Profs & Pints DC: The Birth of the Multimedia Blockbuster

June 21, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Birth of the Multimedia Blockbuster,” on the transformation of Star Wars from movie into video game and template for a changed entertainment industry, with […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet Photos

May 2, 2022

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, returned to form on Saturday April 30 as 2,600 attendees jammed the Washington Hilton Ballroom […]

Chaotic, Familiar 70th Emmy Awards Reflects Its Times

September 18, 2018

Some funny things happened at the 70th anniversary Emmy Awards Show on Monday. Not too many funny things, but some. Even with the presence of the hugely popular salt and […]

One More Time With ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

June 28, 2018

Wisconsin Avenue and other Georgetown streets will again be closed for filming Sunday, July 1, and part of Monday, July 2. Read on for details about closures and parking restrictions, some already in effect.

A Monster Is Finally Dead

November 20, 2017

Sometimes, monsters really do die. They are not deathless,  they stop visiting in the night, unbidden, they are, at long last, bidden to disappear into the future as past. They […]

In Trump’s Wake, Hurricane Harvey

October 19, 2017

It looks like the beginning of an intense debate, from which there is no returning to a status quo where the outrageous activities of a Harvey Weinstein go unnoticed or are excused as locker-room normalcy.