• August 18, 2017

    Get those eclipse glasses ready

    Amid myriad leaks emanating from the Oval Office of 45 involving consumption of the sun by snakes or dragons, J.P. Devine reveals sure-fire ways to handle the celestial event.

  • August 11, 2017

    Goodnight, my someone

    A memoir of a Broadway star, a cabaret singer, and the New York haunts of actors and dancers in halcyon days gone by, writes J.P. Devine.

  • August 4, 2017

    Living dramatically has its price

    From Spanish galleons to widow’s walks on the coast of Maine, there’s always something that makes you change course, J.P. Devine writes

  • July 28, 2017

    Tony’s in town, joining a colorful cast

    Trump’s new communicator is giving the White House a Gambino family look as the house of ’45’ resembles the cast of a movie cast written by the Coen Brothers, writes J.P. Devine.

  • July 21, 2017

    What a writer looks like

    If your image of a reporter is taken from the movies, then you might take a look at who’s holding the line today for a free press and all that means, J.P. Devine writes.

  • July 14, 2017

    Friday: best day of the week

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday? Just guys standing on a corner waiting for the fun guy, and his name was Friday, writes J.P. Devine.

  • July 7, 2017

    Thinking of returning to Lotus Land

    When daughters from the City of Angels, it can produce a dangerously flirtatious moment of fantasy for even a thinking man, J.P. Devine writes

  • June 30, 2017

    Jimmy Cagney, a favorite, was a big shot

    The Fourth of July resurrects a sliver of time from a St. Louis movie theater in 1940, writes J.P. Devine.

  • June 16, 2017

    She and FLOTUS on the move

    Forever and ever, permanently, 100 percent, She is retiring from teaching and will be back home as surely as FLOTUS takes up residence with POTUS in the White House, writes J.P. Devine.

  • June 9, 2017

    And this is how it ends

    His next and last book, a memoir — which requires honesty — needs a title change, J.P. Devine writes.