John C. McGinley on STAN AGAINST EVIL

As Halloween approaches, it seems only fitting that the second season of John. C. McGinley’s series Stan Against Evil starts back up on November 1st. After all, there probably isn’t a better time to explore a disgraced former sheriff named Stan (John C. McGinley) who joins his replacement to battle monsters in their small New…

Sigourney Weaver on her mysterious character in THE DEFENDERS

What is there to say about Sigourney Weaver that would introduce her appropriately?  If you don’t know her then I’m assuming you grew up in on a space ship in a cryogenic sleep, wait that’s ALIENS, or you were in cut off in another dimension by a powerful being named Zuul, sorry that’s GHOSTBUSTERS.  Well,…

Megan Swan talks about San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights

The San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights concerts series 2017, formerly known as the Summer Pops, is an impressive variety in their line up; from classical, movie scores, Broadway musicals, to nostalgic 80’s pop it covers a lot of musical genres to appeal to everyone.   This broad appeal shows the versatility and range for the…

Alison Luff on beach towns and Buffett songs

Alison Luff is an actress who is no stranger to the stage – on Broadway she has played Fantine in the revival of LES MISERABLES on Broadway, Miss Honey in MATILDA, and toured the nation as Elphaba in WICKED. Now her theatrical adventures bring her to San Diego, and even more exciting, the tropical island…

Be the light in the darkness of everybody’s life

Generally, I write about things that are a diversion of some sort from the nuts and bolts of everyday life. I almost never delve into those three explosive topics (money, politics, or religion) unless it is a theme of a show that I have seen. But there have been a few posts in the last…

Radically Imagine what the New Year will bring

As the New Year approaches it seems this is the time to think about all of the possibility that lies ahead of us.  Resolutions will be bandied about with the hopes that they will be accomplished; promises to go to the gym, give up sugar, or be better about their dependence on caffeine (FYI,  I…

DuckTales, whoooOOOooo

The amount of time that I watched Ducktales as a kid, thanks to my younger brother, was definitely excessive.  But in a good character building way, I swear. Since today is my brothers birthday, and the fact that I love this show, the theme song, and that I sing it around the house even though I am…

There is more to this Siren than just her song

What is it that every superhero needs? They need a formidable villain that they have to defeat. Kirsten deLohr Helland steps into this role as Siren, the sultry, sinister, singer and villain of the piece. But like most villains, there is more to her story than you can see at first glance which makes her even…

Every hero needs a super sidekick…

  William A. Williams has the role that every hero needs in order to truly become who they are supposed to be – the significant other that inspires them. In this case, he initially is the person who inspires Trevor to leave the house for the first time in a year. But as the show…