Seen Sesame Street? It's been on for 45 years

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Monkey is top dog among animal actors A monkey who's starred in 25 movies over two decades was top dog at the sixth annual Pawscars. It is the animal version of the Oscars. Waving a statue over her head in triumph, a beaming Crystal accepted the "lifetime diva achievement award." The monkey looked every bit the part. S... - Posted on February 27, 2015
Are all movies going digital? Not yet! The Eastman Kodak Co. will continue to make motion picture film in the age of digital filmmaking. The company has reached new supply agreements with the major Hollywood studios. The Rochester, N.Y.-based photography and film pioneer had been in talks to keep movie film alive... - Posted on February 20, 2015
She’s a human cannonball! Plenty of performers have had explosive entrances. Some rise like meteors, soaring to new heights. Others find their moment in the spotlight fleeting. Few have done all of this at once. Or quite so literally as Gemma Kirby. She is the 25-year-old human cannonball at Circus X... - Posted on February 17, 2015
Before blues singers came “songsters” Before the "blues," "songsters" played varied tunes on street corners. These traveling musicians made money from passersby. They were a common feature of African American life in the early 1900s. Songsters first appeared during the 1870s. Newly freed slaves became able to tr... - Posted on February 13, 2015
Movie about civil rights will draw visitors to Selma The 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma and the movie that tells the story are expected to bring thousands of visitors to the historic Alabama city this year. Visitors can still walk across the bridge. It's where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965. ... - Posted on January 27, 2015
Meet the new Thor and Captain America For decades, comic books have been in color. But now they truly reflect all the hues of American society. The new Captain America is black. A Superman who is suspiciously similar to President Barack Obama recently headlined a comic book. Thor is a woman. Spider-Man is part-P... - Posted on December 22, 2014
“We’re monster trucking the world” From Madonna to Miley Cyrus, from Titanic to Transformers, American entertainment culture has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another uniquely American phenomenon with roots in the U.S. is rumbling across international boundaries on giant wheels: monster tr... - Posted on December 19, 2014
What were top sellers on iTunes in 2014? The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. Apple announced that Taylor Swift's "1989," just released in October, is behind "Frozen." Rounding out the top 5 albums are Coldplay's "Ghost Stories," Sam Smith's ... - Posted on December 18, 2014
No cash for gifts? Share you taste in music instead Luke Maguire Armstrong doesn't pen a holiday letter to friends. The guitar player and songwriter prefers to communicate musically. Armstrong makes a CD that he shares with friends and family each Christmas. It contains songs that reflect the places he's visited or how he's f... - Posted on November 18, 2014
Seen Sesame Street? It's been on for 45 years You don't get to be the longest-running children's show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" can still see old favorites like Big Bird, things on the street have changed since the show debuted 45 years... - Posted on November 6, 2014