Good Times, America: Detroit

Alice is currently travelling around America in a sketch comedy show. This week, she’s in Detroit. “I can’t believe how much I love Detroit!” quickly became the mantra of the trip, repeated nearly hourly by every member of cast and crew. Detroit in my mind had seemed scary, even dystopian. I visualized it as something… Read More »

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Oscars 2011: Not talking about my generation

And so it begins: the inevitable Oscar hosting backlash. As predictable as disagreements over best dressed, the bashing of the hosts and laments for Billy Crystal’s bygone days tends to overshadow the winners and losers of the big night. And though we say it every year, 2011 truly was the worst broadcast in recent memory.… Read More »

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