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Some hardworking fan has compiled Native Tongues — “A Cultural History of Black Sitcom Theme Songs.”
Television veteran Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86. See what the obituaries say and see some photos.
His no-danger, safety-harnessed walk on a long straight wire was good for 13 million viewers.
Gene Autry was one of the greatest singing cowboy stars of all time. Going all the way back to the Pliocene Epoch.
For a guy who’s never even been seen, Bigfoot sure has been getting a lot of press these last couple of years. Did he get a new agent?
New Yorker Cynthia Nixon was born 9 April 1966. Josh Hutcherson of The Hunger Games once played her son in a movie. See a little Little Manhattan here.
A joke — how can you tell when Geraldo Rivera is saying something stupid? His lips are moving. Oh, and he put it on Twitter.
Lucy Liu, she’s “artistic, altruistic” and more!
Betty White and Slash have teamed up for this commercial for the Los Angeles Zoo.
The Seattle Times has a fine profile and interview with rock-and-comedy star Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia.
In honor of her 75th birthday today, Styleist magazine has a slideshow of television star Mary Tyler Moore.
I scanned a few pages from the September 1976 issue of TV Guide that announced the new shows for the prime time season.
Actor Peter Falk died last night, at the age of 83.
He was best known for playing the rumpled detective Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo, originally on the air from 1971 through 1978, then revived in TV movies after 1989.
Peter Falk was born in New York in 1927. From the New York stage he began working in television in the late 1950s. He guest starred in dozens of shows and appeared in several movies in the ’60s and won two Oscar nominations, one for Murder, Inc. (1960) and one for Pocketful of Miracles (1961).
Courtesy of People magazine, 1976.
Guess the actors. Guess the show.
Here’s actor Bradley Cooper being interviewed on French television about his new movies, The Hangover Part II and Limitless:
Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction: Which Middle Eastern ruler once had a walk-on role on Star Trek?That would be Jordan’s King Abdullah II. Back in 1996, when he was still just Prince Abdullah, he appeared as a science officer in a Star Trek: Voyager episode titled Investigations.