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Published on Thursday, 16 August 2018 04:00 PM by
  Aretha Franklin, who died today at 76 after on-off health issues, was descended from musical royalty that determined the direction of her life. Though born in Memphis, daughter of Mississippi Delta-born Reverend C. L. Franklin, she made her name in Detroit, where her father became a per-eminent African-American preacher… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 16 August 2018 12:00 PM by
  Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your first name and location). This week’s TV Q&A (after the “Read more” jump below) responds to… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 02:02 PM by
  Frank Cunimondo is a Pittsburgh piano treasure still active today. Cunimondo, born in 1934, began studying piano at age six. It didn't hurt he later attended Westinghouse High School, the jazz incubator that would produce Erroll Garner, Ahmad Jamal and Billy Strayhorn. Playing jazz professionally as early as age…
Published on Monday, 13 August 2018 10:39 PM by
Coming just two weeks after fifth and eighth place finishes in the PUBG Global Invitational, the Pittsburgh Knights rebounded and took second place at the Global Loot League Season 2 finals in Stockholm. While the competition didn’t have the $2 million prize pool of the PUBG Global Invitational (PGI), 16… Read more...
Published on Sunday, 12 August 2018 09:52 PM by
Now that Epix is more widely available in Western Pennsylvania – Comcast started carrying the premium channel in June – more local viewers have the opportunity to check out “Get Shorty” (9 tonight),  a darkly comic series based in part on the Elmore Leonard novel of the same name. Adapted… Read more...
Published on Sunday, 12 August 2018 07:58 PM by
  “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” had its second beta this weekend. Last weekend held the game’s exclusive beta on the PS4, but this weekend opened it to Xbox and PC owners also. What started as a closed beta on Friday, opened its doors to all users on Saturday…
Published on Friday, 10 August 2018 12:00 AM by
Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your first name and location). This week’s TV Q&A (after the “Read more” jump below) responds to questions… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 09 August 2018 04:13 PM by
  Lawrencine "Lorrie" Collins, one of rockabilly's true female pioneers, died in Las Vegas Saturday at 76, the victim of medical complications after a fall. Read more...