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Past articles by Mark:

Chef-author Tamar Adler turns to leftovers, comprehensively

NEW YORK (AP) — Not too long ago, Tamar Adler’s husband was tidying up and picked up a tissue that their son had barely used. Adler stopped her husban... → Read More

Loyalty and affection is threatened in ‘A Spy Among Friends’

NEW YORK (AP) — A main character in “A Spy Among Friends” is one of the Soviet Union’s most notorious double agents. But you don’t need to know anythi... → Read More

‘Scream VI’ goes to the big city and strikes out

In “Scream VI,” the psychotic, knife-wielding serial killer known as Ghostface is set loose on the streets of New York City. Yawn. → Read More

Cartoonists criticize ‘Dilbert’ creator over racist remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — Cartoonists are pushing back against racist remarks made by “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams, with one artist even using his own strip th... → Read More

Reviving Bob Fosse’s ‘Dancin’ calls on body memory for fuel

NEW YORK (AP) — Director Wayne Cilento faced an uphill task leading the new Broadway revival of Bob Fosse’s revue “Dancin’” — no video had been made o... → Read More

Review: ‘Cocaine Bear,’ 100% pure, uncut junk with no high

Yes, there’s a giant bear and, yes, it does a ton of coke. And, yes, just as you probably suspected, the movie blows. → Read More

Workplace is the heart of thrilling series ‘The Consultant’

NEW YORK (AP) — Think your boss is bad? The one in the new TV series “The Consultant” phones his workers in the middle of the night, nixes all remote ... → Read More

Eugene Levy, very gingerly, explores world for travel show

NEW YORK (AP) — There are celebrities with TV travel shows who just can’t wait to show you where they came from or push the limits of their bodies or ... → Read More

‘Night Court’ reboot returns favorite but set in modern day

NEW YORK (AP) — You can forgive John Larroquette for thinking he’d entered a time machine when he stepped onto the sound stage of the rebooted NBC sit... → Read More

Review: Reese Witherspoon, Ashton Kutcher shine in a rom-com

If you decide to settle in and watch “Your Place or Mine” to see the sparks fly between Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher, you’ll be initially disa... → Read More

‘80 for Brady’ is a sports film fumble for the ages

Tom Brady has officially — and finally, he insists — retired from the National Football League. Based on his new movie “80 For Brady,” it’s also time that he immediately retire from filmmaking. → Read More

Hacking, not shoe-leather, solves thriller ‘Missing’

June Allen’s mother has vanished during a romantic vacation with her boyfriend to Colombia when “Missing” starts gaining steam. The FBI are supposedly on it, with one special agent telling June: “The best thing you can do is wait by the phone.” Wait by the phone? You don’t know June Allen, buddy. → Read More

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade make it to Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade, Jeff Lynne, Glen Ballard, Teddy Riley and Liz Rose have been chosen to join the Songwriters Hall of ... → Read More

Leslie Jones promises to be herself hosting ‘The Daily Show’

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Leslie Jones will be taking a temporary whirl as host of “The Daily Show“ this week, and she says viewers can expect her trad... → Read More

José Andrés and his daughters eat their way through Spain

NEW YORK (AP) — On his new TV show, celebrated chef José Andrés goes into a restaurant kitchen in Spain and confronts a massive moray eel. Only one of... → Read More

Whodunit ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ chills and satisfies

Grab a jacket or a blanket before you watch Netflix’s engrossing “The Pale Blue Eye.” I don’t care if you’re already in a warm place. You could be on the surface of the sun and still feel chilly watching it. → Read More

Paul Bettany explores being art star Andy Warhol on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Bettany has long been an admirer of art superstar Andy Warhol, from a distance, like an art lover wandering a favorite gallery. B... → Read More

‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ to feature Duran Duran, New Edition

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest will usher in 2023 on “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” from Times Square, with iconic bands from the 1980s and 1990s as well as ... → Read More

Mike Rowe gets filthy on ‘Dirty Jobs’ to reconnect Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — It may come as no surprise to fans of Mike Rowe that when he recently visited the Florida Panhandle, he didn’t lay out on the beach or... → Read More

‘The Whale’ is a hard but astounding film to watch

The center of gravity of “The Whale” is obviously the 600-pound man at its center. Look closely, though, and he’s the one with a soul as light as a feather. → Read More