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African-American athlete Jesse Owens cleared many literal and metaphorical hurdles as a record-setting, barrier-breaking track and field star in the 1930s. Now, the late legend is set to… Continue reading Jesse Owens Movie: Antoine Fuqua Set to Direct Biopic About Legendary Athlete
Legendary comedian and actress Phyllis Diller has passed away at the age of 95.
Diller’s career began in 1952 at KROW radio in Oakland. She was celebrated for her brand of kooky, odd-ball humor and, in the 1960s, began appearing in TV specials alongside Bob Hope.
These appearances gave way to her very own program, “The Phyllis Diller Show,” which aired from 1966-1967 and “The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show” in 1968. She… Continue reading Phyllis Diller Dead: Legendary Comedian Dies At 95
This is Andy Smith’s favorite part, when he slips in through the top of the Tumbler — the Batmobile used in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy — and fires up the engine. The Tumbler lets out a roar, the floor shakes and the cockpit begins to smell like the inside of a lawnmower. A slight, confident smirk slips across his face that seems to say, Yeah, I am sitting in the
Veteran costume designer Theadora Van Runkle has died at the age of 83. Best known for her Oscar-nominated work on ‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ Van Runkle got her start as a sketch artist for award-winning designer Dorothy Jeakins (‘The Sound of Music, ‘The Ten Commandments’), and would later be recommended for the ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ job by Jeakins herself. Her costumes for Faye Dunaway and Warren Beaty in the… Continue reading Legendary 'Bonnie and Clyde' Costume Designer Dies at 83