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7 Classic Sitcom Dad Scenes That Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Black Voices

What would we do without sitcom fathers? They teach us important lessons, offer love, support, and comedic relief when we need it the most. This Fa...

The Day I Saved My Father's Life

Evan F. Moore | Posted 08.12.2014 | Good News
Evan F. Moore

Other than learning the basics, which included how to shave, tie a tie, how to ride a bike and how to properly throw a punch, I learned what it means to be accountable.

Pioneer From the Projects: The 'Dyn-o-mite!' Life of Jimmie Walker

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Brian DAmbrosio

You usually don't consider a pioneer as someone raised in the razor-wire, graffiti-strewn projects of the South Bronx. Or someone who once got their...

8 Life Lessons We Can Learn From '70s TV Shows

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

The more we got to see the Fonz interacting with the Cunninghams the more we realized that being tough and cool only counted for so much. What really mattered was surrounding yourself with people you love and that love you back.

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Beyond: Conversations with Norman Lear & Mary Kay Place

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"In television terms, one Betty White covers the entire demographic of seventy to a hundred and three. I think funny is funny and interesting is interesting."

'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children

Hulu.com | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

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.

Bathroom Graffiti Romance

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.

Amy Poehler Loses It Over Her Writing Idol

www.vulture.com | Posted 03.29.2013 | TV

In the next installment of Amy Poehler's winning online interview series "Smart Girls at the Party," Poehler gets positively giddy interviewing an ido...

'Good Times' Heading To The Big Screen

Posted 03.12.2013 | TV

A "Good Times" movie is in the works. According to Deadline.com, Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures will revive the classic 1970s CBS sitcom as a feature f...

Dear, TV Theme Songs: Thank You for Being a Friend

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV
Howard Jordan Jr.

Television them songs can be broken down into three simple categories: the feel-good composition, songs that speak only to and about the show itself, and finally the powerhouse instrumentals.

'Good Times' Star: 'I'm Totally Against' Gay Marriage

Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Jimmie 'J.J.' Walker has never been one to mince his words. Currently promoting his new memoir "Dyn-o-mite," the former "Good Times" star is sound...

'Lost' Actor Isn't The Only TV Star Who Didn't Watch His Own Show

Posted 06.27.2012 | TV

Former "Lost" star Naveen Andrews appeared on UK TV morning show "Daybreak" to discuss his new fantasy drama "Sinbad" this week, but the conversation ...

Jimmie Walker Never Watched 'Good Times'

Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

Jimmie Walker starred as J. J. Evans in the iconic 1970s sitcom "Good Times," and is perhaps best remembered for his catchphrase, "Dy-no-mite!" Walker...

PHOTOS: Norman Lear's 90th Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The creator of "All In The Family," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons" and more sitcoms that shaped the American television landscape, Norma...

Love & Hip Hop: The Coon Squad

Sharief Easterling | Posted 03.06.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Gone are the days of shows with multi-layered black female casts we could be proud of. Now, it's all coonery, all the time.

Five Black TV Couples Who Shouldn't Have Married

Stacia L. Brown | Posted 12.24.2011 | Black Voices
Stacia L. Brown

For TV couples, the titles "husband" and "wife" are just the beginning. They also have to convince viewers that they're compatible -- that they belong together. Here's a list of matrimonial pairs who may've missed the mark.

There Are Other Stories, but This One's Ours -- An SF Record Release in the Age Of Indifference

Conan Neutron | Posted 11.16.2011 | San Francisco
Conan Neutron

Today is the record release of my band's record: These Things are Facts. We tried our best to make a record of and for the times. I'm proud that we did it the way we wanted to in an age of indifference.

Brad and Angelina Set To Adopt Two More Black Children

Bill Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Matthews

In the race to keep their family more ethnically diverse than Madonna's, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have announced they're adopting two more children.