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An entertainment icon will be in Southwest Michigan, but not for one of his famous stand-up shows. Comedian and actor Bill Cosby will be in Benton Harbor Wednesday night to speak at the Southwest Michigan Economic Club. The event is for members. Martha...
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Since the mid-1920s, Ann Hawkins has summered on an idyllic oasis in northwestern Michigan called Idlewild, once known by some as the Martha's Vineyard of the Midwest, but for well-to-do black folk. She grew up riding horses there, swimming in the...
email@example.comJim Breuer knew in sixth-grade that he was meant to make people laugh. He was in a talent show and had written a sketch where his friend plays a security guard while Breuer's in the background stealing everything on stage. It ended with Breuer clocking...
This is no laughing matter. Comedian Bill Cosby has, once again, found himself on the receiving end of a celebrity death hoax. The funnyman became quite the trending topic on Monday when a "R.I.P Bill Cosby" page popped up on Facebook. John Witherspoon...
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RedEye Social Media LadyThe deaths of disco legends Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees and Donna Summer brought out the best of society on social media. Just kidding—Twitter users even managed to rewrite history by declaring that Donna Summer sang “I Will Survive.”...
Zap2It"Hey, hey, hey!" The classic Bill Cosby-inspired animated show is available in its entirety, with Cosby's memories of his own childhood turned into the misadventures of a Philadelphia group of young friends. While there's plenty of humor, much of it...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGNancy Russo of Lopatcong Township, N.J., called her sister Geri in a panic Sunday. Nancy had passed Easton’s State Theatre and saw lawn chairs set up for people to wait in line for the tickets for the theatre’s new season......
CNNEL PASO, Texas -- Sherman Hemsley, who played the brash George Jefferson on "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," died Tuesday at 74, his booking agent said. Hemsley played Jefferson, a wisecracking owner of a dry cleaning business, on "All In the...
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has been around so long that the group once opened for Jack Benny. The band also did tours with The Doors and Bill Cosby. What else? “We actually did a show with Blue Oyster Cult,” said band member Jimmie Fadden....
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For RedEyeIn the four years since Will Smith last appeared on the big screen, the two-time Oscar nominee has been producing movies with his son, developing scripts and cringing every time his daughter cuts her hair. He's also dyed his own hair to hide those...
WGN NewsMichael Starr To purchase a copy of the book: Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story tells the remarkable story of Foxx, a veteran comedian and "overnight sensation" at the age of forty-nine whose early life was...
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