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Young Adult—Hoping an Old Flame Ignites

Monday, December 19th, 2011
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A friend of mine told me recently that her brother reconnected with his high school girlfriend on Facebook. Both divorced, they decided to see if

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Aurelio Zen—The Italian Detective in Armani

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
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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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Lucille Ball—Queen of Comedy

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
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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
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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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The Curtain’s Up at eGarage:
A New Theater’s Friday Night Gala

Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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“New Yorkers are jaded,” we say about ourselves – with pride, as if throwing down the gauntlet to Gotham’s performers, be it a musical, a

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Tina Sloan—Changing Shoes, Changing Lives

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
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Actress Tina Sloan spent 26 years on the CBS daytime drama, Guiding Light, so it’s fitting that she is now proving to be a guiding

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One Life to Live—The Case for Preserving Soaps

Thursday, November 4th, 2010
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There are many reasons why soap operas, those daytime dramas that once dominated afternoon television, are on life support. More working women, an explosion of

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Cast of The Good Wife Dishes at the Paley Center

Sunday, April 25th, 2010
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Julianna Margulies (Alicia Florrick in CBS’s The Good Wife) was spending an afternoon in Washington Square Park. “A lovely couple came up and said, `We’re

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