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Tourists Still Visit Spot Where Lucille Ball Once Gawked

Dick Guttman | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

It was the setting of that most-loved "I Love Lucy" scene of Lucy's stalking and gawking Bill Holden. Hundreds of stars were c...

Why Is Managing Fish in the World's Oceans Like an Episode of I Love Lucy?

Lee Crockett | Posted 09.23.2015 | Green
Lee Crockett

Ecosystem-based fisheries management can help conserve our ocean resources while providing abundant fishing opportunities and seafood for generations to come.

21 Catchphrases That Defined Our Favorite Classic TV Shows

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

The 67th Emmy Awards will come and go, and the winners will, no doubt, celebrate. It just reminds us every year that the shows we watch on a regular basis (or not), will get the recognition they deserve. Let's take a moment to shout out to an unrecognized category -- best catchphrases.

'Drop Dead Perfect' Is the Perfect Twisted Homage To Classic Film and Television

Tim Ranney | Posted 09.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Tim Ranney

"You have to have a point of truth -- an emotional center. Without it won't work and it's just over the top nonsense. It has to be broad, over the top and real. It's high style comedy. A lot of people try to do it but they don't quite get there."

Mission: Impossible at 50 (ish)

William Bradley | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

At 53, a rather perilous age for an action star, Cruise shows no sign of slowing down. If anything, he's doubled down on the spectacular and daring-looking personal stunts.

5 Things You Probably Never Knew About Lucille Ball

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2015 | Fifty

Today, August 6th, would have been Lucille Ball's 104th birthday! Though America's favorite redhead passed away long ago, in 1989, she's still very mu...

She's Baaack!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


As Long as There Is (American) Sitcom

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 06.19.2015 | Entertainment
Eva Barros Campelli

No matter how TV has changed and will change again over the years, if there is a genre that has no need to reinvent itself, that genre is comedy. The only thing that a good comedy really needs is a small, cozy room full of great and enthusiast writers.

The Lucille Ball Statue: What About the Artist?

Tom Falco | Posted 06.06.2015 | Comedy
Tom Falco

We're wondering what the artist looks like who created that ugly Lucille Ball sculpture in her hometown. This is the real statue....

Cuba: Ricky Ricardo Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Elinor Robin, PhD

There are obvious limitations on what can be learned about a culture -- especially one that is still wrapped in secrecy -- in just a few days. With that said, here is my take on Cuba in 2015.

Breaking Bad TV Habits

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

With all of the gun violence and drug-related deaths in this country and our TV habits, I am wondering if it is a case of art imitating life or life imitating art? Either way, this nation is in trouble. TV used to be an escape to forget the world's problems. Now TV is something we need to escape from.

Breathrough Entertainers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.

11 Lies About Your Favorite TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

Whether it's inaccurate "True Detective" casting news, made up "Game of Thrones" fan theories, celebrity death hoaxes or anything in between, the worl...

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy' | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

When TV Gets Friendship Right

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Where would we be without friendship? In honor of National Best Friends Day on June 8th, we've compiled a list of some of the best friendships on TV. ...

Yagana Shah

5 Things We Still Love About Lucy | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

It's been 25 years since Lucille Ball passed away, but Lucy is still very much alive in our hearts and homes. More than 40 million Americans binge-wat...

The 12 Hatiest Haters Who Ever Hated

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Haters gonna hate. Look, nobody likes a hater, but these stories of revenge-seekers, pranksters and scallywags are just plain impressive, if not ad...

'Lucy' Wins Big For CBS

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly six decades after it first aired, an "I Love Lucy" Christmas special was last week's most-watched holiday program, accordi...

What It's Like To Age Out Of Your Career

Carole Montgomery | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

I have been a standup comedian since the fall of 1980. Back then, it was a novelty to be one. Hell, no one really understood what a standup comic was. And the only women hugely successful at that time were Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers. My how times have changed.

What Christmas Was Like With Lucy And Desi

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucille Ball's classic antics are colorized in an "I Love Lucy" holiday special airing on CBS. But daughter Lucie Arnaz's vivid f...

Making Televisions in America and Watching "I Love Lucy:" Apple, Samsung, and Judge Lucy Koh

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Frank H. Wu

In the Apple v. Samsung patent trial, the lawyers have suddenly started arguing about race. An attorney for the former made a reference in his closing...

'I Love Lucy' Back For The Holidays

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Christmas has come early for "I Love Lucy" fans! CBS is bringing "I Love Lucy" back to the airwaves for the holidays. The network will air "The Chr...

Happy Anniversary, 'I Love Lucy'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

On this day 62 years ago -- Monday, Oct. 15, 1951 -- "I Love Lucy" premiered at 9 p.m. on CBS. The series, which starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz...

'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

In The Brady Bunch's fifth and final season, all of the Brady kids were looking a little long in the tooth. As a last-minute gambit to salvage the show, eight-year-old Cousin Oliver joined the family, and oh, the hijinks and hilarity that ensued.

McCain Weighs In On Obama 'Romantic Comedy' Quip

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Less than 48 hours after President Barack Obama joked that his relationship with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was a "romantic comedy," McCain was given ...