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Homer’s epic, in puppets
Our story thus far: The war is over! No, not the Iraq War, but one of even more mythological origins: After ten years of battle against Troy, the victorious war hero Odysseus, whose distinctively phallic sword arm has a life of its own, is poised to fina
| March 09, 2012
Courthouse’s Avenue Q is a monstrous delight
Think twice before you tell anybody to get real. You might create a monster. Or, in the case of Avenue Q , the Sesame Street -on-LSD Broadway musical, a monster hit since 2003.
Oh the places you’ll go!
| February 24, 2012
Review: Being Elmo
Just in time for the release of The Muppet Movie on November 25 comes Constance Marks's look at the man behind the pilly-fabric Sesame Street character.
A moving portrait of an unheralded artist
| November 18, 2011
Packing iron with Yellow Roman Candles
For a band with such a fiery name, Yellow Roman Candles don't exactly blast from the speakers; nor are they likely to be your Fourth of July party-down accompaniment.
| June 24, 2011
Portland's new wolf pack
A poetry collection adapted for the stage has been taken up as the inspiration for a new Portland theater troupe.
| June 10, 2011
Review: Greta Bank’s ‘Cashmere Roadkill’ in ‘Storytellers’ at USM
"Cashmere Roadkill" stretches its flaccid bloat of a body over about 10 feet of bookshelf on the seventh-floor reading room at USM's Glickman Family Library.
Ode on Grecian carrion
| February 18, 2011
Golden memories of the diamond
We know the vast majority of Cool, Cool World readers do not have a personal memory of life on the planet earth, circa 1960, as they were not yet born.
Big baseball anniversaries; not-so-E-Z pass; remebering Jimbo
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| October 01, 2010
Burrito, Burroughs, MRTPQ, Maura, Joel McHale and WTF(s)
The Info Burrito, Augusten Burroughs, MRTPQ, Maura Johnston of Idolator.com, Joel McHale and both WTF Lines are in todays The Sandbox podcast! Listen here! Put...
| October 29, 2009
Burrito, Dick, Internets, MRTPQ, Boondock Saints, Pop Trash and WTF
The Info Burrito, Dick Clark, What's On The Internets, MRTPQ, the cast of The Boondock Saints II, Pop Trash and both WTF Lines are in...
| October 28, 2009
A troll, according to folklore, can conceive by lust alone. That's one presumptuous genesis, and one that Peer Gynt learns the hard way.
Creating Peer Gynt at PSC
| February 04, 2009
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