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The Unsung Heroes of Black American Cinema

'Shola Lynch, Elena Rossi-Snook and Sandra Schulberg talk about the black films we don’t know about, why they are important, and how to preserve them. Shola Lynch has worked at the New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as the Curator of the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division. Show More Summary

U.S. Army war dogs deserve better than to be neglected or put down after their tour of duty is finished

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A war hero who's saved American lives under fire deserves the best care that the U.S. government can muster. It's the very least they deserve for bravely serving overseas. Unfortunately, not all soldiers returning from active duty have been paid this respect. Show More Summary

Network Leaders & Hero Makers

Network leaders are distinct from other leaders in their motives, methods, and measurement of success. The ‘Shalane Effect’ For the first time in 40 years, an American woman won the 2017 New York City Marathon! Shalane Flanagan crossed the finish line of the 26.2-mile race in a blistering time of 2 hours 26 minutes. Show More Summary

‘The Greatest American Hero’: Ellie Reed & Humphrey Ker Cast In ABC Reboot Pilot

Former Girlboss star Ellie Reed and Humphrey Ker (Curb Your Enthusiasm) are set for series regular roles opposite Hannah Simone in ABC's single-camera comedy pilot The Greatest American Hero, from the Fresh Off the Boat duo of Rachna Fruchbom and Nahnatchka Khan. Written by Fruchbom, the reimagining with a gender switch of Steven J. Show More Summary

‘Fam’ CBS Comedy Pilot Casts Odessa Adlon; Dennis Andres Joins ABC’s ‘Greatest American Hero

Odessa Adlon (Nashville) is set for a series regular role in CBS comedy pilot Fam, from writer Corinne Kingsbury (The Newsroom), Kapital Entertainment and CBS TV Studios. Written by Kingsbury and directed by Andy Ackerman, Fam is about a woman's younger half-sister who comes to live with her and her fiancé to escape their train wreck of a father. Show More Summary

Trump: Billy Graham's faith 'changed our country and the world'

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

"He was one of the towering figures of the last 100 years—an American hero whose life and leadership truly earned him the title 'God’s Ambassador,' Trump said.        

'It didn't feel right': Airline ticket agent saves 2 teens from trafficking plot

An American Airlines agent in California is being hailed as a hero after she prevented two teens from becoming victims of what looked like a human trafficking plot.

Death of an American horn hero, aged 81

Ed Birdwell, principal horn of the American Symphony Orchestra and managing partner of the American Brass Quintet, died on January 26 in Huntsville, Alabama. This is the first public notification of his passing. Edward Ridley Birdwell was always interested in running things. He went on from playing horn to being manager of concert operations at Carnegie Hall, 1976-1978; […]

Time to END This ‘President’s Day’ Foolishness

Monday, February 19 has been designated as “President’s Day,” another fake holiday seemingly meant to tear down American heroes and replace them with a meaningless day off work (for some). But I urge you, America, reject this sham holiday. Show More Summary

‘So Close’ Casts Punam Patel; Shoniqua Shandai Joins ‘The Greatest American Hero

Punam Patel (Kevin From Work) has landed a series regular role in NBC comedy pilot So Close, from Hazy Mills. Written by Friends and Will & Grace alum Greg Malins, So Close centers on hopeless romantics Riley & Kyle. At a crossroadsShow More Summary

'The Greatest American Hero' reboot will have a female lead

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I have fond memories of watching ABC's early-1980s comedy The Greatest American Hero and was only mildly surprised to hear they are bringing it back (as a pilot, for now). What was surprising is that the "hero" will be a "heroine" in...Show More Summary

Lost portrait of Revolutionary War hero goes on display in DC

last monthArts : Artdaily

A lost hero of the Siege of Yorktown has been found at last. The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce the discovery of a unique portrait of a French general ? Claude-Anne...Show More Summary

Adam Rippon Is Allowing America To Love A (Really) Gay Athlete

This American athlete is becoming an American hero with his personality and performance.

Soska Sisters Go Full ‘Deadpool’ With Fun New Short Film ‘Twinpool’

Jen and Sylvia Soska, the fan favorite filmmakers behind Dead Hooker in a Trunk, American Mary and See No Evil 2, are back with Twinpool, a new short that puts both sisters in the role of their favorite comic book hero: Batman, of course! Wait. No. I fucked that up, didn’t I. As part of […]

The Greatest American Hero Remake Has Found Its Big Star

After trying for several years to get a reboot of The Greatest American Hero off the ground, ABC has ordered a pilot for a new version of the superhero comedy, and now the show finally has its star.

Greatest American Hero: George Wendt, Gia Sandhu, Zenobia Shroff Cast

Christine Gernon set to direct the pilot The post Greatest American Hero: George Wendt, Gia Sandhu, Zenobia Shroff Cast appeared first on

‘The Greatest American Hero’: George Wendt, Gia Sandhu & Zenobia Shroff Cast In ABC Reboot, Christine Gernon To Direct

Cheers alum George Wendt, Gia Sandhu (The Indian Detective) and Zenobia Shroff (The Big Sick) are set to co-star opposite Hannah Simone in ABC's single-camera comedy pilot The Greatest American Hero, from the Fresh Off the Boat duo of...Show More Summary

Red Gerard's wild ride: 6 things to know about USA's new Olympic snowboard hero

Gerard became the youngest American male athlete to medal at the Winter Olympics since 1928

‘The Greatest American Hero’ Remake Casts ‘New Girl’ Star Hannah Simone

Hannah Simone is best known for her role as CeCe on the FOX comedy series New Girl, but that show is coming to an end with the seventh and final season. Her new gig will be taking on the moniker of a superhero. In case you didn’t hear,...Show More Summary

The Greatest American Hero Reboot Has Found Its Hero

Stefan Kapi?i? teases some important moments for Colossus in Deadpool 2. Screenwriter Jason Fuchs talks about the comic books inspiring the Lobo movie. The Orville gets a new mystery crewmember. Plus, a look at the return of Timeless, and some intriguing comics casting for Preacher. Spoilers, away! More »      

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