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James Brown Before, During & After The Revolution

Friday, 01 August 2014 06:32 AM Written by

The Mick Jagger-produced James Brown biopic Get On Up starring Chadwick Bozeman hits theaters today. I haven't seen it, but the PG's Barb Vancheri offers one of her usual  incisive reviews today. What follows are a few supplemental points.

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TV Q&A with Rob Owen

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This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Legend of Korra,” “Forensic Files” and Jodine Costanzo. As always, thanks for reading and keep the questions coming.

- Rob Owen, Post-Gazette TV writer

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Secrets of 'Sharknado 2': Behind the scenes

Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:08 AM Written by

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"Sharknado 2: The Second One" debuted Wednesday night on Syfy and in my column Wednesday I didn't want to give away all the surprises but now that it's aired, I want to revisit my interview with director Anthony C. Ferrante about pulling the sequel together.

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ABC's "The Quest" (8 p.m. Thursday, WTAE) tries to meld a "Lord of the Rings"-style fantasy world with a reality competition, which makes for a somewhat uneasy hybrid.

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Country Drinking Songs: Before Bro-Country

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 06:35 AM Written by

 On this week's Believe Your Ears music podcast, in light of parallel controversies over drunkenness at country concerts (here and elsewhere) and the current glut of sound-alike songs about beer, spring breaks and partying, we look at select country songs of the past, some not all that lighthearted about boozing.

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