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How Levar Burton is carrying on the 'Reading Rainbow' legacy in the smartphone era, and moving beyond it

Levar Burton, of "Roots" and "Reading Rainbow" fame, remains a champion of children's literacy. He has a new startup and podcast, both of which are dedicated to carrying on the torch for literacy in a new age of technology.   Known for...Show More Summary

Deplorables Confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball

President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter. Burton is an actor best known for playing Lt. La Forge in Star Trek on TV and film and for championing kids' education through the Reading Rainbow series. Show More Summary

Tribalism Makes You Stupid: Reactionary Trumpers on Twitter Attack LeVar Burton

"You're a has been actor with a thief for a son." The post Tribalism Makes You Stupid: Reactionary Trumpers on Twitter Attack LeVar Burton appeared first on RedState.

Trump Supporters Are Confusing LeVar Burton With LaVar Ball, And It's Painful

For 23 years, LeVar Burton attempted to teach the joys of reading to millions of youngsters on the PBS series “Reading Rainbow.”

Why Is ‘Reading Rainbow’ Host LeVar Burton Being Bombarded With Hateful Trump Supporter Tweets?

Why Is ‘Reading Rainbow’ Host LeVar Burton Being Bombarded With Hateful Trump Supporter Tweets? The beloved 'Reading Rainbow' host and 'Roots' star LeVar Burton is being harassed on Twitter by Trump fans who, ironically, need to read better Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Unhinged Trump Fans Are Mistakenly Hate-Tweeting 'Reading Rainbow' Star LeVar Burton

They seem to have confused him for the president's newest target, LaVar Ball. LeVar Burton, the actor who’s best known for his past work in “Reading Rainbow” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” is getting bombarded with angry tweets from Trump fans who have mistaken him for LaVar Ball. Show More Summary

Let the record show that 'Reading Rainbow' LeVar Burton and LaVar Ball are two different people

Until @jack lets us edit our tweets, here's a pro-tip: double check your spelling, your tags, and your anger before you click send.  Some Twitter users don't seem to have grasped that, as evidenced by a mixup this week from folks attempting...Show More Summary

Paris in a Podcast

“[A]n audio odyssey through fiction, archival tape, interviews, and late nights with the likes of James Baldwin, Dorothy Parker, and the cutting-edge writers of our time. Featuring readings from LeVar Burton, Stockard Channing, Jesse...Show More Summary

Burton To Direct Scorpion Episode

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton will be directing a fourth season episode of Scorpion. Burton is no stranger to directing;...

LeVar Burton Wins The Right To Use “Reading Rainbow” Tagline

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

You may remember the news in early August of a strongly worded lawsuitfiled by WNED, the PBS affiliate in Buffalo, New York, that owns the Reading Rainbow brand, against Burton and his digital reading company RRKidz (recently renamed LeVar...Show More Summary

LeVar Burton Is Legally Allowed to Say His Reading Rainbow Catchphrase

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The former host is no longer being sued by the network he used to work with.

Kristen Bell, LeVar Burton And RuPaul Team Up For 'Deadly Manners' Podcast

4 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It was meant to be a lovely night in the Billings mansion. A dinner party stacked with close friends, and accented by eccentrics like tricky magician and a mysterious fortune teller. But when a man turns up dead, polite conversation...

LeVar Burton Reading Goodnight Moon to Neil deGrasse Tyson Is as Awesome as You'd Expect

Goodnight Moon is without question the pinnacle of bedtime stories. But even if you've read Margaret Wise Brown's most famous book cover to cover a thousand times, you've probably never heard it read quite like this. Like any great stories,...Show More Summary

Watch LeVar Burton Read Goodnight Moon to Neil deGrasse Tyson and Feel All Your Burdens Lift

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Tyson cuddles up beside Burton with a blanket and stuffed animal while Burton takes them through Goodnight Moon. I don't know about you, but I felt healed on a spiritual level just watching this. If I had kids, I would set this video beside them at night to fall asleep. Hell, I'm going to set it beside me to fall asleep at night.

Because sometimes what we all need most is Levar Burton reading...

Because sometimes what we all need most is Levar Burton reading Goodnight Moon to Neil deGrasse Tyson at New York Comic Con. [via Neatorama]

LeVar Burton Reads ‘Goodnight Moon’ to a Sleepy Neil deGrasse Tyson

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

LeVar Burton sat down with a comfy and sleepy Neil deGrasse Tyson to read him the classic children’s book, Goodnight Moon, while at Audible‘s Atermis event at New York Comic Con 2017. Hanging with @neiltyson & @rosariodawson at the launch party for ARTEMIS… a new book by @andyweirauthor Rosario reads #ArtemisonAudible — LeVar Burton...

Neil deGrasse Tyson knows how a cow can jump over the moon - CNET

4 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

LeVar Burton reads "Goodnight Moon" to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and inspires a bovine lunar calculation.

Pictures of the Day – October 9, 2017

4 months agoHumor / odd : Off Stuff Magazine

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