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New local art exhibits have new venues A new space and a new place. Both the Jacksonville State University art exhibit “Sample” and the new display by East Alabama Artists claim a unique distinction this month. Although Hammond Hall Gallery is the location for JSU’s art Hervey exhibit as usual, Folsom the gallery’s Artists in Action been transformed dramatically into a new type of venue. Being there is like discovering an entirely new place. East Alabama Artists, the group that was formerly located at ArtWorks, has moved to a new place to exhibit: Nunnally’s Custom Framing and Noble Gallery at 1014 Noble St. The two floors of this space — the main floor and the loft — give the show a different and exciting setting for the showing of art. Evidently, the creative spirit moved with the artists.

JSU Gallery It took an art department to raise this show, according to visiting artist

Cayewah Easley. And all of the precise measuring, hammering, building and sorting paid off in producing an interesting and uncommon show of art, crafts and design. This one is an installation as well as an exhibit. Easley, chair of the Fibers Department at Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, opens her world of textiles and fibers to viewers by demonstrating how a space can be changed and more fully appreciated by using different textures and color patterns. The gallery’s gray-carpeted walls remain the same, but now the floor resembles a patchwork quilt of carpeted squares, laid out by the students, and set on a diagonal. At the show’s opening, patrons were surprised to learn that there are windows on the gallery’s outside wall. On the same inside wall, they have been covered up by the carpet. Line tracings in this exhibit show the outlines of the windows. Brick is a structural and decorative product used by artisan builders in many ways. Easley has brought “the outside of the building in” to the viewer’s eye by attaching her semblances of bricks, made of hand-blocked printed felt, to the inside wall. The light casts shadows on this unit of the show, deepening the bricks’ length;

they seem like standard bricks. “This is what I like about art,” said the artist. “It makes you look at things more deeply.” On another wall, work by the artist and several of her former students (who are now professional weavers and illustrators) are displayed. This collection includes embroidery, drawings and paintings. The origin of Easley’s first name drew questions at the opening. “Cayewah” is the phonetic spelling of the Kiowa Indian tribe, a tribe that lived on the plains of Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico. The artist’s father, who was interested in the Native American culture, found the spelling of her name in a Bureau of American Ethnology annual he was given while enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute. “Sample” will be up through Feb. 27.

East Alabama Artists The new location drew new viewers to the exhibit’s opening last week, according to Terry Harris, spokesperson for East Alabama Artists. Also, seeing paintings placed in the loft gave people an idea of how the pieces can look in a home setting, she said. JewPlease see art ❙ Page 3

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Rita Springer with two of her oils in the East Alabama Artists show at Nunnally’s Custom Framing gallery in Anniston. Above Springer, Tommy Moorehead’s painting, ‘Storm’s A Coming’ is also exhibited.

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Review | video game

‘The Darkness II’ not worth embracing

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By Derrik J. Lang Associated Press

When the demonic first-person game “The Darkness” was released in 2007, it was a twisted breath of fresh air among all the war simulators and space-marine romps. AP video game reviewer Lou Kesten called it an “intriguing mix of stealth and first-person shooting.” Unfortunately, a sequel that’s arrived five years later isn’t as much of a revelation. “The Darkness II” (2K Games, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, $59.99), developed by Digital Extremes instead of Starbreeze Studios, feels like an unworthy follow-up that’s just a little too late. Jackie

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elry, gourds and pottery are also on view. Landon Shirey, who works at the framing shop, helped set up

Estacado is back as a mob boss possessed by an ancient baddie known as the Darkness, which appears as snakelike tentacles jutting from his back. After two years of keeping the Darkness at bay, an assassination attempt reanimates those light-averse supernatural forces residing within Jackie, who is still reeling from the shocking death of his girlfriend in the first game. The story by veteran comic-book writer Paul Jenkins is frustratingly uneven, and the single-player campaign is far too short. The sequel switches up the Darkness abilities, opting for a gory shoot-’em-up focus instead of open-ended sneakiness. With the two extra limbs, Jackie can use car doors as makeshift shields while wielding Uzis in both hands. They can

the exhibit. “I would say some of the art is traditional in subject matter, but done with contemporary products,” Shirey said. Tora Johnson’s watercolor, for example, pictures a waterfall painted on yupo paper, a plastic-like paper. “The result is amazing to me,” Shirey added. “Actually, I think every piece here

also be used for bashing bad guys, creating ammo and slicing electrical wires. The levels — a subway, warehouse, mansion, carnival, etc. — are not only cliched, they’re also more linear than the first game’s playgrounds. The never-ending barrage of religious fanatics attacking Jackie is pretty boring. They’re too easy to put down and come in just a few varieties. “The Darkness II” wisely trades the realistic style of the original for a more colorful cell-shaded aesthetic, recalling the game’s origins as a popular Top Cow comic book, and old-school tunes like Ram Jam’s “Black Betty” and Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” organically plopped into Jackie’s urban environment make “The Darkness II” a more dynamic experience. Besides those few flourishing touches,

is unique.” One of the first paintings seen on the left wall upon entering from the shop’s street entrance is by one of ArtWork’s original members, Rita Springer. Her oil on canvas is “Vase with Poppies,” a somewhat expressionistic piece. The artist loved to draw as a child, and art remains an ongoing pas-

the only saving grace of “The Darkness II” is a fun multiplayer mode that extends the single-player campaign in ways that are more exciting than the single-player campaign itself. Players can embark on cooperative missions as one of Jackie’s four assassin pals, each with their own Darkness-inspired powers and weapons. I would have given an arm and a leg — or two demonic arms — for a “Darkness” sequel that combined the original’s adventurous first-person gameplay with this second installment’s ripped-fromthe-comic-book style. Luckily for me, the hurried campaign and dumbed-down design of “The Darkness II” means I’ll be keeping all of my limbs. Two out of four stars.

sion with her. She has attended workshops in Europe, Mexico, the British Isles and the United States and finds time to paint with artist friends at Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega and in a master class in Birmingham. Her work is in private collections throughout the Southeast and in Washington, D.C.

Tommy Moorehead’s oil on canvas is seen above Springer’s painting in the display. His painting’s title, “Storm’s A Coming,” is a composition from his “Disappearing South” series. Moorehead is exhibits coordinator at Heritage Hall Museum. The exhibit continues through April.


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JSU production revisits Anniston bus burning By Brett Buckner Special to The Star

Jade Wagner was leaving class when Susan McCain, associate professor of acting at Jacksonville State University, pulled her aside. McCain had a project in mind for the 19-year-old student. “It was kinda intimidating,” Wagner said with an embarrassed laugh. “But the minute she told me about it, I was entranced by the story, the symbolism and the beauty of the message.” The project Wagner was recruited for was an original historical drama written by McCain and JSU graduate student Jason Wright to celebrate Black History Month and benefit JSU’s Black Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. The play’s title alone is apt to send a shudder through the memories of those familiar not only with one of the darkest moments in Anniston’s history, but that of the nation during the Civil Rights Movement — Th’ Burning. “It’s a very sore spot,” Wright said, “but I fear that America hasn’t fully dealt with its (racist) history. This production will hopefully help do that.” Th’ Burning uses the events of Mother’s Day 1961 when a mob attacked a Freedom Riders bus as it passed through Anniston. On May 14, 1961, just south of Anniston, the driver of a southbound Greyhound motioned to the Freedom Riders’ bus driver, O.T. Jones, to pull over to the side of the road. A white man then ran across the road and yelled to Jones through the window, “There’s an angry and unruly crowd gathered at Anniston. There’s a rumor that some people on this bus are going to stage a sit-in. The terminal has been closed. “Be careful.” Believing the warning was a bluff, the driver was urged on. But when the bus rolled into the terminal parking lot just after 1 p.m., the station was locked and there was only silence. “… Out of nowhere, a screaming mob led by Anniston Klan leader William Chappell rushed the bus,”

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The cast of ‘Th’ Burning’ visits the original site of the Anniston bus burning in preparation for its show. writes Raymond Arsenault, author of Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. “As the crowd of about 50 surrounded the bus, an 18-year-old Klansman and ex-convict named Roger Couch stretched out on the pavement in front of the bus to block any attempt to leave, while the rest — carrying metal pipes, clubs and chains — milled around menacingly.” Klan members then slashed the bus’ tires, forcing it to stop several miles outside of town where it was then firebombed. As the bus burned, the mob held the doors shut, intent on burning the riders to death. Eventually, the riders escaped, but were viciously beaten as they did. Only warning shots fired into the air by highway patrolmen prevented the riders from being lynched. Th’ Burning is set within the historical context of this attack,

but it’s not meant to be a historical play — using instead this brutal event as a backdrop to tell the story of people entrenched on either side of this cultural war, both black and white, and what they can learn from each other, McCain explains. “We realize that we all continue to have battles in life,” she said. “So what we’ve done with the whole bus burning is use it as the background for the battlefield. The play dramatizes human beings as they address the battles of everyday life … this happens to be the battles between people of that era and culture and their particular fight.” This is a play that all can learn from, Wright said. “It’s all part of our shared history,” he said. “And that’s why it needs to be addressed and discussed so that we can all learn from it … and learn from each other.”

For Wagner, who plays a 13year-old African-American named Josephine, as someone who is bi-racial, it was as if the role was written specifically for her. “With me being half black … it’s something that’s so ingrained in my heritage,” she said, “as soon as (Dr. McCain) told me about it; I wanted to play this role.” It was also an educational process for Wagner, who had never heard of the Anniston bus burning. “I had no idea,” said Wagner, who’s from Decatur. “And people my age that I asked about this had no idea either. It’s like a big secret that everybody wants to keep hidden. And if it weren’t for this play, I never would have known what happened … that’s probably true for a lot of people.” In addition to the original dialogue, Th’ Burning also features original songs, as well as standards

th’ burning When: Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.: Saturday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. show Where: Mason Hall Performance Center, Jacksonville State University How much: $5 on Feb. 24. $15 for adults and $12 for students for Feb. 25 show. Contact: 256-782-8364. Educators interested in bringing students for a special Thursday, Feb. 23, showing should call 256-782-5635 for arrangements. of the time. “You really can’t talk about black culture without talking about music,” McCain said. “That was also the best way to build a bridge between cultures because we both get it. We both appreciate it. Music speaks to us all.”


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“proceduralization.” That’s why the beginning guitarist struggles to bend a string but a practiced player bends the same note seemingly without any effort. The whole exercise moves, By By Nick Owchar thanks to the brain, to a deeper, Los Angeles Times (MCT) visceral level — that’s the level at which great musicians play. Spending countless hours It’s also the level that a young playing the video game Guitar child reaches more quickly than Hero has fostered an illuan adult, but that doesn’t sion among many midmean adults dle-age guys. It’s not too should give up. late to be a guitar god. The fact is, Then they discover Marcus says, “a something: There’s musical mind a big difference develops only if we between the colored put in years of hard plastic buttons on work ... in which the guitar-shaped parts of the brain game control and that evolved for other the six strings of purposes such as lanan actual guitar. guage ... are gradually But is the difco-opted into doing ference insursomething new.” mountable? It sounds as if Marcus Gary Marcus set out to answer that question in “Guitar were stating the obvious Zero: The New Musician and the — “Practice makes perfect,” right? Science of Learning.” — but his book looks far more “I had a sabbatical coming up,” deeply into the ways our brains says Marcus, a psychology profes- rewire themselves and find ways sor at New York University. to compensate for certain gaps or “I decided to see what would deficits in our abilities. happen if I devoted myself to In the process of demonstratmusic full time, for a month or ing these, Marcus sounds an two — or as long as I could stand. encouraging note (pun intended) If someone as tuneless as I could for older readers who have always make progress, perhaps there was wanted to do something but have hope for anyone.” never had time. Marcus’ journey may have The reason for learning anystarted because he wanted to thing, whether it’s guitar (Marcus rock, but he’s also director of succeeds, playing well enough to NYU’s Center for Language and perform before a Brooklyn audiMusic. This book in the end is ence), Guitar Hero or Mandarin about more than a desire to shred Chinese, isn’t perfection or virlike Eddie Van Halen. tuoso skill. Marcus examines how our The motive is far simpler: brains are affected by creativity bliss. — learning a musical instrument, Learning makes us happy, for instance, or a new language and it provides us with feelings of — and how these experiences control and novelty, Marcus conremain open to all of us, no matcludes in this thoughtful study, ter our age. that are crucial to our psyches. How? By practice. Practice “(M)aybe, just maybe,” he spurs brain growth, he says. It says, “the art of reinvention and causes the brain to take what it acquiring new skills can give us a learns and shift it from explicit sense of a life well lived.” to implicit — a process he calls Rock on.

