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  • A 2015 that's chock-full of resolutions

    A 2015 that's chock-full of resolutions
    I recently did a whole bunch of year-end employee evaluations in which I was asked to gauge what they need to stop, start and continue doing. I realized that I should apply the same principle to my fourth-annual year-end RedEye New Year Resolutions. I...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film

    Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film
    Allentown native Tim Heidecker is having a great year. He recently finished up a successful tour with comedy partner Eric Wareheim and completed "Entertainment," a 2015 movie about a washed-up comedian (Gregg Turkington) attempting to revive his career...
  • Notable deaths 2014

    Mr. Coffee inventor Edmund Abel Writer Maya Angelou Actress Lauren Bacall Video game pioneer Ralph Baer Economist Gary Becker Actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black Editor Ben Bradlee Comedian David Brenner Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry...
  • Pluto.TV offers curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV

    Pluto.TV offers curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV
    Ilya Pozin's 2-year-old daughter wasn't about to abandon daddy's comfortable lap. But Pozin had to manage his successful e-cards company, so he'd entertain Paisley in his home office by playing cartoons and educational videos off YouTube on a second...
  • Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius

    Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius
    Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold. When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
  • Mike Nichols' incisive, touching films got personal

    Mike Nichols' incisive, touching films got personal
    When I watch the films of Mike Nichols, I see my children, my parents, family, friends, foes, life in all of its complexity. I see me. "The Graduate," "Heartburn," "Catch-22," "Silkwood" ... those are some of my favorite Nichols films. But what stays...
  • FLIFF closes this weekend with a bang and a woof!

    FLIFF closes this weekend with a bang and a woof!
    This is closing weekend for the 29th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival which offers some of its best films and parties, award ceremonies and a sprinkling of filmmakers and actors well known or about to be. Here are some of the...
  • Four ways Bob Hope conquered the entertainment world

     Four ways Bob Hope conquered the entertainment world
    Bob Hope was a consummate entertainer — a pioneering comedian who navigated an ever-changing media landscape, endured for decades and still found time to entertain thousands of troops in far-flung locales. Eleven years after his death, Hope still...
  • Marcia Strassman: 12 Things You Didn't Know About Her Career

    Marcia Strassman made her mark as the 1970s version of Alice Kramden, playing the (mostly) understanding wife of Gabe Kaplan on ABC's "Welcome Back, Kotter." But Strassman, who died Friday at 66, was in showbiz for more than 10 years before she wound...
  • Stand-up comedian/celebrity impersonator Frank Caliendo coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Stand-up comedian/celebrity impersonator Frank Caliendo coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    A stand-up comedian whose celebrity impersonations made him a star of the FOX-TV show “MADTv” and his own TBS show, as  well as on “FOX NFL Sunday”  will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Frank...