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Jim McKay passed away today. A commentator on the Wide World of Sports, an ABC Network Saturday tradition (when there was only ABC, NBC and CBS), I remember him for his coverage of the 1972 Munich Olympics. After an ordeal that ended horrifically, Jim McKay, with tears in his eyes and an almost imperceptible incredulous shake to his head, told America “They’re dead. They’re all dead.” I remember this as clearly as I remember Walter Cronkite pulling off his glasses to inform Americans, with a clutch in his voice, that President Kennedy was dead. Both newscasters... (more)
A big hairy ass brouhaha broke out over on Gawker today. Yeah. On a Saturday. It was...it was...it was a mess.
Gawker Media has 12 sites, each with a strange but curiously applicable name and specific interest, each posting stories in the specific interest. Gawker, its flagship site, focuses on media and pop culture, Deadspin is sports oriented, Gizmodo is about gadgets, Kotaku is for gamers, iO9 is for sci fi enthusiasts, and Fleshbot is, well, get the idea? Jezebel centers on women with the credo of "Celebrity, Sex, Fashion, Without Airbrushing."
It started at 12:07... (more)
The contract between the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers ("AMPTP") and the Writer's Guild of America ("WGA") ended on October 31, 2007. Beginning in June of this year, negotiations between the two parties ran up to and included the end date of the contract. A strike by the WGA has been called for, supported by its membership, who will man the picket lines. The strike is supported by the Screen Actor's Guild ("SAG") and the Teamsters, specifically Local 399, representing drivers, location managers and casting directors, among others. SAG members are bound by contract to... (more)
William Sanderson, who played Eustace Bailey (E.B.) Farnum on HBOâ€™s lyrically blue and now unfortunately cancelled western â€œDeadwood,â€ was never nominated for an Emmy for that role. I knnnow. Can you believe it? Stupid Emmys. Very well. Iâ€™ll take up the drum. Itâ€™s a difficult drum to beat. Not because Sanderson doesnâ€™t deserve it. Not because Sanderson hasnâ€™t paid his dues â€“ on time, every time. Not because, as witnessed by his 70-some-odd filmography, Sanderson isnâ€™t the very soul of â€œSupporting Actor.â€ Itâ€™s because Sandersonâ€™s talent lies in Sanderson being... (more)
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