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Bill Dudley Opens a “Door”

In the late 1960’s, the Sunset Strip was the home of many successful local Rock bands. The Doors were one of the best. I know you all think Jim Morrison basically WAS The Doors, but […]

10/10/2014

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Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter Celebrate ‘Halloween’

As horror film fans well know,the very first Halloween movie was made back in 1978. The film was also the first starring role for Jamie Lee Curtis, and the first big hit for director John Carpenter. […]

10/10/2014

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Two New Powerful African-American TV Shows Break New Ground

Black-Ish and How To Get Away With Murder are two new shows that are very different, yet have a common thread in breaking new ground for African-Americans on network television. Black-Ish is an “in your face comedy” in […]

10/08/2014

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Movie Review: ‘The Judge’ : 2 guys Named Robert At Their Best

The verdict is in, The Judge will be one of the biggest hits of the year. One of today’s most popular and highest paid actors, Robert Downey Jr. plays a successful big city defense attorney with dubious […]

10/07/2014

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Aretha Franklin Wows David Letterman With “Rollin’ In The Deep” Performance

The “Queen Of Soul” first broke onto America’s pop charts in 1967 with “I Never Loved A Man,” amassing a 30 year run that included 18 GRAMMYs and countless soulful songs that have become the soundtrack […]

10/03/2014

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Diana Ross : Still a ‘Supreme’ Performer

All of the talented Motown acts of the 1960’s captured the interest of young America, but none more than three teenage girls known as ‘The Supremes.’ Starting out as a four girl act known as […]

09/19/2014

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Ken Burns Brings “The Roosevelts” To Television

Documentary producer Ken Burns who brought us the groundbreaking successful miniseries “The Civil War” in 1990, “Baseball” in 1994, “Jazz” (2001) and “The National Parks” in 2009, has dug deep into the history of one […]

09/12/2014

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SNL’s Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Star In ‘The Skeleton Twins’

Fans of SNL know that Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are two of the funniest people who have ever been on the show. But, did you know how versatile they are? Last night I saw […]

09/12/2014

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James Brown: See “Get On Up” And Then Watch The T.A.M.I. Show

Critics are generally positive about the new biopic ‘Get On Up’ focusing on the interesting and complex life of James Brown. Chadwick Boseman gives a compelling performance as ‘The King Of Soul’, much like he […]

08/20/2014

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Oh Captain, My Captain : The Passing of one Of The All Time Greats

Robin Williams has left the building, and it is a very lonely building now without him. His quick wit, and lovable characters have entertained us since the late 1970’s when he first appeared on ‘Happy […]

08/11/2014

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