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The Great Escape

From Steve McQueen and David Beckham to the Streets of Los Angeles, British Iron Endures

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Steve McQueen's "King of Cool" reputation was fascinatingly explored in the 2014 documentary, I Am Steve McQueen, executive produced by the actor's son, Chad McQueen.

My First Man-Crush: James Garner

Kevin Walsh | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kevin Walsh

"I'm getting a little jealous of James Garner," my wife informed me as I headed down the basement with my burned DVDs. I was in the middle of a bit of binge-watching a few months before Netflix appeared on our horizon.

Louis Zamperini -- Meet Witold Pilecki

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

This is a powerful story -- but in quite an unexpected way. If you're thinking Schindler's List, Stalag 17, The Great Escape or -- hold your breath -- TV's Hogan's Heroes, you'd be disappointed.

Not All Social Problems Can Be Solved by Business

Kathleen Kelly Janus | Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact
Kathleen Kelly Janus

The incorporation of business practices into solutions crafted by social entrepreneurs holds enormous promise. But if we force social entrepreneurships to actually become self-sustaining businesses, we will end up undermining their ability.

When Bruises, Bumps And Bandages Were Badges Of Honor

Tom Cramer | Posted 10.10.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Bruises, bumps and bandages were like badges of honor, and I couldn't wait to display mine on my trusty Schwinn Sting-Ray.

Physics Can Be Fatal: A Talk With Elissa Grodin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Elissa Grodin's father founded AMC Theaters and invented multiplex and megaplex movie theaters. She has an extensive background in film. Elissa studie...

'The Great Escape' Premiere: Bad Math In Alcatraz

Posted 06.25.2012 | TV

"The Great Escape" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on TNT) debuted Sunday night with a series premiere episode set in -- where else? -- Alacatraz. Teams had to s...

The Great Escape -- The Time Is Now

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

The swells were tossing me around like a row boat in the middle of the ocean. I had been in the water for what seemed like an eternity. I could see the beach (swim exit) and I had passed it!

Training for the Great Escape

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

Let me catch you up on my racing and training.

'Dallas,' 'The Closer' Spinoff Get Premiere Dates

Posted 03.15.2012 | TV

Get ready to head back to Southfork ranch: TNT's "Dallas" reboot has been scheduled for the summer! The continuation of the '80s soap starring Larry H...

Ron Howard Heads For Reality TV

Posted 01.08.2012 | TV

Ron Howard is venturing into new territory. The award-winning filmmaker will executive producer TNT's first-ever reality competition, "The Great Escap...

Jeremy Renner As Steve McQueen? I'm Not So Sure...

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I read just the other day that Jeremy Renner may take the lead role in a Steve McQueen biopic. If it goes forward, I will be very interested to see the end product, but I would not care to be an angel investor.

March 24: Harry Houdini's Birthday

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

The City Diner Escape: Harry locked himself in the bathroom at City Diner and then got out. This may not seem like a lot, but the lock there is really confusing.