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  • Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials

     Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials
    Observations of the stuff that aired in between commercials Sunday: * The big number for NBC is 111.5 million: The number of viewers who watched last year's Super Bowl, the largest TV audience of all time. So the network wasn't upset that a huge...
  • Why Black History Month?

    Why Black History Month?
    Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part...
  • Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night

    Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night
    "The Nightly Show," the new "Daily Show" follow-up with host Larry Wilmore, is only two nights old and it's anything but "weak tea." For his second show, Wilmore devoted the entire program to comedian Bill Cosby and the continuing cloud of sexual...
  • TV Review: 'Sons of Liberty'

    TV Review: 'Sons of Liberty'
    The founding fathers receive the "Vikings" treatment in "Sons of Liberty," a six-hour miniseries that History channel will air over successive nights. Produced by Stephen David Entertainment - best known for heavily re-enacted docu-hybrids, like "The...
  • Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica

    Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica
    A mock U.N. made up of Angelenos, contemporary art from artists with roots in the Middle East, the early erotic works of Tom of Finland, and Larry Clark’s photos for sale — cheap. Plus: textile-like paintings, a group show about love and war,...
  • Eichenwald won't seek a third term on Allentown council

     Eichenwald won't seek a third term on Allentown council
    A two-term Allentown city councilwoman and one of the most vocal critics of Mayor Ed Pawlowski will not be seeking a third term on council. Jeanette Eichenwald, 70, announced this week that she will be capping her service on council at two terms, just...
  • A Salute To The Coast Guard At 100

    A Salute To The Coast Guard At 100
    The U.S. Coast Guard actually dates to 1790, but the modern iteration of the multifaceted marine service is 100 years old this month — and still going strong. In 1790, President George Washington signed a law that authorized the construction of 10...
  • Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews

    Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews
    President Obama's first sit-down TV interview since the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case touched off protests around the country will air tonight on BET. Obama's interview with BET reporter Jeff Johnson is set to air in part at 5 p.m. ET...
  • Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings

    Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings
    U.S. prosecutors interviewed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of a probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closings in 2013. “Governor Christie made clear from Day One that he and his administration would fully cooperate with all...
  • Congress authorizes $577 billion in defense spending

    Congress authorizes $577 billion in defense spending
    Congress approved an annual defense policy bill on Friday that authorizes American training for Iraqi and Syrian forces fighting Islamic State rebels and sets overall defense spending at $577 billion, including $64 billion for wars abroad. The Senate...
  • SpaceX plans for lots of launches, then on to Mars

    SpaceX plans for lots of launches, then on to Mars
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — Once the launchpad for Apollo and space shuttle flights, NASA's historic Launch Complex 39A is now in the hands of SpaceX and its enigmatic billionaire leader, Elon Musk. With a 20-year lease, the privately held Hawthorne,...