“Carmen is a woman
meant only for love and death.” These were the ominous
words that Prosper Merimee used to describe the coarse
Gypsy character he authored in his grungy 1845 novella. Yet
Carmen’s name would soon...
Lonne Elder III wrote Ceremonies
in Dark Old Men more than 40 years ago, but its messages regarding the
“rituals” people play out time and time again, regardless of the outcome, still
Okay . . . fine . . . a one man star wars show at the Marcus Center
By Russ Bickerstaff
The ad copy states that: "Writer/performer Charles Ross spent too much of his childhood in a galaxy far, far away." Okay, yes. . . but so did quite a few of us. And though some of us have moved on, there are still quite a few members of Generation X who haven't. You see them at sci-fi and gaming conventions. Some of these people are very, very funny (intentionally.) They actually tend to be re...