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Springsteen exhibit opening at Philly-based museum PHILADELPHIA — It’s like the promised land for Bruce Springsteen fans at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The Boss’ guitars, handwritten lyrics, personal scrapbooks and 1960 Corvette are among 150 items in the exhibit “From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen.” It opens Friday and runs through Sept. 3. The Philadelphia showing is the only scheduled stop. The show was at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland since April 2009 but the National Constitution Center exhibit has new items and a deeper historical focus. Constitution Center president and chief executive officer David Eisner said the exhibit provides perspectives on freedom of speech, the meaning of the American dream and the role of artists in politics and protest. — Associated Press

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Cash’s 80th birthday, legacy to be celebrated By Chris Talbott Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Johnny Cash is still cool. Like Elvis or Hank Williams, Cash retains a certain cachet in current popular culture even in death. More proof of his enduring legend is on the way as plans to celebrate what would have been the American icon’s 80th birthday unfold later this month and year. There will be a groundbreaking on the project to preserve Cash’s childhood home in Dyess, Ark., on Feb. 26, his birthday. A new Cash museum will open in Nashville later this year and several music releases are expected to commemorate the anniversary of his birth. There are three documentaries in the works as well. Interest remains as high as ever more than eight years after his death in 2003 at 71 of complications from diabetes. “He appealed to people and still appeals to people who have a small CD collection and live in middle America just as much as the punk on the streets of Germany,” Cash’s son, John Carter Cash, said. “And that’s sort of magical the way he’s been able to do that still, that his image still draws people from all walks of life.” The Cash family is most excited about the project in Dyess. Many of Cash’s children and grandchildren will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Project, an undertaking led by Arkansas State University. Fundraising for the project began last summer and the family and university hope to restore the house Cash grew up in and its outbuildings. ASU also has taken over other buildings of historic importance that remain from the New Deal era Dyess Colony and want to reflect not only Cash’s life, but the reality of The Great Depression.

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The late country singer Johnny Cash is shown in 1977. There will be a groundbreaking for a new museum at his childhood home in Dyess, Ark., on Feb. 26, which would have been Cash’s 80th birthday.

The government put 500 families in homes with small agricultural land grants at a time of great hardship, and Rosanne Cash says without exaggeration that it saved her family. Her father would later become a citizen of the world, but his time in Dyess was instrumental in shaping his sound and his world view. Rosanne Cash says of all the thousands of tributes and moments of recognition her father has received over the years, the restoration “has really captured my heart.” The house is being restored based on photos and the memories of relatives. It will be furnished and decorated as it was

“He had a humility and a charm and a style and a charisma that just still attracts people to him.” — John Carter Cash, son of Johnny Cash

when the family lived there in the 1930s and ’40s. ASU plans to establish a museum and a space for workshops, demonstrations and classes. “It’s so amazing how you don’t realize how important these touchstones in your ancestry are until your parents are gone,” Rosanne Cash said.

“There’s this paradox that you can’t really feel it or realize it while they’re here, so there’s a tremendous amount of poignancy and embracing it and protecting it and preserving it for future generations, and drawing my own children into it. It’s a big deal to me.” Bill Miller, a Cash memora-

bilia collector and the operator of the Johnny Cash website is behind the Nashville museum, which will be located on Music City’s busy Lower Broadway tourist strip, “right in the middle of the hubbub,” John Carter Cash said. The museum will be filled with pieces from The House of Cash, which closed in 1999, and other items endowed by the family. “He’s been an incredible supporter of my dad and one of the largest collectors of memorabilia,” Rosanne Cash said. “If anybody has the whole structure to put up a museum, he does. So I have a lot of trust in him and I think it’s great at this point. I think he’ll do something with dignity and class that’s historically important, not some kitschy thing. I’m very interested in seeing what he does.” No celebration of Cash would be complete without music. There’s been plenty since his death, including the completion of his American Recordings work with producer Rick Rubin and the start of a bootleg series. The two-CD Bootleg IV: The Soul of Truth, focusing on gospel and spiritual songs recorded in the 1970s and ’80s, will be out April 3 and will include some unreleased material. And Columbia/Legacy plans other releases later this year, including a large box set, but details on those projects are not yet available. Whatever is released will find a willing audience, eager to hear new material or learn something new about The Man in Black. “Dad was, I don’t know how else to put it but to say, he was the real deal,” John Carter Cash said. “He had a humility and a charm and a style and a charisma that just still attracts people to him. Through his music, his writings and the other people who study his life, it’s inspiring. And I think that’s a great thing that people are inspired by my father still.”


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Reviews | Music

Bentley returns ‘Home’ to mainstream sound By Michael Mccall

Like his peers, he regularly offers songs about celebrating with friends. “Am I The Only One,” already a No. 1 Dierks Bentley, Home (Capitol hit, as well as “Tip It On Back” and “5Nashville) 1-5-0” are as entertaining as any partyA banjo kicks off Dierks Bentley’s ing songs coming from Jason Aldean new album Home, recalling a backand Eric Church. woods sound prevalent on his previBut the Arizona native separates ous, bluegrass-inspired album Up on himself from his peers with love the Ridge. songs, which feature a sensual The similarities stop quality rare in modern country there. The bluegrass music. The steamy “Breathe album generated rave You In” and the tortured “In reviews and but no radio My Head” are outstanding hits. With Home, Bentley relationship songs, while returns to contemporary “Home,” a valentine to country music and the America, is a patriotic ode top of the charts — in the that doesn’t stoop to jingodistinctive fashion that has ism. established him among counHome indeed finds Bentley back try music’s most interesting hit-makwhere he belongs: On the top of the ers. country music charts. Bentley always utilizes banjo, fidCHECK OUT THIS TRACK: The dle, mandolin and especially dobro in soulfully swaying “When You Gonna his music, but with a modern beat and Come Around,” a sexy duet with Karen energy that, along with his distinctive Fairchild of Little Big Town, makes voice, gives him a compelling sound of flirting sound as if it’s going to lead to his own. an inevitably positive conclusion. For the Associated Press

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Country singer Dierks Bentley performs on the ‘Today’ show, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in New York. His latest album, ‘Home,’ was recently released.

New from Tennis and Amos Lee By Glenn Gamboa Newsday

Tennis, Young & Old (Fat Possum) If Tennis’ debut, Cape Dory, last year was a small experiment that had surprise success, its sophomore album, Young & Old, is what it sounds like when the Denver trio develops a plan. Singer Aliana Moore has one of those sweet, effortless voices that immediately conjures up oceanside daydreams and carefree sunny days — like her contemporaries Bethany Cosentino of Beth Coast and Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls. Tennis guitarist Patrick Riley sounds fascinated with the ’60s, bouncing between the Beach Boys and Motown. Together, they build something that sounds new but feels familiar. The first single, “Origins,” sounds like Brenda Lee joining the Beach Boys, only streamlined for 21st century fans — with Moore’s vocals crisp and sassy

and Riley’s guitars hazy and drenched in reverb. On the jaunty “Traveling” and the Motown rave-up “High Road,” Tennis adds a layer of organ that makes them sound like The Zombies, while nurturing an innocent pop melody as undeniable as something from the movie “That Thing You Do.” The combination of new and retro on Young & Old is similar to the one forged by The Black Keys, which makes sense considering the Keys’ drummer, Patrick Carney, produced Tennis this time out. Tennis also seems to share the less-is-more aesthetic, using a small number of instruments to build an impressive, timeless wall of sound. Maybe Tennis will land some Black Keys-size success as well.

Crow Flies, an EP of six previously unreleased songs from his Mission Bell recording sessions, Lee showcases his gorgeous voice even more, complemented by the spare, effective arrangements of members of Calexico. “The Darkness” is the champ here, stunningly capturing the complicated mix of despair and hope at “the darkness before the dawn.”

HOT SONG Somali rapper K’Naan’s new single, “Is Anybody Out There?” (A&M/Octone), is even catchier than his international smash “Wavin’ Flag,” the anthem from the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Featuring Nelly Furtado in one of her most memorable vocal turns in years, “Out There” tells the story of Amos Lee, As the Crow Flies (Blue finding acceptance in music and the Note) importance of showing compassion. Amos Lee surprised many last year K’Naan manages the uplifting tale when his Mission Bell album debuted without sounding sappy and implants at No. 1 and introduced his rich, warm the irresistible melody without sacrivoice to a much wider audience than ficing meaning, practically guaranteethe Americana faithful. On As the ing radio domination soon.

iTunes Top 10 selling singles and albums Songs 1. “We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae),” Fun. 2. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Kelly Clarkson 3. “Set Fire to the Rain,” ADELE 4. “I Will Always Love You,” Whitney Houston 5. “Sexy and I Know It,” LMFAO 6. “Turn Me On (feat. Nicki Minaj),” Nicki Minaj, David Guetta 7. “Someone Like You,” ADELE 8. “Give Me All Your Luvin’ (feat. Nicki Minaj, M.I.A.),” Madonna 9. “Rolling in the Deep,” ADELE 10. “Rack City,” Tyga Albums 1. 21, ADELE 2. Whitney — The Greatest Hits, Whitney Houston 3. Scars & Stories, The Fray 4. A Different Kind of Truth, Van Halen 5. Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay 6. Kisses On the Bottom, Paul McCartney 7. Born to Die, Lana Del Rey 8. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson 9. Home, Dierks Bentley 10. 19, ADELE — Compiled by the Associated Press


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Tom Hardy, left, Reese Witherspoon, center, and Chris Pine are shown in a scene from ‘This Means War.’

Stars make ‘This Means War’ tolerable By Christy Lemire Associated Press

Having great-looking stars who have the added bonus of actually being able to act makes the noisy romp This Means War more tolerable that it ought to be. It’s essentially a love-triangle version of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, rendered even more bombastic in the hands of Charlie’s Angels director McG. (Simon Kinberg, who wrote the 2005 film that spawned Brangelina, shares script credit here with Timothy Dowling.) So you’ve got your sport utility vehicles tumbling in slow motion, your gravity-defying shootouts and your obligatory explosions galore. Naturally, the premise is the most highconcept, contrived confection: Two CIA agents (Chris Pine and Tom Hardy) who happen to be best friends also happen to fall in love with the same woman (Reese Witherspoon), who has no idea these

this means war HH1/2 rating: PG-13 for sexual content including references, some violence and action, and for language Running time: 1:37 Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Chelsea Handler guys know each other. They promise their shared pursuit won’t ruin their friendship, but good luck with all that. Screwball and high-tech, This Means War aims to provide laughs and thrills at the same time, and only intermittently achieves its goals. Still, the sight of Pine and Hardy one-upping each other for Witherspoon’s affections through ridiculously elaborate dates and outright stalking (with the help of government resources) has its amusing moments. It

also sets up the singular great shot in the entire film, in which the two suitors skulk around her apartment, trying to avoid her (and each other) as they hide their surveillance equipment and hunt for intel on her likes and dislikes. Witherspoon stars as the plucky Lauren Scott, a top product tester for a consumer magazine. Still reeling from a breakup, she reluctantly finds herself in the online dating scene. There she finds Hardy’s character, the sweet and sensitive Tuck, who claims he’s a travel agent. He’s still hurting from a breakup with his wife, with whom he has a young son. Lauren and Tuck’s first date couldn’t go better, but on the way home she stops by a freakishly well-stocked video store (one of the more outrageous fantasy elements in This Means War) where — wouldn’t you know it? — she meets and trades snappy banter with Pine’s character, a womanizer who goes by the initials FDR. Instantly

smitten by this smart, fetching creature, FDR goads her into going on a date with him, which ends up going surprisingly well, too. From there, the film works itself up into a frenzy of back-and-forth sabotage — to the tune of the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage,” which provides some energy and is good for a laugh at first but ultimately reinforces the music-video aesthetic. McG reliably keeps the action humming at a nearly nonstop pace, though. All in all, it’s a sufficient and not entirely insufferable distraction. Meanwhile, Chelsea Handler pops in from time to time as Lauren’s wisecracking, married best friend living vicariously through her dating adventures. Merely the idea that these two women would have a conversation with each other is even more implausible than the film’s outsized stunts, and Handler is coasting on her brash, boozy TV persona, but a couple of her zingers do hit their targets.


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A rogue CIA operative who has been on the run for a decade forms an unlikely partnership with a frustrated rookie agent. With Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga and Brendan Gleeson. Star wars: episode I The phantom menace

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After making a surprising discovery, three high school students develop uncanny powers and begin to lose control. With Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell and Michael B. Jordan.

A 3-D version of the spacefaring adventure about Jedi knights and interplanetary intrigue. With Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Jake Lloyd.

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

HH, 1:57, R

NR, 1:35, PG-13

Still struggling with his curse as the devil’s bounty hunter, the supernatural antihero Ghost Rider risks everything to team with a rebel monk to save a young boy and himself. With Nicolas Cage, Ciaran Hinds, Violante Placido and Johnny Whitworth. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2-D and 3-D)

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A family embarks on an adventure to a mysterious island in this sequel to the 2008 film “Journey to the Center of the Earth.” With Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson and Vanessa Hudgens. red tails

HH, 2:05, PG-13

This World War II historical drama tells the story of the black fighter pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen. With Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Ne-Yo and Terrence Howard.

