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At last it can be seen: Homer Simpson at the TCA Awards

If you saw my latest “Inside the Box” column on HamptonRoads.com, then you’ve read the story about how I was able to take an off-handed idea – to have the Simpsons introduce James L. Brooks to receive his Career Achievement … Continue reading

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Interview: Jane Withers

When I was pitched the opportunity to chat with Jane Withers in connection with Fox Cinema Archives’ reissue of seven of her films from the 1930s and 1940s on DVD—The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935), Paddy O’Day (1935), Little Miss … Continue reading

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The “favorite project” question

Many moons ago, when I first started doing interviews with folks from the world of pop culture, it struck me that it might be cool if I had a signature question, one which would be apropos to ask during any … Continue reading

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Taken from the Pilot: A Chat with John Witherspoon – The Director’s Cut

A few weeks ago, my editor at The Virginian-Pilot dropped me a line and asked if I had any interest in putting together pieces on two upcoming acts at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone, the Wayans brothers and John Witherspoon, … Continue reading

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Taken from the Pilot: A Chat with Gorman Bechard – The Director’s Cut

The documentary Color Me Obsessed, which revolves around the, yes, obsessive fanbase of the Minneapolis band the Replacements, is a somewhat unique entity in its genre, given that it contains neither interviews with the members of the band nor music … Continue reading

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