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Aug 19, 2018

If you think you’re miserable right now, wait until Lia and Nick Romeo get through with you. The Romeos—they’re brother and sister, not husband and wife—just published a new book titled 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About: The Satirical Not-So-Happy Book. And what a miserable book it is! The introduction, in...


Aug 12, 2018

Bill Prady is having a pretty good year, writer’s strike and all, thanks to the success of “The Big Bang Theory,” the hit CBS sitcom he co-created with Chuck Lorre. If you haven’t seen “The Big Bang Theory,” it stars Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons as a couple of supernerds named Leonard and Sheldon – an...


Aug 12, 2018

My parents never sent me away to summer camp. I don’t blame them; as a kid, I was afraid of my own shadow, easily got car sick, and was not well adjusted, socially. And after reading Roger Bennett’s new love letter to summer camps, Camp Camp, I’m pretty sure I would have hated sleepaway camp. That said, I found...


Aug 12, 2018

Lots of people talk about the impending End of Days, but how many actually tell you how to prepare for what may come after the end? Oh, really? That many? Hmmm. Okay, how many make you laugh in the telling? Gotcha there, didn’t I? In his new book, Apocalypse How, Rob Kutner dishes out handy tips on everything from...


Aug 10, 2018

Comedian Yul Spencer—Spencer, for short—has not had an easy or simple life. In his new one-man-show, “Ya Gotta Go Higher,” which ran June 11-28 at the Hollywood Complex East Theatre, he brought the funny, of course, but he also shared stories of addiction and recovery. This is not new ground for Spencer, but it...