Washington Irving

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Theatrical scares abound for Halloween

    Photo courtesy Hardcover Theater ‚ÄčThere's something special about a well-produced tale of terror on stage. It can be a single person reciting a bit of Lovecraft or Poe or a full production full of howling wind, mysterious footsteps, and creaks in the floorboards. Part of this is fairly obv ... More >>

  • Books

    December 20, 2000

    Tinsel Town

    Merry materialist Karal Ann Marling unwraps a century of loot and lore

  • Movies

    November 17, 1999

    Losing Our Heads

    Once again, director Tim Burton messes with reason and pledges allegiance to fantasy in Sleepy Hollow

  • Feature

    August 1, 1999

    My Best Friend and My Wedding

    A tale of prenuptial jitters

  • News

    February 14, 1996

    We're All Bozos Here

    A former teacher's contrarian view of the reforms that have to precede "education reform.