Articles tagged bill cosby

Wanna Buy Some Old Bill Cosby Records?

In the face of mounting allegations against the beloved comedian, we are left to reconsider his artistic legacy.

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The Groundbreaking Wonderfulness of ‘I Spy’

I Spy is filled with revolutionary diversity, exotic filming locations, and a textbook example of on screen chemistry.

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Robert Culp: From ‘I Spy’ to ‘Hickey & Boggs’

Robert Culp and Bill Cosby's wit and warmth in I Spy also established a foundation of fragility and fatalism for Culp's despairing Hickey & Boggs.

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I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett

By saying Not is not Sidney Poitier, the reader is tempted to compare him to Sidney Poitier just as the characters do, when the author is pointedly saying that we shouldn’t.

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16 Feb 2009 // 3:16 AM

Trying to interview the loquacious Bill Cosby over the phone is sort of like trying to capture the full-blast output of a gushing fire hydrant

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Joe Louis: America’s Hero… Betrayed

While the film reports events of Joe Louis' life, it doesn't shape them or trace specific themes. What does emerge in this bleak outline, however, is the sense that Louis was "betrayed" by a "nation."

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28 Sep 2007 // 5:31 AM

When the phone rings, you don’t expect the voice at the other end to say, “Hi, it’s Bill Cosby.” Sure, an interview with

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The Bill Cosby Show - Season One

Not quite Frank Capra in 22 minutes.

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20 Feb 2006 // 2:00 PM

The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.

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The Best of the Electric Company

This Electric Company retrospective displays the lasting power of entertaining education.

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25 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

Comedian (2002)

Comedian presents stand-up comics as working stiffs.

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Bill Cosby: The Best Of

Well before Cliff Huxtable provided a portrait of upper-middle class Black America in the 1980s, and the namesake of The Cosby Show began hawking Jell-O

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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