IMAGINE POIROT SINGING: A Look at That Rarest of Things, the Mystery Musical

Here it is, the middle of January, the perfect time to start making your summer plans! Seriously, my Seasonal Affective Disorder is kicking up, and having something to look forward to can really cheer you during these dreary days. This summer, I’m visiting two of my favorite cities. First stop is London, where I will … Continue reading IMAGINE POIROT SINGING: A Look at That Rarest of Things, the Mystery Musical

THE BIG FIVE, or, Brad’s Smartass Quintet

WARNING: If you have not read the following titles, certain facts are laid before you in the discussion below that give away all or part of the solutions: The Sittaford Mystery, Lord Edgware Dies, Dumb Witness, Death Comes As the End, They Do It With Mirrors. Don’t be a fool – turn back and read … Continue reading THE BIG FIVE, or, Brad’s Smartass Quintet

FOUR LITTLE WOMEN (AND ONE LITTLE MAN) AGAINST THE WORLD

Yesterday, the New York Times offered commentary on an article by Vanity Fair about Greta Gerwig’s new adaptation of Little Women. The article, “Little Women Has a Little Man Problem,” by Anthony Breznican, discussed the concerns by producer Amy Pascal that the film was faring poorly in early awards nominations because, in essence, men were … Continue reading FOUR LITTLE WOMEN (AND ONE LITTLE MAN) AGAINST THE WORLD