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When their plane crashes in the remote Alaskan wilderness, a group of roughneck oil rig workers struggle to survive injuries, the elements and a vicious pack of wolves. With Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo and Dallas Roberts. the Iron Lady

HHH, 1:45, PG-13

This biopic presents a portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the only woman to be prime minister of the United Kingdom. With Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Harry Lloyd and Alexandra Roach. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd. the secret world of arrietty

HHH, 1:34, G

A 14-year-old girl, part of a secret race of tiny people who live in a world hidden from humans, strikes up a friendship with a human boy, unwittingly putting her family in danger. With the voices of Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett and Will

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Arnett. Written by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi. the vow

HHH, 1:44, PG-13 After waking from a coma caused by a car accident, a newlywed wife copes with severe memory loss while her husband tries to win her heart again. With Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill and Scott Speedman. the woman in black

HHH, 1:36, PG-13

When a widowed lawyer is sent to a remote village to settle the affairs of a deceased eccentric, he discovers the place holds a deadly secret. With Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer and Liz White. This Means War

HH1/2, 1:37, PG-13 Two deadly CIA partners and best friends fall for the same woman and employ their skills and arsenals against each other to win her over. With Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy. Written by Timothy Dowling and Simon Kinberg. Directed by McG. underworld awakening 3-D

H, 1:28, R

After 12 years in captivity, the vampire warrior Selene escapes and enters a new world in which humans are waging war on her kind and werewolves. With Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy and Theo James. RATING: H poor, HH

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‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ leads this week’s releases By Rick Bentley McClatchy Newspapers

The selection of new DVD releases is a little thin this week, but one title will excite Twilight fans. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1, Grade B-minus: The wedding of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) leads to a problem that could create a huge battle between vampires and werewolves. The first half is packed with as many emotional and contemplative moments as the brooding vampire, while the second half will have the kind of action that makes a werewolf howl. It’s a similar structure to the two halves of the final Harry Potter adaptation. Director Bill Condon has cranked up the music so loud that half of the film plays more like a music video than a feature. Instead of the music helping set the mood, it slams into scenes with such unabashed fury that it becomes distracting. Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Get Ducky, Grade B-plus: The eight adventures featuring the four military-minded penguins continue the same great writing and sharp animation that has made this such a good series from the start. This release includes missions with their new pal, Ducky, and some bunny friends. If you are looking for an animated series that will entertain young and old, this is it. Tiny Furniture, Grade D-plus: This coming-of-age film might have been tolerable if the central figure was

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Kristen Stewart, left, and Robert Pattinson are shown in a scene from ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.’ more appealing. It takes great skill to find just the right tone to play a slacker who doesn’t alienate the audience. Lena Dunham has no such skill. Her turn as the 22-year-old Aura, who’s reached a dead end in her life, is so tediously maudlin, the film becomes a test of will. She helps make this such a pretentious movie that a tiny moving van should be sent to pick up “Tiny Furniture.” The film’s being released because Dunham has a new HBO series, Girls, launching this year. Also new on DVD Tuesday: The Rum Diary: A freelance journalist (Johnny Depp) re-evaluates his life. All Quiet on the Western Front: The film is being released on Blu-ray as part of Universal Studios 100th anniversary celebration. Chuggington: Brewster’s Little Helper: Animated series that reinforces social readiness skills. The Devil’s Rock: Allied forces discover the Nazis are hiding a deadly shedemon.

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‘Borrowers’ tale ‘Arrietty’ has warm charm

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The character Arrietty, voiced by Bridgit Mender, is shown in a scene from the animated feature ‘The Secret World of Arrietty.’

By David Germain

classy English-language transformation that Disney renders to Associated Press Studio Ghibli’s films, among them Considering the eccentric, Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winalmost psychedelic fantasy ning Spirited Away. worlds created in Japanese aniWhat U.S. audiences get is mation master Hayao Miyazaki’s a hybrid — the grandly fluid tales, a story of tiny people livpicture-book imagery of firsting beneath the floorboards of a time feature director Hiromasa house seems almost normal. Yonebayashi, a veteran Studio The Secret World of Arrietty, Ghibli animator, merged with from Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli, an English-language rendering also is a pleasant antidote to the of Miyazaki’s screenplay, Oscarsiege mentality of so many Holwinning sound designer Gary lywood cartoons, whose makers Rydstrom directing a Hollywood aim to occupy every instant of voice cast that includes Carol Burthe audience’s attention with an nett, Amy Poehler and Will Arnett. assault of noise and images. Previously adapted in the 1997 Slow, stately, gentle and medilive-action slapstick comedy The tative, Arrietty nevertheless is a marvel of image and color, its old- Borrowers, Norton’s stories follow the adventures of a family of fashioned pen-and-ink frames vividly bringing to life the world of teeny people who live off things scavenged from nature or from children’s author Mary Norton’s the oversized human world that’s The Borrowers. unaware of the existence of this Already a hit in Japan, Arrietty has undergone the typically miniature race.

the secret world of arrietty HHH rating: G Running time: 1:34 Starring: Voices of Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett and Carol Burnett Spirited 14-year-old Arrietty (voiced by Bridgit Mendler, star of Disney Channel’s Good Luck Charlie) lives with her mom and dad (real-life couple Poehler and Arnett) and is about to join in on her first borrowing expedition to fetch back supplies from the “human beans” living upstairs. Yet Arrietty violates the rules — she’s seen by Shawn (David Henrie of Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place), a sickly youth who has come to stay in the country with his aunt. What could turn into boy-

meets-girl, boy-squashes-girllike-a-bug instead becomes a sweet, chaste, sort-of first love story. Arrietty sheds her inbred borrower’s fear of humans, and Shawn proves a tender soul who understands the fragile existence of his small friend and her kind, doing what he can to help. The filmmakers inject a bit of tension and some laughs through busybody housekeeper Haru (voiced with joyful, gradually increasing lunacy by Burnett), who sets out to capture the borrowers for her own mad purposes. The women of Arrietty definitely get the good parts. Mendler plays the title role with vivacity and a spirit of wonder, while Poehler manages nice laughs with her squawky, frantic vocals. Henrie and Arnett, on the other hand, are vocal rocks, solid but impassive, inexpressive. Arnett applies

the same deadpan voice he uses to great comic result in liveaction roles, but the effect falls flat without his own almost-smirking poker face to go along. The movie also overdoses on sweetener with its saccharine theme songs — one co-written and performed by Cecile Corbel, one written and performed by Mendler. The warm simplicity of the story and the cleverness and artistry of the animation make up for any vocal shortcomings, though. It’s delightful, the ways the borrowers make essential tools out of found objects we take for granted — a leaf as an umbrella, nails to create stairs or staples to build ladders, strips of duct tape to help scale walls. The wonder the film reveals in the mundane is what makes The Secret World of Arrietty such a fantastic place to visit.


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Nicolas Cage continues to do things his way By Rene Rodriguez McClatchy Newspapers

MIAMI — In Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Nicolas Cage punches Satan. He punches Satan in THE FACE. Playing Ghost Rider, Cage also saves a little boy and helps people and does some other heroic stuff. But no matter what he does, the character will never be as beloved as Batman and Superman. Ghost Rider doesn’t get cheering crowds or parades. The character of Johnny Blaze — a motorcycle stuntman who turns into a flaming skeleton and sucks the souls out of people — isn’t even a superhero, really. He’s more of a man possessed, which is why the role suits Cage so well. Unlike other upcoming Marvel Comics film adaptations such as The Amazing Spider-Man and The Avengers, which are due in the summer accompanied by an avalanche of hype, Spirit of Vengeance is riding into theaters today, in the middle of winter, without screening in advance for critics. That’s the same stealth approach Columbia Pictures used when they released the first Ghost Rider film in 2007. The reviews, when they appeared, were scathing. On the Internet, where geek culture reigns supreme, the movie was heartily ridiculed. But Ghost Rider earned $228 million worldwide. That was enough to convince Cage — a diehard comic-book fan who named his son Kal-El, was once set to play Superman for director Tim Burton and appeared in the superhero satire Kick-Ass as the proud papa of a 12 year-old assassin — to give the role another shot. Spirit of Vengeance was directed by the filmmaking duo of Mark Neveldine and

John Woo. Say what you will about his choices, which at times have been dubious (Bangkok Dangerous, Season of the Witch). Laugh all you want when one of his movies goes radically wrong (a two-minute clip of choice scenes from his performance in the 2006 remake of The Wicker Man has amassed more than three million views on YouTube). But Cage commits to all his roles with the same ferocity, regardless of their pedigree. And he is completely, utterly selfaware. He knows to turn down his volume when acting in PG-entertainments such as National Treasure or The Family Man. There’s no need to scare the children in those. But the bulk of Cage’s films Columbia Pictures/MCT have been genre pictures, because those are the ones Nicolas Cage stars as Johnny Blaze in ‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.’ that allow him to try out the crazy stuff: Fighting axe-wielding killers while Brian Taylor (Crank, Gamer) beat Cage grooves on. takes. And remember: This you get invited to a Christhugging a naked prostitute in their usual breakneck, “I find it incredibly funny is a PG-13 movie!’” mas party in Romania and I-can’t-believe-what-Iwhen guys, in the presence In Spirit of Vengeance, you throw in a couple of gin (Drive Angry); eating a just-saw style. The movie of a lady, refer to them as which was filmed in Eastmartinis ... all hell can break live cockroach on camera (Vampire’s Kiss); peeing a boasts some sensational ‘man,’” the actor says. “It’s ern Europe and Turkey, loose. And it did.” jet stream of fire (Spirit of 3-D effects, nifty nightmarjust wrong. In that scene, Cage would disappear into Here’s the thing to Vengeance). ish imagery and a curious Johnny Blaze is recovercharacter when playing remember about Cage: He “Nic is just like a kid: He sense of humor — not quite ing from the pretty serious the Ghost Rider. He would really means all this stuff. camp, but definitely in the hangover of having his head walk around with his face Collectively, his films have always wants to come out and play,” says Neveldine. same neighborhood. Early erupt into a flaming skull. painted like a skull. He grossed more than $4 bil“He’s always coming up in the film, for example, That’s just free rein for me glared at people through lion worldwide. He also there’s a scene in which an to try stuff. I wanted Blaze’s his black contact lenses has one of the most diverse with ideas on the set, and injured Blaze tries to conhumor to be a lot darker and — which, when you think bodies of work of any actor 97 percent of the time what vince a hospital nurse to edgier in this movie. He’s about it, was probably a of his generation. Cage, 48, he brings is amazing. And give him some morphine. nothing like the Blaze from little scary. He wouldn’t has won an Oscar (for Leav- he’s a Method actor, so he He explains that he transthe first movie. We did other saying a word to anyone ing Las Vegas) and he has puts one million percent formed into a monster the takes of that scene that went on the set, because Johnny directed a movie (2002’s into every single take. Brian night before. She assumes further. Even Neveldine and Blaze speaks, but the Ghost Sonny, about a male prosti- and I trip on that stuff. We he’s nuts. “No, man, I’m not Taylor weren’t ready to go Rider doesn’t (he’s a skeltute played by James Fran- love it when Nic goes crazy. hallucinating!” Blaze shouts there.” eton; he has no tongue or co). He has made films for You do have to grab him at her in a blast of unhinged “Nic went off the deep vocal cords). Martin Scorsese and Oliver sometimes and say ‘OK, lunacy. “Look, I’m flirting end that day,” Neveldine “I could see the fear in Stone and Werner Herzog let’s pull it back a little.’ with you!” says about the filming of the eyes of the crew, and and Alan Parker and David But he’s so passionate and Cage’s face lights up the scene. “He wanted to go that was oxygen to my forest Lynch and Michael Bay and intense. The guy is a force.” when you bring up that line. super dark. He went nuts. fire,” Cage says. “Taylor said It’s a throwaway moment In one take, he yelled at the he felt an unholy energy in a movie packed with nurse ‘If you call the police, was coming off me at times. gigantic action set pieces, I’ll whip your ass and break The problem was leaving 2 rooms & hall ..... $50 Cell’s: (256) 225-6084 elaborate chases, Satan your little arm!’ and it felt all that behind when I went (256) 37 1-1643 3 rooms & hall ..... $75 worshippers and tattooed so real, like he really meant home. When you’ve been (256) 237-4362 monks. But the scene is also it. We were like ‘Okaaay, playing Ghost Rider until 4 rooms & hall ...$100 the kind of small, bizarre Nic! Let’s do a couple more 3 in the morning, and then Price subject to change due to location. Area Clean Only 12x14 size room or smaller.

