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Author: Terry Colquitt

Live From New York: SNL Turns 40

SNL 40: A look back on how “Saturday Night Live” has left an indelible mark on television, pop culture, and American politics. On February 15, 2015, NBC reserved 3 ½ hours of its Sunday night programming to acknowledge the fortieth anniversary of its late-night comedy staple Saturday Night Live. When the show premiered on October 11, 1975 (under the name NBC’s Saturday Night), no one knew the impact it would have not only on the medium of television, but also on pop culture and eventually on American politics. The landmark show was born out of desperation, when NBC execs...

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Terry’s List: 5 Films That Made Me Love Movies

1) The Sting (1973) After the on-screen chemistry of Robert Redford and Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the two teamed up again in this Best Picture Oscar winner as a pair of depression-era con artists who scheme to take a big time gambler for every scent he has. The scams, cons, and plot twists of The Sting give the movie the rare ability to deliver something new to the viewer every time they watch it. The top-notch cast and score of Scott Joplin (beautifully performed by Marvin Hamlisch) make a bonafide classic. 2) Jaws (1975) This classic thrill...

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