The late radio raconteur Jean Shepherd was an influential voice in the night for a generation of East Coasters -- among them Jerry Seinfeld and Keith Olbermann.
From humble beginnings, a cottage industry has grown.
Bob Clark had a perplexing career in film. The multihyphenate made one timeless, flawless picture that will run forever — 1983’s "A Christmas Story." He also made a whole lot of other movies. Some…
Howard Stern is revisiting "Rock 'n' Roll High School." The shockjock is producing, along with Larry Levinson, a remake of the 1979 film. Alex Winter, best known for playing alongside Keanu Reeves in…
It’s that wonderful time of year, time for repeated viewings of the holiday pic that never, ever gets old, 1983’s "A Christmas Story." TBS is obliging with its annual 24-hour marathon of the pic…
Bob Clark, director of holiday perennial "A Christmas Story," died early Wednesday in a car crash that also claimed the life of his 22-year-old son, Ariel. He was 67 and actively developing several…
The new-but-unimproved "Black Christmas" opened Monday Dec. 25 without press previews, dropped into megaplexes like a lump of coal into a naughty child's stocking. It likely will vanish quicker than…
Bob Clark, Canada's most famous filmmaker who is not actually a full-fledged Canuck, is having a good year. And that's despite the fact that Clark's most successful film, "Porky's," was nudged aside…
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Filmed in Wilmington, N.C., by Lavin Entertainment Group in association with MTM Entertainment and the Family Channel. Executive producer, Linda Lavin; producer, Jack Lorenz; director, Bob Clark…
If, by chance, Porky's should prove to be Melvin Simon's swan song in the film industry, it will either be perceived as a thunderously rude exit or a titanic raspberry uttered to audiences everywhere.