Certified Broadcast Meteorologist for WABC-TV, Cornell University Alumnus, New Englander-Turned-New Yorker, Opinions My Own

More about surfaces than depths

sandiegoreader.com — Doug (Anthony Methvin) and Bud (Tom Zohar) With their new musical, Doug and Bud can't see the forest or the trees. They only see a long Broadway run, a sweep of all the awards, eternal fame, the usual... Somehow they've arranged a backer's audition at a rehearsal studio - i.e., Diversionary Theatre's main stage.

End of the road, which began in California

sandiegoreader.com — Miss Ruby, erstwhile burlesque diva and longtime resident of the Hummingbird Hotel, is dying. Instead of friends paying tribute to her coffin, Ruby wants her funeral now, while she can still appreciate them. In Lisa L'Amour's Detroit, a couple in rehab shows Midwestern Yuppies on hard times the key to liberation.

Last Call: Junk: The Golden Age of Debt and Free Speech (While Supplies Last)

sandiegoreader.com — It's 1985, and Robert Merkin's found a way to make debt somehow sexy. Two shows at La Jolla Playhouse must close this Sunday. Taken together, they're practically a cause and effect of where we are today. Junk: The Golden Age of Debt . It's 1985, and Robert Merkin's on to something.

Meteor Shower - this is a play by Steve Martin, after all

sandiegoreader.com — Norm and Corky Kukendahl host Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, a friendly dinner gone wrong. So many playwrights use the device, it's almost a genre in itself: Friendly Dinner Gone Gravely Wrong. In Steve Martin's world premiere, Meteor Shower, things fall apart, but in different versions of the same event, as if the hosts and guests slip in and out of parallel universes.

Maximizing Your Mobility: Why does my Little Leaguer’s Elbow Hurt?

petoskeynews.com — Maximizing Your Mobility: Why does my Little Leaguer's Elbow Hurt? Whether in the spring, mid-summer or towards the end of baseball season, this is a question I'm approached about quite often. Determining the source of the elbow pain and identifying the underlying cause is essential to helping the Little Leaguer stay in the game.

History of San Diego: 19th Century

sandiegoreader.com — Burial of James O. Pattie on Presidio Hill Governor Echeandia of San Diego "looked upon the Americans as being worse than thieves and murderers." He tore up their passports and put them in a dungeon. One of Pattie's men convinced the governor they should get the furs buried at the Colorado and buy their freedom.

The Golden Age of Debt takes the La Jolla Playhouse stage

sandiegoreader.com — Junk's dapper thugs live in whole apartment buildings, fly their dates on private jets, and manipulate millions of dollars - and people. David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross takes place in 1983. His desperate real estate salesmen will do anything to put their name on the board with a big sale.

San Diego Reader

sandiegoreader.com — I'm asking veteran actors to name five dream roles and say why. The answers not only reveal aspirations, they may put an idea in the minds of artistic directors and producers - even choices that seem outside the box. "What a daunting task!

Last Call: Four noteworthy musicals must close

sandiegoreader.com — Yvonne, Tony Perry, Cynthia Thomas, Ron Christopher Jones, and Anise Ritchie in Ain't Misbehavin' Musicals hath charms to soothe the most savage of beasts. Four must close this weekend. Jesus Christ Superstar One of the tightest, most balanced shows I've seen at the Welk in some time.

The hits often direct, the misses by a mile

sandiegoreader.com — The Second City cast was polite in snubbing the ditzier cues from the audience. According to Second City's Free Speech, there's a store in Brooklyn called Bang. It's an Artisanal Firearms Boutique. They make shopping for munitions a New Age experience. They do criminal background and past-lives regression checks, of course.
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Aug 29, 2016

A hurricane more than 1000 miles away is churning up rough surf and dangerous rip currents. #abc7ny at 5:30. https://t.co/G6zKLySPfZ

Aug 29, 2016

Somebody slept for seven straight hours last night! https://t.co/Xf72o4ew3X

Aug 28, 2016

@GregoireRalph Goodnight, Ralph! Weekend was good...quiet weather!

Aug 28, 2016

Hot tomorrow with just an isolated shower or thunderstorm. Watch for rip currents at the beach! #abc7ny https://t.co/L2SWDJuMHV

Aug 28, 2016

Temperatures and tropics heating up! Accuweather Forecast is on #abc7ny at 11!

Aug 28, 2016

RT @NWSNewYorkNY: Due to Major Hurricane Gaston out in the Atlantic there will be a moderate to high risk of rip currents on Monday. https://t.co/VLCuI0SK2D

Aug 28, 2016

@Dvcnut Agreed, she always does balance things out in the end!

Aug 28, 2016

Hot tomorrow with perhaps an isolated shower or storm. Rough surf at the beach with "Gaston" well offshore! #abc7ny https://t.co/AgywaMj6CZ

Aug 28, 2016

Quiet around here for now, but tropics are becoming very active. Accuweather Forecast is on #abc7ny at 5:30! https://t.co/4I4ND2S0wZ


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