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Besties and former 'The Office' co-stars write on friendship

May. 17, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spoiler alert: Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey obviously knew how “The Office” ended its nine-year run on NBC, because, after all, they filmed it — but revisiting that time for their new book, “Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There,” was...

Max Homa on life, golf after podcasting: 'So far, so good'

May. 05, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — If Max Homa still had a podcast, he would tell his listeners that everything is fine, thanks for asking. Homa, the son of a Hollywood acting coach and a three-time winner on the PGA Tour, has strong instincts about fan engagement. He built a big following on...

Penn Badgley co-creates podcast on adolescence

May. 04, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the original version of “Gossip Girl,” Penn Badgley's character Dan Humphrey was nicknamed Lonely Boy, an introverted, teenage outsider who longed for a fast-forward button for high school. The actor is tapping into his own familiarity with the angst of a young person by...

College freshman, renowned podcaster vie for WVa House seat

May. 04, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — On a spring day, Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy was making the rounds at a day shelter where she volunteers part time providing medical care to homeless people. A few blocks away, 18-year-old freshman Kate White was finishing up final exams at Marshall University. ...

Ex-ABC anchor Gibson prodded out of retirement for podcast

May. 02, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former ABC News anchor Charles Gibson dropped completely out of the public eye upon his retirement in 2009. Now, prodded by his daughter Kate, he's back. The two are collaborating on “The Book Case,” a weekly podcast on reading and authors produced by ABC Audio...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Apr. 27, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

Columbus Dispatch. April 26, 2022. Editorial: A new type of research paper: podcasts For older readers, the high school research paper meant taking an assigned topic and spending long after-school hours in the public library navigating the mysteries of card catalogs...

Pam Grier covers ‘everything’ in a new podcast of her career

Apr. 20, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

Pam Grier doesn’t look back that often. If she did, she said this week from New Mexico, “I’d be drinking.” But when Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz called to ask if she’d consider being the focus of the new season of his podcast “The Plot Thickens,” she knew...

Mayfield: Browns 'disrespected,' deceived him about future

Apr. 13, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield feels the Cleveland Browns deceived him about their offseason plans, which resulted in them trading for Deshaun Watson. Speaking on a podcast, Mayfield, whose tumultuous four-year run as Cleveland's quarterback essentially ended when the team...

Songs by Wu-Tang, Alicia Keys added to Recording Registry

Apr. 13, 2022 05:08 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Critically acclaimed debut albums by Wu-Tang Clan and Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin's Latin pop megahit “Livin' La Vida Loca,” and Queen's “Bohemian Rhapsody” are among the recordings being inducted this year into the National Recording Registry. The...

Podcast 'Live from Mount Olympus' readies for new adventure

Apr. 12, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The podcast series “Live from Mount Olympus” is returning this month with the same Broadway ingenuity and the delightful André De Shields but with a new hero plucked from the pantheon of mythical Greek deities. The 10-episode second series focuses on...