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  • My podcast subscriptions

    My podcast subscriptions
    Wednesday's column is about the state of podcasting, so I'm offering here a list of the podcasts I currently subscribe to. Please put your recommendations and descriptions in the comment thread. In alphabetical order: 1.    99 Percent Invisible...
  • 'Makers' celebrates some of the women who've made America

    'Makers' celebrates some of the women who've made America
    As the title would suggest, the point of the six-part documentary "Makers: Women Who Make America" is to celebrate outstanding work by women in all areas of society, to remind us of the obstacles they have faced before being allowed to do it, and to re-...
  • 'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown

    'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown
    Chuck Tatelbaum is a Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy attorney by day. Once a year, he gets to clown around in a big way. Tatelbaum's experiences as one of 900 volunteer clowns at last year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City were captured...
  • Broadway Musicals Make Bigscreen Push into China

    Broadway Worldwide, the company with ambitious plans to capture and distribute Broadway titles in surround sound and HD, has pacted with Chinese firm Sun New Light Culture Development Limited to create Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media, in a deal...
  • How Marriott Wants to be the Red Bull of the Hotel Industry

    If it worked for an energy drink maker like Red Bull, why not a hotel chain operator? Marriott International today announced the formation of an internal content studio through which it will develop, produce and distribute a slate of entertainment...
  • TV Review: AOL's 'Makers'

    "Makers," an AOL-backed initiative to chronicle women's strides in traditionally male-dominated fields, kicks off with a decidedly entertainment-industry flavor, with the first two hours devoted to "Women in Comedy" and "Women in Hollywood." Those broad...
  • 'Castle' wedding; 'Voice' expansion; 'Shark Tank' party

    The week's highlights include the "Castle" wedding (finally), the last "Blacklist" on Monday, a "Voice" expansion (it's the November sweeps!) and a "Shark Tank" celebration. What's ahead: The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
  • Anchorman Bill Kurtis and partner Donna La Pietra: Local Legends

     Anchorman Bill Kurtis and partner Donna La Pietra: Local Legends
    There was a time, a time before he provided the tongue-in-cheek narration for the movie "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," when Bill Kurtis reigned supreme among Chicago news anchors. From 1973 to 1982, Kurtis and Walter Jacobson ruled the...
  • TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'

    TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'
    "The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback."...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • A nostalgic walk in the 'Woods'

    Into the woods, And who can tell What's waiting on the journey? —Prologue, "Into the Woods" * A steady stream of props and memories is flowing into Costa Mesa in advance of a Broadway reunion of unprecedented scope. Composer and lyricist...