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  1. T-Shirts & Apparel : Don't Take My Word for It Ladies' Raglan TeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | ThinkGeek

    We're so happy that the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter was such a smashing success. Children's literacy is a cause close to our hearts, and giving kids access to books and to technology that encourages them to read will change lives.


  2. Never Alone review: The Reading Rainbow of video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PC World

    I'm a writer. Before I was a writer, I was a reader. And before I was a reader, I was a kid who sat down to watch a show called Reading Rainbow on a grainy old CRT television.


  3. LeVar Burton, Cornel West to Speak at the A.L.A. Midwinter Meeting in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    ... Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and now co-stars in T.N.T.'s , Burton is best known as the host of P.B.S.'s Reading Rainbow . Burton is prodigious television director. He directed two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, ten episodes of ...


  4. Hundreds of C-Suite Executives Gathered in Los Angeles to Listen,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... Michael Williams, CMO of Grand Prix of America, Formula 1; actor LeVar Burton and Mark Wolfe from RRKidz (Reading Rainbow); Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Stone and Jory Des Jardins or BlogHer; Jeff Lowe, VP Marketing of SMART Technologies; Michael ...


  5. In which I agree again with the Illinois Policy InstituteRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... families can invest in the growth and success of their community. The Kickstarter campaign for the beloved "Reading Rainbow" children's T.V. show illustrates how this would work. In just eleven hours, small donors raised $1 million to get the ...


  6. LeVar Burton, Auditorium Speaker at 2015 Midwinter MeetingRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Passionate and lifelong children's literacy advocate, actor, producer, director and educator LeVar Burton will offer an unmissable treat for Midwinter Meeting attendees when he appears as an Auditorium Speaker from 10-11 a.m.on Sunday, Feb. 1. For three decades, Burton has been capturing the admiring attention of both audiences and his industry peers. He was host from 1983-2009 of the beloved original Reading Rainbow PBS series, is co-founder of the award-winning Reading Rainbow digital library and is currently developing the next generation of innovative children's educational media.


  7. I Just Can't Get EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... time around, he's a foosball player. LeVar Burton has read countless books to children during his time on Reading Rainbow . But now, Burton just wants kids to Go the Fuck to Sleep . Jim Carrey hosted for the third time, this one in advance of the ...


  8. LeVar Burton reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep' duringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    LeVar Burton is the ultimate story teller so it makes sense that his contributions to charity would involve his love of books. This time the "Reading Rainbow" star read a bedtime story more suitable for adults.


  9. LeVar Burton: 'Go the F--- to Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KSBW-TV

    ... caught fire over the weekend as fans enjoyed hearing the actor use some colorful language. Talk about a "Reading Rainbow." Burton gave the reading, which was held in front of an audience of adults, as part of a charity event held by the Rooster ...


  10. Watch LeVar Burton Read 'Go The F*ck To Sleep' To Cure Parents Of Their Kid's InsomniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | NewsOne

    In an effort to raise dollars for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital , reading crusader and actor LeVar Burton read "Go The F**k To Sleep" by Adam Mansbach during a charity telethon. Burton will not only be forever remembered for his riveting performance as Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning TV miniseries, "Roots," but also as the host and executive producer of the long-running PBS children's series "Reading Rainbow."


  11. IJR Review - 27 OCTOBER newsletterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... we've ever seen: [caption id="attachment_192649" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Image cr... Read morea Mr. Reading Rainbow has a potty mouth! Levar Burton, much of whose theatrical career has been spent on PBS reading to small children in the ...


  12. LeVar Burton Reads "Go the [Expletive] to Sleep"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KRON 4

    ... a well-known advocate for literacy? In June, Burton's Kickstarter campaign to revive his very popular "Reading Rainbow" television series, which aired on PBS from 1983 to 2006, received a boost in the form of a $1 million pledge from "Family Guy" ...


  13. LeVar Burton reads "Go the ---- to Sleep"; "Kotter" actress diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... in pop culture. Follow us on Twitter and Tumblr . LeVar Burton, forever immortalized as the host of Reading Rainbow, read the potty-mouthed children's book Go The F--- to Sleep for podcast Rooster Teeth's charity drive over the weekend. If you went ...


  14. LeVar Burton reads 'Go the ... to Sleep' for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to Sleep." (Bret Hartman / For The Times) LeVar Burton knows how to read to kids. As creator and host of "Reading Rainbow," the PBS television series turned app turned wildly popular Kickstarter project, he's been making reading to kids entertaining ...


  15. LeVar Burton's NSFW Reading of Go the F*ck to Sleep Will Make You Laugh Out LoudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Popsugar

    Story time will never be quite as innocent after seeing this. LeVar Burton, star of the children's TV series Reading Rainbow , ditched his normally G-rated content for the expletive-filled children's book Go the F*ck to Sleep .


  16. LeVar Burton Reads "Go the F*** to Sleep"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    Despite iconic roles like Kunta Kinte in Roots and Geordi LaForge on Star Trek: The Next Generation , LeVar Burton's greatest achievement in television might be Reading Rainbow , the PBS show Burton hosted in the 1980s and 90s which promoted children's literacy. After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this spring to relaunch the show, Burton stopped by Rooster Teeth's Extra Life 24-hour webcast-a pledge drive raising money for children's medical needs-this past weekend to read to adults for a change.


  17. LeVar Burton reads 'Go the F to Sleep'; Harry Potter returns; 'Elf' TV special: AM BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... "Go the F--- to Sleep" is the new best rendition of a potty-mouthed children's story for adults. The " Reading Rainbow " host shared Adam Mansbach's 2011 book during Rooster Teeth's Extra Life charity telethon to help raise money for the Children's ...


  18. LeVar Burton: 'Go the F*** to Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | CNN

    Actor LeVar Burton has devoted 30 years to promoting literacy and encouraging children to read with his TV show -- and now the app -- "Reading Rainbow." Here are some of his thoughts on the importance of reading: On "Reading Rainbow," Burton often took viewers on "field trips" based books.


  19. Here's LeVar Burton Reading Go The Fuck to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Gawker

    Voice of your childhood LeVar Burton telling a room of people, "For real, shut the fuck up and sleep," makes for one delightful Reading Rainbow episode. Burton, no stranger to raising money online from Reading Rainbow fans, narrated the Adam Mansbach book for the Rooster Teeth Extra Life telethon.


  20. LeVar Burton Reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    In case any over-exhausted parents might wonder if they're hallucinating, we can assure you: former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton did actually give a reading of the 2011 bestseller Go the [bleep] to Sleep this weekend. A video of the reading has been viewed nearly 250,000 times since it was posted Saturday.