Category Archives: Television

Friday Night Concert: Kiss In The Makeup Years

Travel back in time with us to the pre-cable and VCR days when rock bands could only ever be briefly glimpsed on TV late on Friday nights, and if you were lucky, you might get to see a full show. … Continue reading

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Budd Friedman’s New Book ‘The Improv’ Is The History of Stand-up Comedy

The history of stand-up comedy in the US would be a lot different without Budd Friedman. In his new book, The Improv, Budd, along with co-author Tripp Whetsell, tells about the evolution of stand-up, from the days of the Catskills … Continue reading

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“The Keepers” from Netflix: The Next Documentary You Will Be Binge-Watching

Netflix practically invented binge-watching by creating addictive shows and dropping the entire season into the queue at the same time. Now they have branched off into making documentary series that are just as compelling. In the vein of “Making of a … Continue reading

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Myron Mixon, The Winningest Man in Barbecue, Talks About Barbecue

Myron Mixon is the winningest man in competition barbeque and the star of Destination America TV’s BBQ Pitmasters and BBQ Pit Wars. He is the Executive Producer and host of BBQ Rules. He’s currently a 4-time world barbecue champion, with … Continue reading

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Interview: Don Most Talks About Happy Days, Directing and His Love of Big Band Music and Creating His New Mostly Swinging CD

Donny Most started out his career working as an actor, portraying Ralph Malph on the iconic TV show Happy Days. More roles came, on shows like Love Boat, Teen Wolf, Murder She Wrote, Star Trek: Voyager, Glee and Family Guy. … Continue reading

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Interview: Alison Arngrim Talks About Her Life, From Little House on the Prairie to Her Book Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated, and Much More

Alison Arngrim—-actress, activist and writer—has had an exciting life. Cast at age 12 as Nellie Oleson in Little House on the Prairie, she has kept busy with a wide variety of projects. The Boise Beat sat down with Alison Arngrim … Continue reading

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