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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Why No One Should Be Surprised By the Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

Yesterday - TV Guide
While companies rush to cut ties with Bill Cosby in the wake of mounting rape allegations, the truth is if they shouldn't have made such partnerships to begin with. Thirteen women accused Cosby of sexual assault nearly 10 years ago, when the first official charge against him was made in 2005. But it wasn't until a video of (male) comedian Hannibal... by TV Guide News

‘House, M.D.’ Tenth Anniversary Poll: The Best Season Finale

Yesterday - Blog Critics
In honor of House M.D., 10th Anniversary (it debuted on Fox, November 2004), we’ve put together a little poll, asking you, fans of the series: Of the eight season finales of the series, which one is the best. How do we define “best?” I would suggest it would mean: the most compelling, shocking, satisfying finale of the series. Which one made... by Barbara Barnett

Interview: Patti Tingen, Author of ‘A God for All Seasons: Inspiration and Reflection for All Times’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Award-winning author Patti Tingen has written an inspirational book that people from all walks of life can glean reflections from to make their lives better. All you need is an open mind to benefit from what Patti Tingen’s book of reflections has to offer the reader.  Life is full of ups and downs, but taking the time to read a book that might i... by Nicole Weaver

Homeland Casts Broadway Veteran in Key Role

Yesterday - TV Guide
Tony Award-winning stage actress Victoria Clark is joining Showtime's Homeland in a key role, Entertainment Weekly reports. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Claire DanesJames RebhornVictoria ClarkHomeland by Kaitlin Thomas

Pants Are Optional in Beyonce’s Crazy New Video for “7/11”

Yesterday - TV Guide
Just days after the song first leaked, a new video for Beyonce's catchy tune "7/11" has hit the Internet. And it's pretty wild. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Beyoncé KnowlesJay-Z by Kaitlin Thomas

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Fangs’ at Eclectic Theater

Yesterday - Blog Critics
In Jim Moran’s new play Fangs, Chekhov’s gun is a ferocious mountain lion prowling outside a snowed-in Idaho cabin. The resolution of this narrative through-line is pretty underwhelming, but it doesn’t really matter, because the most ferocious characters are the ones stuck inside. Mining dark comedy out of bouts of emotional cruelty and point... by Dusty Somers

Bill Cosby Refuses to Address Rape Allegations During Performance in Florida

Yesterday - TV Guide
Bill Cosby's latest stand-up performance in Florida was largely uneventful despite local radio DJs offering money to audience members to heckle the comedian. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Bill Cosby by Kaitlin Thomas

Bill Cosby – The Warped Cult of TV Personality

Yesterday - Blog Critics
If you have been watching TV or reading daily news stories, it would be almost impossible not to have encountered the ever growing “scandal” connected to TV personality Bill Cosby. My goal here is not to bury Cosby, nor to praise him – as I recall the brilliant oratory of Marc Antony’s eulogy in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Rather, it is... by Victor Lana

Music Review: The Urban Renewal Project – ‘Local Legend’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
If you like your big band jazz seasoned with contemporary pop and hip-hop, or you prefer your pop and hip-hop flavored with big band jazz, you’ll want to take some time to listen to Local Legend, the second album from the West Coast outfit, The Urban Renewal Project. Talk about your rocking big band, The Urban Renewal Project is the real thing—... by Jack Goodstein

Book Review: ‘Good Decisions…Most of the Time,’ Healthy Eating Tips by Danielle Brooks

Yesterday - Blog Critics
I love the title of this book: Good Decisions…Most of the Time. I confess I mostly like the “Most of the Time” part of it. But Danielle Brooks is very practical, and while she wants us to make healthy eating decisions, she believes we deserve to enjoy life, too.  She explains her intention with this title early in the book: “Now, life is t... by Tyler Tichelaar

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