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  • Palin for president? Very funny

    I'd like to thank The Sun for the wonderful satire on Sarah Palin's presidential prospects ("For president in 2016: Guess who?" Nov. 26). Some readers may have mistakenly assumed that op-ed contributor Charlotte Allen was seriously suggesting that the...
  • Ricki Lake from Tracy Turnblad to another turn at TV talk

    Ricki Lake from Tracy Turnblad to another turn at TV talk
    In 1994, at the age of 26, “Hairspray” sweetheart Ricki Lake had one of the hottest daytime talk shows in the history of television. With a daily audience of 5.8 million viewers after only one year on-air, “Ricki Lake” was...
  • Yeardley Love's mother speaks out against violence

    Yeardley Love's mother speaks out against violence
    There is Chris Brown, these days sporting a neck tattoo that looks like ex-girlfriend Rihanna after he bloodied and bruised her. And Charlie Sheen, whose assault of his wife is somehow just another part of his troubled yet comedic persona. Sharon Love is...
  • Here's an anniversary to celebrate: The start of the Sarah Palin takedown by the TV press

    Here's an anniversary to celebrate: The start of the Sarah Palin takedown by the TV press
    I held off on writing about this on Monday out of deference to the righteous national remembrance of 9/11 that many Americans took part in. But this week brings another anniversary, a far less sacred one to be sure, but one that is nevertheless worth...
  • Mother, sister of Yeardley Love on Katie Couric show Thursday

    Mother, sister of Yeardley Love on Katie Couric show Thursday
    Sharon and Lexie Love, mother and sister of Yeardley Love, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend, will be interviewed Thursday on "Katie," the new syndicated show hosted by former CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric. The program will focus on dating violence,...
  • Lady Gaga talks body image

    Lady Gaga talks body image
    Lady Gaga was slammed on the internet this week after adding 25 pounds to her normally svelte figure and is fighting back by promoting people's right to a positive body self image. The popular singer started a "Body Revolution" campaign on her website...
  • Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras

    Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras
    The last time Victoria Dinatale had an acting gig was in 1978, when she played a tree in a North Carroll High School production of a play whose name she can't even recall. But she still remembers the thrill of the spotlight, which is what drew her and...
  • 'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film before seeing it

    'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film  before seeing it
    Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here. I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
  • Palin TV-movie 'Game Change' pushes the limits of docudrama

    Palin TV-movie 'Game Change' pushes the limits of docudrama
    Sarah Palin says it's a lie. Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick." Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media. Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
  • 'She's gone': Is Katie Couric on the outs at CBS?

    It's looking more and more like Katie Couric is going to be out of her anchor role at CBS News in the near future.  The New York Post reported last week that Couric is in talks with ABC, apparently looking for a job after her contract ends this summer, ...
  • TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

    TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry  Obama's Friday news conference
    During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
  • Response to ABC's Robin Roberts a reminder of TV's power to connect

    Response to ABC's Robin Roberts a reminder of TV's power to connect
    "Good Morning America"  co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant. In the 24 hours...