Thursday May 9
On this day: May 9
Ben Franklin prints his "Join, or Die" political cartoon, the FDA approves the first oral contraceptive, impeachment hearings for President Nixon begin, and "Golden Girls" airs its final episode, all on this day.
TGB Breakdown Ep 13: Coen Brothers' Miller's Crossing
" Nordling " from Ain't It Cool News for a spoiler-filled discussion on Joel & Ethan Coen's gangster film Miller's Crossing , starring Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden and John Turturro.
Jamie Foxx In Talks For Annie
Oscar winner Jamie Foxx is in talks to join young nominee Quvenzhane Wallis in the movie adaptation of musical Annie .
The Huffington Post
Michael Giltz: Theater: Alec Baldwin Adopts "Orphans," Fiona Shaw Delivers "The Testament Of Mary"
Two revivals and one new play all reveal works that are in some way flawed -- but at least one good performance in each make the shows worth checking out for serious theater fans.
No Dead End Ahead! How Lyle Kessler's Orphans Grew Into a Modern Fable & Found a Home on Broadway
Albert Finney in the movie 'Orphans' and Alec Baldwin in the current Broadway revival Photo by Sara Krulwich for the New York Times City of Brotherly Love Set in a run-down house in North Philadelphia, Orphans is the tale of two orphaned brothers, Treat and Phillip.