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  1. Kermit the Frog Talks Muppets Most Wanted, Wanting to Do 50 Shades of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Collider

    ... Galaxy and Hulk in the Marvel movies, future Muppet TV specials or movies, if he might do another episode of Reading Rainbow with LeVar Burton , and a lot more. Hit the jump to watch and click here to buy Muppets Most Wanted on Blu-ray. Kermit did ...

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  2. Top Videos: The Best of Robin Williams' StandupRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Steuben Courier

    ... of Cards ' Frank Underwood, and Ellen Barkin as his Lady Macbeth-esque wife Claire. Tweeting Rainbow: Here, Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton teaches a group of kids about the joys of reading through someone's Twitter feed. Prancercise - Fitness ...

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  3. Can Kickstarter save arts education?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... in disadvantaged schools. Earlier this summer, Levar Burton - host of the popular children's TV show "Reading Rainbow" - famously used the platform to raise more than $6 million for a Kickstarter project that he said would bring literacy education ...

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  4. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Current

    ... a completely unrelated proceeding." a Now that LeVar Burton has raised $5.4 million via Kickstarter for his Reading Rainbow reboot , he's tackling a different form of reading: the Twittersphere. In a video for Jimmy Kimmel Live , Burton hosts ...

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  5. LeVar Burton Stars in the 'Tweeting Rainbow' VideoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | GalleyCat

    Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show and created a hilarious video called "Tweeting Rainbow."

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  6. How to make $8M on KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | CNN

    ... campaign for the film, which was released in March, boasts the all-time highest number of backers. Bring "Reading Rainbow" Back for Every Child, Everywhere!: $5.4 million pledged of $1 million goal, 105,857 backers -- Actor LeVar Burton turned to ...

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  7. Levar Burton Teaches Kids About the Boring, Shitty World of TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Gawker

    ... else do it, or hearing them talk about it in detail, makes us feel weird and ashamed. Given that, here is a Reading Rainbow parody called "Tweeting Rainbow," in which LeVar Burton explains the social media equivalent of taking a dump to a group of ...

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  8. Must-See Late Night Clip: Levar Burton Teaches Kids About Twitter on 'Tweeting Rainbow'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Mediaite.com

    Now that LeVar Burton has raised more than $6 million on Kickstarter to resurrect his classic children's television show Reading Rainbow , he's decided to keep his embrace of the internet going strong with a spin-off called "Tweeting Rainbow."

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  9. LeVar Burton Debuts 'Tweeting Rainbow,' Makes Fun of Snoop Dogg in 'Kimmel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | RollingStone

    LeVar Burton has already raised over $5 million with his Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign, which will bring the beloved educational program to a new generation of schoolchildren.

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  10. Watch LeVar Burton read tweets to kids on 'Tweeting Rainbow'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | CNET News.com

    ... starting to come to light. On a recent episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Burton unveiled a clip from his new "Reading Rainbow" spin-off "Tweeting Rainbow." The spot includes nods to everything that made the original PBS children's series so awesome: a ...

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  11. Video: Levar Burton Plugs '@Tweeting Rainbow' on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Since Levar Burton succeeded in getting his "Reading Rainbow" app funded for schools, he's now setting his sights on another popular form of web-based communication.

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  12. Watch Will Arnett and Jimmy Fallon Karate Kick PinatasRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the actor to a game of Karate Pinata (yep, that's a thing). Jimmy Kimmel had a pretty great bit with Reading Rainbow' s LeVar Burton - whose Tweeting Rainbow showed sort of a modern take on the public TV classic. Basically instead of learning how to ...

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  13. How to make $8 million on KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | CNN

    ... campaign for the film, which was released in March, boasts the all-time highest number of backers. Bring "Reading Rainbow" Back for Every Child, Everywhere!: $5.4 million pledged of $1 million goal, 105,857 backers -- Actor LeVar Burton turned to ...

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  14. 5 reasons why Congress should fund educational children's televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Hill

    The recent success of LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign, which raised more than $5 million to bring back the classic PBS show "Reading Rainbow," illustrates just how hungry Americans are for high-quality educational programming.

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  15. Stan Lee Presents 'First Lady of Sci-Fi' Gale Anne Hurd With a...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Sys-Con Media

    Additionally, LeVar Burton will be awarded the Geek-of-the-Year Award for his independent and innovative efforts in raising over $6 million to help over 10,000 classrooms by bringing back "Reading Rainbow."

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  16. Pebble's smartwatch now comes in pink, blue and neon greenRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Engadget

    ... is a new app from The Weather Channel. And last but not least, Pebble also announced that an animated Reading Rainbow watch face with an 8-bit LeVar Burton should be coming soon, to coincide with the release of the special Reading Rainbow Pebble ...

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  17. Pebble Launches New Colors, 'Reading Rainbow' Watch FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Mashable

    ... Pebble is also launching new watch faces along with the colors: one for the Weather Channel and another for Reading Rainbow . While the Weather Channel app is available for purchase now, buyers interested in seeing a pixelated LeVar Burton will have ...

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  18. Pebble Adds Colorful, Limited Edition Smartwatches to LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... and apps. One new app comes from The Weather Channel. The other, due out later this year, is an animated Reading Rainbow watchface featuring 8-bit Levar Burton. These brightly-colored Pebbles aren't the only smartwatches to hit the market as of ...

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  19. The 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp Set for October in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... the industry in an effort to bring their dream into a reality. Well known crowdfunding campaigns include: Reading Rainbow with Levar Burton, which is an effort to bring back Reading Rainbow to schools across the US; Pebble, the smart watch; OUYA, a ...

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  20. LeVar Burton Recalls Reading Rainbow's $5.4 Million Raise in Emotional VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Mashable

    ... in the crowdfunding site's history. More than 105,000 backers pledged a total of $5,408,815 to bring Reading Rainbow , Burton's educational TV classic which ran from 1983 to 2006, back to life - this time, in a web version. The campaign broke the ...

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