Nov. 19, 2014 10:31
Back in August, a team of Italian scientists announced that a complete head transplant is now possible. Of course, the donor and recipient must have compatible minds. My suspicion, however, is that those mad scientists have already secretly transplanted the head of one world leader onto the shoulders of another....
Nov. 12, 2014 11:17
Morgan Brittany has been in the spotlight all her life. She began acting at age five and within a few years was earning enough money to help support her family. As a teenager, she hurt Opie’s feelings on “The Andy Griffith Show,”....
Nov. 5, 2014 11:37
Norman Lloyd was directed on stage by Orson Welles (“the greatest theatre director we ever had,” says Lloyd), and in film by Charlie Chaplin (“an absolute genius”), Alfred Hitchcock (“an extraordinary gift of storytelling”), Jean Renoir (he had great humanity”) and Martin Scorsese....
Oct. 15, 2014 10:32
This Fall I am celebrating my 40th year in broadcasting, and that would not have been possible without the training I received at the UNCG campus television studio back in 1972. In the early part of this millennium I returned to UNCG to work with students on TV production and to guest lecture on cinema....
Oct. 8, 2014 10:09
Every time Barack Obama falls short in the leadership department, I am reminded of what former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder wrote in an editorial for Politico.com four years ago. “Getting elected and getting things done for the people are two different things,” Wilder said....
Oct. 1, 2014 10:00
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is famous for creating high drama on stage and in film, but now they’ve created some drama behind the scenes. Last Friday a press release of sorts appeared in the Winston-Salem Journal announcing that UNCSA had contracted with a Chicagobased company to design a new website for the university....
Sept. 24, 2014 10:47
Earlier this month, Major League Baseball suspended Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon for seven games because he grabbed his crotch and made an obscene gesture to booing fans....
Sept. 17, 2014 10:11
In the early 1900s, liquor flowed freely in restaurants and bars. Americans could walk into any pharmacy and purchase a gram of pure cocaine for 25 cents because it was prescribed as relief from hemorrhoids, toothaches, and indigestion. Companies began to mix cocaine in their soft drink and wine products, and, according to MentalFloss....

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