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  • The frog that jump-started Mark Twain's career

    The frog that jump-started Mark Twain's career
    In the humble-looking notebook of a luckless prospector staying in a cabin on Jackass Hill near here in California's Gold Country a century and a half ago, there's an entry barely longer than a tweet. "Coleman with his jumping frog — bet...
  • Nick Berry: Hillary-bashing season now well underway

    Nick Berry: Hillary-bashing season now well underway
    The media has conducted an anti-Hillary Clinton campaign now for nearly two months. Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and hundreds of right-wing talk show hosts are in the lead. They were in tune with decisions by the Republican National Committee to drop the...
  • Disney star Sabrina Carpenter to appear at Community Canvas Finale

    Disney star Sabrina Carpenter to appear at Community Canvas Finale
    Lower Milford Township native and Disney star Sabrina Carpenter will appear at the Community Canvas 2015 Grand Finale 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at PBS Studios in Bethlehem. Carpenter, 15, plays the rebellious middle schooler Maya Hart on Disney Channel's hot...
  • Authors share tips on helping kids enjoy sports, stick with it

    Authors share tips on helping kids enjoy sports, stick with it
    Children are joining sports in record numbers, and they're quitting in record numbers. Many drop out in frustration. Adults can minimize the negative impact by being attuned to their child's cues. "Play is a platform for learning. It's a way to keep...
  • Five tips for picking your preschooler's first TV shows

    Five tips for picking your preschooler's first TV shows
    Anyone who thinks that “binge watching” is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler. When little kids find a show they love, not only do they want to watch every episode, they&...
  • The Crowd: Women of television lead Chapman panel

    The Crowd: Women of television lead Chapman panel
    Television is the media kingpin of information, like it or not. Today the video images may be delivered via multiple devices but make no mistake, as Marshall McLuhan famously stated long ago, "The medium is the message." Recently, Chapman University's...
  • TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' 'Sing It On,' 'Animal Childhood'

    TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' 'Sing It On,' 'Animal Childhood'
    "Moone Boy" (Hulu, Wednesdays). The third season of Chris O'Dowd's wonderful, eccentric series about "an idiot Irish boy," his imaginary friend, his real friend (with an imaginary friend) and sister-filled family, comes this week to Hulu. (The two...
  • John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests

    John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests
    After the Baltimore protests turned chaotic, John Angelos sat in his parked car late at night typing out tweet after tweet on his BlackBerry about the roots of the unrest. The Twitter outpouring made the Orioles executive vice president and son of...
  • Caroll Spinney: Here's what it's like being Big Bird -- and Oscar the Grouch too

    Caroll Spinney: Here's what it's like being Big Bird -- and Oscar the Grouch too
    There aren't many octogenarian entertainers who have managed to stay relevant in the ever-changing cultural zeitgeist, but then there haven't been many people who have played Big Bird. Caroll Spinney helped create the big yellow bird for PBS' "Sesame...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Once Upon a Time,' 'Game of Thrones': weekend highlights

    As the season winds down, the season finales start piling up. The weekend highlights: “The Good Wife” will feature Michael J. Fox in an explosive performance as villainous Louis Canning. The trailer suggests that Peter (Chris Noth) is willing...
  • TV Picks: David Letterman, 'Wolf Hall,' Amy Schumer

    TV Picks: David Letterman, 'Wolf Hall,' Amy Schumer
    “Late Show with David Letterman”: It’s really happening, folks. Dave is going off the air as of May 20 and living in denial of this sad and disturbing fact, as I have for the last few weeks, does not make it any less so. No doubt Mr....