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get out and do something: Music, theater, art and more in calhoun county

17 friDAY MUSIC Dr. J. Fred Williams and the Medicine Show When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Golden Saw Music Hall, Williams Community, Jacksonville Cost: Free Contact: 256-435-4696 DJ and Karaoke When: 7 p.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free and open to the public (ages 21+) Contact: 256-238-8047 DJ Rockin’ Roger When: 8 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-832-5000 Bobby Thomas What: Country, rock, blues When: 8 p.m. Where: F&W Bar and Grille, 12175 Stemley Road, Lincoln Cost: Free Contact: 256-294-2193 Line dancing lesson, 10/55 What: Line dancing lesson with Tammy and Terry from 7-9. 10/55 (rock, country) after 9. When: 8:30 p.m. Where: Upstairs in loft, The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Chaotic Theory What: Heavy metal When: 9 p.m. Where: Downstairs of The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Blake Cloud When: 9 p.m. Where: Pelham’s, 116 Ladiga St. SW, Jacksonville Cost: Free Contact: 256-435-7455 Jazz Band When: 9:30 p.m. Where: The Peerless Saloon, 13 W. 10th St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-1899

event Wine Tasting When: 1-6 p.m. Where: White Oak Vineyards, 1484 Dry Hollow Road, Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-231-7998 theater

Rent What: One year in the life of friends living the Bohemian life in NYC. Contains adult content. Performed by JSU Drama When: 7 p.m. Where: Ernest Stone Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, Jacksonville Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students, children and military Contact: 256-782-5648

18 saturDAY MUSIC Valley Road, Pam Thrower and Shine What: Bluegrass When: 5 p.m. Where: Dugger Mountain Music Hall, 15081 Alabama Highway 9, Piedmont Cost: Donations accepted Contact: 256-453-2504 Curt Schull & Band What: Country When: 6-9 p.m. Where: Rabbittown Café and Fiddlers Hall, 900 Rabbittown Road, Piedmont Cost: $5 Contact: 256-435-8008 Full Circle Band What: Country, pop. When: 7-11 p.m. Where: American Legion Post 19, Heflin Cost: $5 Contact: 256-236-0340

Bobby Thomas What: Country, rock, blues When: 8 p.m. Where: F&W Bar and Grille, 12175 Stemley Road, Lincoln Cost: Free Contact: 256-294-2193 Southern Nites What: Southern rock, country, Motown When: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: $5, public welcome (ages 21+) Contact: 256-238-8047 10/55 What: Rock, country When: 8:30 p.m. Where: The loft of The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

Wine Tasting When: 4-6 p.m. Where: Wine Cellar, 309 Quintard Ave., Anniston Cost: $5 Contact: 256-237-5996 theater Rent What: One year in the life of friends living the Bohemian life in NYC. Contains adult content. Performed by JSU Drama When: 7 p.m. Where: Ernest Stone Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, Jacksonville Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students, children and military Contact: 256-782-5648

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Ashli Rae When: 9 p.m. Where: Pelham’s, 116 Ladiga St. SW, Jacksonville Cost: Free Contact: 256-435-7455

MUSIC Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

DJ Daddy and DJ B. Radd What: Dance music When: 9 p.m. Where: Downstairs of The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-5996

Brandon Strother What: Acoustic When: 9 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grill, 8896 McClellan Blvd., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-405-4366

theater Rent What: One year in the life of friends living the Bohemian life in NYC. Contains adult content. Performed by JSU Drama When: 2 p.m. Where: Ernest Stone Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, Jacksonville Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students, children and military Contact: 256-782-5648

DJ Rockin’ Roger When: 8 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-832-5000

Daniel Hughes What: Alt-country When: 10 p.m. Where: Brother’s Bar, 206 Pelham Road S., Jacksonville Cost: $5 for under 21, $3 for 21 and up Contact: 256-435-6090

Larry Keel & Friends What: Easy listening When: 8 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-235-0613

eVENTs Wine Tasting When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: White Oak Vineyards, 1484 Dry Hollow Road, Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-231-7998

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20 monDAY MUSIC Karaoke by Mossburg When: 8-11 p.m. Where: Jefferson’s, 407 Pelham Road N., Jacksonville Cost: Free Contact: 256-435-3456


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21 tuesDAY MUSIC Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-5996 events

Kids’ Story Time When: 10:30 a.m. Where: Children’s room of the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-8501 Reflections of the Past Lecture Series ­— America’s Got Man: Mr. Ches McCartney What: Presented by Darryl Patton When: Noon Where: Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St., Anniston Contact: 256-237-8501 Trivia Night When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Mellow Mushroom, 33 Industrial Drive, Oxford Cost: Free Contact: 256-835-1444 Cricket Tournament What: Darts When: 7 p.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free and open to the public (ages 21+) Contact: 256-238-8047

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MUSIC Bobby Thomas What: Country, rock, blues When: 7-11 p.m. Where: F&W Bar and Grille, 12175 Stemley Road, Lincoln (Embry/Lincoln exit on I-20) Cost: Free Contact: 256-294-2193 Karaoke by Mossburg When: 9 p.m.

Where: Applebee’s, 612 E. Hamric Drive, Oxford Cost: Free Contact: 256-835-2434 events Shuffleboard Tournament When: 7 p.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free and open to the public (ages 21+) Contact: 256-238-8047 Texas Hold ‘Em When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

23 thursDAY MUSIC Scott Grant What: Easy listening, jazz, blues When: 6-9 p.m. Where: Garfrerick’s Cafe, 655 Creekside Drive, Oxford Cost: Free Contact: 256-831-0044 Mossburg Karaoke When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Mellow Mushroom patio, 33 Industrial Drive, Oxford Cost: Free Contact: 256-831-1444 Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-5996 Karaoke When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Karaoke with Billy 2 Bare When: 8 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-235-0613 Bring Your Own Vinyl Records What: Featuring DJ Shon Don When: 9 p.m. Where: The Peerless Saloon,

13 W. 10th St., Anniston Cost: Free Contact: 256-237-1899 Erica’s Playhouse When: 9 p.m. Where: Pelham’s, 116 Ladiga St. SW, Jacksonville Cost: Free Contact: 256-435-7455 Open Mic with Riley Green When: 10 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grille, 8896 McClellan Blvd., Jacksonville Cost: $10 Contact: 256-405-4366 DJ Sky When: 10 p.m. Where: Brother’s Bar, 206 Pelham Road S., Jacksonville Cost: $3, women free Contact: 256-435-6090 theater Rent What: Musical performed by JSU drama. Strong language and subject matter, not recommended for children under 13. When: 7 p.m. Where: Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, Jacksonville Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students and military Contact: 256-782-5648 Wine Tasting When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Tyson Art & Frame, 3326 Henry Road, Anniston Cost: $5 Contact: 256-236-9910 event Dart Tournament What: Sign-in at 6:30, tourney begins at 7. When: 6:30 p.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston Cost: Free to watch, $5 fee to enter tournament. Public welcome. Contact: 256-238-8047

To list an event in the free calendar, contact Deirdre Long at dlong@annistonstar.com or 256-235-3580. Events must be received at least seven days in advance.

Houston’s ‘Sparkle’ could be released before August By Steven Zeitchik And Julie Makinen Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — The release of the movie Sparkle, Whitney Houston’s final recorded work, has been the subject of intense interest since the pop star died in Beverly Hills on Saturday. On Monday morning, Radar Online quoted an anonymous source at Sony saying the release date for the movie, in which Houston plays the mother of aspiring pop singers, is being moved up from Aug. 17 because of fan interest. The film “could be released as early as Memorial Day,” Radar quoted the source as saying. Shortly afterward, a Sony spokesman said that the report was “not true” and that the film would be released on schedule on the third weekend of August. So for now, it appears to be sitting pat. A remake of a 1976 Irene Cara movie, Sparkle is still technically in postproduction, though a rough cut has been completed. According to executive producer Howard Rosenman, who said he saw that cut just last week, Houston shines in the film. “She is genius in the movie and it would have been a giant comeback for her,” he told 24 Frames. The original Sparkle told the story of the Williams sisters, a trio of 1950s-era Harlem singers whose stories were loosely inspired by the Supremes. Headed by Lonette McKee’s Sister, the group also features Sister’s sister Sparkle (Cara), Dolores (Dawn Smith) and several friends. As they begin to find success, though, Sister’s life spirals out of control, with drug addiction eventually leading to her death. The new version, directed by Salim Akil (Jumping the Broom, television series The Game), is believed to follow a similar story line, with Jordin Sparks as the titular character who must find a way to achieve stardom despite the drama surrounding her family. Houston plays Emma, the sisters’ less-than-encouraging mother.


of doing a show where everything is colored in and perfect and wonderful, Rent rips that all away and puts real life up on stage. “People can either turn away and be offended or they can let it be a life lesson.” Courting such controversy has its downside. Of the 22 cast members in Rent, Traynor knows of at least five who have told their parents not to come see the show. Jacob Cummings, whose father is a Baptist minister, is among them. But he believes it’s worth the sacrifice. “It’s hard for people who are close to you to see you on stage and understand that I’m playing a role … it’s not really me,” Cummings explained. “My parents may not be there, but I feel like the message of the show is more important than that. The time has come for us to stand up for what we believe in. “I couldn’t be more proud of my university for putting on this show.” And while it’s the backdrop of AIDS and homosexuality that might make for the best headlines, Rent is about so much more. “There’s that common misconception that Rent is about AIDS,” Traynor said. “It’s really about survival, love and friendship. It’s about life and making the most out of the time we have together.” Contact Brett Buckner at brettbuckner@ymail.com.

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There is a place for everything in the theater. There is a place for laughter and light entertainment, and there is a place for productions with a deeper message. “We don’t want to always be choosing safe productions,” Traynor said. “We need to challenge ideas and thought processes. There’s nothing wrong with making people think. Ultimately, life imitates art. That’s what’s happening here; there’s never been a more stark, realistic musical than Rent.” Autumn Brown, who plays Mimi, a heroin-addicted dancer who’s HIV-

Contact: 256-782-5648 or visit www.jsu.edu/drama

How much: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students, military and children. Adult content.

Where: Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, JSU campus

When: Today and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Feb. 2325 at 7 p.m., Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.

WHAT: Musical about life in NYC during the AIDS epidemic

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positive, says Rent has the ability to open minds to a worldview many wouldn’t recognize otherwise. “There are controversial topics in this play, but I’d say it’s more provocative than controversial because it makes people think about illnesses, like AIDS, that they’d almost rather ignore,” the 22-year-old Brown said. “These characters are dealing with the fact that they are going to die. They have to make the best of their lives right now because for them, there’s no day but today. “I think that’s something we could all learn from.” Though the subject matter is gritty, that’s what makes it powerful, explains Jacob Cummings, who plays Benny, the New York City developer and landlord who’s often at odds with the cast of artists and musicians. “This is real life,” Cummings said. “To water it down … the authenticity is what makes it Rent. People having to live day-to-day, never knowing what the next day will bring.” Confronting these issues, if even for a couple of hours, could very well change people’s opinions, if only they will give it a chance, Cummings adds. “In a lot of ways, we’ve put these shows on the backburner because we’re so timid and scared that someone will get offended. We can’t worry that people might get offended because the show has a gay character or characters with AIDS. Instead

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Eric Traynor was prepared for the backlash. But he also believes that the ultimate role of the theater is to be both provocative and entertaining. Such was the consideration when he chose to direct the Jacksonville State University production of Rent, which opened Thursday and runs through Feb. 26. “This is a different show for JSU,” Traynor said. “And that’s a good thing — a very, very good thing. Not only for the students in the show, but for the audience, too.” Rent is a musical update of the opera La bohème as told through the yearlong struggles of a group of starving young artists and musicians living in New York’s Alphabet City in the midst of the AIDS epidemic. Rent, which serves as the autobiography of playwright Jonathan Larson — who won posthumous Pulitzer Prize and Tony awards for his work — tackles such challenging themes as addiction, homosexuality, freedom of speech, homophobia and AIDS. Such a backdrop and people’s reaction to them makes Rent a risky undertaking, Traynor says. “Is this controversial … in our little niche of the world, it absolutely qualifies as controversial,” he said. “But from my own perspective — not at all, the human element of this play far outweighs any perceived controversy.”

Special to The Star

By Brett Buckner

Perspective defines whether JSU production of ‘Rent’ is controversial or thought-provoking

No day but today

DeEric Williams, left, as Collins, and Omar Brock as Angel in a scene from the Jacksonville State University production of the musical ‘Rent.’

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of doing a show where everything is colored in and perfect and wonderful, Rent rips that all away and puts real life up on stage. “People can either turn away and be offended or they can let it be a life lesson.” Courting such controversy has its downside. Of the 22 cast members in Rent, Traynor knows of at least five who have told their parents not to come see the show. Jacob Cummings, whose father is a Baptist minister, is among them. But he believes it’s worth the sacrifice. “It’s hard for people who are close to you to see you on stage and understand that I’m playing a role … it’s not really me,” Cummings explained. “My parents may not be there, but I feel like the message of the show is more important than that. The time has come for us to stand up for what we believe in. “I couldn’t be more proud of my university for putting on this show.” And while it’s the backdrop of AIDS and homosexuality that might make for the best headlines, Rent is about so much more. “There’s that common misconception that Rent is about AIDS,” Traynor said. “It’s really about survival, love and friendship. It’s about life and making the most out of the time we have together.” Contact Brett Buckner at brettbuckner@ymail.com.

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There is a place for everything in the theater. There is a place for laughter and light entertainment, and there is a place for productions with a deeper message. “We don’t want to always be choosing safe productions,” Traynor said. “We need to challenge ideas and thought processes. There’s nothing wrong with making people think. Ultimately, life imitates art. That’s what’s happening here; there’s never been a more stark, realistic musical than Rent.” Autumn Brown, who plays Mimi, a heroin-addicted dancer who’s HIV-

Contact: 256-782-5648 or visit www.jsu.edu/drama

How much: $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and JSU personnel, $10 for students, military and children. Adult content.

Where: Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center, corner of 11th Street and Church Avenue, JSU campus

When: Today and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Feb. 2325 at 7 p.m., Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.

