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Living a Good Life Is Still the Best Revenge

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
by on Playing Around

ABC-TV’s Revenge has become the surprise hit of the fall season. Said to be an updated version of The Count of Monte Cristo, this nighttime

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Arthur Comes of Age

Friday, April 8th, 2011
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The original 1981 Arthur is a hard act to follow. Starring cuddly Dudley Moore as loveable playboy Arthur Bach, the film won two Academy Awards

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Dancing with Some (Fading) Stars and One Wannabe

Sunday, March 21st, 2010
by on Playing Around

Of all the reality shows on TV, Dancing with the Stars has managed to distinguish itself. Contestants have to actually DO something besides allow cameras

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Why We Need South Pacific Right Now

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
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I was expecting to see a great show, to come in out of the chill of a January evening in New York, and spend a

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Tickets to a Great “View”

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
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Obtaining tickets to ABC’s popular daytime chat show The View is like playing the slots. You need a lot of patience, and sometimes it actually

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Florencia Lozano—Stealing the Scene

Sunday, August 9th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Perfect Stranger, the 2007 thriller starring Halle Berry and Bruce Willis, was not a box office hit. The director shot several different endings, apparently unsure

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Ugly Betty and Crew Hit the Streets of New York

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009
by on Playing Around

Warning! If you hope to be totally surprised by events in upcoming episodes of Ugly Betty, stop reading now. But if you would like a

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Woman Around Town: Majora Carter—Greening the Bronx

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

In Game 2 of the 1977 World Series, a fire started in an abandoned elementary school a few blocks from Yankee Stadium. Howard Cosell, announcing

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