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SC native Stephen Colbert to host Emmy Awards

CBS announced South Carolina native son Stephen Colbert will host the 69th annual Emmy Awards telecast.

Movie News & Reviews

Movie review: McConaughey glitters in 'Gold'

It's been said that Matthew McConaughey is a character actor trapped in a leading man's body. After his rom-com hunk period in the 2000s, he had his "McConnaissance," delving deeply into character work in "Bernie," "Magic Mike" and "The Wolf of Wall Street," on TV in "True Detective," and in "Dallas Buyers Club," for which he won an Oscar. His latest film, "Gold," directed by Stephen Gaghan, is his most extreme character work yet, with him playing a balding, paunchy, cigarette chomping gold prospector in the 1980s, and yet McConaughey is so good he makes it work.

Music News & Reviews

Toronzo Cannon drives the blues bus

In between gigs at blues clubs and festivals around the world, Toronzo Cannon drives a Chicago Transit Authority bus for a living. Cannon gets props for bringing colorful, real-life detail to his lyrics, and he credits his day job with inspiring many of the stories behind the songs.

Movie News & Reviews

'20th Century Women' review: Challenging but worth it

For all our moments of self-awareness or nuggets of conventional wisdom, it's really hard to know what we're doing. There are plenty of sound bites of truth scattered throughout "20th Century Women" - things like "Having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world" and "Wondering if you're happy is a great shortcut to being depressed" - but what do you do with them? As a makeshift family sits around listening to Jimmy Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" speech, they all grapple with their own truths: What do we really know, and what do we do with what we know?

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What's funnier than a circus clown? A circus clown on ice.

Clown Alley's Zach Page and Ben Macon were on the ice in downtown Columbia to promote the upcoming Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus presents "Out Of This World" show. This show incorporates performers skating on ice as part of the story-telling process.
What's funnier than a circus clown? A circus clown on ice. 0:54

What's funnier than a circus clown? A circus clown on ice.

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How you can join Columbia's community gardens

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Bottoms Up: How to make a St. Germain cocktail

A guide to useless holiday gifts 5:41

A guide to useless holiday gifts