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Joshua Brand ... Over Exposure

August 8th, 2017
Joshua Brand

"Like most human beings I'm just trying to make sense of things. I don't know if I accomplished that, I don't know if anybody can. The universe is a weird place. We break our teeth developing theories, equations, and systems... a system is like the tail of truth.

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Remembering Grant Tinker

November 30th, 2016
Grant Tinker

We’re so sad to learn that executive/producer and co-founder of the Archive of American Television, Grant Tinker passed away on Monday, November 28 at the age of 90. Tinker began his career in television in 1949 as an intern at NBC.

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Tears, Dreams, and Blank Screens: A Brief History of the Series Finale

April 28th, 2016
Leave It To Beaver

Lucy accidently destroys a newly sculpted Revolutionary War statue in the town square. A grenade temporarily blinds Eliot Ness. Perry Mason successfully defends an eccentric actress in a murder case. These describe three episodes of the most successful shows of the ‘50s and ‘60s. What do they all have in common? They’re all the final episodes of their respective series.

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Happy 101st Birthday, Norman Lloyd!

November 8th, 2015
Norman Lloyd

Acting, directing, producing - longevity in any one of these endeavors is impressive. Norman Lloyd has flourished in all three. The sheer number of credits to his name are staggering by any measure, even for someone turning 101 years old.

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