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  • Week in music: FKA Twigs arrives, Kanye fires DJ, Ty Segall burns, more

    Week in music: FKA Twigs arrives, Kanye fires DJ, Ty Segall burns, more
    A week of tragic death, police crackdown, tear gas, drought and Magic!'s "Rude" as the No. 1 pop song in the country. Dog days indeed. Below, the week in music, along with a tip on some weekend melodic salve.  -- FKA Twigs officially arrived this...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include Robin Williams film series, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg Summer Festival and kids theatre

    ROBIN WILLIAMS FILM SERIES 1 Remember one of the greatest actors and comedians of our time during a Robin Williams film series at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Five films will be shown, starting with "Dead Poets Society,"...
  • Mork, me, a Scotch and starship Enterprise: My Word

    In September 1986, my wife, Linda, and I were guests at the 20th anniversary party for TV's "Star Trek." For my wife, a reporter for Newsweek, getting invites to high-profile Hollywood events were the norm, but we both agreed: This event would be far from...
  • 'How to Build a Better Boy' Draws 4.6 Million for Disney Channel on Friday Night

    Disney Channel continues to draw large audiences for original movies on Fridays, with last week's premiere of "How to Build a Better Boy" standing as the night's most-watched cable program. According to Nielsen "live plus same-day" estimates, "How to...
  • Robin Williams: See him as reason to live

    Robin Williams: See him as reason to live
    Robin Williams' death is prompting a discussion about depression and suicide that's unusual and welcome for the culture. Fans are heartbroken about his loss and fondly remember his long, varied career. But because of his stature as a beloved performer...
  • Robin Williams' family wants private memorial, but Westboro protest possible

    Robin Williams' family wants private memorial, but Westboro protest possible
    The memorial service for Robin Williams is expected to be a small, private affair. But that hasn't stopped members of the Westboro Baptist Church from suggesting that they might picket the event. Bay Area media organizations have said the actor's family...
  • Emmys Host Seth Meyers: Good Jokes, Not Selfies, Will Determine Show's Success

    Less than a year into his tenure at NBC's "Late Night," Seth Meyers will take the stage Monday night as host of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. The job has plenty riding on it: Last year's Neil Patrick Harris-hosted ceremony brought in the kudofest's...
  • Five things for Wednesday, August 13

    Five things for Wednesday, August 13
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a tree grows where Hurricane Charley stormed through 10 years ago; massive red tide in the Gulf; and video of arrest of city commissioner aide. 1. Ten years ago Hurricane Charley barreled through...
  • Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression

    Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression
    I don't think I've seen the kind of shock and national mourning — and outpouring of love — for an entertainment figure that's been generated by the suicide this week of Robin Williams since Michael Jackson's death in 2009. This shouldn't...
  • Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age

    Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age
    One of the drawbacks of a life captured on film is the irrefutable evidence of time passing. The camera can hide many things, but not the fact that people, even famous people, grow old. Right before our eyes. With the possible exception of Robin...
  • Robin Williams ran a comedy marathon at a sprint

    Robin Williams was impossible to confuse with any other comedian. He cited Peter Sellers and “The Goon Show” among his inspirations, but among American comedians, his only obvious forebear (and eventual “Mork and Mindy” costar)...