Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices
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Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices

Anna Deavere Smith Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices  by Brad Balfour With a raft of accolades in her résumé, American actress/playwright/professor Anna Deavere Smith produces work that highlights the plight of the underclass, the unvoiced and those overlooked by entitled society. In her most recent one-woman production – Notes from The … Continue reading

Eric McCormack – The Depths of Perception
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Eric McCormack – The Depths of Perception

Eric McCormack – The Depths of Perception by Jay S. Jacobs We’ve been following Eric McCormack’s cult drama Perception on TNT for three seasons now.  Surprisingly the third season may be the best yet, a mixture of deep twisty mysteries and intriguing personal interactions.  It is a show that is unashamedly intelligent and academic, and yet at the … Continue reading

The Discoverers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Discoverers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE DISCOVERERS (2012) Starring Griffin Dunne, Madeleine Martin, Devon Graye, Stuart Margolin, David Rasche, Dreama Walker, Ann Dowd, Cara Buono, Becky Ann Baker, Scott Adsit, Todd Susman, Ato Essandoh, Marceline Hugot, Kristin Rose Garofalo, Harry Holzer, Hannah Dunne and John C. McGinley. Screenplay by Justin Schwarz. Directed by Justin Schwarz. Distributed by Quadratic Media.  104 … Continue reading

Rachael Leigh Cook – Miss Perception
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Rachael Leigh Cook – Miss Perception

Rachael Leigh Cook – Miss Perception by Jay S. Jacobs Rachael Leigh Cook looks like such a sweet, charming, harmless sort that it is always entertaining to see her play a tough character.  That is doubly so in the case of her fascinating current series Perception.  Cook plays Kate, who is trying to be a … Continue reading

Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions
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Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions

Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions by Jay S. Jacobs As TNT’s Perception returns for its second season, Eric McCormack’s “This-ain’t-no-Will” performance as brilliant-but-mentally-troubled Professor Daniel Pierce is taking on fascinating new layers.  Dr. Pierce is the world’s foremost expert in neurology and brain conditions and he has learned his specialty the hard way: he … Continue reading

Sixpence None the Richer – Still Burning
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Sixpence None the Richer – Still Burning

Sixpence None the Richer – Still Burning by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on December 23, 2002. What could be worse?  You are member of a band since high school.  As you tour hard and record your band’s poppy sound and positive message starts picking up a buzz.  People want to hear what you have … Continue reading

Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes
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Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes

Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on June 14, 1999. Sixpence None the Richer are just one of a long, storied tradition in music– the overnight sensation that had been toiling away in obscurity on the sidelines for years.  Sixpence – which is made up of singer Leigh … Continue reading