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Attenborough and the Sea Dragon Marvels on PBS Nature

Dragons? Dinosaurs? David Attenborough?  If any one of those D-words piques your interest, I urge you not to miss Attenborough and the Sea Dragon. This fascinating, new hour-long documentary opens the 2019 season of Nature on PBS, tonight, Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 8:00 – … Continue reading

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A Squirrel’s Guide to Success on PBS Is No Tall Tail

“You can’t be friends with a squirrel. A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit.”– Sarah Jessica Parker. My feelings exactly…that is until I screened A Squirrel’s Guide to Success and came away with restored appreciation for the … Continue reading

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Remembering Perry Miller Adato 1920-2018

“I don’t think you can teach anybody anything, whether it’s about art, architecture, literature, or social issues unless you entertain them. You simply cannot lecture people.  You have to involve them emotionally: make them laugh, excite them or make them … Continue reading

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TV’s First Lady Betty White Celebrated on PBS

Sweet. Sassy. Kind. Funny. And very smart. Those are just a few of the heartfelt air-kisses wafting throughout Betty White: First Lady of Television. This pleasant new 55-minute documentary, directed by Steven J. Boettcher, debuts tonight, Tuesday, August 21, 2018, … Continue reading

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Ignites PBS

“Any girl can look glamorous…all she has to do is stand still and look stupid.”–Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) Screen queen Hedy Lamarr (Algiers, Boom Town, Samson and Delilah, White Cargo) learned quickly how far a pretty face could take her in … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies and Butterflies Soars on PBS Nature

When was the last time you came face to face with an actual butterfly?  And I don’t mean a computer generated knock-off! (If  you’re currently watching the quirky Alan Ball series, Here and Now, on HBO, you’ve seen more than … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive Debuts on American Masters

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before”… from The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). All Hallows’ Eve will soon be upon us, so what better time … Continue reading

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