WHAT: Musical about life in NYC during the AIDS epidemic

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positive, says Rent has the ability to open minds to a worldview many wouldn’t recognize otherwise. “There are controversial topics in this play, but I’d say it’s more provocative than controversial because it makes people think about illnesses, like AIDS, that they’d almost rather ignore,” the 22-year-old Brown said. “These characters are dealing with the fact that they are going to die. They have to make the best of their lives right now because for them, there’s no day but today. “I think that’s something we could all learn from.” Though the subject matter is gritty, that’s what makes it powerful, explains Jacob Cummings, who plays Benny, the New York City developer and landlord who’s often at odds with the cast of artists and musicians. “This is real life,” Cummings said. “To water it down … the authenticity is what makes it Rent. People having to live day-to-day, never knowing what the next day will bring.” Confronting these issues, if even for a couple of hours, could very well change people’s opinions, if only they will give it a chance, Cummings adds. “In a lot of ways, we’ve put these shows on the backburner because we’re so timid and scared that someone will get offended. We can’t worry that people might get offended because the show has a gay character or characters with AIDS. Instead

www.bamaescapes.com

Eric Traynor was prepared for the backlash. But he also believes that the ultimate role of the theater is to be both provocative and entertaining. Such was the consideration when he chose to direct the Jacksonville State University production of Rent, which opened Thursday and runs through Feb. 26. “This is a different show for JSU,” Traynor said. “And that’s a good thing — a very, very good thing. Not only for the students in the show, but for the audience, too.” Rent is a musical update of the opera La bohème as told through the yearlong struggles of a group of starving young artists and musicians living in New York’s Alphabet City in the midst of the AIDS epidemic. Rent, which serves as the autobiography of playwright Jonathan Larson — who won posthumous Pulitzer Prize and Tony awards for his work — tackles such challenging themes as addiction, homosexuality, freedom of speech, homophobia and AIDS. Such a backdrop and people’s reaction to them makes Rent a risky undertaking, Traynor says. “Is this controversial … in our little niche of the world, it absolutely qualifies as controversial,” he said. “But from my own perspective — not at all, the human element of this play far outweighs any perceived controversy.”

Special to The Star

By Brett Buckner

Perspective defines whether JSU production of ‘Rent’ is controversial or thought-provoking

No day but today

DeEric Williams, left, as Collins, and Omar Brock as Angel in a scene from the Jacksonville State University production of the musical ‘Rent.’

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Midwestern background adds authenticity to comedy By David Bauder Associated Press

BURBANK, Calif. — On ABC’s Wednesday night schedule, the Emmy Award-winning comedy Modern Family is like that couple with the perfect kids, immaculate lawn and house bigger than they really need. The Middle is more like Mike and Frankie Heck, who have quirky kids and a patched-up dishwasher that sounds like a jet coming in for a landing every time it is turned on. “If you Google underappreciated, it comes up The Middle,” said DeAnn Heline, one of the co-creators. “We were wondering, when are we going to get appreciated?” she said. Start right now. Viewership is higher than ever before in its third season and, more importantly, people are starting to recognize the subversive charm of a show that represents that swath of America between the two coasts. Heline and co-producer Eileen Heisler have arguably been working toward The Middle for their lives and career, in a partnership that began when Heisler moved into Heline’s dorm room at Indiana University in the mid-1980s. Their joint writing and production credits include Roseanne, Murphy Brown and How I Met Your Mother. Each grew up in the Midwest (Heisler near Chicago, Heline near Cincinnati) and were feeling a little homesick as they kicked around ideas for a new series. “We looked at each other, at the lines on our faces, and said, ‘Well, we’re tired and we’re moms and we miss the Midwest,’” said Heisler. “It was write what you know. It might have been laziness on our part.” There was some conviction there, too. They felt TV has plenty of shows with rich people or friends living in fancy apartments. What was missing was the voices of shows like Roseanne and Home Improvement, of families who struggle but stick together. “There’s more humor to be found there and sometimes it’s more noble,” Heisler said. “It means more when you can’t afford something and your kid wants something. There’s drama there and there’s comedy there.”

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Patricia Heaton, left, is shown in a scene from ‘The Middle.’ The nation’s economy worsened at the time the creators were putting the comedy together, and made it more relevant. “We all hoped the show would have a realism that would allow you to go to some dark places,” Heisler said. “Not all the time, but sometimes. The worse problems they have, the funnier it is when they overcome them. Stuff is coming down the conveyor belt and they deal with it. They didn’t make a big plan.” The Heck family lives in a fictional town in Indiana. Dad Mike manages a quarry and mom Frankie tries to sell cars. Flynn was comfortable casting; he grew up in Illinois and feels like he knows his character well. Patricia Heaton was more of a challenge. After several years playing Ray Romano’s wife in Everybody Loves Raymond, another “mom” character didn’t top her wish list. “Then I read the script,” she said. “It was so completely different from Raymond. It was from the mother’s point of view. It involved the kids, which Raymond did not. And it went out in the world; Raymond was very insular. It felt like a completely different show. I also had four kids to put through college.” Much of the richness of The Middle comes through the children, who are each finely-etched characters.

The youngest son Brick is an odd little kid who immerses himself in books. Heisler said he’s modeled after her own son, so much so that actor Atticus Shaffer felt strangely like he was looking into a mirror when Justin showed up on the set one day. Middle daughter Sue (Eden Sher) has a mouth full of braces and is a bit geeky but she never loses her optimism about life even as it repeatedly beats her down. Oldest son Axl (Charlie McDermott) is no scholar, but he’s a high school BMOC cringing that Sue is now a “frosh” who calls out to him in the school hallways. It was important to the creators to have a realistic view of family life, with parents occasionally driven to their wits’ end by their children. One show had Frankie escaping in her car for precisely that reason. That makes The Middle a show that can sneak up on you. The promos might make you think it’s a typical family sitcom. You have to watch to realize there’s much more going on. Not a lot of people did at first, in part because Modern Family cast such a large shadow on the Wednesday lineup that it could block out the sun. “It’s never bothered me to be under the radar,” Flynn said. “It’s subject to less criticism and zero backlash. If there’s a little more awareness and appreciation for it, I’m all for it.”


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Pop culture Q&A

‘Lights Out’ is out, Belzer vs. Bowzer, underwater zombies By Rich Heldenfels Akron Beacon Journal

Q: I’d like to know if the man who plays on Law & Order, I think his last name is Bowzer, is the same man who sang with the group Sha Na Na. A: You are probably confusing Richard Belzer and Jon “Bowzer” Bauman. Bauman was a member of Sha Na Na for about 15 years and for many its most memorable member. He now performs with Bowzer and the Stingrays; you can catch up on his other recent activities at his website, www. bowzerparty.com. On Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Belzer plays Detective John Munch, a character who was originally on the series Homicide: Life on the Street. (After the Baltimoreset Homicide was canceled, Munch moved to New York and the SVU job.) By the way, Belzer claims the world record for playing the same character in the most different series. Munch has been a regular or guest on at least 11, including the two mentioned and Law & Order, Law and Order: Trial By Jury, The X-Files, The Beat, M.O.N.Y., Sesame Street, The Wire, Arrested Development and 30 Rock. Q: I was wondering if you could tell me why they have stopped releasing the NYPD Blue season box sets. It seemed they were coming out once a year some time ago and then they just stopped at Season 4. A: To the frustration of their fans, some shows begin complete-season releases, then stop before the show is done; the reason is usually disappointing sales. And the release pat-

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This undated photo supplied by NBC Universal shows Richard Belzer, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges and Ice-T in a scene from the television show ‘Law & Order SVU.’ Belzer holds the world record for playing the same character in the most different series. tern for the great police show NYPD Blue reflects such difficulties. The first season of the series, which first aired from 1993 to 2005, was released on DVD in 2003, with the second season following later that same year. Sales were apparently disappointing, since it was 2006 before the third season was released, and the packaging was much less elaborate than it had been for the first two seasons. The same applied to the fourth season, also released in 2006. But sales must have been poor again, since that was it for DVD releases. That being said, later seasons five through 12 have at least been made available as streaming video via Amazon.com’s Amazon Prime system; you can buy individual episodes or complete seasons. Q: What happened to the show Lights Out that was on a couple of years

ago? A: The boxing series on FX had its admirers, me among them. But its ratings were not up to the network’s standards and it was dropped after a single season. One FX executive told the A.V. Club website that many viewers never gave the show a chance. “It seems vaguely familiar if you’ve seen Rocky or The Fighter. But then you get into it and you find out it’s got richness and texture and it’s quite different. But if your fundamental point of view is ‘I don’t want to see something that I’ve seen before,’ it’s easy to dismiss both those shows on their face, because in a conceptual way, they’re not radically different than other movies and TV shows you’ve seen.” Q: I don’t remember the title of a movie about a mad scientist making a German super-soldier who can breathe underwater.

Somehow people come to his island and the soldiers get loose and start to kill the people. In the end the soldiers take off their goggles and the sun kills them. It was a creepy movie. A: That is Shock Waves, a ’70s movie starring Brooke Adams and Peter Cushing. As the All Things Zombie website notes, it is not only representative of the zombie horror subgenre, but of the sub-subgenre of Nazi zombie movies — and it is one of the few films involving underwater Nazi zombies. It has been released on DVD. Do you have a question or comment for the mailbag? Write to the Akron Beacon Journal, 44 E. Exchange St., Akron, OH 44309 or rheldenfels@thebeaconjournal. com. Please mark the email or envelope with “mailbag.” Letters may be edited for publication. Please do not phone in questions.

