“Bodyguard” begins in a state of extreme tension and never lets up. The hit BBC series, which premiered on Netflix last month, opens on a commuter train bound for London where police Sgt. David Budd (Richard Madden), who’s traveling with his two young children, discovers a female suicide bom…

“Bodyguard” begins in a state of extreme tension and never lets up. The hit BBC series, which premiered on Netflix last month, opens on a commuter train bound for London where police Sgt. David Budd (Richard Madden), who’s traveling with his two young children, discovers a female suicide bom…

Growing up in the restaurant industry, I’ve learned a thing or two about cooking. I know my way around a busy kitchen. The sights, sounds and smells are baked into my mind like a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet: the sizzle of the sauté pans, the crackle of the grill, the hurried chop of kniv…

Growing up in the restaurant industry, I’ve learned a thing or two about cooking. I know my way around a busy kitchen. The sights, sounds and smells are baked into my mind like a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet: the sizzle of the sauté pans, the crackle of the grill, the hurried chop of kniv…

Casting shakeups are nothing new for television shows; actors may decide to depart for any number of reasons. However, depending on the series and the character, those absences can be felt long after the actor has left.

The best horror stories aren’t about ghosts or demons or knife-wielding murderers. The monsters that chase us into basements and down darkened hallways aren’t real; they’re merely grotesque manifestations of the human condition. The best horror stories are psychological; they poke and prod a…

The best horror stories aren’t about ghosts or demons or knife-wielding murderers. The monsters that chase us into basements and down darkened hallways aren’t real; they’re merely grotesque manifestations of the human condition. The best horror stories are psychological; they poke and prod a…

Every once in a great while, a local musician around these parts assembles a project that features a myriad of our local talent, a local "supergroup" if you will. Central Vermont based bass player and singer-songwriter Ben Dunham has done just that with his latest, Backline Collective.

The first season of “American Vandal” came out of nowhere. It was a surprisingly smart, well-observed parody of true-crime documentaries that blended low-brow comedy with high-concept execution. The result was a deadly funny, pitch-perfect representation of low-stakes high-school drama writ large.