Anne Boleyn

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Anna Bolena at Opera in the Heights: Spellbinding

    The setup: They're not called soap operas for nothing. For decades these overripe melodramas may have been steady fare on daytime TV, but they can definitely trace their parentage back to the Romantic opera houses of Italy, with the bel canto ("beautiful singing") works of Bellini, Donizetti and Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Rick Perry's Unique American Revolution Analysis: Best Twitter Responses, and Our Dumb-Quotes Random Generator Is Updated

    Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRick Perry last night did what most presidential candidates do after sucking again in a debate -- he went to a frat house. In explaining to the Beta Theta Pi boys his views of governance, Perry said that the American Revolutio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Tila Tequila's Pearls of Wisdom

    One of the best parts of living the life of Miss Pop Rocks (in addition to the celebrity status I enjoy in my own mind) is sometimes I get my hands on promotional stuff marketing people send the Press, and then I get to make fun of it here. The latest treasure to arrive in my mailbox? Ladies and g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Book Review: Doomed Queens

    In her introduction to the morbidly entertaining Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends from Cleopatra to Princess Di, author Kris Waldherr asserts that there are still “doomed queens among us.” “Whatever your opinion of [Hillary] Clinton or [assassinated Pakistani Benazir] Bhutto, ther ... More >>

  • Film

    February 28, 2008

    Sister Act: The Other Boleyn Girl

    Sibling rivalry in all its royal glory

  • Film

    November 19, 1998

    Throne Out

    Exotic Elizabeth has admirable themes but an addled plot