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Published on Monday, 01 September 2014 12:00 AM by
Lifetime didn't make "The Unauthorized 'Saved by the Bell' Story" (9 tonight) available for review by my deadline but based on the trailer above it's sure to be a cheese-tastic good time, although its veracity may be questionable. Read more after the jump. ...
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Published on Monday, 01 September 2014 12:00 AM by
  As long as there have been 2 and 4 wheel transportation trying to use the same roads, there has been this built in negative relationship between cyclists and drivers. The mad drivers want cyclists to “get off the road” and the mad cyclists pigeonhole every driver as “out to…
Published on Friday, 29 August 2014 03:43 PM by
Leon Russell and Glen Campbell were both members of the loosely organized but legendary LA recording session group known as the Wrecking Crew, who worked on so many pop and rock hits during the 60's by the Beach Boys, Righteous Brothers, Sonny & Cher, Frank Sinatra, etc.. Russell played (mostly)… Read more...
Published on Friday, 29 August 2014 08:33 AM by
Germaine Watkins         Grady & Evelena McFarland cooking it up at the annual North Side Old Timers Unity Days Festival in West Park. (August 2, 2014)
Published on Friday, 29 August 2014 06:00 AM by
Ninety years ago this this week, Clarence Darrow gave a 12-hour summation in the sentencing hearing for Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold. The case known as Leopold and Loeb was heralded as the “trial of the century.” The case was not really a trial at all. Darrow had changed the…
Published on Friday, 29 August 2014 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 clicking here. This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “The Young & the Restless,” a TV news… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:27 AM by
Bricolage is becoming synonymous with immersive theater and many of the folks outside of Pittsburgh are recognizing the Pittsburgh theater company as a leader in the field. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust yesterday sent a press release to congratulate Bricolage on its latest national recognition, as one of seven companies "recently lauded…
Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 07:24 AM by
Germaine Watkins         Lisa Freeman conducts census interview questions with Martell Brown in West Park during the annual North Side Old Timers Unity Days Festival. (August 2, 2014)
Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 06:36 AM by
With the controversy about Taylor Swift's move to pop even leading to a recent New Yorker article, the concept of country radio refusing to play certain singles gets the spotlight yet again. These affairs are usually not uniform, like the blanket bans against the Dixie Chicks that came after their… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 06:36 AM by
With the controversy about Taylor Swift's move to pop even leading to a recent New Yorker article, the concept of country radio refusing to play certain singles gets the spotlight yet again. These affairs are usually not uniform, like the blanket bans against the Dixie Chicks that came after their… Read more...