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The Emmys Have A Hopeless Scheduling Problem Showbiz Sandbox 2 Plays
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It’s bad enough that the Emmy Awards honor the exact same talent and television shows every year. Now, the Emmys are really growing stale by handing out prizes to shows that finished airing before last year’s ceremony. Unfortunately, as television migrates to year round programming, there is no good time to schedule the Emmys which would make them feel more timely or relevant.

‘Come a Little Closer’ by Cage the ElephantCage The Elephant is a band that always puts on a wild live show and the video for “Come A Little Closer” is proof positive of just how wacky they can be.

‘Come a Little Closer’ by Cage the Elephant
Cage The Elephant is a band that always puts on a wild live show and the video for “Come A Little Closer” is proof positive of just how wacky they can be.

On last night’s “Late Show” David Letterman gave a very personal and heartfelt tribute to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams. Out of all the memorials which have aired since Williams passed, it’s surely one of the best.

The cold brewed coffee at Verve Coffee Roasters is mixed with Nitro and poured from a tap. It comes out looking like Guinness. #vervecoffee (at Verve Coffee Roasters Pacific Ave.)

The cold brewed coffee at Verve Coffee Roasters is mixed with Nitro and poured from a tap. It comes out looking like Guinness. #vervecoffee (at Verve Coffee Roasters Pacific Ave.)

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Guardians of the Celluloid: Hollywood Big Shots Rally Around Film Stock Showbiz Sandbox 2 Plays
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With the entertainment industry having fully embraced digital technology, the world’s only remaining motion picture film supplier was preparing to cease manufacturing 35mm stock. However, a group of influential filmmakers, Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino among them, have convinced studios to enter into an agreement with Kodak that will keep celluloid alive for a few more years.

The Wave Swinger is one of the more popular rides at this year’s Ventura County Fair. #vcfair #venturacountyfair #vcfair2014 (at Ventura County Fair)

The Wave Swinger is one of the more popular rides at this year’s Ventura County Fair. #vcfair #venturacountyfair #vcfair2014 (at Ventura County Fair)

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Showbiz Sandbox 244: Hollywood Faces An Epic Struggle Over the Future of Entertainment Distribution Showbiz Sandbox 0 Plays
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Whether it’s movies streaming online before they premiere in theaters, the never-ending retransmission dispute between television networks and cable companies or the dwindling number of book retailers, how media companies are distributing their content has never been more in flux.

‘Chandelier’ by SiaFeel like I’m a little late to the Sia bandwagon. She is an amazing songwriter and singer, despite her ongoing eccentricity of not showing her face. The video for “Chandelier” is hard to stop watching.

‘Chandelier’ by Sia
Feel like I’m a little late to the Sia bandwagon. She is an amazing songwriter and singer, despite her ongoing eccentricity of not showing her face. The video for “Chandelier” is hard to stop watching.

It is easy to see why Giacomo’s Ristorante is one of Boston’s most popular dining spots. It’s hard to get a table at this tiny Italian Restaurant in the North End, but well worth the wait. (at Giacomo’s Ristorante)

It is easy to see why Giacomo’s Ristorante is one of Boston’s most popular dining spots. It’s hard to get a table at this tiny Italian Restaurant in the North End, but well worth the wait. (at Giacomo’s Ristorante)

Kitchen items inside one of the recreated Pilgrim dwellings at Plimouth Plantation. (at Plimoth Plantation)

Kitchen items inside one of the recreated Pilgrim dwellings at Plimouth Plantation. (at Plimoth Plantation)