Becoming Alaskan: The three degrees of an Alaskan

...or fewer from any other human being on the globe. Not unlike the six degrees of Kevin Bacon theory - if you happen to be a Hollywood actor/actress.Here in Alaska, I'm bumping the degrees down to three.With town populations across the state on the...
Superheroes, for once, don't rule Hollywood's summer

...YORK - After a lackluster 2014 summer, Hollywood has bounced back with one of its best...the ones who saved the day.Instead, Hollywood's summer was led by a banner season...far this year, Universal has powered Hollywood to a near record summer with a diverse...
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Hollywood-style funeral for mobster outrages Rome

ROME - Romans aghast at a spiraling mafia probe found new reason for outrage Thursday over the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported local crime boss: It was replete with a gilded, horse-drawn carriage, flower petals tossed...
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Moview Review: 'Everest' the process. Clarke's performance shines, and ultimately it becomes a testament and a tribute to Rob Hall, because Hollywood films can only have one true hero. But at the end of the day, the real victor remains, as always, the mountain.
'Concussion' director says no compromises made for NFL

...Omalu's David-and-Goliath story, which played out like a Hollywood thriller," said Landesman. "Anyone who sees the movie...Concussion" - a high-profile release starring one of Hollywood's top actors - was already seen as an enormous public relations...
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Off the Beaten Path: Lose weight, feel great with the Alaska Diet Plan

...the producer told me I looked too much like Samwise Gamgee from "The Lord of the Rings," and that I had no future in Hollywood.Crushed, I took to wandering the hinterlands much like the character Tristan - played by Brad Pitt - in the movie "Legends...
'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The Emmys, television's highest-profile awards, could have seized the moment with Thursday's nominations to...
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Trump criticizes border policy, trade

...havoc on our population," he told a few thousand people attending the Libertarian gathering FreedomFest inside a Planet Hollywood ballroom on the Las Vegas Strip.In the 4,200-capacity Phoenix convention center packed with flag-waving supporters...
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Today In Sports History for July 20

...Louise Suggs.1974 - Carl Rosen's Chris Evert beats Miss Musket by 50 lengths in the winner-take-all match race at Hollywood Park.1975 - Sandra Palmer wins the U.S. Women's Open golf championship by four strokes over Nancy Lopez, Joanne Carner...
Jury quickly convicts theater shooter of murder

...head-to-toe in body armor, slipped through the emergency exit of the darkened theater in suburban Denver and replaced the Hollywood violence of the movie "The Dark Knight Rises" with real human carnage.His victims included two active-duty servicemen...
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