Day: 23 July 2021

NBC Sports Crew’s Rewriting Rule Book to get 7000 Hours of Games onto the Air

Traditionally NBC, like every other network covering the Games, would spend months filming athlete interviews and background material. 22 July 2021 | Brian Steinberg | Variety The people…

Obituary: Chuck E. Weiss, musician, actor, ‘Chuck E.’s in Love’ fame (76)

Photo: Chuck E. Weiss.(Michael Ochs Archives) 21 July 2021 | RANDALL ROBERTS | Los Angeles Times | Additional material supplied by Clipper Media Chuck E. Weiss, the singer,…

Japan’s Olympic money-making dreams have hit a snag

Photo: The grand opening of the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo in October 1964. Newscom/Alamy It could be said that the Olympic Games were never intended to ‘make money.’…

Preview: Highway Butterfly – The Songs of Neal Casal

23 July 2021 | Press Release/Website | Neil Casal Music Foundation Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal is a tribute to the life and music of the…

Pentagon to ‘evaluate’ safety of ‘nuclear football’

Photo: A White House military aide and member of the US Navy carries a briefcase known as the “football,” containing emergency nuclear weapon codes, as then-President Barack Obama…

Burkini protest lands French swimmers fines, pool expulsions

Photo: Members of the “Alliance Citoyenne” association gather at the Jean Bron municipal swimming pool in Grenoble at a previous protest in 2019. (Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP via Getty Images)…

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