Sundance – Sleep Walk with Me

A few years back, my BFF went through a pretty serious breakup. Before the couple’s demise, they purchased tickets to go see Dane Cook in Las Vegas.  My buddy got custody of these tickets, and I ended replacing her on the trip.  In our defense, I’d like to point out that Dane Cook was the ex’s favorite comedian.  On the five-hour drive to Vegas, he popped in Mike Birbiglia’s Two Drink Mike, and I was hooked.  It was better... Read More

Where the Wild Things Are

I’ve been stewing over my review of Where the Wild Things Are for a full seven days now.  Mostly I’m baffled at how much I enjoyed it, and how well it was done.   The book, I’m told, was one of my favorites growing up.  Still, I felt no allegiance to the film, and when everyone was blown away by the first trailer, I just didn’t get it.  Not to mention, it’s hard to get pumped about James Gandolfini as the voice of... Read More