Stephan Miller

Stephan Miller: The good times are far from rollin’

If I hear Louis Armstrong’s “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?” play on the radio or in the background of some documentary one more time, I might vomit all over myself. Almost two weeks ago passed the one-year anniversary of the landfall of that home-wrecking bitch, hurricane Katrina. If you were […]

Stephan Miller: The irrational Iranian equation

The sheer number of panel discussions, guest lectures and expert news appearances on Iran’s nuclear program in the past month is indicative of the magnitude of the threat this nation poses to the world. Nearly every speaker presents the threat in a similar manner, underlining the irrational leaders of this Muslim nation. These pundits are […]

Bohemian rhapsody: “Rent,” the movie

As a modern rock opera appearing on Broadway, Jonathan Larson’s Rent sets such contemporary issues as AIDS, poverty, sexual orientation and relationships against the background of eight struggling “bohemians” in New York’s East Village. It also addresses questions we all ask ourselves, such as “What am I doing with my life?” and “Who do I […]

Stephan Miller: A Thanksgiving like no other

Thanksgiving is a time to travel home and spend time with your family, as a family. It’s a holiday of relaxation, food and watching a good parade/football game on TV. My Thanksgiving holiday has always resembled the stereotypical family gathering. This year, because I live in a post-Katrina New Orleans, Thanksgiving lacked the comfort and […]

Who’s ‘The Man’?

New Line Cinema’s “The Man” is classified as an action-comedy, though it seems to lack both characteristics. The premise unfolds as federal agent Derrick Vann (Samuel L. Jackson) is investigating the murder of his partner. Meanwhile, Andy Fiddler (Eugene Levy) is in town to speak at a dental suppliers convention. Their paths unite through an […]