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The Fantastic Politics of 'The West Wing,' 15 Years Later (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 9/24/2014 2:11 pm

Popular culture influences our understanding of politics and it shapes the way we view our present circumstances. This week, as new shows premiere on networks and cable, we also mark the 15th anniversary of the indelible political drama "The West Wing."

Charlaine Harris: Making Vampires Southern

by Jan Cottingham 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Writer Charlaine Harris’ decision to bring vampires “out of the coffin” 12 years ago has made her rich, most probably, though all she’ll allow is that she’s “very comfortable.” It definitely made her famous.

Weight of the Nation to Screen at Laman Library Today

by Karen Martin 8/7/2012 6:38 am

Weight of the Nation, a four-part HBO documentary on obesity in America, will screen at 6:30 p.m. today (Aug. 7) and continue at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14, 21 and 28 at Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock, as part of Fit 2 Live at Laman. Admission is free.

The Weight of the Nation Screening and Panel at Clinton Presidential Center Wednesday

by Karen Martin 4/30/2012 6:53 am

A debut screening of the new HBO series The Weight of the Nation, followed by a panel discussion on child obesity with Arkansas surgeon general Dr. Joe Thompson and others, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 2) at the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. Admission is free.

Renaud Brothers Bring Depictions of Danger to the Silver Screen

by Amanda Hoelzeman 4/27/2012 12:00 am

Filmmakers, television producers, film programmers and brothers Brent and Craig Renaud are artists whose medium happens to be film. With a shared interest in journalism and sociology, the two bring all corners of the world into the theater.

'Treme' Co-creator Eric Overmyer Talks Season 2 at Clinton School

by Karen Martin 4/22/2011 5:15 am

The second season of Treme, HBO's series on the rebuilding of New Orleans after hurricane Katrina in 2005, begins at 9 p.m. Sunday. Co-creator Eric Overmyer visited the Clinton School and talks about what to expect.

Eric Overmyer Talks 'Treme' Season 2 at the Clinton School

by Lance Turner 8/12/2010 8:23 am

Eric Overmyer, co-creator of HBO's "Treme," talked about New Orleans, working with musicians and some of the themes he and David Simon hope to explore in the drama's second season on Wednesday at the Clinton School of Public Service.

TV: What We're Watching

by Karen Martin 6/10/2010 5:15 am

We love the HBO series True Blood, which begins its third season June 13. But we can't complain that there's nothing to watch until then.