Category Archive: Spotlight

Spotlight on Audrey Hepburn

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Originally born in Brussels a young Audrey Hepburn spent her youthful years around Europe after the Second World War drove her family out of their homeland. Over time the young Hepburn began to… Continue reading

In Memoriam: George Perez

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It was at Dragon Con 2006 in Atlanta, my first ever con, perhaps this was the formation of a Core Memory al a’ Inside Out but I will leave that to the little… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Ken Burns

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When it comes to historical documentary series over the past 30 years the undisputed master has been Ken Burns. His blockbuster 9-part The Civil War broke new ground in the way documentaries were… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Sidney Poitier

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Last week we lost three towering figures in entertainment over the course of three days. TV icon Betty White, legendary filmmaker and historian Peter Bogdanovich, and trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier. Born to a… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Often called the greatest American immigrant story of the 20th century, Arnold Schwarzenegger, immigrated to the United States, broke and without knowing any English. What he did have was a dream to make… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Burt Lancaster

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Being a circus performer from a very young age, Burt Lancaster realized he had a skill for entertaining audiences. After a military stint in World War II, his desire to perform took him… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Gene Hackman

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Acting is a business few people truly retire from, most just take on fewer and fewer roles until they die. But Gene Hackman is one of those rare cases where he has seemingly… Continue reading

Linnea B. Capps is Here To Smash Your Misconceptions About The Furry Fandom

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This queer, disabled furry-fiction writer wants you to know that your voice matters too. Linnea B. Capps is a powerhouse; a queer, single, disabled mom of one who has loved to write since… Continue reading

Who is Neil Breen?

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There is a tradition held regularly at Black Lodge, the video store here in Memphis, known as Sh**Fest. After the shop closes the owner hosts, a screening of some of the worst films… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Bruce Campbell

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“Hail to the king, baby!” because among fans of horror and B-movies, actor Bruce Campbell is nothing short of royalty. As a young man, Campbell befriended aspiring filmmaker Sam Raimi, and their friendship… Continue reading