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2008-07-28 21:00:24

By Jesse B. Gill REDLANDS - I'm usually not much for the theater. Maybe it's because I'm not smart enough to appreciate it, but for some reason, I've never been one to willingly sit through a play. I understand that this attitude makes me the odd man out in Redlands.

2005-11-22 00:05:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - During his 42 years at ABC News and 26-year run on "Nightline," Ted Koppel has seen -- and reported -- it all.

2005-11-21 19:30:20

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ted Koppel, who built ABC's "Nightline" into a TV news institution 25 years ago, starting with the U.S.-Iranian hostage crisis, will leave the show on Tuesday with a low-key broadcast devoted to one of his favorite subjects, a guy named Morrie.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.