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 By Ron Irwin    Arts    October 15, 2018

Five Young Latinas and one Former 300 Pound Old White Dide Reflect on "Real Women Have Curves"

'Real Women Have Curves' a real world story Virtually everyone who lives in Southern California is aware that there are lots of typically small clothing factories sometimes called "Sweat Shops" in...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Lifestyle    October 7, 2018

Hey Mambo! Mambo Italiano, Hey Go Go ---- To George's Pizzaiolo

There it is right on one of the most driven on streets in Burbank, California and yet up until recently it seemed to have almost vanished. But then the original owner George Rizzo returned to...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    October 4, 2018

The Art of Killing the Deal at the The Victory Theatre Center

It all begins in the boardroom of a large advertising agency in New York City. One by one women show up expecting to put the final touches on a major presentation to be presented the following...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    September 18, 2018

Can a Playboy Type Modify the Classic Blonde Bimbo? The Eternal Question

Sarah is an international news photographer recently nearly killed while on assignment in a hot war zone. Beaten and bruised she is still alive and very happy to be back home with James her longtime...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    August 9, 2018

Jenna was in a relationship she hated and yet she was now pregnant. What would she do, what could she do?

The show opens in Joe's Diner located somewhere in Dixie. The owner, Joe is a gruff but honest man and his three waitresses are portrayed in a fairly typical perhaps even stereotypical way but then th...

 

A Provocative Title Full of Adult Humor, Emotions, Conflicts, Drama but no Resolution

'Mother F**ker With the Hat' a review Let's just begin with the title to this show. It is perhaps one of the weirdest and possibly most provocative I have ever seen. Yet as the story unfolds it makes...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    May 28, 2018

What Can Possibly Go Wrong When An Episcopal Priest Marries the Wrong Woman?

The Christmas decorations are abundant and beautiful. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care; well actually on the railing with care but it is the same message. Dad goes over to the piano...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Travel    March 7, 2018

On The Road Again with my wife of 34 years, I met myself

My love of travel has been with me my entire life. As a youngster I traveled by car and train with one or both parents to America's west, Canada and New York City. In my teens I discovered America's...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    February 1, 2018

Harold Pinter's 'The Hothouse' more than little crazy.

"The Hothouse" was written by Nobel Prize for Literature winning playwright Harold Pinter and is now onstage with the Antaeus Theatre Company in Glendale, California. Dual casts are directed by Nike...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Travel    January 27, 2018

Cruise Begins in Catalina with Breakfast with the Captain, Sails to Ensenada

I can't even tell you why this happened but it surely did. One day I just blurted out to my beautiful bride: "Hey! Let's take a cruise." To my utter shock she instantly replied "YES!" Well now that...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    January 13, 2018

"Arabian Nights" Opens Pure Magic, with a Genie played by Michael James Scott

The pure magic begins with the song "Arabian Nights" and with the Genie played by Michael James Scott who is unbelievably powerful, energetic and pure fun along with the full Company establishing the...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Events   

Independent Shakespeare Company Presents a Christmas Carol as an Actor Out Alone

"A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens" does indeed have all of the important elements of the more typical version of "A Christmas Carol" but it does so with but one man, the exceptionally talented...

 
 By Ron Irwin    News    November 20, 2017

Benazir Bhutto, Twice Prime Minister of Pakistan, Slain by an Assassin, Recalled by Author

In the afternoon of December 27th 2007 former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto gave a speech at a Pakistan Peoples Party rally held in Rawalpindi's Liaquat National Bagh. After delivering her...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    September 29, 2017

Red Wine Has Greater Health Benefits Than Resveratrol

Over the past few years there has been a lot of chatter about how drinking red wine can be a great boost to your overall health. There is indeed evidence to suggest that red wine, in moderation can de...

 

One Giant Leap Forward in Cancer Treatment by Therapeutic Solutions International

Always in our modern history the human world has continued to pursue anything and everything that helps us live longer and better. Way back in 1870 Louis Pasteur established the germ theory of...

 
 By Ron Irwin    News    September 1, 2017

US Should Do Away With the Bizarre Concept of Minimum Legal Age

Legal Age is Bizarre It is generally accepted throughout the United States that to lawfully drive a vehicle on public streets and roads you must be at least 16 years of age. But upon reaching 16...

 
 By Ron Irwin    News    August 8, 2017

We booked a four day cruise aboard the Carnival Cruise ship "Imagination."

Let's Take a Cruise! Not long ago my wife and I wanted to do something different that would be fun, take us somewhere we hadn't been before, didn't cost too much and with which we could include our...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Obituaries    August 8, 2017

Garry Marshall, Director of Flamingo Kid, Beaches and Pretty Woman & other films

It has been just little over a year now since the passing of Garry Marshall. Garry was born in New York City on November 13th 1934 and passed away in Los Angeles, California on July 19th 2016. During...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    July 27, 2017

Sequel to American Graffiti Serves Humor, Reminder of High School Quirks and Oddities

The year is 1958 and the location is Springfield High School or pretty much any high school in Anytown USA and it is senior prom night. The entertainment is being provided by four lovely young ladies...

 

'Any Night' a premier at the Sacred Fools Theatre Company in Hollywood

As the show begins there are two players on stage. Their relationship is a best vague yet in some ways strong. There is some dancing and dialogue evolves as the woman takes up residence in a small...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    June 19, 2017

I'm Too Fat For This Show: Kate Huffman rocks the Fringe Festival

In what is by far the most entertaining one person show I have ever seen anywhere anytime Kate Huffman is knocking it out of the park with her one woman show I'm Too Fat For This Show wrapping up...

 

Kate Huffman Says Life is Better with a Laugh

After well over two years in development and one totally discarded script award winning actress and writer Kate Huffman is ready to launch her hilarious and poignant one person but 18 character show...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    May 18, 2017

Amazing Set, Acting Excellent, But Confusing Message

Imagine a family living on a beautiful farm by a lovely pond in Northern or perhaps Central California. There is a large family home and another smaller home occupied by an immigrant woman and her...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Lifestyle    May 15, 2017

What's a Nice Robot Girl Like You, Shooting In A Place Like This?

Robot inspires. This is an amazing tale of true passion, deep love and a rare ability to overcome some typically devastating adversity and emerge a real winner. This my friends is inspiration at its...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    May 8, 2017

Deborah Cox is Nothing Short of Hypnotic in a Great Show That's Better Than Hamilton.

Experience love, magic, beauty, fear, humor, jealousy, triumph, mystery and nearly every imaginable human emotion along with one of the best vocal performances on earth in the explosive masterpiece...

 

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