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  • Ebert, Joplin, Updike among fascinating interviews on 'Blank on Blank'

    Ebert, Joplin, Updike among fascinating interviews on 'Blank on Blank'
    Watching one of the 40 "Blank on Blank" videos is almost like watching a preview for a movie, except instead of offering the summation of a plot, it provides a quick insight to the thoughts of great actors, authors and musicians. "Blank on Blank," based...
  • 'Poldark' mines a reliable literary source

    'Poldark' mines a reliable literary source
    Coming to "Masterpiece Theater" Sunday is a new production of "Poldark," based on Winston Graham's novels of love and family, copper mining and class war in late 18th century England. You might want to be there when it arrives if passionate, period...
  • 5 simple dinosaur apps to better understand 'Jurassic World'

    By AppoLearning.com Appolicious Summer blockbusters like "Jurassic World" can potentially influence a child's perception of dinosaurs. How can teachers and parents separate fact from fiction? Well, with the help of mobile apps, of course! With these...
  • Around the remote: Picks for June 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "True Detective" Talk about a wildly difficult task: How do you deliver a fresh crime mystery that can live up to last year's sensational saga? A new cast, which includes Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch, will give...
  • TV picks for the week of June 21-27

    Time to see if funnyman Vince Vaughn can channel a convincing villain with the return of the HBO series "True Detective." Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "Celebrity Family Feud" 7 p.m., ABC: Survey says ... wait, these are...
  • Charleston mayor on 3 Sunday programs

    Charleston mayor on 3 Sunday programs
    Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs. He will talk to ABC's "This Week," CNN's "State of the Union" and CBS' "Face the Nation." Riley, a Democrat, will discuss the latest on the shooting at the Emanuel African...
  • Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look

    Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look
    Summer brings more scientific proof that TV's oceans are indeed rising with a glut of content. Among other unnatural disasters between now and Labor Day, Syfy has a D.C.-based "Sharknado" movie (July 22) and there's a Lifetime movie about the behind-the-...
  • What if Bernie Sanders pulls a Eugene McCarthy?

    A white-haired senator from a Frost Belt state, a one-time writer with a social-justice streak, an unlikely yet powerful energizer of young people. This year, it's Bernie Sanders of Vermont. In 1968, it was Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota. Sanders's bid for...
  • 'True Detective,' 'Brink,' 'Poldark': This weekend

    'True Detective,' 'Brink,' 'Poldark': This weekend
    How to follow the "Game of Thrones" phenomenon? HBO sends in three series Sunday, a trio of the weekend's highlights. "The Brink," at 10:30 p.m., is the most audacious and successful. This "Dr. Strangelove"-style satire portrays how the U.S....
  • PBS' 'Poldark' remake offers love, death and coal mining

    On a spring evening in 1977, an unsuspecting American TV audience was about to surrender to 18th-century British soldier Ross Poldark. "Tonight we begin a new series, called 'Poldark,' based on the novels of Winston Graham," said "Masterpiece Theatre"...
  • Here & Now for June 18

    Here & Now for June 18
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, performances and more. Antioch Fundraiser: Enjoy the age-old art of storytelling at 3 p.m. June 21 at PM&L Theatre, 877 N. Main St. It is presented and performed by members of PM&L Theatre as a...