Captain America, the Joker and a human-sized puppy were among the cast of characters who turned out Saturday in Fargo for the annual Comic-Con event. More than 500 people are estimated to have turned out for the third annual event that celebrates comic books and pop culture.
Marilyn Monroe. The Rolling Stones. And Bond — James Bond. What do they have in common? Sure, one’s long gone, and one’s fictional. But all three marked a golden anniversary in 2012. And after a half-century in our pop-culture consciousness, they each displayed a surprisingly enduring appeal.
Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have a new home with a diverse set of artifacts in a new timeline of American history that includes a piece of Plymouth Rock, a slave ship manifest, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone and Kermit the Frog at the Smithsonian Institution.
Q: One of my favorite shows is “A Gifted Man.” I hope that the most recent episode was not the last one. Please, please do not cancel it. There are so few good shows on TV anymore that don’t show all kinds of bad stuff
In a music classroom on the quiet Catholic college campus, a group of students scribbled notes in the dark, their eyes intent on a 10-minute video. They then launched into a discussion of postmodernism, film and religious symbolism. On the screen? Lady Gaga’s music video for “Telephone,” featuring Beyonce. The video’s product placements, prison scenes and boyfriend killings are the point of this St. Catherine University course, titled “The Music and Image Monster: Lady Gaga in Context.” The class is one example of courses with a specific pop culture focus that are increasingly populating academia.
I have been looking for a Christmas-type movie. I believe “The Red Shoes” is the title. It stars Rob Lowe and a little boy trying to buy a pair of red shoes for his dying mother. Is there a DVD or VHS that you know of?
I was watching reruns of “My Three Sons” and wondering how many of the stars were still with us like Barry and Stanley Livingston (Ernie and Chip) and Don Grady (Robbie), Tina Cole (Katie) and Dawn Lyn (Dodie) and how old are they?
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