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Larry

TV’s Cliffhanger Has Become a Real Downer

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
by on Playing Around

I think I’m safe in saying that we will never see a better cliffhanger than the one produced by Dallas on March 21,1980, when someone

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Women on Television Battle Crime
While Balancing Work and Family

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
by on Playing Around

There’s nothing new about terrorism as a subject on television. This fall writers are adding another hot topic to their shows, one sure to hit

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Mike Rice

Let’s Clean Up Coaching

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
by on Living Around

I raised an athletic son. From middle school on he played soccer, baseball, tennis, basketball, lacrosse, and football. So for many years, I spent time

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Woman Around Town: Shannon Bream—
Courting the Supremes

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

How did a former Miss Florida, Miss Virginia and top-ten finalist in both the Miss America and Miss USA pageants get to a highly visible

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Zen and Tania

Aurelio Zen—The Italian Detective in Armani

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It turns out that British TV executives are just as boneheaded and shortsighted as their American counterparts. Programmers at ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox are

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Lucy

Lucille Ball—Queen of Comedy

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Jamestown, New York on August 6, celebrated the 100th birthday of its most famous daughter, Lucille Ball, who died in 1989 at the age of

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Woman Around Town: Susan Sullivan—Castle in the Air

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

Susan Sullivan is a rarity among actresses. One of her first roles was opposite Dustin Hoffman in a 1960 Broadway production of Jimmy Shine. She

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