Get Thee to a Support Group

To paraphrase the late film critic Roger Ebert, movies would be a lot shorter if the right two people just got together and had a smart conversation.

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The Dating Game

Long before “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” (1965, to be precise), a popular TV show called “The Dating Game” debuted in which a young lady was invited to ask questions of three potential suitors who were hidden from her view.

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Moonlighting

Throughout history, creative types such as writers have had to support themselves with day jobs until such time as they became famous.

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Go West, Young Screenwriter!

“It was because of my great interest in the West,” wrote Buffalo Bill, “and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.”

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Stop the Presses

In the 1400’s, a man named Johann Gutenberg invented something that would forever change the way people looked at reading materials.

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The Summer Job

The young son of a friend of mine recently announced that since he wasn’t going to summer school this year, he thought it would be fun to get a job and earn some money.

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Home Sweet Home

“It takes hands to build a house,” wrote an unknown author, “but only hearts can build a home.”

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Just Checking In

Hotels, motels and inns have long been a popular backdrop for films.

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