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Å ››› “Love & Basketball” (2000) Å BET My Wife Biography Å The Unexplained Å Psychic Psychic Haunted History Å Ghost Ghost Ghost Ghost Psychic Kids My Ghost Story Å Celebrity Ghost Stories Para-State BIO The Ring Leader Bethenny, Married Bethenny, Married Bethenny, Married Matchmkr What Happens Housewives/OC ››› “The School of Rock” (2003, Comedy) BRAVO 43rd NAACP-Awards CMT Insdr Top 20 Countdown ’ Å Bayou Bayou Redneck Vacation ›› “In the Army Now” (1994) Pauly Shore, Andy Dick. ’ › “Son-in-Law” CMTV CMT Music ’ ›› “Barbershop” (2002) Ice Cube. Å ›› “First Sunday” (2008) Ice Cube. Å Sinbad: Where U Been? Å Wyatt Cenac Patrice O’Neal: Elep. Kevin Hart COMEDY › “The Ladies Man” (2000) Å American Chopper American Guns Å American Guns Å American Guns Å American Guns Å American Guns Å Ready, Aim, Sold Sons of Guns ’ Å Sons DISC Dirty Jobs ’ Å Phineas Fish Hooks Jessie ’ A.N.T. 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FAM ››› “Casper” (1995, Fantasy) Paula Contessa Giada Chopped Cupcake Wars Worst Cooks Fat Chef Diners Diners Iron Chef America Chopped Diners FOOD Pioneer Snow M’tn Game 365 ●College Basketball Wake Forest at Miami. (N) College Basketball Football Game 365 Behind Gymnast FOXSS ShipShape Outdoors ●Sports Unlimited How I Met How I Met Two Men Two Men Two Men Two Men ›› “Invincible” (2006) Mark Wahlberg. ››› “Men of Honor” (2000) Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr. “Transformers: Revenge” FX ›› “Nine Months” (1995) Hugh Grant. Å ››› “Anywhere but Here” (1999) Å ›› “The Theory of Flight” (1998) Å ››› “In Her Shoes” (2005) Cameron Diaz. Å FXM › “Bye Bye, Love” Power of 10 ’ Å Deal or No Deal Å Fam. Feud Fam. Feud Fam. Feud Newlywed Newlywed Newlywed Dancing With the Stars ’ Å GSN Whammy! Fam. Feud Newlywed Newlywed Million Dollar “The Good Witch” (2008, Drama) Catherine Bell, “Cupid” (2012) Joely Fisher. 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Å Chris “He Loves Me” (2011) Heather Locklear. Å ››› “Fracture” (2007, Suspense) Anthony Hopkins. Å “Lies My Mother Told Me” (2005) Å ›› “Sex, Lies & Obsession” Å LIFE Paid Prog. Cindy C › “Grind” (2003) Mike Vogel. Å ›› “Stag Night” (2008) ‘R’ Å › “Terror Tract” (2000) John Ritter. ‘R’ Å ›› “The Losers” (2010) ‘PG-13’ Strike Back ’ Å MAX ›› “Love & Other Drugs” (2010) ’ ‘R’ Å Baker Boys: Inside Baker Boys: Inside Baker MILIT Greatest Tank Battles Greatest Tank Battles Greatest Tank Battles Greatest Tank Battles Greatest Tank Battles Greatest Tank Battles Baker Boys: Inside 10 on Top Jersey Shore ’ Å Jersey Shore ’ Å Jersey True Life ’ True Life ’ True Life ’ The Challenge: Battle Pants Pants MTV Teen Mom 2 ’ Doomsday Preppers The Real Slumdogs Egypt Unwrapped Egypt Unwrapped The Real Jesus Real Bonnie and Clyde Real Amelia Earhart Skywalk NGEO Doomsday Preppers Sponge. Kung Fu Kung Fu Kung Fu Kung Fu Big Time Big Time iCarly ’ iCarly ’ iCarly ’ iCarly ’ Victorious Victorious Victorious NICK Sponge. Sponge. Kung Fu Kung Fu Power Survivorman ’ Å Survivorman ’ Å Survivorman “Arctic” Survivorman ’ Å Survivorman ’ Å Survivorman “Amazon” Survivorman “Kalahari” Survivorman “Alaska” Survivor SCIENCE Survivorman ’ Å ›› “Casino Jack” (2010) Kevin Spacey. ‘R’ ››› “World’s Greatest Dad” ‘R’ ››› “Air Force One” (1997) Harrison Ford. ››› “The Hurt Locker” (2008, War) ‘R’ Å SHOW ››› “Blind Faith” (1998) Charles S. Dutton. Beverly Hills, 90210 Beverly Hills, 90210 ’ Beverly Hills, 90210 ’ Beverly Hills, 90210 ’ Beverly Hills, 90210 ’ Gilmore Girls ’ Å Gilmore Girls ’ Å Gilmore Girls ’ Å The Young SOAP One Tree Hill ’ Å ●NASCAR RaceDay (N) Garage NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice “Daytona” (N) NASCAR Live (N) (Live) NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice “Daytona” (N) NASCAR Auto Racing ARCA Racing Series: Daytona. (N) SPEED Hot Rod Repo Xtreme Horse. 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Å Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy Å Crime Stories ’ Å Crime 360 Å American Gangster I Survived Å I Survived BIO Bethenny Ever After The Ring Leader What Happens Real Housewives Real Housewives Housewives/OC Atlanta BRAVO It’s a Brad, Brad World It’s a Brad, Brad World Bethenny Ever After CMT Insdr Top 20 Countdown ’ Å Bayou Bayou Bayou Bayou ››› “Speed” (1994, Action) Keanu Reeves. ’ Å “Kindergarten Cop” ’ CMTV CMT Music ’ ›› “The Original Kings of Comedy” (2000) Key Nick Cannon ›› “Barbershop” (2002) Ice Cube. Å ››› “Beverly Hills Cop” (1984) Å COMEDY ›› “Beverly Hills Cop II” (1987) Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Gold Rush ’ Å Bering Sea Gold Å Sea Gold DISC Bering Sea Gold Å Good Luck Shake It A.N.T. Farm Austin & Wizards of Waverly Good Luck Good Luck Shake it Shake It Jessie ’ Austin & Phineas Phineas Good Luck A.N.T. Farm So Ran“Radio Rebel” (2012) DISN Charlie ’ Up! Å Å Ally Å Place ’ Å Charlie ’ Charlie ’ Up! Å Up! 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(N) Horse. Snow M’tn Best of John C. Mitchell Game 365 Women’s College Basketball Game 365 World Poker Tour Poker FOXSS Count. ›› “Invincible” (2006) Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear. ›› “X-Men: The Last Stand” (2006, Action) ›› “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” (2009) Shia LaBeouf. ›› “Ghost Rider” (2007) Nicolas Cage. FX ›› “The Death of the Incredible Hulk” (1990) ››› “Fantastic Voyage” (1966) Å ›› “Night at the Museum” (2006) Ben Stiller. FXM Pres. ›› “Rebound” (2005) Å FXM Pres. FXM “Incredible Hulk” Dancing With the Stars ’ Å Dancing With the Stars Dancing With the Stars ’ Å Dancing With the Stars You Smarter? Smarter GSN Whammy! Fam. Feud Newlywed Newlywed 1 vs. 100 ’ Å ››› “The Parent Trap” (1961, Comedy) Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara. Twins ››› “The Parent Trap” (1961, Comedy) Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara. Twins ››› “The Parent Trap” (1998, Comedy) Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid. Re- “The ParHALL separated as infants plot to reunite their parents. 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Å SCIENCE Build It Bigger ’ Å Homeland (iTV) Mike and Jessica face the fallout. Californication (iTV) ’ House of Lies (iTV) Å Shameless “A Bottle of Jean Nate” Ian ignores Lip. House of Lies (iTV) Å Californication (iTV) ’ SHOW As Good as It Gets Days of our Lives ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless ●Pass Time Monster Jam Pass Time Pimp My Ride “Cavalier” Pimp My Ride “Impreza” Monster Jam SPEED Pass Time Band of Brothers “Why We Fight” Abandoned concentration camp. ’ Å Band of Brothers “Points” Easy marches into Berchtesgaden. ’ Å Crocodile Dundee (1986) SPIKE Band of Brothers A green officer leads a patrol. ’ ●College Basketball Arizona at Washington. ●College Basketball Colorado at Utah. (Taped) SPSO ●Women’s College Basketball South Carolina at Alabama. Being Human Aidan’s takes the next step. Being Human Aidan is hounded by his past. (N) Lost Girl Lauren tends to a sick Aswang. (N) Å Being Human Aidan is hounded by his past. SYFY ››› Signs (2002) Behind the Scenes Å Creating Your World Kingdom Connection Jesse Duplantis Å Praise the Lord (Live). Å TBN The Potter’s Touch Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Conan Adam Sandler; Christina Tosi; Joe Jonas. TBS Seinfeld “The Race” ’ “Funny Thing Happened ››› “The Smiling Lieutenant” (1931, Musical Comedy) Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hop- ›››› “The Third Man” (1949, Suspense) Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard. A writer of Westerns TCM on Way to Forum” kins. An Austrian army officer is forced to marry a princess. probes a pal’s death in postwar Vienna. Å Undercover Boss: Abroad “Isuzu Trucks UK” (N) Undercover Boss: Abroad “YMCA” (N) ’ Å Little People Big World: Battle for the Farm Å TLC Hoarding: Buried Alive Little People Big World: Battle for the Farm Å ●NBA Basketball Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers. From Staples CenLaw & Order Famous fugi- ●NBA Basketball Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks. From American Airlines Center in Dallas. (N) (Live) Å TNT tive eludes capture. ’ ter in Los Angeles. (N) (Live) Å Level Up “Leroy” (N) King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad ’ Å American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON Hall of Game (N) Home Improvement ’ Home Improvement ’ Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond The King of Queens ’ TVLND M*A*S*H “The Sniper” ●WWE Monday Night RAW (N) ’ (Live) Å NCIS “Jurisdiction” A Navy diver is murdered. Å White Collar Peter and Neal uncover a robbery plot. USA NCIS “Mother’s Day” ’ Basketball Wives Jen and Evelyn’s friendship. ’ T.I. and Tiny Basketball Wives Jen and Evelyn’s friendship. ’ T.I. and Tiny Basketball Wives Jen and Evelyn’s friendship. ’ VH1 Basketball Wives ’ CABLE NEWS Love at First Byte: The Secret of Online Dating Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippie Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World Å CNBC Best Buy: Big Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 Å Erin Burnett OutFront CNN Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å Politics & Public Policy Today CSPAN House of Reps. The Communicators Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N) The Ed Show MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Ed Show (N)


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BROADCAST CHANNELS Glee New Directions goes to regionals. (N) ’ Å New Girl “Bully” (N) ’ Raising Hope (N) Å & WBRC Inside Edition (N) Å PBS NewsHour (N) ’ Å Clinton: American Experience The presidency of William Jefferson Clinton spans two terms. (N) ’ Å (DVS) _ WCIQ

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FOX6 News at 9:00 PM FOX6 News at 9:30 PM FOX6 News at 10:00 PM America Now (N) Å Frontline “Cell Tower Deaths” Death rate of contracRick Steves’ Europe Bul- Capitol Journal Å tors. (N) ’ Å garia; donkey cars. Å Access Hollywood ’ Å The Biggest Loser A player gets to rearrange the teams. (N) ’ Å Parenthood “Remember Me, I’m the One Who Loves Alabama’s 13 News at The Tonight Show With ` WVTM You” The birth of Julia and Joel’s child. (N) 10:00pm (N) Å Jay Leno (N) ’ Å Ringer Malcolm tries to keep an eye on Henry. (N) Seinfeld “The Susie” ’ 30 Rock ’ Å The Andy Griffith Show The Andy Griffith Show 5 WTTO The Big Bang Theory ’ Hart of Dixie Zoe’s mother tries to make amends. In. Gamecock Most Wanted The Andy Griffith Show Cheers ’ Å TV24 News at Nine Rick & Bubba Å 8 WJXS The Lucy Show Å Wheel of Fortune “Ameri- Last Man Standing “Bax- Cougar Town “A Mind With The River “A Better Man” The group finds a cursed Body of Proof “Occupational Hazards” The team has ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å H WJSU can Landmarks” (N) ter & Sons” (N) ’ Å a Heart of Its Own” crew member. (N) ’ Å two cases to solve. (N) ’ Å (N) Entertainment Tonight (N) NCIS “Psych Out” Investigating a suspected suicide. NCIS: Los Angeles “Blye, K.” Kensi Blye is accused of Unforgettable “Heartbreak” A murder victim is found in CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David J WIAT ’ Å (N) ’ Å (DVS) murder. (N) ’ (Part 1 of 2) Å (DVS) a ballpark. (N) ’ Å Letterman (N) ’ Å Criminal Minds “25 to Life” ’ Å Criminal Minds Bizarre, ritualistic murders. ’ Å Flashpoint “Scorpio” ’ Å Flashpoint A man holds doctors at gunpoint. Å L WPXH Criminal Minds ’ Å Cold Case “Committed” Identity theft. ’ Å Cold Case A healthy woman dies of a heart attack. The King of Queens ’ American Dad ’ Å House of Payne House of Payne ¥ WABM Seinfeld ’ Å CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å A&E Storage Wars Å CSI: Miami Reality star’s ››› “The War of the Worlds” (1953, Science Fiction) Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. Martian war- ››› “The War of the Worlds” (1953, Science Fiction) Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. Martian warAMC murder. ’ Å ships attack Earth with heat rays. ships attack Earth with heat rays. Wild Russia ’ Å Wild Russia ’ Å Wild Russia Wildlife on Kamchatka Peninsula. Å Wild Russia ’ Å ANPL Operation Wild ’ Å ›› “Entrapment” (1999, Action) Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones. A woman tries to thwart a burglar on Dec. 31, 1999. Å ›› Entrapment (1999) BBC Kitchen Nightmares ’ Kitchen Nightmares Reviving a French restaurant. Let’s Stay Together The Game ’ Å The Game ’ Å The Game “Skeletons” The Game ’ Å Let’s Stay Together Let’s Stay Together BET 106 & Park: Top 10 Live Let’s Stay Together I Survived Å The Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs Cast/crew interviews. Å The Inside Story: Jaws Steven Spielberg’s filming of “Jaws.” BIO The Real Housewives of Orange County Å The Real Housewives of Orange County (N) Å Tabatha Takes Over Tabatha motivates a salon. (N) What Happens Housewives/OC BRAVO Housewives/OC Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å ›› “In the Army Now” (1994, Comedy) Pauly Shore, Andy Dick. ’ CMTV Trading Spouses Key & Peele Å Tosh.0 Å Tosh.0 Å Tosh.0 Å Tosh.0 (N) Å Key & Peele (N) Å Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY 30 Rock ’ Å American Chopper “Sunoco Bike 1” ’ Å Dirty Jobs Mike’s most quirky conversations. (N) ’ Cruise Ship Disaster: Inside the Concordia Å Dirty Jobs Mike’s most quirky conversations. Å DISC Dirty Jobs ’ Å Good Luck Charlie “Appy Austin & Ally “Club Own- ››› “A Bug’s Life” (1998, Fantasy) Voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey. Animat- Fish Hooks Jocktopus Shake It Up! “Camp It Up” Good Luck Charlie “Battle Good Luck Charlie “Appy DISN Days” ’ Å ers & Quinceaneras” ’ ed. Insects help an ant fend off grasshoppers. ’ ‘G’ Å pulls off his arms. Å ’Å of the Bands” Å Days” ’ Å E! News (N) Kourtney & Kim Take New York “Family Therapy” Kourtney & Kim Take New York Kourtney & Kim Take New York Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●College Basketball Kentucky at Mississippi State. (N) (Live) ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●College Basketball Illinois at Ohio State. (N) (Live) ●SportsNation ●E:60 NBA Coast to Coast (N) (Live) Å ESPN2 ●College Basketball Kansas State at Missouri. (N) (Live) Switched at Birth “The Art of Painting” (N) Å Jane by Design “The Wedding Gown” (N) ’ Å Switched at Birth “The Art of Painting” ’ Å The 700 Club How to receive healing. Å FAM Switched at Birth Å Cupcake Wars “Monster Cupcakes” Chopped “Ladies First!” Chopped Canned spiced ham in the first basket. (N) Chopped Fish with chocolate; root vegetable. FOOD Cupcake Wars ●Boxing Top Rank: Richard Gutierrez vs. Vanes Martirosyan. From Thackerville, Okla. World Poker Tour: Season 10 FOXSS ●College Basketball Clemson at Georgia Tech. (N) (Live) ›› “Ghost Rider” (2007, Action) Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes. A motorcycle stuntman is a supernatural agent of vengeance. Justified Boyd fights for Harlan’s oxy trade. (N) Justified Boyd fights for Harlan’s oxy trade. FX ›› “The Family Stone” (2005) Dermot Mulroney. A man introduces his uptight girlfriend to his family. ›› “Someone Like You” (2001) Ashley Judd. FXM ›› “Someone Like You” (2001) Ashley Judd, Greg Kinnear. Å The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game GSN The Newlywed Game Little House on the Prairie Little House on the Prairie “Laura Ingalls Wilder” Little House on the Prairie “A New Beginning” Start a Frasier Frasier and Niles Frasier Roz hires Bulldog Frasier The brothers face Frasier Brothers research HALL “Laura Ingalls Wilder” Pride dissolves the engagement. (Part 2 of 2) Å freight line in Sleepy Eye. Å vie as art critics. Å to baby-sit. ’ Å off over women. ’ Å family tree. Å ●REAL Sports With Bryant Gumbel (N) ’ Å Eastbound & Down Å Luck Ace meets with a colleague. ’ Å HBO ›› “Just Wright” (2010) Queen Latifah. A physical therapist falls in love with her patient. ’ ‘PG’ Å My First Place (N) Å My First Place Å Property Virgins Å Property Virgins Å House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l Love It or List It A couple likes their property. Å H&G House Hunters Å Top Gear The guys try to Pawn Stars “Mile High Pawn Stars “Security” Å Top Gear “Muscle Cars” Rutledge takes Tanner to Top Shot “In the Trenches” Teams face an explosive Top Shot “In the Trenches” Teams face an explosive HIST deliver precious cargo. Club” Å Utah. (N) Å obstacle course. (N) Å obstacle course. Å Dance Moms “Wardrobe Malfunction” Å Dance Moms “Bullets and Ballet” (N) Å America’s Supernanny Å America’s Supernanny Å LIFE Dance Moms Å ›› “The Rite” (2011) Anthony Hopkins. A skeptical seminary student attends a school for exorcists. ’ ›› “Man on Fire” (2004) Denzel Washington. A bodyguard takes revenge on a girl’s kidnappers. ’ ‘R’ MAX ›› The Dilemma Å The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler Å The Secret War “The Defiant Duo” (N) ’ The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler Å MILIT Battle of the Atlantic ’ The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler Å Teen Mom 2 “Love Will Tear Us Apart” Corey arranges visitation. ’ Teen Mom 2 “Reunion” (N) ’ (Part 1 of 2) It Gets Better (N) ’ MTV Jersey Shore The roommates focus. ’ Å LA Street Racers Street racing’s legacy. Doomsday Preppers “It’s All Gonna Hit the Fan” Doomsday Preppers “I Hope I Am Crazy” LA Street Racers Street racing’s legacy. NGEO Wild Justice My Wife and Kids Å George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show Å That ’70s Show ’ Å Friends ’ Å Friends ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants My Wife and Kids Å Survivorman Les must survive with very little. Å Monster Bug Wars! “Murderous Intent” (N) Å Survivorman “Canyonlands” Utah wilds. ’ Å SCIENCE Survivorman “Mountain” Survivorman “Canyonlands” Utah wilds. ’ Å Penn & Teller: Bulls...! Inside Comedy (iTV) ’ House of Lies (iTV) Å Californication (iTV) ’ Shameless “A Bottle of Jean Nate” Ian ignores Lip. SHOW ›› “Knowing” (2009, Science Fiction) Nicolas Cage. iTV. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless Stuntbusters Stuntbusters Dumbest Stuff Dumbest Stuff Wrecked Wrecked Stuntbusters Stuntbusters SPEED ●Pass Time Ink Master Photo Realism tattoo competition. Å Ink Master “Game On” Josh calls Shane out. Å Ink Master “Permanent Mistakes” (N) ’ Å Ink Master “Permanent Mistakes” ’ Å SPIKE Ink Master ’ Å ●In My Own Words ●Spotlight ●Women’s College Basketball Texas at Baylor. SPSO ●Women’s College Basketball Texas at Baylor. (N) (Live) ●WWE Super SmackDown! (N) ’ (Live) Å Face Off Transforming models into ugly ducklings. ›› “Jeepers Creepers 2” (2003) Ray Wise. Å SYFY Star Trek: Next Behind the Scenes Å Joyce Meyer John Hagee Today Å Breakthrough W/Parsley Praise the Lord (Live). Å TBN The Potter’s Touch Å TBS Seinfeld “The Beard” ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ Conan Actress Amanda Seyfried; Fun performs. (N) ››› “Arrowsmith” ››› “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe” (1954, Adventure) Dan O’Herlihy. ››› “Flying Down to Rio” (1933, Musical) Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien. A woman causes ›› “Down Argentine TCM (1931) Ronald Colman. Premiere. A British sailor becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island. rivalry between two of her admirers. Å Way” (1940, Musical) 19 Kids and Counting (N) 19 Kids and Counting (N) Extreme Cheapskates ’ Å My 600-lb Life Love motivates Donald’s journey. ’ TLC My Strange Addiction ’ My 600-lb Life Love motivates Donald’s journey. ’ ››› “American Gangster” (2007, Crime Drama) Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor. A chauffeur becomes Harlem’s Southland “Integrity Check” (N) ’ Å CSI: NY “Vigilante” Someone murders a serial rapist. ’ TNT most-powerful crime boss. Å Å Level Up (N) Adventure Time King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad ’ Å American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON World of Gumball Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond The King of Queens ’ TVLND M*A*S*H “Officers Only” Home Improvement ’ Home Improvement ’ Everybody-Raymond Law & Order: Special Victims Unit “Delinquent” ’ Law & Order: Special Victims Unit “Smoked” Å White Collar The crew of a wealthy Yankees fan. Royal Pains Jack’s symptoms catch up with him. USA Law & Order: SVU T.I. and Tiny Mob Wives Renee breaks into Junior’s phone. Å Mob Wives Renee faces harsh realities. ’ Å Mob Wives: Sit Basketball Wives Jen and Evelyn’s friendship. ’ VH1 Basketball Wives ’ CABLE NEWS 60 Minutes on CNBC “Deadly Secrets” Mad Money CNBC The Kudlow Report (N) Coca-Cola: The Real Story Behind the Real Thing 60 Minutes on CNBC “The Inventors” Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 Å Erin Burnett OutFront CNN Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å Capitol Hill Hearings CSPAN House of Reps. Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N) The Ed Show MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Ed Show (N)


