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Remembering 'Singin' In The Rain' Co-Director Stanley Donen
"Dance numbers are anything but spontaneous," Donen told Fresh Air in 1996. Donen, who died Feb. 21, also directed 'On the Town,' 'Funny Face' and 'Damn Yankees,' among other films.Also, we remember 'Philadelphia Daily News' obituary writer Jim Nicholson, who died on Feb. 22, by listening back to a 1987 interview. Plus, 'Philadelphia Inquirer' journalist David Gambacorta reflects on the legendary obit writer with Dave Davies.TV critic David Bianculli reviews the HBO documentary 'Leaving Neverland,' which explores whether Michael Jackson used his fame and money to seduce young boys and their families into enabling a hidden pattern of serial pedophilia.
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Full Cast And Crew Episode 29: Terms Of Endearment
James L. Brooks' feature directorial debut 'Terms Of Endearment' has been soiling hankies for 36 years.Â ELEVEN Academy Award nominations.Â Stellar performances from Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacClain, Debra Winger, and John Lithgow.Â We also get into the haunting brilliance of the theme to Brooks' tv masterpiece 'Taxi', his surprising involvement in some of the most distinctive American film comedies of the 20th Century, and the rumored feud between the leading ladies of Terms.Â Also, our new segment This Week In TV Guide revisits some head-scratching log lines from 1980's after-school tv lineup. Plus Chris raves from his Ivory Tower about the charming artists enclave of Westport, CT, Headlines, the theme song from "In Search Of", how we're not waiting for Ted Jessup to record our "Mask" episode...and MORE.
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354- Weeding is Fundamental
Libraries get rid of books all the time. There are so many new books coming in every day and only a finite amount of library space. The practice of freeing up library space is called weeding. When the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library was damaged by an earthquake 1989, the argument over which books need to be weeded, and how they were chosen for removal, reached fever pitch. Weeding is Fundamental This episode also features â€œThe Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentuckyâ€ produced by the Kitchen Sisters and mixed by Jim McKee. Subscribe the The Kitchen Sisters Present on Apple Podcasts and RadioPublic