Today Major League Baseball celebrates the 65th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first game as a Brooklyn Dodger. Continuing a tradition begun in 2007, all uniformed personnel in the league wear Robinson’s number 42. Branch Rickey (soon to be played by […]
I’m thrilled to be attending Roger Ebert’s film festival again this year. Next week, I will return to Champaign-Urbana Illinois to help present two magnificent films, “Higher Ground” and this year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, “A Separation.” […]
Flavorwire has a sensational collection of actors reading poems in honor of National Poetry Month. Here, Bill Murray reads to the construction workers building a new poetry center. Other readers include Alan Rickman, Bill Clinton, and Anthony Hopkins.
The popular WBEZ Chicago radio show This American Life and host Ira Glass bring radio to the big screen with This American Life – Live!, a special live performance from the Skirball Center at New York University. This event will […]