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How good are telethons at raising money?

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| A star-studded telethon airs tonight to help hurricane victims. But telethons are a bit of an anachronism when it's just as easy to donate with a click.

Mike White says 'Brad's Status' is a gift to his father

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The filmmaker stopped by The Frame with his father to talk about his latest movie — which was inspired by their relationship.

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Playing against type: The tale of 'California Typewriter'

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“California Typewriter” is a documentary portrait of artists, writers, and collectors who remain steadfastly loyal to the typewriter as a tool and muse.

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Dodgers, once flying high, are tumbling with a losing streak

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They had the best record just a few weeks ago. Now, they've lost 10 games in a row.

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​Don Ohlmeyer, longtime network TV executive, dies at 72

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Longtime friend Al Michaels announced Ohlmeyer's death while broadcasting NBC's "Sunday Night Football" game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.

RIP Michael Friedman, composer and lyricist

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Obie-winning composer and lyricist known for the musicals "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" and "Love's Labour's Lost" has died at age 41.

What made 'It' such a record-breaking hit?

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The Stephen King adaptation boasts the largest opening for a horror movie ever.

Kelp finds its niche in the craft beer scene

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Kelp isn't new to brewers. For hundreds of years, Scottish farmers grew grains in seaweed beds. But briny brews have been slow to catch on in the U.S.

Using black celebrities to push pop, pudding and politics

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In the 1960s, Tom Burrell helped change advertising by convincing agencies to tailor their pitches to black consumers, but he also saw his marketing work as part of a larger social project.