Mark Ferguson

Madhouse: “Grindhouse” is wonderfully absurd

Ridiculous. It’s the first word that comes to mind as I leave the theater with a goofy grin and my chest hurting from laughing for more than three hours straight. The airwaves are clogged with celebrities gushing about how much fun they had making their new movie, but in the case of “Grindhouse” I’m inclined […]

Watching Sunday night cartoons

These are not the cartoons you grew up with. They’re artistic, twisted, tragic, sadistic and at times as funny as they are beautiful. Robert May, one of the producers of “The Animation Show,” explains that the two creators of the festival, Mike Judge of Beavis and Butt-Head fame and Don Hertzfeldt known for “Rejected” and […]

Mark Ferguson: Welcome to the home of one-upsmanship

As fall approaches, GW will once again be split down the middle … twice. The greatest rivalry in sports plays out on the baseball field while an even bigger rivalry plays out in politics. Whether you’re a Democratic Yankees fan or a Republican Red Sox fan, it’s certain you’ll be hugging and celebrating the walk-off […]