we also live in a culture where gruesome flourishes and horror are an industry. These are among the paradoxes e... more


Maurice Sendak became a culty children’s author after the publication of Where the Wild Things Are (1963). A new Scholastic DVD set, “The Halloween Stories Collection,” includes such clever-sounding titles as “The Teacher from the Black Lagoon” b.. more

I Hate Hollywood

REO Speedwagon so often plays state fairs and, more locally, Summerfest, that it’s rare to see them abandon the great outdoors in favor of indoor venues. It should be interesting to see how the band does for itself inside Potawatomi’s North... more

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