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“Got a good rub down in morning and had steak. Went to stadium, warmed up, another hot rub. Ran second in the relay. We got 1st place and broke Olympic and World Record 46 9/10.”

And so reads the diary entry of America’s oldest and possibly its humblest Gold Medal winning Olympic athlete, Evelyn Furtsch (now Ojeda) on the day she and three other runners, dazzled the 1932 Los Angeles crowd with a record setting 4/100 relay in only the second Olympics women were welcome to participate in. Read more on USAToday.com

In culling together a list of the 100 greatest actors still active in cinema,  subjectivity plays an enormous role.  There is no quantifiable method by which to glean which actors are the most talented, but there is a wealth of hard earned knowledge combined with a mix of intuition that grants me the right to […]

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And you can tell everybody this is your song It may be quite simple but now that it’s done I hope you don’t mind I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words How wonderful life is while you’re in the world The entertainment industry is undergoing a transformational shift—a tidal wave of […]

If we used Academy Award wins and nominations to determine the greatest living actors, here is how they would all stack up.     *2 points for every win and 1 point for every nomination       Meryl Streep   21 Points       Jack Nicholson   15 Points      Three Way […]

Before you get irate when your favorite film of the year is left off of the Oscar list tomorrow morning at 830 AM, remember all of the indelible directors who never even had a sniff of Oscar’s burnished statue-most notably Alfred Hitchock, Stanley Kubrick and Orson Welles.  However, with the Oscar Nominations finally being released […]

10. About Time Quality Rom-Coms – like About Time-used to over-saturate the market, and intuitively know how to tug at the heartstrings just when they were running low on fuel. Americans would flock to them, for the fireworks between the co-stars, the hint of normalcy in the milieu they were suspended in, and let’s face […]