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  • Greg Schwem: One wrong turn from changing history

    Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment. Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
  • 'All Showbiz Mourns JFK': How Variety Covered the Aftermath of Assassination

    Fifty years ago, Variety, in its own unique way, put a price tag on what the marathon television news coverage and abrupt shuttering of film, TV and legit productions cost showbiz in the wake of John F. Kennedy's assassination: $40 million. But bottom-...
  • Talking with singer Mark Wayne Glasmire: Bethlehem native returns to perform at Kutztown University

     
    Mark Wayne Glasmire says he fell in love with music the same way many people his age did. Watching television in his boyhood Bethlehem home in 1964, he saw The Beatles on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and “just automatically wanted......
  • TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana

    TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana
    "The Day of the Doctor" (BBC America, Saturday), "The Night of the Doctor" and "The Last Day" (online, at your will), "An Adventure in Space and Time" (BBC America, Friday). "Doctor Who," the television show/British national monument about an alien...
  • Theater review: 'Forever Plaid' from Winter Park Playhouse

     Theater review: 'Forever Plaid' from Winter Park Playhouse
    Spare a sympathetic thought for women who once wore poodle skirts and men who bought Brylcreem by the case. Now entering their golden years, they are a neglected entertainment audience: Movies are made for teenagers. Television advertisers want shows that...
  • The Long-Forgotten Proto-Punk Band Death Gets Rediscovered and Rejuvenated

    The Long-Forgotten Proto-Punk Band Death Gets Rediscovered and Rejuvenated
    In an age when bands with names like the Butthole Surfers, Fucked Up, and even (sorry) Anal Cunt have, to varying degrees, achieved a measure of success, media attention and even radio play, it's hard to imagine that a talented and energetic band could be...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire's' Vincent Piazza Closes Deal to Join 'Jersey Boys'

    "Boardwalk Empire" actor Vincent Piazza has closed a deal to join the cast of Warner Bros. "Jersey Boys." Director Clint Eastwood and producer Graham King have always liked Piazza for the role of Tommy Devito and offered him the role a couple weeks back,...
  • Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies at 95

    Sid Bernstein, the promoter who brought the Beatles to Carnegie Hall in New York City just as their fame exploded in the U.S., has died. He was 95. Bernstein's daughter, Casey Deutsch, said her father died in his sleep Wednesday morning of natural...
  • Bill Murray returns for David Letterman’s 20th anniversary on CBS tonight

     
    Bill Murray returns for David Letterman's 20th anniversary on CBS tonight, a mark that will make the late night host's fans feel both nostalgic and, quite frankly, a little old. Murray was the first guest when Late Show With David Letterman made its...
  • 7 Questions With Georgia Engel of TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland”

     
    Georgia Engel may always be best remembered for her turn as Georgette Franklin on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, but the vivacious, sweet-natured actress has had a long and varied career. Yes, there's been television — a medium she has kept up with over...
  • Where were you when you decided you'd had it up to here with the Baby Boom generation?

     
    Nick Gillespie's article JFK Still Dead, Baby Boomers Still Self-Absorbed at the Daily Beast calls out the actual greatest generation -- ahem -- for its navel-gazing ways: Since they were born, they were told—and came to believe—that the world...
  • CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination

    CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination
    CBS is digging into its archives to commemorate two notable 50th anniversaries: The Beatles' debut performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The net will celebrate classic TV and classic rock music at 8 p....