3 hrs ago
OpEditude: Can the tea party break John Kasich, can Ed FitzGerald be Eliot Ness?
The following OpEditude represents the opinions and views expressed at or through this website by the designated author and does not reflect the opinions or views of Columbus Government Examiner or Examiner.com. This OpEditude, the second such piece sent to CGE via OhioNewsBureau from a long-time political player, unpacks a speculative but informed ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Former employee of WALA-TV and WABB Radio set to retire from broadcasting
According to an article published by WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, May 21st, Rob Jennings , one of the news presenters for their local newscasts , was set to retire from broadcasting on July 31st .
Fun summer activities begin at The Magic House
Summer vacation is here at last, and The Magic House is ready to celebrate. The children's museum has tons of hands on activities year round, but through June 30, kids can enjoy Sandcastle Beach, a sand and water play area outside.
The 5 Coolest Recycled Things at the ReCyclery Cafe
No doubt, they have combined the two storefronts in a spectacular fashion. Their bike service is quick, the Elevation Coffee is just what you need before a morning ride, and the hand-crafted organic food should please all cyclists looking for a quick, healthy meal.
Tue May 21, 2013
FEMA offers advice for helping tornado victims
Yesterday an F4 tornado demolished Moore, Oklahoma. Media helicopters revealed a destruction scene previously unimaginable.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Cartoon Network presents all programs in wider picture format
By Friday, May 17th, cable TV customers of Comcast Cablevision of Mobile in Mobile and other cable TV systems in the United States began noticing that all of the programs normally broadcast by the Cartoon Network , a national cable TV and satellite TV programming, were being displayed in the 16:9 aspect ratio on their standard-definition feed, even ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Print passes to see free advance screening of 'Now You See Me'
Phoenix Movie Examiner is giving its readers an opportunity to see a free advance screening of Summit Entertainment's new thriller " ," which opens Friday, May 31, Mark Ruffalo plays an FBI agent who tracks a team of illusionists that pulls off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Fri May 17, 2013
Local TV ratings book from 1965 sold on eBay
On Tuesday, May 14th, a book published by the American Research Bureau titled "The Mobile-Pensacola Television Audience " was sold on eBay for $3.97 under the account of an eBay user identified as "studebaker52" . According to eBay, the book featured ratings for TV programs that were broadcast in the Mobile, Alabama-Pensacola, Florida TV market in ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Animal tracks: Songs about animals 3
Your crusty chronicler is an individual who generally does his own thing. Still, when Examiner asked for support for their new "List" format, it was nigh impossible not to be open-minded about it.
Wed May 15, 2013
Print passes to see free advance screening of 'The English Teacher'
Phoenix Movie Examiner is giving its readers an opportunity to see a free advance screening of Cinedigm Entertainment Group's new dramedy " The English Teacher " 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23 at Harkins Valley Art.
'Goodbye to Yesterday' by Wanda E. Brunstetter
Luke and Meredith live in Lancaster County. When they were newlyweds, Luke lost his job at a furniture store.
Mon May 13, 2013
Disney offers guests free dining plan in Sept. 2013
Hurry before it is too late. The Walt Disney World Resorts are offering guests who book a Disney vacation in September the Disney Dining Plan for FREE! That's right! You read it correct.
The Golf Channel to broadcast the Mobile Bay Classic for 2013
The Golf Channel was set to broadcast the Mobile Bay Classic golf tournament scheduled to take place at Magnolia Grove in Mobile from Thursday, May 16th to Sunday, May 19th.
Sat May 11, 2013
WFNA-TV promotes another contest involving broadcasts of a TV program
On Saturday, May 11th, WFNA-TV broadcast an advertisement promoting a new contest in which five residents of the station's broadcast area could each win one of five sets of standard digital video discs with episodes from the third series of the comedic TV program "Seinfeld" or one Kindle Fire computer along with all nine series of " Seinfeld " on ... (more)
Print passes to see free advance screening of 'The Iceman'
Phoenix Movie Examiner is giving its readers an opportunity to see a free advance screening of Millennium Films' new dramatic crime thriller " The Iceman ." In " The Iceman ," Michael Shannon plays a man who, appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father, is a ruthless killer-for-hire. Other stars include Ray Liotta, ... (more)
Print passes to see free advance screening of 'Epic'
Phoenix Movie Examiner is giving its readers an opportunity to see a free advance screening of 20th Century Fox's new animated adventure " Epic ." In " Epic ," Amanda Seyfried voices a teenager who finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place.
Fri May 10, 2013
WALA-TV news presenter refers to another station with his station's brand name
During the local 9:00 p.m. newscast WALA-TV produced on Thursday, May 9th, Bob Grip , one of the news presenters for the newscast, referred to KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, Arizona as FOX 10 in Phoenix while introducing video from the station that had the brand name "FOX 10 Phoenix" in the form of a superimposed graphic .
Thu May 09, 2013
Defend the crown: Help Asheville remain Beer City, USA
Asheville's many craft breweries are some excellent reasons why we've been named Beer City, USA for the past three years.
"You might be a troll IF you are blocking me while also sending me harassing messages." - Conservative blogger Robert Stacy McCain .
Wed May 08, 2013
Actor Riz Ahmed talks 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'
Actor Riz Ahmed , whose film credits include "Four Lions" and "Trishna," recently spoke with Phoenix Movie Examiner about his role in director Mira Nair's new thriller " The Reluctant Fundamentalist ." In " The Reluctant Fundamentalist ," which opens Friday, May 10 exclusively at Harkins Shea 14, Riz Ahmed plays a young Pakistani man who, while ... (more)