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In Memory of Garry Shandling: 1949-2016

Known for his dry and often biting wit, Shandling made his mark on late 1980s-1990s cable television with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show followed by the even more popular The Larry Sanders Show. One of Johnny Carson’s favorite guest hosts, Emmy-winner Shandling excelled, though, at stand-up, where his low-key, sardonic approach to humor won him fans around […]

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Our Librarians Recommend These Fantasy Books

Review of The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M. J. Rose This book is fantasy fiction with elements of historical fiction and romance. It is the story of Sandrine Solomon who leaves her abusive husband in New York and goes to Paris to stay with her grandmother. Her grandmother is a courtesan, something Sandrine had […]

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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Cinema Cecilia’s Oscar Picks

What will win on Sunday night, February 28th?  What should instead?  Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]

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