Irish Arts Center Springs Into Action!

The Irish Arts Center in New York City is a cause dear to Gabriel Byrne’s heart. We have watched him preside over galas, make stirring speeches, smile for the camera, expound on video, and show up for building tours, with and without his hard hat. He is a tireless advocate […]

Darwinism In Action: War of the Worlds, Ep. 6

Trafalgar Square never looked so bleak. Their hide-out discovered, the London survivors make their way to Bill’s laboratory at the Medical School, their dead specimen bouncing along in the shopping cart. We finally know what this promotional still is all about: This episode offers more evidence that some of the […]

A Blurb about Gabriel’s New Book!

Blurb (noun): a brief advertisement or announcement, especially a laudatory one. And here’s a great one for Gabriel’s new book, Walking With Ghosts, from Barry Egan, whose article for the Sunday Independent sits behind a pay wall, but I got lucky: … And, he tells me, he has a book […]

So, Where Are You Going? War of the Worlds Ep. 5

It is a bit odd, I admit, to be watching this series while stocking up the pantry and engaging in “social distancing” in my own home, a response to the growing danger of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. I am going to stick with it, although it is possible […]

Home for St. Patrick’s Day!

Home? I’m already home? And I’m stuck here too, apparently. What are you talking about? Why, Ireland, of course, you ninny. During these times in which we find ourselves–I know, I know, I never thought this day would come, but it has, so we should do the best we can […]

Lost Girls Premieres on Netflix!

Friday, March 13. Uh oh. Not an auspicious date for your film to drop on Netflix, streaming to the millions of screens that are out there thirsting for new content as the world faces a possible pandemic . . . But then luck is not really a character in Lost […]