March 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS Robin Poor Bear was reluctant to speak out about the sexual abuse she said she experienced as a child living with an adoptive family.
January 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Could this finally be the year that, after more than a decade of prestige cable television dedicated to the anxieties of amoral, middle-aged men, women finally get their shot at star billing, both in front of the camera and behind it?
December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
A TV show DVD set represents more than a holiday gift that’s easy to wrap. It also demonstrates respect: you know the recipient is mentally fit and couch-ready for a viewing marathon of “Dr. Who” or “House.”
November 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
J.R. Ewing was a business cheat, faithless husband and bottomless well of corruption. Yet with his sparkling grin, Larry Hagman masterfully created the charmingly loathsome oil baron – and coaxed forth a Texas-size gusher of ratings – on television’s long-running and hugely successful nighttime soap, “Dallas.” Continue Reading
October 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom “Webster” and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy “Blazing Saddles,” died today. He was 77. Continue Reading
September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
In David Letterman’s Rolodex, filed under S for “Swede” is Paul Thureen, East Grand Forks native, currently of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Or maybe he is under N for “Norwegian” or “Nordic.” Continue Reading
September 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
When Ashley Ellison, 16, Medora, found out she could whistle through her eye socket, she didn’t think anything of it. Continue Reading
August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Larry King is back with “Larry King Now,” a talk show on the online video service Hulu. King, who left CNN in 2010 after a 25-year run, was spurred to return to broadcasting by the death of Osama bin Laden in May, 2011. Continue Reading