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Roots (tv program)

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  • Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market

    Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market
    Brad Pitt has listed his gated Malibu beach house for $13.75 million. The view home he shares with actress Angelina Jolie sits on 1.26 blufftop acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and access to the beach. Features include walls of glass doors, a walk-...
  • Theater review: 'Greater Tuna' from Jester Theater Company

    Theater review: 'Greater Tuna' from Jester Theater Company
    The little town of Tuna — third smallest town in Texas — is a mighty funny place to visit. But, good grief, you wouldn't want to live there. Elmer Watkins is organizing a Ku Klux Klan meeting. Bertha Bumiller wants the books "Roots" and...
  • Bill Varney dies at 77; Oscar-winning sound mixer

    Bill Varney dies at 77; Oscar-winning sound mixer
    Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77. Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
  • In Kunta Kinte's steps: Village changed by the hero of 'Roots' tries to overcome a shabby reputation

    In Kunta Kinte's steps: Village changed by the hero of 'Roots' tries to overcome a shabby reputation
    Carrying little Kunta in his strong arms, he walked to the edge of the village, lifted his baby up with his face to the heavens and said softly, "Behold — the only thing greater than yourself." —Alex Haley, "Roots" ———...
  • LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age

    LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age
    LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
  • January TV series, season & winter premiere schedule

    January TV series, season & winter premiere schedule
    Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
  • 2012: Johnny Winter still slingin' the blues

    2012: Johnny Winter still slingin' the blues
    Johnny Winter, one of the greatest blues guitarists of all time, is on the road somewhere in Massachusetts, delivering terse answers by phone to a wide range of questions. What was Muddy Waters like as a bandleader? "He was very strict. If he didn't...
  • Curb Your Language (quotes)

    Curb Your Language (quotes)
    Donald: You know what you are? You're a self-loathing Jew. Larry David: Hey, I may loathe myself, but it has nothing to do with the fact that I'm Jewish. ______________ [during a fight with his business partner named Hugh] Larry: F*** Hugh. F***...
  • Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold

    Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold
    The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price. Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind...
  • Pasadena Playhouse adds Ed Asner in 'FDR' to fall 2010 season

     
    As it gradually works its way back to solid financial ground, the Pasadena Playhouse has added two more productions to its lineup for the upcoming season. Ed Asner will star in the solo show "FDR" (Oct. 12 to Nov. 7),......