But you wouldn’t know it from the roles he’s played. From a small-time hood in Crime Story to a psychopathic murderer in The Silence of the Lambs, his acting career has been a parade of nasty characters.
HOLD ME Badlands Theatre Company Though we usually think of the 1950s as an era of placid innocence, that image was born mostly of desperation. Coming on the heels of the squalor of the Depression and the adrenaline frenzy of World War II, the giddy euphoria of the 50s was a stubborn attempt to deny […]
MUSIC KILLS A MEMORY at Club Lower Links DEAD SOLDIER WALKS HOME PUS at ‘Od’s Blood Theatre I think it’s time That we all start to think about getting by Without that need to go out and find Somebody to love. –Jim Carroll In the age of New Conservatism, when any sort of excess is […]
If James Brown is indeed the godfather of soul, then he couldn’t have found a better consigliere than Maceo Parker, the alto saxist best known as leader of Brown’s J.B. Horns. Maceo’s sound practically oozes from the horn, and as straw boss he has been able to translate that to J.B.’s horn sections–which have left […]