WASHINGTON (AP) — It was late October 2017 and a packed house of VIPs had gathered at Washington's Kennedy Center to watch David Letterman receive the Mark Twain award for a career in comedy. A stream of comedians took the stage to sing Letterman's praises, and several couldn't resist taking good-natured shots at the crowd.
Martin Short deadpanned, "It says a lot about America when people from different white backgrounds can gather together like this."
When Sandra Neil Wallace worked as a sports reporter for ESPN, she came across the same art in the homes of many of the athletes she interviewed. Curious, she finally asked about the paintings with a distinct style that seemed familiar. Just who was this artist?
The answer shocked her: The artist was an ex-football player whose work had graced album covers by Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, and whose life was the inspiration for the TV sitcom "Good Times."
Macy’s Parade, Mark Twain Prize and Marvel series top the week’s TV choices (videos)
Macy's Parade, Mark Twain Prize and Marvel series top the week's TV choices (videos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The week's viewing choices include a new Marvel series based on a comic book co-created by Brian K. Vaughan, who grew up in Rocky River and Westlake:
Jim Hasey and Jimmie Walker had never considered buying a church until after they purchased the gorgeous rectory of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Beaver Dam in 2009.