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BROADCAST CHANNELS American Idol “Final Judgment, Part 1” Hopefuls perform for the judges. (N) ’ Å & WBRC Inside Edition (N) Å PBS NewsHour (N) ’ Å Nature “Ocean Giants” Why size matters in world of whales. (N) ’ Å (DVS) _ WCIQ

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Access Hollywood ’ Å Whitney Whitney uses a Are You There, Chelsea? Rock Center With Brian Williams (N) ’ Å Law & Order: Special Victims Unit “Hunting Ground” Alabama’s 13 News at The Tonight Show With bra to tempt Alex. (N) ’ “Dee Dee’s Pillow” (N) The squad looks for a missing escort. (N) 10:00pm (N) Å Jay Leno (N) ’ Å One Tree Hill Haley turns to Lucas for help. (N) ’ Remodeled Revamping an old-fashioned agency. 5 WTTO The Big Bang Theory ’ ●College Basketball Georgia at LSU. (N) (Live) Bonanza Cheers ’ Å Cheers ’ Å TV24 News at Nine Rick & Bubba Å 8 WJXS The Lucy Show Wheel of Fortune “Ameri- The Middle The kids call a Suburgatory Dalia tries to Modern Family “Guns and Happy Endings “The But- 20/20 “Before They Were Famous” The lives of the ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å H WJSU can Landmarks” (N) family meeting. (N) ’ get back at Tessa. (N) Dolls” (N) ’ Å terfly Effect Effect” 2012 Oscar nominees. (N) ’ Å (N) Entertainment Tonight (N) Survivor: One World (N) ’ Å Criminal Minds “A Thin Line” A string of brutal home CSI: Crime Scene Investigation “Stealing Home” An CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David J WIAT ’ Å invasions. (N) ’ Å (DVS) entire house is stolen. (N) ’ Å (DVS) Letterman (N) ’ Å Cold Case A 15-year-old girl who was beaten. Å Cold Case A murdered Amish teenager. ’ Å Criminal Minds “Derailed” ’ Å Criminal Minds “The Popular Kids” Cults. ’ Å L WPXH Cold Case “Cargo” ’ Burn Notice Michael helps a desperate father. Å Burn Notice “Hot Spot” ’ Å The King of Queens ’ American Dad ’ Å House of Payne House of Payne ¥ WABM Seinfeld “The Barber” CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Dog the Bounty Hunter Dog the Bounty Hunter Dog the Bounty Hunter “Greed Is Good” Å Dog the Bounty Hunter “Buddha’s Delight” Å A&E Storage Wars Å CSI: Miami Horatio tries to ››› “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005, Historical Drama) Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons. A young knight protects Jerusalem from invaders. Å ››› “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005, Historical Drama) AMC save Yelina. ’ Å Orlando Bloom, Eva Green. Å Hillbilly Handfishin’ City slickers wrangle catfish. ’ Finding Bigfoot “Moonshine and Bigfoot” ’ Finding Bigfoot Investigation of baby bigfoot. Å Hillbilly Handfishin’ City slickers wrangle catfish. ’ ANPL Swamp Wars ’ Å Top Gear Å The Tudors Henry marries Catherine Parr. ’ Å The Hour Hector’s on-air personality. Å The Tudors Henry restores his daughters. ’ Å BBC Top Gear Å ›› “Caught Up” (1998) Bokeem Woodbine. Poor choices and bad luck plague a Los Angelean. Å BET ››› “Training Day” (2001) Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke. A rookie cop meets a corrupt Los Angeles narcotics officer. Å I Survived Å Mobsters “Paul Castellano” “Big Paul” Castellano. Mobsters “John Gotti” John Gotti. Å Mobsters Two cops working for the Mafia. Å American Gangster “Guy Fisher” BIO Top Chef: Texas Navigating the pantry blindfolded. Top Chef: Texas “Culinary Games” Top Chef: Texas “Fire and Ice” (N) What Happens Top Chef: Texas BRAVO Housewives/OC ›› “In the Army Now” (1994) Pauly Shore. A free-spirited slacker and his pal join the Army Reserve. Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å Bayou Billionaires Å Redneck Vacation CMTV Extreme Makeover Futurama ’ Å Futurama ’ Å South Park Å South Park “Goobacks” South Park Å South Park Å Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY 30 Rock ’ Å Sons of Guns An automatic rifle with a silencer. ’ Sons of Guns “Mortars and Mayhem” ’ Å Sons of Guns A Vegas demo of the Desert AR. ’ Sons of Guns “Mortars and Mayhem” ’ Å DISC Sons of Guns ’ Å Good Luck Charlie “Story So Random! ’ Å Austin & Ally “Managers A.N.T. Farm “perforFish Hooks The gang Austin & Ally Trish books Shake It Up! “Three’s a Good Luck Charlie “Alley Good Luck Charlie “Story DISN Time” ’ Å & Meatballs” ’ Å mANTs” ’ Å sees the Yeti Lobster. ’ a gig for Austin. Crowd It Up” ’ Å Oops” ’ Å Time” ’ Å E! News (N) Ice Loves Coco Ice Loves Coco Khloe and Lamar Khloe and Lamar The Soup (N) The Soup Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●NBA Basketball Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks. From American Airlines Center in Dallas. (N) (Live) ESPN NBA Basketball Boston Celtics at Oklahoma City Thunder. (N) (Live) ●College Basketball Kansas at Texas A&M. (N) (Live) College Basketball ESPN2 ●College Basketball West Virginia at Notre Dame. (N) (Live) ›› “Step Up 2 the Streets” (2008, Drama) Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Will Kemp. The 700 Club Å FAM ›› “Step Up” (2006, Musical) Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Mario. Restaurant: Impossible “Chatterbox” Restaurant: Impossible A dirty Italian eatery. (N) Worst Cooks in America “Going Global” FOOD Restaurant: Impossible Restaurant: Impossible “Sullivan’s Grill” ●Women’s College Basketball Oklahoma State at Kansas State. (N) (Live) ●UFC Ultimate Insider (N) Countdown Signing Day ●UFC Countdown 144: Edgar vs. Henderson (N) FOXSS ●The Best of Pride ›› “2012” (2009, Action) John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet. A global cataclysm nearly wipes out humanity. ›› “2012” (2009, Action) John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet. FX FXM Presents Å › “The Marine” (2006, Action) John Cena, Robert Patrick. Thugs kidnap the wife of a soldier. Å › “The Marine” (2006, Action) John Cena. Å FXM › “Simon Sez” (1999) Dennis Rodman. Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å Baggage Å GSN Baggage Å Little House on the Little House on the Prairie “Portrait of Love” A mother Little House on the Prairie “Divorce, Walnut Grove Frasier The media reports Frasier Lilith attends Frasier “Back Talk” Frasier Frasier Extravagant ChristHALL Prairie “The Silent Cry” tries to reunite daughter. Å Style” Laura brawls with a woman rival. Å Frasier dead. Å Thanksgiving dinner. ’ injures his back. ’ mas party. Å › “Your Highness” (2011, Comedy) Danny McBride. ’ ‘R’ Å Safe House: HBO First Luck Ace meets with a colleague. ’ Å Real Time With Bill Maher ’ Å HBO On Freddie Roach Å Property Brothers Tired of being in a tiny condo. Income Property Å Kitchen Cousins Å House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l Property Brothers Moving from a condo to a house. H&G House Hunters Å American Restoration American Restoration American Restoration Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy The great American Restoration (N) American Restoration (N) Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy The great HIST “Double Trouble” Å “Tall Order” Å “Pump & Gun” Å American used car salesman. (N) Å Å Å American used car salesman. Å Wife Swap A militaristic mom has rules. ’ Å Wife Swap Traditional wife; punk-rock wife. Å Wife Swap Workaholic; overprotective. ’ Å Wife Swap Mothers with opposing philosophies. ’ LIFE Wife Swap ’ Å ››› “Win Win” (2011) Paul Giamatti. A struggling attorney becomes the guardian of an elderly client. ›› “Underworld” (2003) Kate Beckinsale. A vampire protects a medical student from werewolves. ‘R’ MAX ›› Borderline (2002) Top Tens “Tanks” Experts rank the top ten tanks. Top Tens Count down of influential machine guns. Greatest Tank Battles “The Battle for the Baltics” Top Ten “Tanks” Tanks blast across the battlefield. MILIT Ultimate Weapons Å Teen Mom 2 “Reunion” ’ (Part 1 of 2) The Challenge: Battle of the Exes ’ The Challenge: Battle of the Exes (N) ’ The Challenge: Battle of the Exes ’ MTV Pranked ’ Doomsday Preppers “Bullets, Lots of Bullets” Sex for Sale: American Escort (N) American Weed Moving a $250,000 crop. Doomsday Preppers “Bullets, Lots of Bullets” NGEO Wild Justice My Wife and Kids Å George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show Å That ’70s Show ’ Å Friends ’ Å Friends ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants My Wife and Kids Å Prophets of Science Fiction “Isaac Asimov” Å Masters of Science Fiction “A Clean Escape” Å Prophets of Science Fiction “Jules Verne” (N) ’ Prophets of Science Fiction “Isaac Asimov” Å SCIENCE How It’s Made ’ Å Shameless “A Bottle of Jean Nate” Ian ignores Lip. LAFFMOBB Presents (iTV) Californication (iTV) ’ House of Lies (iTV) Å Bruce Bruce: Losin’ It The comic performs. Å SHOW The King’s Speech ‘R’ Days of our Lives ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless Dumbest Stuff Dumbest Stuff Chasing Daytona: Kenny Wallace (N) My Ride Rules My Ride Rules Dumbest Stuff Dumbest Stuff SPEED ●Pass Time ››› “The Rundown” (2003) The Rock. A bounty hunter must find his boss’ son in the Amazon. ’ 1,000 Ways to Die (N) ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ SPIKE ››› The Rundown ’ ●Hawks Live! Postgame ●In My Own Words ●Volvo Ocean Race (N) SPSO ●NBA Basketball Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks. From Madison Square Garden in New York. (N) (Live) Ghost Hunters “The Oldest House in Georgia” ’ Ghost Hunters International (N) ’ Å Face Off Alien creatures; guest LeVar Burton. (N) Ghost Hunters International ’ Å SYFY Face Off “Triple Threat” Behind the Scenes Å Turning Point-Jeremiah Joseph Prince Å End of the Age Praise the Lord (Live). Å TBN Billy Graham Crusade Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ Conan Jennifer Aniston; Ron and Amy Shirley. (N) TBS Seinfeld “The Doorman” Family Guy ’ Å ›››› “Watch on the ›››› “Strangers on a Train” (1951, Suspense) Robert Walker, Farley Granger, Ruth Roman. Two men plot ›››› “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (1939, Comedy-Drama) James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains. TCM Rhine” (1943, Drama) two murders. Å An idealistic young man wades into hot political waters. Å Untold Stories of the E.R. “Radioactive Rocks” ’ My 600-lb Life Ashley’s journey and her goal. (N) Untold Stories of the E.R. “Radioactive Rocks” ’ TLC Dr. G: Medical Examiner Hoarding: Buried Alive Phyllis; Faye. ’ Å Law & Order “Avatar” ’ Law & Order “Thin Ice” A hockey coach is found beat- Law & Order “For Love or Money” A hit man is murLaw & Order “Heart of Darkness” A depressed journal- Southland “Integrity Check” ’ Å TNT Å (DVS) en to death. ’ Å (DVS) dered. ’ Å (DVS) ist is found dead. ’ Å (DVS) NinjaGo: Masters Level Up King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad “Haylias” American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON Johnny Test (N) ’ Å Home Improvement ’ Home Improvement ’ Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond The King of Queens ’ TVLND M*A*S*H Å NCIS An officer is killed on a British ship. ’ Å NCIS “Recruited” A murder at a college fair. Å Royal Pains Hank struggles to cope. Å Covert Affairs Annie takes a vacation with Danielle. USA NCIS: Los Angeles Å Behind the Music “Nelly” ’ Å Basketball Wives Jen and Evelyn’s friendship. ’ T.I. and Tiny T.I. and Tiny ››› “Menace II Society” (1993) Tyrin Turner. VH1 ›› Dangerous Minds CABLE NEWS American Greed American Greed (N) Mad Money CNBC The Kudlow Report (N) Apocalypse 2012 Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 Å Erin Burnett OutFront CNN Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å Capitol Hill Hearings CSPAN House of Reps. Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N) The Ed Show MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Ed Show (N) ` WVTM


