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Many thanks to Kristen Lopez for inviting me on her Ticklish Business podcast to talk about some of our favorite old movie discoveries in 2016.  We talked about “The Harvey Girls,” “The Second Face,” “Homicidal,” “Madam Satan,” My Sister Eileen,” […]

Jerry Roberts and Doug Heller are hosting a new podcast called “The Cave of Wonders,” a loving tribute to the special magic of Disney films. Episode one “looks into the tao of Disney and what it means to us and […]

My favorite new podcast is “Crazy Good Turns,” stories of kindness and generosity. Episodes so far include a program to send military veterans to the world’s disaster zones, a preacher who was “conned by God“ to provide inspiration and support […]

NPR reports on an app created by a teenager to help other teens with one of the most agonizing challenges of middle school and high school — finding a place to sit at lunch. She told NPR Pretty much, kids […]

More from Comic-Con: Jesse Harlin is a freelance composer who has been in the industry now for 17 years, 10 years with Lucasfilm, working on “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” games. “I just finished up working on Mafia III for […]

The wildly popular Pokémon Go is a free, GPS-based augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. That means instead of sitting in one place to play it, as you do with Angry Birds, you have […]

#LOOKCLOSER CAMPAIGN Now live! #LookCloser encourages fans to reveal riddles & clues planted in the film’s promo materials, under the guise that The Eye (the film’s magical secret society) has put them there to test & recruit new members. For […]

Elizabeth Banks, actress, producer, and director (“Pitch Perfect 2”), has a new website about funny women called WHOHAHA.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRECord project has a new initiative. He’s asking everyone to answer these questions: 1. Is today’s technology good or bad for Democracy? 2. How might the technology of the future be BAD for Democracy? 3. How might the […]

Many thanks to Rawdon Messenger, CEO of TeenSafe, who answered my questions about keeping tweens and teens safe online. At what age do most kids get their first cell phone or iPad? The age is getting younger and younger. Pew […]