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Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:15 PM by
Thanks to reader Lin this Thanksgiving, who pointed me to my all-time favorite TV series, ABC's "Homefront" (1991-93), posted to YouTube. Usually I'm not wild about such postings since cast and creators don't get residuals, but since Warner Bros. has so far refused to make the show commercially available, better… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 04:45 PM by
This week's "Believe Your Ears" music podcast reviews Going Down To The River, the debut album by Doug Seegers, a 62 year old, Long Island-born Nashville street singer discovered by a Swedish documentary crew earlier this year.  A day after filming him, he was recording "River" in Cash Cabin, Johnny… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:43 AM by
Tonight at 10 cable's Destination America debuts "When Turkeys Attack," which sounds as silly as you might expect. Here's how the network describes the show:   Featuring home video footage plucked from real families terrorized by turkeys, WHEN TURKEYS ATTACK reveals what happens when turkeys decide their feathers have been… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:16 AM by
50 years ago, pianist Thelonious Monk, one of the creators of bebop and among the most important and during pianists and composers in jazz, offered a characteristically quirky tune perfect for the holiday: "Stuffy Turkey.  It appeared on the 1964 Columbia album It's Monk's Time.   Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 06:09 AM by
Clyde Harris         Anthony Morgan Inspirational Choir of Harlem performs at Saint Paul Cathedral, Oakland. November 7, 2014.
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 07:47 PM by
No, it's not football, nor does it have the fan base of hockey or even baseball, but the Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen race puts this amateur cycling event almost on par with those sports once a year. Every year on the Saturday morning following Thanksgiving, in very unpredictable weather, this crazy…
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 09:22 AM by
FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show" has Thanksgiving week off but will be back at 10 p.m. Dec. 3. The show is known for bringing back actors from past seasons with star Jessica Lange appearing in all four seasons to date (she's said this is her final go-around with the… Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 06:05 AM by
Clyde Harris         Anthony Morgan Inspirational Choir of Harlem performs at Saint Paul Cathedral, Oakland. November 7, 2014.
Published on Monday, 24 November 2014 09:47 AM by
There's such a dearth of religion on television that I'm always pleased to see efforts to bring the role of religion in the lives of Americans to light. But too often this leads to disappointment either in the depiction itself or in the over-reaction of dogmatists (see the brouhaha over… Read more...
Published on Monday, 24 November 2014 09:47 AM by
There's such a dearth of religion on television that I'm always pleased to see efforts to bring the role of religion in the lives of Americans to light. But too often this leads to disappointment either in the depiction itself or in the over-reaction of dogmatists (see the brouhaha over… Read more...