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  • Golly! Jim Nabors marries male partner of 38 years

     
    Golly, as Gomer Pyle used to say. Jim Nabors, who made Gomer a beloved TV figure in the 1960s, has married his male partner of 38 years. Nabors and Stan Cadwallader traveled to Seattle, where gay marriage is legal, to wed Jan. 15, according to Hawaii News...
  • An appreciation: Doug Dillard was 'my mentor,' John McEuen says

     
    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen praises banjo player Doug Dillard as "my mentor." Doug Dillard helped inspire many young fans, including McEuen and Steve Martin, to take up the banjo....
  • Dillard & Clark: Celebrating an unsung L.A. country rock classic

     
    Banjo player Doug Dillard, who died on Thursday, was known for his work with the Dillards, but fans of Los Angeles country rock know him for his collaboration with Gene Clark, "The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark." Times pop music critic Randall...
  • Best Movies About TV

     
    For no particular reason, I decided to make today’s movie list about the 10 Best Movies About Television. Understand, these aren’t movies based on TV shows, although a few of them grew out of things that really happened on television.......
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  • Ernest Borgnine, Hamden's Favorite Son, R.I.P.

    Ernest Borgnine, Hamden's Favorite Son, R.I.P.
    Ernest Borgnine died July 8 at the advanced age of Borgninety-five. I nearly had a chance to talk the guy a year and a half ago, when he was coming back to his home state of Connecticut for one of those celebrity anecdote-and-Q-&-A shows that older...
  • WDBJ7 to air Andy Griffith special on Saturday

    WDBJ7 to air Andy Griffith special on Saturday
    Your Hometown News Leader, WDBJ7, presents "From Mt. Airy to Mayberry-Remembering Andy Griffith," on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7 p.m.  Senior reporter Joe Dashiell traces the iconic history of TVs "The Andy Griffith Show," and personal recollections of...
  • Kitty Wells, the 'undisputed queen of country music,' dies at 92

    Kitty Wells, the 'undisputed queen of country music,' dies at 92
    Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications...
  • Ron Howard to drive pace car at IMS

    Ron Howard to drive pace car at IMS
    Former child actor and Oscar-winning director Ron Howard will bring Hollywood glitz to this year’s Brickyard 400. Howard will lead the NASCAR field as a the pace car driver for the Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard...
  • Long good-byes and longer movies

    Long good-byes and longer movies
    It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year. •Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
  • Kathryn Stephanoff, Allentown's special librarian, leaves a terrible void

    Kathryn Stephanoff, Allentown's special librarian, leaves a terrible void
    The whole nation took note when female sex guru Helen Gurley Brown died this week, as it did last month with the passing of beloved entertainer Andy Griffith. In June, there was even quite a ripple over the long overdue departure of mobster Henry Hill,...
  • 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe

    2012 Chevrolet Tahoe
    Whether or not the eco-conscious crowd wants to admit it, there are times when you need — yes, need — a full-size, fully capable SUV that seats up to nine and has a powerful V-8 engine. Well, there's just one time, really: When you're towing...