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R.I.P. Joseph Wapner, judge, World War II veteran and Bronze Star recipient.
Joseph A. Wapner, a retired California judge whose flinty-folksy style of resolving disputes on the show “The People’s Court” helped spawn an entire genre of courtroom-based reality television with no-nonsense jurists and often clueless litigants, died Feb. 1,485 more words
On the day that I finished reading this month’s second book, back at the start of February, it’s ironic that Rolf Harris was cleared of three further historical sex abuse charges. 914 more words
The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949) has little time for the childish delusions that its characters or its audience may hold on to. When Holly Martins (Joseph Cotton), a writer of simplistic and romantic westerns, arrives in post-war Vienna, his perceptions are almost immediately shattered as he learns of the death of his friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles). 1,025 more words