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1 hr ago | Film Threat

the Decade that Redefined Musicals: Interview with Film Historian Lee Gambin

Few people consider movie musicals as a defining genre of the 1970s, but Lee Gambin is working to change that perception.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Fiddler on the Roof, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, History Movies, Jesus Christ Superstar

1 hr ago |

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.


Related Topix: History in the News, Pittsburgh, PA, Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, War Horse, Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office

It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Saxby Chambliss, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Review: a Back Channel,a by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter , the author of this fictionalized account of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, is both a law professor at Yale and a prolific writer.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Washington, DC, African-American, US Politics, US News, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Republicans, Democrats and the Great Trade of a half-century ago

Once upon a time, Democrats were the party of slavery, states' rights, secession and nullification.


Related Topix: US News, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

19 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Honest Abe: Local man a proud Lincoln lookalike

Ron Carley's used his impeccable likeness to one of the United States' fondest presidents to create quite a stir when he's out in public.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Livonia, MI, Redford, MI, Canton, MI

23 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Pick your historic day

Alert Reader, in this case a history professor here in Arkansas, noted a considerable gap--78 years--in my regularly revised July the Fourth column, which lists memorable dates in American history.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Legs for days! Sophie Monk steps out in jaw-dropping black dress as ...

Legging it! Sophie Monk steals the show stepping out in jaw-dropping black dress with thigh-high split while star Lily Allen chooses tracksuit pants and crop top The blonde beauty, 32, stepped out at the Lily Allen performance in Sydney on Saturday in a black floor length dress, featuring a long split in the centre.


Related Topix: London, Drama Movies, Short, Sophie Monk, Lily Allen, Hot Chicks, Merrick Watts

I4U Future Technology News

Unfinished 'Superman Lives' Documentary Released Trailer, Looking For Funding

So it turns out, Nicolas Cage as Superman was almost a thing. In the 1990s, screenwriter and actor Kevin Smith 's comic geekery was about to reach new heights, and Tim Burton almost directed both of DC's most popular superhero franchises.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Family, Superman, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Justice, Dogma, Celebrities, Kevin Smith, Krypton, KY

Major General Daniel Sickles was an interesting man

Major General Daniel E. Sickles, Union General during the American Civil War, held an interesting position before the war in London, England.


Related Topix: History in the News, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

The Harbor Times Soup

WWI films in Friday Night Flicks

The summer of 2014 marks the centennial of the beginning of the First World War.


Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Gallipoli, War Movies, Drama Movies

South Atlantic Remote Territories Med...

Legislative Assembly, Thursday, 26 June 2014 Portfolio Reports

Falklands : LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, THURSDAY, 26 JUNE 2014 Portfolio Reports Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 26.06.2014 Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, as people are probably aware we have decided to do only two MLAs doing portfolio updates each month so clearly we are doing one every four months individually.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Falkland Islands, London, Drama Movies, Short

Passing it On: Celebrating the Life of Yuri Kochiyama

PASSING IT ON: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF YURI KOCHIYAMA When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 @ 4:30-9:00 pm Where: San Jose, St. Paul's Methodist 405 S. 10th, San Jose, CA 95112 ***This program will be taking donations and charging admission at the door to cover the costs*** A legend among us has passed on to the ancestors, it is now time that we ... (more)


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Prison

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock: The Gravity star turns 50

Sandra Annette Bullock born on 26th July, 1964, turns 50 today but age is just a number for Sandra in her action-packed career.


Related Topix: Gravity, The Blind Side, The Heat, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Two Weeks Notice, Crime Movies, Demolition Man, Science Fiction Movies

Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee Fest parade features Mini Abe and candy

Zaver, 10, marched in the Kishwaukee Fest parade Friday evening with the rest of his Cub Scout Pack 131 of DeKalb.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Family, Kids, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Dekalb County, IL

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Benefit Performance in Ma

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant .


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Law and Order, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Sex and the City, Comedy, History Movies, War Movies, Action Movies, Rough Riders


This Trailer Will Really Make You Want to See Nicolas Cage as Superman

You don't have to be a hardcore Superman fan to enjoy this trailer for The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? , about the Nicolas Cage Superman movie that never was.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Thriller, Justice, Drama Movies

Joaquin Phoenix up for the role of Dr.Strange.

Many things are in store for Marvel this weekend. With Comic-Con pressing forwards, many fans are eager to see what Marvel Studio announces this weekend.


Related Topix: The Master, I'm Still Here, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Weird

Daily Mail

BBC Radio 1's DJ Dave Lee Travis faces retrial for sexual and indecent assault charges

Raging husband arrested after hanging family dog then setting fire to his house full of cats after row with wife White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says he 'would not discount the possibility' that House Republicans will try to impeach Obama Mom is left shocked after her son leaves his ice cream sandwich in the heat for 12 hours and it does ... (more)


Related Topix: London, Drama Movies, Short, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Wedding


America's sweetheart at 50

We know you don't need another reason to love Sandra Bullock. The acclaimed actress has earned the title of "America's sweetheart" by being charming and self-deprecating; grounded, but also a talented Hollywood star.


Related Topix: All About Steve, The Blind Side, Gravity, The Heat, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Action Movies, Speed, Short, Thriller, History Movies