Coming to a Couch Near You–From a Brooklyn Blog

Perhaps the most fun blog posting about In Treatment yet: In Treatment, far and away the best TV series of all time, began its analytic life in Israel.  The therapist was an Israeli Jew and so were his patients.  As a result–unlike the situation in Jewish families in the US […]

“Violets are Blue…” : The New Yorker Speakeasy

According to Time Out New York, here is what we learned from Gabriel Byrne at last night’s New Yorker Speakeasy: When actor Gabriel Byrne was 18, he wrote a valentine (two, actually) to a girl in his class with the shiniest hair and the shortest miniskirts. It went something like, […]

An Actor With A Lot On His Mind: Interview at IrishTimes.Com

In an extended and illuminating interview with Belinda McKeon, Gabriel Byrne talks about how he views America, how Americans view Ireland, and why he didn’t own a television until recently. Ms. McKeon gives us a glimpse of Gabriel’s home and his heart; she also brings us up-to-date on what he has been doing […]

UPDATED: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Mr. Byrne!

From The New Yorker: …Inspired by the magazine’s Prohibition-era column “Speakeasy Nights”, these cabaret-style evenings will feature readings, talks, live music, and other diversions; good fun in hard times. Our first Speakeasy will be called “Love Is Strange” (which it is) and will be hosted by The New Yorker’s fiction […]