Tag Archives: The New York Times

Appreciation: Media critic David Carr, 1956-2015

This may be somewhat inside baseball-ish, and for that, I apologize. But I did want to take a moment this morning to remember the most inspiring journalist I have followed this century, New York Times media critic David Carr. Carr, … Continue reading

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New York Times film critic coming to UK

The American Studies Program at the University of Kentucky will present a conversation with New York Times film critic A.O. Scott at 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 17, 2011) at the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall. UK American Studies professor Alan … Continue reading

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Broadway critics break ‘Spider-Man’ review embargo, and good for them

There are a number of aspects to arts criticism, but one of them is certainly consumer journalism. After months of pushback by producers of the new Broadway production, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” Broadway critics decided this week to put … Continue reading

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UK Opera gets NYT rave for Christmas

In the grand scheme of great Christmas presents for young opera singers, a rave review from The New York Times would have to rank pretty high. And that is what the UK Opera students in the world premier production of … Continue reading

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Jay vs. Conan: What happened in 2004?

Above: After lampooning Jay Leno on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tuesday night, Leno had Kimmel on his “10@10” segment Thursday and it got … uh … tense. As late night comedians including David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Conan O’Brien have focused … Continue reading

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