It’s named the Verrückt, which in German means “insane”. At 168 feet tall, or 17 stories high, it has the seal of approval from Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest water slide. To be among the first to ride … Continue reading
On Thursday, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor Bryan Cranston, currently starring in “All the Way” on Broadway in New York City.
Tired of staring blankly at six consonants and a “U” during family game night while your little brother just adds an “S” to everything and your great-aunt Ruth spells out “IS” and “AM” three times each? It’s time to give … Continue reading
Need to entertain your baby? There’s an app for that. But whether or not mobile device applications are actually educating your baby is under debate. An advocacy group has filed a federal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Michael Rich of Boston Children’s Hospital. Continue reading
When the clock struck midnight early Friday, fans of the wildly anticipated movie “The Hunger Games,” based on the young-adult series by Suzanne Collins, cheered as they flooded more than 2,000 screenings across the country. Jeffrey Brown discusses the movie’s appeal and buzz with The Atlantic’s Jen Doll. Continue reading
Ray Suarez and Jessica Vascellaro of The Wall Street Journal examine the marriage of the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider with one of the largest entertainment companies in a $30 billion deal approved by the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday. Continue reading
Legendary jazz singer and actress Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers in the entertainment industry, died Sunday in New York at age 92. Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at her career. Continue reading
NBC Universal announced Thursday that it would shift spending from tradition broadcast TV to digital entertainment. It will cut 700 jobs because of this restructuring. A media consultant discusses changing times in the media world. Continue reading