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Gamecock The Andy Griffith Show Cheers ’ Å TV24 News at Nine Rick & Bubba Å 8 WJXS The Lucy Show Å Wheel of Fortune “Ameri- Wipeout “Winter Wipeout: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yeti” Grey’s Anatomy “If Only You Were Lonely” An explo- Private Practice “Andromeda” Addison and Jake con- ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å H WJSU can Landmarks” (N) Yetis terrorize contestants. (N) ’ Å sion at a coffee shop. (N) ’ Å tinue to flirt. (N) ’ Å (N) Entertainment Tonight (N) The Big Bang Theory (N) Rob A romantic weekend Person of Interest “Risk” (N) ’ Å The Mentalist “His Thoughts Were Red Thoughts” CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David J WIAT ’ Å ’Å is disrupted. (N) ’ Å Jane encounters a former nemesis. (N) ’ Å Letterman (N) ’ Å Cold Case “Wunderkind” An inner-city math genius. Criminal Minds The mind of a psychotic killer. Å Criminal Minds A girl is abducted in broad daylight. L WPXH Cold Case “Devil Music” Cold Case A Jane Doe is murdered. ’ Å Without a Trace A man and his daughter disappear. Without a Trace “Maple Street” Videotape analysis. The King of Queens ’ American Dad ’ Å House of Payne House of Payne ¥ WABM Seinfeld ’ Å CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight The First 48 Rookie detective’s first double murder. The First 48 A drug deal turns deadly. Å The First 48 A victim’s car may reveal his killer. America’s Most Wanted Å A&E The First 48 Å CSI: Miami Volleyball play- ›››› “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982, Science Fiction) Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote. A California boy befriends a home- ››› “Sleepless in Seattle” (1993) Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman. A grievAMC ers die suddenly. ’ sick alien. ing widower captures the heart of a recently engaged newswoman. Infested! A woman is bitten by a spider. ’ Å Infested! Endangered bats; brown recluse spiders. Infested! Scorpions fall from the rafters of home. Infested! A woman is bitten by a spider. ’ Å ANPL Infested! ’ Å Top Gear Bugatti Veyron; latest Audi. Å Top Gear The best moments of season seven. Top Gear The best moments of season seven. Top Gear The best moments of season seven. BBC Top Gear Å BET Honors 2012 Celebrating outstanding achievements. Å BET 106 & Park: Top 10 Live ››› “Boyz N the Hood” (1991, Drama) Larry Fishburne, Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. Å I Survived Å Ghosts: Caught on Tape Å UFO’s Best Evidence Caught on Tape Å UFO’s Best Evidence Caught on Tape Å Paranormal Trauma Matthew; Erica. Å BIO The Real Housewives of Orange County Å Housewives/OC The Real Housewives of Atlanta What Happens Housewives/OC BRAVO The Real Housewives of Orange County Å ››› “Parenthood” (1989) Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen. A family experiences the pressures of raising children. ’ Å CMTV ›› “Kindergarten Cop” (1990, Comedy) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller. ’ Å Chappelle’s Show Å Chappelle’s Show Å Carlos Mencia: New Territory Å Key & Peele Å Tosh.0 Å Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY 30 Rock “Greenzo” ’ The 9/11 Tapes: Chaos in the Sky ’ Å U.S. Drug Wars “Hide and Seek” ’ Å MythBusters Testing myths about survival. ’ Å U.S. Drug Wars “Hide and Seek” ’ Å DISC Killing bin Laden Å Good Luck Charlie “Ditch Phineas and Ferb ’ Å ››› “Holes” (2003, Adventure) Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Patricia Arquette. A woman forces juvenile Shake It Up! “Apply It Up” Good Luck Charlie Teddy Good Luck Charlie “Ditch DISN Day” ’ Å delinquents to dig at a camp. ’ ‘PG’ Å ’Å uses a self-tanner. Day” ’ Å E! News (N) The Soup Ice Loves Coco The E! True Hollywood Story “Ice T & Coco” Å The E! True Hollywood Story “Lindsay Lohan” ’ Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●College Basketball Teams TBA. (N) (Live) ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●College Basketball Teams TBA. (N) (Live) ●College Basketball Teams TBA. (N) (Live) ●College Basketball BYU at Gonzaga. (N) (Live) ESPN2 ●College Basketball Teams TBA. (N) (Live) ›› “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde” (2003, Comedy) Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field. The 700 Club A rebellious teen becomes pregnant. FAM ›› “Legally Blonde” (2001, Comedy) Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson. Chopped An American staple and Japanese snack. Chopped Pickle juice in the first round. Fat Chef Jeff can’t curb his appetite; Maggie. (N) Cupcake Wars VIP party for the stars of the opera. FOOD Chopped ●Women’s College Basketball Vanderbilt at LSU. (N) (Live) ●College Basketball Stanford at Colorado. (N) FOXSS ●Women’s College Basketball Arkansas at Tennessee. (N) (Live) How I Met Your Mother Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Archer “Bloody Ferlin” Unsupervised “Nits” (N) Archer “Bloody Ferlin” Unsupervised “Nits” FX FXM Presents Å ››› “X-Men” (2000) Hugh Jackman. Two groups of mutated humans square off against each other. › “Babylon A.D.” (2008) Vin Diesel. Å FXM › “Babylon A.D.” (2008) Vin Diesel. Å Deal or No Deal ’ Å Deal or No Deal ’ Å Deal or No Deal ’ Å Deal or No Deal ’ Å GSN Deal or No Deal ’ Å Little House on the Little House on the Prairie “To See the Light” Head Little House on the Prairie “To See the Light” Mary Frasier “RDWRER” ’ Å Frasier Frasier tries to Frasier Date with former Frasier Martin accompaHALL Prairie “The In-Laws” Å injury restores Adam’s sight. Å feels like burden to Adam. (Part 2 of 2) Å write a theme song. ’ classmate. ’ Å nies Frasier to the opera. On Freddie Roach Å Life’s Too Short Å Game of Thrones “The Wolf and the Lion” Å Real Sex “Puppetry of the Penis.” ’ Å HBO ››› “Rio” (2011, Comedy) Voices of Anne Hathaway. ’ ‘G’ Å My First Place (N) Å My First Place Å Selling LA (N) Å Selling New York (N) House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l House Hunters Å Hunters Int’l H&G House Hunters Å Swamp People Troy reSwamp People “No Guts, No Gator” Troy hunts an old Swamp People “Divide to Conquer” Troy and Junior Mudcats “Nightmare Holes” Katt Daddy tries to deCajun Pawn Stars “Trick Cajun Pawn Stars “Sweet HIST unites with Clint. Å family honey hole. Å use the same strategy. (N) Å throne his rival. (N) Å or Trade” Å and Sour” Å Project Runway All Stars “O! 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Hunt for the Giant Squid NGEO Wild Justice My Wife and Kids Å George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å Friends ’ Å Friends ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants My Wife and Kids Å How It’s Made ’ Å How It’s Made ’ Å Inside the Design (N) ’ Inside the Design Å Heavy Metal Task Force ’ Å SCIENCE How Do They Do It? ’ Heavy Metal Task Force (N) ’ Å “Phunny Business: A Black Comedy” (2010) Narrated by John Ridley. ‘NR’ Shameless “A Bottle of Jean Nate” Ian ignores Lip. Inside Comedy (iTV) (N) Beach Heat: Miami Å SHOW ››› “The Hurt Locker” (2008) Jeremy Renner. Days of our Lives ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless ●NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup: Duel at Daytona. From Daytona International Speedway, Fla. Chasing Daytona SPEED NASCAR Racing ●iMPACT Wrestling (N) ’ Å Jail ’ Å Jail ’ Å MMA Junkie Live (N) ’ Jail ’ Å SPIKE Jail ’ Å ●Hawks Live! Postgame ●ACC All-Access (N) College Flash Classics SPSO ●NBA Basketball Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks. From Philips Arena in Atlanta. (N) (Live) ››› “Dawn of the Dead” (2004, Horror) Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber. Milwaukee residents fight zombies in a mall. ››› Drag Me to Hell SYFY ››› “Planet Terror” (2007) Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez. Å Behind the Scenes Å Joel Osteen Å Joseph Prince Å Houston at Hillsong TV Praise the Lord (Live). Å TBN The Potter’s Touch Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ The Big Bang Theory ’ Conan Dhani Harrison. (N) TBS Seinfeld “The Jimmy” ››› “Mister Roberts” ›››› “The Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957, War) William Holden, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa. A British colonel builds a bridge for his Japanese captor. Å ››› “The Letter” (1940, Drama) Bette Davis. An acTCM (1955) Henry Fonda. Å cused murderess is blackmailed. Å David Blaine: Magic Man ’ Å NY Ink Jessica is tattooing out of her house. (N) ’ Cellblock 6: Female Lock Up “I Told the Truth!” ’ NY Ink Jessica is tattooing out of her house. Å TLC David Blaine’s Vertigo ●NBA Basketball New York Knicks at Miami Heat. From the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. (N) (Live) Å ●NBA Basketball Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder. From Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. (N) (Live) Å

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