The Late Late Show: Hot Water – Updated!

As most of you have already heard, Gabriel Byrne is in “hot water” over his apparently controversial appearance on a recent episode of The Late Late Show in Ireland (mentioned in more detail in a previous posting), during which he voiced his support for Mannix Flynn, a candidate for the […]

In Treatment Season Three?

Several news outlets are reporting the HBO announcements at the Television Critics Association semi-annual press tour this week. The Hollywood Reporter says: Executives were less certain about critical favorite “In Treatment” and “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency,” the latter program having lost executive producer Anthony Minghella during a cancer […]

The Byrnes and the Boards

Gay Byrne, famous broadcaster, and Gabriel Byrne, famous hyphenate (actor/writer/producer/activist), laid the first boards of the stage of the new Grand Canal Square Theatre in Dublin yesterday. Gabriel said: “Every village, every city, needs a theatre. It’s not just a building; it’s about being exposed to new ideas. Theatre changes […]

Eye Candy

This is a totally frivolous posting. There is something so dashing, so appealing, so darned attractive about this smiling face. And the scarf just adds to the general mayhem. Photo by Rainer Hosch, 2009 for Venice Magazine. And to make this posting less frivolous, here is the interview in Venice […]

Emmy Nominations!!

ANNOUNCED TODAY Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: GABRIEL BYRNE as Paul Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: DIANNE WIEST as Gina and HOPE DAVIS as Mia As far as I can tell, these are the only nominations for In Treatment. It is so great that Hope Davis […]