Philly Fringe 2018: family-friendly Fringe Festival guide
Small people, big rewards
The Philadelphia Fringe Festival provides the perfect opportunity to introduce children to the type of performance they won't find anywhere else. Check out Wendy Rosenfield's annual family-friendly Fringe guide for suggestions.
Ivanka and Jared: A follow-up
One more reason to read 'BSR'
When you read 'Broad Street Review,' who needs the New York 'Times'? Dan Rottenberg considers.
Understanding Trump (yet again)
When a narcissist needs a friend
Why, in defiance of all logic, has President Trump invited Vladimir Putin to Washington for a second summit? That question has mystified pundits but not faithful readers of 'Broad Street Review.' Dan Rottenberg considers.
Trump: Malevolent or incompetent?
His heart has a mind of its own
Monday’s summit meeting added one more label to the rapidly expanding list of all the things Donald Trump isn’t. Dan Rottenberg considers.
What Trump could learn from ‘Klute’
It worked for Jane Fonda, but…
An incident on the 1971 movie set of 'Klute' suggests insight into a certain overconfident White House occupant. Dan Rottenberg considers.
The realness of Taylor Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, Part II, 1896 to Present'
Creating community, 12 hours at a time
Taylor Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music' promises nothing less than a better world. We can really use that message right now. Wendy Rosenfield considers.
Bill Cosby, reconsidered (yet again)
What to do with Cosby?
Bill Cosby, the man who once defined himself as America’s dad, has now been redefined as a remorseless criminal. But that label doesn’t work either.
Race, protest, and caffeine: Philadelphia's Starbucks arrests
What’s really wrong with Starbucks
The protesters who demanded racial justice outside a Center City Starbucks last week inadvertently played right into the upscale coffee company’s long-range marketing strategy. Dan Rottenberg considers.
'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah cancels gig, costs Philly Jewish charity $200,000
Jewish Family and Children's Services of Greater Philadelphia assists 25,000 people each year. Next year, thanks to 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah, they might have to help a few less. Wendy Rosenfield considers.