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Television Legend Norman Lear Goes In Front of The Camera in New Documentary
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist, comic and author
While Lear has always been game to tell other people's stories, it was only recently that he gave the nod to tell his own
Listen To The Band: Saying Goodbye To The Monkees
Writer of words, drinker of booze, eater of food, listener of ...
It's a hell of a legacy. And it's a legacy worth celebrating, and enjoying, even if the Monkeemobile has made its last ride
Good Times and Good Guys: I'm So Glad I Got The Monkees To Think Of
Author/Illustrator of the children's book, Absolute Mayhem. Bl...
Ten deceptively simple, monosyllabic words open the song, "She Makes Me Laugh," the first new single by The Monkees in twenty
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Legendary Producer Norman Lear Says TV Is Still A Place To Talk About Race
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP
"The problems are still there to be talked about."
Memories Forgotten (From a Ward of the State)
I hate when people tell me to reflect on good memories. Little do they know, I don't have many.
These 22 Theme Songs From Some Of Our Favorite Shows Will Have You Singing Along
A show was only as good as its theme song back in the day. Those catchy show-openers were a crucial part of why we keep coming
John Amos Says He Was Kicked Off 'Good Times' Because He Didn't Agree With The Shucking And Jiving
When many people think about the most memorable moments in black television history, the first storyline to pop into their
This Kid Loves The Camera More Than You'll Ever Love Anything
"Apparently Kid" has met his match.
7 Classic Sitcom Dad Scenes That Will Warm Your Heart
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: We'll never forget when it became very clear that Uncle Phil was -- and would always be -- much
The Day I Saved My Father's Life
Evan F. Moore
Other than learning the basics, which included how to shave, tie a tie, how to ride a bike and how to properly throw a punch, I learned what it means to be accountable.
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Pioneer From the Projects: The 'Dyn-o-mite!' Life of Jimmie Walker
Brian D'Ambrosio is a journalist, poet and author. His next bo...
"If you receive a standing ovation, you are conditioned to find that one person who didn't like anything you did, and you
The 8 Life Lessons I Learned From '70s TV Shows
Actor, Writer, Mediocre CrossFitter, Host of "Yesterday Today"...
The more we got to see the Fonz interacting with the Cunninghams the more we realized that being tough and cool only counted for so much. What really mattered was surrounding yourself with people you love and that love you back.
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
and Beyond: Conversations with Norman Lear & Mary Kay Place
Trafficbeat Entertainment, Music Biz Vet
"In television terms, one Betty White covers the entire demographic of seventy to a hundred and three. I think funny is funny and interesting is interesting."
'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children
Watchers of good TV
The Brady Bunch
's fifth and final season, all of the Brady kids were looking a little long in the tooth. As a last-minute gambit to salvage the show, eight-year-old Cousin Oliver joined the family, and oh, the hijinks and hilarity that ensued.
Bathroom Graffiti Romance
If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.
TV & FILM
Amy Poehler interviews 'Facts Of Life' Writer Irma Kalish For 'Smart Girls At The Party' Series (VIDEO)
In the next installment of Amy Poehler's winning online interview series "Smart Girls at the Party," Poehler gets positively
TV & FILM
'Good Times' Movie: 1970s Sitcom Getting Big Screen Treatment From Scott Rudin
The series, which aired from 1974-79 on CBS, was a spinoff from "Maude." "Good Times" followed the Evans family in the Chicago
TV & FILM
Dear, TV Theme Songs: Thank You for Being a Friend
Howard Jordan Jr.
Author, '101 Reasons to Leave New York'
Television them songs can be broken down into three simple categories: the feel-good composition, songs that speak only to and about the show itself, and finally the powerhouse instrumentals.
Jimmie Walker, 'Good Times' Actor, On Gay Marriage: 'I'm Totally Against It'
Currently promoting his new memoir "Dyn-o-mite," the former "Good Times" star is sounding off yet again -- this time, on
TV & FILM
Naveen Andrews Never Watched 'Lost' And More TV Stars Who Didn't Watch Their Own Shows
Former "Lost" star Naveen Andrews appeared on UK TV morning show "Daybreak" to discuss his new fantasy drama "Sinbad" this
TV & FILM
Jimmie Walker Never Watched 'Good Times' (VIDEO)
Jimmie Walker starred as J. J. Evans in the iconic 1970s sitcom "Good Times," and is perhaps best remembered for his catchphrase
Norman Lear, Creator of 'All In The Family,' Celebrates 90th Birthday At Kennedy Center (PHOTOS)
Hosted by the People For the American Way Foundation, an organization Lear co-founded with Barbara Jordan, the event drew
Love & Hip Hop: The Coon Squad
Writer; Rapper; Brooklynite; Philanthropist
Gone are the days of shows with multi-layered black female casts we could be proud of. Now, it's all coonery, all the time.
Five Black TV Couples Who Shouldn't Have Married
Stacia L. Brown
Writer, mother, adjunct professor, and contributor to PostBour...
For TV couples, the titles "husband" and "wife" are just the beginning. They also have to convince viewers that they're compatible -- that they belong together. Here's a list of matrimonial pairs who may've missed the mark.
There Are Other Stories, but This One's Ours -- An SF Record Release in the Age Of Indifference
Musician, Podcaster, Rabble Rouser, Malcontent
Today is the record release of my band's record:
These Things are Facts
. We tried our best to make a record of and for the times. I'm proud that we did it the way we wanted to in an age of indifference.
Brad and Angelina Set To Adopt Two More Black Children
Creator of the gone but not forgotten "The Peoples News"
In the race to keep their family more ethnically diverse than Madonna's, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have announced they're adopting two more children.
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