Review: Sacha Baron Cohen back with old style, same results

This Feb. 28, 2016 file photo shows Sacha Baron Cohen at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Cohen stars in the new Showtime series

TV Review: Fifteen years after the British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen leapt to America as an unknown cultural trip-wire to punk everyone from Donald Trump to Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, he's at it again with Showtime's 'Who Is America?'

Is Hollywood ready for the brilliant weirdness of Lakeith Stanfield?

Lakeith Stanfield (Photo for The Washington Post by Brinson+Banks)

Lakeith Stanfield arrives wearing a captain's hat.

The most gut-wrenching challenge of Maile Flanagan’s long acting career was playing a boisterous teen ninja coming face to face with his long-lost mother, just a week after the actress had lost her mom in real life.

The most gut-wrenching challenge of Maile Flanagan’s long acting career was playing a boisterous teen ninja coming face to face with his long-lost mother, just a week after the actress had lost her mom in real life.

‘Three Identical Strangers’ is a riveting account of identical triplets separated at birth

The triplets at the center of “Three Identical Strangers.” (Mongrel Media)

The documentary hides its most haunting truths in plain sight.

Hasan Minhaj readies an 'insightful' tour, Netflix series

Comedian Hasan Minhaj appears in a scene from his Netflix special,

Comedian Hasan Minhaj readies new 'insightful' material for a North American summer tour and a Netflix series this fall

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

TV LISTINGS

COLUMNS

Rick's List -- Summer Doldrums in New London edition

Let's get to it. 1. The 4th of July was on a Wednesday, so the fun kicked off the previous Saturday. Heat and humidity were horrible — I blame New London — and visitors were headed to the shore like...

Chaos or serenity on the water: It’s all good

Sailboats, powerboats, Jet Skis and various other vessels zig-zagged in every direction, throwing up a Maytag of wakes.

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Ozuna — Sept. 29 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $69-$159

Chicago — Sept. 20 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $36-$125

Raffi — Nov. 3 at Shubert, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $36.50-$82.50

Social Distortion — Oct. 4 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale now; $35-$45

Franz Ferdinand — Aug. 8 at College Street Music Hall, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $28-$32