New On DVD This Week: Monk, The Queen, Bones, Medium

Monk The versatile Tony Shalhoub starred in this weekly, hour-long mystery series as Adrian Monk, an unorthodox but undeniably brilliant San Francisco police detective. Quitting the force after the death of his wife, ‘Monk‘ suddenly began developing profound and bizarre obsessive-compulsive tendencies, allowing his many phobias — including a morbid fear of heights, germs, darkness, […]

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Steroids and Red Sox: Burns Back on Baseball

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – Who says Red Sox and Yankee fans can’t work together? Witness Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, who just finished a sequel to their 1994 series ‘Baseball‘ — they even seem to like each other. Burns said he thought about revisiting the series when his beloved Red Sox broke a […]

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‘Baseball’ Filmmaker Backs Belated Honors For Rose

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Ken Burns makes sweeping documentaries about subjects including baseball, but he’s very concise about whether Pete Rose should make it into the sport’s Hall of Fame. Burns said that the ex-ballplayer deserves the honor but only after he dies — because, as Burns put it, Rose “doesn’t deserve to know he’s […]

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