Remember old PBS kids shows from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s? This post brings them all back, complete with videos of your favorite old school PBS kids TV shows.
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Little-known facts and behind-the-scenes info about popular movies and TV shows. We watch movies a LOT! Our favorites are true stories, reality TV, comedy, and drama / suspense movies. These are some of the most interesting things we've learned about random movies. Enjoy!
What are the best Super Bowl ads of all time? Here are 20 of our top picks, including the 1984 MacIntosh ad, Mean Joe Greene & Coke, and more classics!
Everybody has a favorite Disney song. Is yours in this list of 25 classic Disney music moments in animated feature films?
You (and your kids) will enjoy watching these old school Sesame Street videos online. Hours of fun – and FREE – entertainment!
Here’s a list of the worst network decisions in TV history, according to Entertainment Weekly. It’s no secret that NBC’s late-night fiasco regarding Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien’s shows topped the list. See the others here…
I am SO glad I saw each of these movies for myself — without hearing about them from other people first. I’m not for or against any of the things they stand for. I’m simply one who likes to have an open mind and be aware of others’ points-of-views and how they impact mainstream America. These 3 movies do just that!
Blockbuster video is a trusted name that’s been around for a long time. By striving to stay one step ahead of the competition, Blockbuster has been able to make videos and related product rentals both convenient and cost-effective.
Here are some of the modern, high-tech ways that you can rent movies these days… whether you have a computer or a TV.
Here is my review of the movie, My Kid Could Paint That. It’s a controversial documentary about 4-year-old Marla Olmstead. I would love to see a recent update, now that she is 9 years old and has had her artwork scrutinized by everyone under the sun.
A brief rant about national advertisers and the untimeliness of the TV commercials they’re running lately. Hint: It’s not the holidays anymore!…
Some questions I have about talk show hosts Kelly Rippa, Regis Philbin, Montel Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Larry King, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Wilkos, Dr. Phil McGraw, Donny Deutsch, and Leo Laporte.
This movie is based on the book ‘Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History’ by George Crile. Tom Hanks plays a U.S. Congressman from Texas who earned himself the nickname ‘Good Time Charlie’.
I’m a sucker for anything that’s fact-based in some way. And the phrase ‘based on a true story’ will get me to the movie theater every time. Here are some true stories that are our personal favorites…
American Gangster is based on a true story. Like usual, after I see a ‘fact-based’ movie, I run home to learn all I can about the REAL characters that the movie is based on. In this case, Frank Lucas. Here’s what I found out about Frank ‘Superfly’ Lucas… a drug lord of the 1970’s and 80’s.
Doritos is looking for an undiscovered music artist to perform a great song for a Doritos commercial. This is part of Doritos’ annual superbowl contest event, with the winner to get their song aired on TV, along with a record deal.
Did you know?… If you want to keep your movie PG-13, you can only have one F-bomb in it. Any more than that, and they bump you up to an R rating. BUT… if you precede your F-bomb with the word ‘mother’… then you automatically get an R rating!
Okay, so the Momix dancers may not be the same as the Jello dancers, but they are the new Hanes dancers! Check out the Hanes commercial which features performers from the Momix Dance Company…
Much to our surprise, we actually enjoyed Quentin Tarantino’s double-feature movie, Grindhouse. We preferred ‘Death Proof’ over ‘Panet Terror’… but both were enjoyable to watch because they were so different from traditional movies you see in the theater these days. Stuntwoman, Zoe Bell, and Kurt Russell made the movie ‘Death Proof’.
Some movie reviews for new releases we’ve seen recently at the movie theater. Included: Fracture, Shooter, Disturbia, Wild Hogs, Reign Over Me, Happy Feet, The Lookout, Letters From Iwo Jima, Breach, and Alpha Dog.
In light of today’s announcement that Larry Birkhead was officially determined to be the father of Anna Nicole Smith’s baby, Dannielynn, I feel a little closer to this story than most. Here’s why…
Did you see Adam Sandler hosting The Late Show for David Letterman last night??? Good stuff! Some highlights…
The Late Night TV Page helps you stay on top of who’s going to be on all the talk shows. Plus, see who’s going to be on the daytime talk shows, too. You’ll never miss your favorite celebs making their rounds on the talk show circuit again!
Here are two little-known secrets about movies… 1. When the best day & time to see a movie at the theater is. 2. Who the new ‘greeters’ in movie theaters across the country are. Enjoy!
Two interesting news bytes regarding Netflix and YouTube that I thought were interesting…
Personally, I think the best thing that Al Gore can do at this point is to come out with a Sequel to his movie ‘An Inconvenient Truth’. In it, he should videotape a day in the life with the Gore family showing exactly the things that they are doing in their everyday lives to make this space a better place — for themselves, their children, and their children’s children.