I wish I could tell you I loved American Idiot. It looks good; it sounds good; it features a talented and hardworking cast; and, most excitingly and unusually, it appears to be drawing an enthusiastic crowd decades away from Social Security to West 44th Street night after night.
But I can’t. American Idiot—the rock opera Read More
Stark Sands probably never thought of himself as a casting director’s go-to choice for a young GI. But take a glance at the 31-year-old Dallas native’s résumé and a pattern emerges: He’s played military men in Flags of Our Fathers and HBO’s Generation Kill, and in 2007 he garnered a Tony nomination for his role Read More
Howard Wolfson, the Casey Kasem of New York politics, just sent out his annual Top 10 album list, an eagerly-awaited annual document that some unsophisticated reporters occasionally use to guide their Christmas shopping.
You sort of knew he’d like the political new Green Day album, American Idiot, which gets this plug: Read More