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Tuesday, August 30 2011

The movie ‘Scarface’ is revered nearly 30 years later


25 years later, actress fondly remembers ‘Top Gun’ but has moved on

It wasn't exactly the film Kelly McGillis would have picked for herself, but "Top Gun" went on to become the biggest box office draw of 1986 , taking in more than $176 million.


Thursday, March 19 2009

Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer): One More Time with the King of Western Swing

Today, many performers play a revivalist form of Western Swing, but even more may be tipping a hat to Bob Wills without even knowing it. Chomping down on his cigar, Wills and his legacy strut around the stage of musical history, rarely taking the lead but now and then giving a holler of approval.


Thursday, July 31 2008

Esquerita: The Other Originator of Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp

This ultimate "odd man out" -- homosexual, black, bizarre-looking, crazy-behaving, and even crazier-playing rocker -- was pushed into the shadows beyond the bright lights of Little Richard.


Monday, April 23 2007

NBC News Overnight: And So It Went

NBC News Overnight strove to include the audience as much as possible, making its hour of news feel like a visit from a very wise, very witty, very worldly friend.


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