Years ago, radio shows and characters
Springfield News-LeaderYears ago, radio shows and characters entertained listenersSpringfield News-LeaderBefore TV, there was radio. As a boy, I liked to listen to our big RCA Victor radio in the living room of our home on Washington Avenue. One of my favorite programs was “Gunsmoke.” Marshal Matt Dillon, the hero, may have been a man of average stature.
Posted on 26 February 2017 | 12:21 pm
The evil minions of the newsroom - Asheboro
Asheboro Courier TribuneThe evil minions of the newsroomAsheboro Courier TribuneAt this point, Evil Minion Larry did his best Chester imitation — (the limping sidekick to Matt Dillon on the old “Gunsmoke” TV show for the benefit of you younger minions) — until he caught a glimpse of the Enemy of the American People's less-than ...
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 10:14 pm
Men's Indoor Track & Field Fifth, Women
Men's Indoor Track & Field Fifth, Women Seventh After First Day of 2017 Big South ChampionshipsGardner Webb University BulldogsIn the men's pole vault, both Nick Bandos and Matt Dillon tied for seventh place at 4. 15 meters. It was a new PR for Dillon. Cailen Blaire placed thirteenth in the women's shot put with a toss of 11.25 meters. In the men's long jump, Benjamin Sayles ...
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:03 pm
Spackenkill's Barry leads locals headed to
Poughkeepsie JournalSpackenkill's Barry leads locals headed to state track meetPoughkeepsie JournalMorrison won the boys 1,000 (2:30.57) and Arlington's 3,200 relay team of Morrison, Matt Dillon, Michael Asselmeyer and Mark Scanlon took first (7:56.57). Lourdes' Will Whelan took fourth in the boys 1,000 (2:32.35) and qualified for the inter ...
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 5:07 pm
EXCLUSIVE | Last living Iwo Jima Medal of
EXCLUSIVE | Last living Iwo Jima Medal of Honor recipient shares ...WRDW-TVMarine Hershel 'Woody' Williams is the last living Medal of Honor recipient from Iwo Jima. He shares the moments that earned him the honor 72 years later.and more »
Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:06 pm
No announcement yet on 'Wayward Pines Season
Lead hero, Matt Dillon's Ethan Burke, confronts the town creator, David Pilcher, and desperately tries to protect the townspeople. In a particularly gory scene, he gets blown up in an elevator trying to stop the "Abbies". Ethan Burke, David Pilcher and Ms ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:54 am
Paul Haggis on Collaborating With David
The movie, which starred a litany of Hollywood A-listers like Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, and Sandra Bullock, went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture (though Haggis recently suggested that maybe it didn’t deserve the honor). “It was a fable ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:31 am
'Gunsmoke' stars set to reunite in legendary
Miss Kitty and Matt Dillon have been part of cultural history for over 60 years this September. Their names have been in songs, books and stories since they first graced the small screen in the legendary “Gunsmoke” series. From 1955 to 1975 ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 3:13 pm
The (Other) Sounds of Summer: Musical Scenes
Matt Dillon, Chris Elliott, Sarah Silverman, Brett Favre and a bunch of orange-jumpsuited prisoners. FUN FACT Mr. Favre, whose surname is garbled by Mr. Stiller’s character, was the third choice for the part of Ms. Diaz’s pro footballer beau ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Carla Gugino on Playing Strong Women in
And I loved the wacky complicated dynamic between Tim (Robbins)’ character and mine. How was it working with Matt Dillon and M. Night Shyamalan on “Wayward Pines”? Though it was their first foray into TV, both have been storytellers for a long time.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:00 am