Daily Archives: November 9, 2011

Remembering Heavy D, 1967-2011

Forty-four is an awful early age to check out, but that’s what happened to Heavy D Tuesday, collapsing outside his Beverly Hills home. When I last spoke to him, 17 years ago, he was doing what he had done his entire career – sending out a positive message in his music. Even then, he was […]

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This Was Only a Test

The Dow being down 375 points added a little edge to the planned 2 p.m. test of the Emergency Alarm System today. It was the kind of intrusion that usually comes on TV randomly, very late at night, with its bureaucratically (or electronically-generated) type, barely discernable voice, annoying set of tones and accompanying static. But […]

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Brian Greene Unwittingly Explains ‘Lost’

Brian Greene’s current four-part series on “Nova,” explaining prevailing, mindblowing theories of quantum physics, “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” takes time tonight to explain how the past, present and future can exist simultaneously or how completely different realities can be concurrently happening on parallel universes. In essence, it explains a lot of the underpinning of […]

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Wednesday TV: CMA Awards, College Basketball Returns

All five nominees for Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association will perform at the gala CMA Awards Show (ABC, 8 p.m.), live from Nashville. Those nominees include Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift. Paisley, who also won the title last year, will co-host along with “American Idol” […]

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