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LeVar Burton’s ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Campaign is a Success with $2M and Counting

Peggy Truong | May 29, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Something truly wonderful has happened.

In case you missed the feel good story of the day, Reading Rainbow is coming back to America.  And we have one LeVar Burton to thank for it.

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Jared Padalecki Slammed Over Tweet Calling Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death ‘Stupid’ and ‘Senseless’

Michael Prieve | February 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Never to hold back on Twitter, Supernatural star Jared Padalecki took to Twitter following the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman yesterday.

Jared’s tweet got the actor in some hot water with fans and he ended up deleting the tweets and had to do some backtracking.

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Carey Mulligan and Stephen Colbert Visit ‘Reading Rainbow’

Robert Kessler | May 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Can’t read? You can still become an Academy Award nominated actress, or that’s what we got out of this clip from last night’s The Colbert Report. Fortunately LeVar Burton is here to help Stephen Colbert and the lovely, but illiterate, Carey Mulligan. And he brought along his reading glasses. We’ve missed you LeVar, where have you been? More »