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DWTS Season 30 features the US edition's first same sex pair, JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson. Photo: ABC

DWTS Season 30 Brings Back the Ballroom and the Stunt Casting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 20, 2021 – It seems much longer than one year since ‘Dancing With The Stars’ pulled off its pandemic year production with a polarizing new host in Tyra Banks and the cast of assorted reality TV stars, athletes, singers and of course a Bachelor/Bachelorette testing the limits of their challenges. Good/bad ...

Expendables 3 Alpha Male Friday

MINNEAPOLIS, August 15, 2014 — This column was originally written on September 14th, 2010, a great day in American history. On that day, “The Expendables” arrived. The column was updated on August 17, 2012 to reflect the arrival of the sequel. In a world where men have been feminized to the point of extinction, today ...

Seniors remember going to the movies

MISSOURI, July 21, 2014 — Going to the movies used to be one of the pure and simple joys of raising a family in the 40’s and 50’s.  It was uncomplicated and totally enjoyable. It was clean, safe and above all, it was all about family. Do you remember when all movies were rated “G”? There ...

Dream Dog: A book review

SILVER SPRING, Md, May 12, 2014 – Harry wanted a dog. Unfortunately Harry’s dad had a sensitive nose and dogs make him sneeze. To try to assuage Harry’s desire for a pet, his father bought him a lizard. Harry tried to like the lizarad, after all, it did change colors. But sometimes Harry could not find ...

Noah, the most inclusive film this side of deluge destruction

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 —Director Darren Aronofsky ’s  ambitious film version of Noah and the deluge has something for everybody unless those particular bodies happen to believe in the original flood story as told in Scripture. Although Aronofsky claims he “studied every word” in the Old Testament’s account of Noah, the results of such ...

Movie Review: Clea Saldania-Rountree on ‘Noah’

HONOLULU, April 2, 2014 – World history students know that legends of an ancient, world-ending flood can be found in dozens of cultures, but today that story has found a new medium with the big budget disaster film Noah. Released on March 28 in U.S. theaters, the movie starring Russell Crowe as the prophet Noah ...

Upset about ‘The Good Wife’? Blame ‘Game of Thrones’ trend

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014  –  Fans and critics are still catching their breath over the stunning plot twist on the CBS drama “The Good Wife” on Sunday. If you’re waiting to watch on your DVR, stop reading right now. The rest of you are recovering from the bloody courtroom murder of character Will Gardner, ...

Star beauty: Interview with Clea Saldania-Rountree

HONOLULU, March 20, 2014 – One of the most beautiful models in today’s fashion industry is Clea Saldania-Rountree, a woman whose image has graced some of the world’s most distinguished fashion labels including KENZO Paris, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Guess by Marciano, Salvatore Ferragamo and countless others. Modeling since early childhood, Clea’s glowing personality and stunning, ...