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Announcing: The 2018 Rainbow List

Men’s figure skater Adam Rippon has made history, charmed crowds, and inspired young people at the Olympics this month in Pyeongchang. Making his Olympic debut at the advanced age of 28 — His teammates Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou are both 17 and also made history with their quadruple jumps — Rippon is the first […]

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Our annual Oscar Season PICK THE WINNERS contest was once again a success!  We had over 80 submissions, both paper and online.  CONGRATS to the winners! Grand Prize ($30 to Portillos and $30 to AMC Theaters): Jeff K. Honorable Mention ($10 to Portillos and $10 to AMC Theaters): Mollie W. Honorable Mention: Susan K. Honorable […]

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Oscars Countdown Begins!

Recently, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes nominations were announced AND the Critics Choice Awards were given out. Though, each in their own way are not necessarily direct precursors for Oscar nominations, these three awards “usually” gives us a pretty good idea who might or might not be nominated for Academy Awards, […]

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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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