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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party IV

12 a.m. “Freaks and Geeks: Kim Kelly is My Friend” – Comedy (2000, Shout Factory) Mathlete turned aspiring underachiever/freak Lindsay (Linda Cardellini) accepts an offer to visit the home of tough girl Kim Kelly (Busy Phillips), thinking that it will … Continue reading

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70s Icon and Grammy Winner Toni Tennille to Sign Recently Released Memoirs at the Grove Barnes and Noble

Okay, everyone! Sing it with me now (to the tune of Love Will Keep us Together by Captain and Tennille): Books. Books all bound in leather, Most sturdily stay together. Think of well-bound books whenever, a holiday comes back around, lack … Continue reading

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National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to Honor Sesame Street’s Maria aka Sonia Manzano at 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards!

Come May 1st not only will The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences be descending upon the Bonaventure Hotel for the purposes of ringing in a year of celebration via the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, but one lucky … Continue reading

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It Was An Afternoon Of Puppylove That Kicked Off Nat Geo WILD’s 2nd Annual “Barkfest” At Palihouse

Nat Geo WILD hosted “Barkfest” at the Palihouse to celebrate all things dog! Barkfest erupts on Nat Geo WILD next weekend where the programming will focus on man’s best friend. The network put it this way on their website, “Calling all … Continue reading

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What is a Mahna Mahna Anyway?

I only have to sing, “Mahna mahna” and you will be forced to sing “doo doo da doo doo.” It’s kind of like, “Shave and a haircut,” there is a cultural imperative for you to finish the refrain. Even though it … Continue reading

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Days of the Dead Los Angeles Celebrates Women of Horror

Award winning Canadian director Patricia Chica’s short “A Tricky Treat” will be shown Saturday, April 2nd at 2 p.m. at the Los Angeles Burbank Hotel as part of the Days of the Dead Weekend Los Angeles. The “horror-comedy with a … Continue reading

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Finally Divulges 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations!

Well, if you were watching CBS’ The Talk yesterday, they made a BIG announcement.  So you already know what I am going to tell you (or you might’ve just read the headline above to divine such a revelation). But in … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Programmer’s Notes – Bizarre Transmissions

After a wince-inducing opening sequence in which real pigs are butchered – to the tune of comic music – “Slaughterhouse” (1987, All Channels) settles into an E.C. Comics-styled blend of dark humor and ‘80s slasher tropes. Writer-director Rick Roessler draws … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

The big news in TV this weekend was the return of Pee-Wee Herman in “Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday”. The film was made exclusively for Netflix, with Judd Apatow producing and a score by Mark Mothersbaugh. Fans will be thrilled with the … Continue reading

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Chef Amar Santana’s Vaca in Costa Mesa Brings a Touch of Spain to Delight the Taste Buds

Chef Amar Santana is on a roll. This Thursday, he is in the finale of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, with an excellent chance of becoming the next “Top Chef”. Since opening his newest restaurant, Vaca, in early December, it has … Continue reading

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