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Join The "Like" Challenge and Save the English Language

Richard Walden | Posted 09.08.2016 | Education
Richard Walden

What's Not To "Like"? - Perverting The Mother Tongue Most educated, English-speaking people cringe at the increasing misuse of the word "like" and "I...

Julie Andrews' Reaction To New 'Mary Poppins' Made Emily Blunt Want To Cry

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment

No spoonful of sugar necessary! Emily Blunt has received Julie Andrews’ blessing regarding her casting as Mary Poppins in the upcoming sequel to the...

Teaching Your Child About Jesus With the Help of a Nun

Lis Luwia | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Lis Luwia

What do you imagine the life of a nun looks like? As a child, you might have imagined the lifestyle of a cloistered nun to be similar to Julie Andrews' whimsical life in the abbey in the Sound of Music. Basically, your definition of a cloistered nun would include a lot of praying, singing, and helping each other out.

What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season's Tony Nominees

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What makes a good revival? Is it just lovingly recreating an original or a prior revival? Or does it require reinvention? It depends who you ask. Th...

Rogers & Hammerstien's 'The Sound Of Music' Set For Run at The Fisher Theatre in Detroit, Hometown Cast Member Teri Hansen Talks Of The Musical's Relevance

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.09.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

(Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy) The Sound Of Music has been one of the most beloved musicals in history. With Julie Andrews being the famous face of ...

Break Out Your Crown Because 'Princess Diaries 3' Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment

Looks like we're heading back to Genovia. "Princess Diaries" director Garry Marshall said that there are plans to make a third movie in the series, a...

Memories Await: The 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival and The Searchers 60th Anniversary

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 03.11.2016 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

If movies are something you have a passionate relationship with, then TCM's festivals give you the chance to seal that relationship with a personal memory -- and I'm already looking forward to what this year's memories will be.

Angela Morley: The Story Behind the Two-Time Oscar-Nominated Trans Composer

Manuel Betancourt | Posted 08.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Manuel Betancourt

It's perhaps fitting than in a year when Antony Hegarty nabbed a Best Original Song nomination and Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander were recognized for their work on The Danish Girl we've been prompted to revisit Morley's story and return her, perhaps, to the place in LGBT history she'd always earned.

Broadway's Biff

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.25.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

We were all his 'favorite nephew'; and while his William Morris clients knew that he lavished equal care on his other stars, I expect that deep inside each somehow felt that she or he was Biff's own favorite.

A 'Mary Poppins' Sequel Is Now In The Works

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment

Disney is developing a second live-action "Mary Poppins" musical set in Depression-era London, Entertainment Weekly reports. The purported not-a-seque...

Withering Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.12.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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On Nothing Particularly Dignified or Newsworthy

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Yara Zgheib

Hugh Grant once said in a movie that whenever his character got gloomy with the state of the world, he thought about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Air...

The 10 Best On-Screen Biking Outfits to Copy This Summer

Bianca Heyward | Posted 05.25.2016 | Style
Bianca Heyward

Memorial Day weekend signaled the beginning of Citi Bike season in New York City, and everyone wants to look their best with the breeze blowing through their hair. After months of dark stationary indoor cycling, it's time to get back out there.

How YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco Plays 40 Characters in the Hit Show 'Application Pending'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.06.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

In very distinct mannerisms and voices, Bianco plays a sweeping orchestra of folks from a stuffy socialite to a pit bull assistant to a show tune singing child and everyone in between -- morphing into each man and woman in nanoseconds (with a new facial expression and accent).

Putin, Wagner, a Pink Person, and Singing Nuns

John Mauceri | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
John Mauceri

Vladimir Putin canceled a radical production of Wagner's Tannhaüser in Novosibirsk, the good people of my native Queens are in an uproar over public art the public doesn't want, and an op-ed piece proposes a darker version of The Sound of Music, of all things.

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.

The Hills Are Dead With the Sound of Hatred

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Tuesday's star-crossed Germanwings Airbus flight, allowed the aircraft to float and flutter above the Alps for a reported eight to 10 minutes before he crashed the plane into the French mountainside.

How Captain Von Trapp Chose Who to Marry on 'The Sound of Music!'

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 05.10.2015 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

There's been a recent discovery of a never seen before authentic "Pros and Cons" list inside the props box from the movie set. It's an actual chart that Captain Von Trapp made to help him decide which woman he should marry and become the new mother of his 7 children. Let's peek, shall we?

Death Metal Mary Poppins Is Something Quite Atrocious

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weird News

We always knew our favorite nanny had it in her. Watch Julie Andrews' Mary Poppins belt out a death metal version of the Disney favorite "Supercali...

Julie Andrews And Lady Gaga Are Friends Now

www.gossipcop.com | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga and Julie Andrews are on the road to becoming BFFs. The "Sound of Music" star was floored by Gaga’s amazing 50th anniversary tribute to th...

Lady Gaga, The Oscars, and "Haters"

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Why has it become impossible to express an opinion about a performer without being personally (and illogically) attacked? Why do fans take that opinion so personally themselves and feel they have to slam the writer?

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: My Top 20 Oscars Observations

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

Never did I ever expect Lady Gaga to do a medley of songs from The Sound of Music. Then when she introduced and embraced Dame Julie Andrews, I kept thinking "Pop royalty meets actual royalty."

Lady Gaga Sings 'The Sound Of Music' Tribute At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga performed for the first time at the Oscars on Sunday in a special 50th anniversary tribute to "The Sound of Music." The Robert Wise film, st...

When Angels Cry: Jennifer Edward's New Novel Promises More Than Fifty Shades of Grey...Sexual Healing

LuxEco Living | Posted 04.08.2015 | Books
LuxEco Living

The movie, Fifty Shades of Grey is meant to be released on Valentines Day weekend and the pundits who think the book will still outsell theatrical ticket sales better think twice.

Betty Buckley on Her Life, Career and New Collaboration with T Bone Burnett

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.01.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

By the time she was just 19, Betty Buckley was already a veteran performer singing with a jazz trio at the Casa Del Sol Supper Club in her native Fort Worth. At 15, she had made her professional debut playing Dainty June in Gypsy.