thumb Arts Club’s “Mary Poppins” pulls magic out of her carpetbag

In a “choose your own adventure” version of the familiar children’s tale, we get the hoped-for highlights plus an expertly revamped story and deepened characters. It takes a little while for the engine to really rev up, but in the end, the magic of Mary Poppins prevails!   Read more »

Last year's event, where we were visited by a very Dickensian-looking gentleman! Let’s hit the streets and sing, to support a Vancouver women’s shelter

On Saturday, December 13, a seasonal tradition continues as I invite one and all to join my 9th Annual Holiday Sing-Along and Fundraiser for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter – a group that helps hundreds of women and their children who are escaping violence by offering them a safe haven and many kinds of assistance. Hope you can make it!   Read more »

Kermode-and-Mayo-Tropes-for-article My Wittertainment Graphic

If you aren’t yet a listener to the BBC’s Kermode and Mayo Film Review Show, this graphic showing a bunch of the show’s many in-jokes and running references will hopefully intrigue you enough to give it a try. And current fans of “Wittertainment” are sure to love it – you can even get it on a T-shirt.   Read more »

Adobe_Photoshop_CS6_icon The answer to the crazy-making “Batch Automate” problem in Photoshop

If you’ve been thwarted by Photoshop’s “Batch Automate” feature when trying to select your destination, don’t beat your head on your desk. Read my solution!   Read more »

cleese-thumbnail My 30 triumphant seconds with John Cleese

I had only a moment with the comedy legend I’ve admired for decades. What would I say? The right thing, as it turned out!   Read more »

 

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