Tuesday Feb 25
The New Zealand Herald
Brisbane: A gallery of two halves
With little exaggeration, here's - give or take - all I know about art: as a child, only sometimes was I able to colour inside the lines; Whistler's Mother is a painting featured heavily in the Bean movie starring Rowan Atkinson; art can imitate life and vice versa.
Columnist Tom Taylor on the perils of burlesque
The world of Tom Taylor, promoter of Harrogate's Sitting Room comedy club and finalist in So You Think You're Funny contest at Edinburgh Fringe 2013 Last week I mentioned the work/ play contrast between comedians and civilians: when we're at work, you're at play.
Other Desert Cities - full cast announced
Joining the previously announced Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are Peter Egan , Daniel Lapaine and Martha Plimpton .
The Japan Times
Cooling down the history wars
In Britain there was a Telegraph op-ed brawl about Yasukuni Shrine, war remembrance and militarism between the Japanese and Chinese ambassadors to the United Kingdom.
Jack Blankenship puts face to work on first Jimmy Fallon appearance since landing internship
Jack Blankenship, center, makes another silly face during the Audience Suggestion Box comedy bit on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.