Dec. 17, 2014 10:11
There was a time not so long ago when kids looked up to athletes as role models and heroes, but that adulation has been strained as of late. The NFL has been sacked with one scandal after another, while NASCAR races seem to have more fistfights than caution flags....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
Last week, comedian Chris Rock reminded us that it’s mainly white people who believe race relations in America are much improved. Looking back over the past two years, I’m afraid he’s right....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
It is ironic that an African American comedian is responsible for bringing down another African American comedian, but it looks like that’s what has happened. Back in October during a stand-up routine, comedian Hannibal Buress referred to Bill Cosby as a rapist, not once, but several times....
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....

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