LeVar Burton on Pursuing the Priesthood Before Acting

At the age of 17, LeVar Burton was on a path to the priesthood, having entered seminary three years earlier. But Burton began questioning the Catholic point of view, and he did not receive satisfying answers from his elders. He decided to change his trajectory, and landed on acting. Two years later, as an undergraduate […]

Mark McMorris leads star-studded slopestyle semifinal at Burton U.S. Open

Canada’s Mark McMorris is well on his way to repeating as slopestyle champion at the 36th Burton U.S. Open. in Vail, Colo. In Wednesday’s semifinal, Regina’s McMorris vaulted to the top of the standings with an impressive second-run score of 83.85. Norway’s Marcus Kleveland trailed close behind after putting down a score of 82.30 in his opening run.  The field in the slopestyle event also included Canadian heavyweights […]

Canadian snowboarders descend on Vail for prestigious Burton U.S. Open

The world’s top snowboarders decend on Vail, Colo., this week for the Burton U.S. Open. In its 36th year, the longest-running event in snowboarding has earned the reputation as the most coveted title in the sport. The field in the slopestyle event includes Canadian heavyweights Mark McMorris, Max Parrot, Tyler Nicholson, Darcy Sharpe, and Sébastien Toutant. Parrot redeemed […]

How Levar Burton is carrying on the ‘Reading Rainbow’ legacy in the smartphone era, and moving beyond it

Press Levar Burton, of “Roots” and “Reading Rainbow” fame, remains a champion of children’s literacy. He has a new startup and podcast, both of which are dedicated to carrying on the torch for literacy in a new age of technology.   Known for his acting roles on “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Levar […]

The Morning Watch: ILM’s ‘Rogue One’ VFX Reel, McDonald’s Got Tim Burton Fired from Batman & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, Industrial Light & Magic extensively reveals the visual […]

Man Utd 4 – Burton 1: Rashford, Lingard and Martial goals guide Red Devils to victory

On the 13th anniversary of Clough snr’s death, Manchester United put Burton to the sword as they began their defence of the newly-named Carabao Cup in some style. Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial led Nigel Clough’s Championship team a merry dance with their pace and skill as United scored four for the fourth time this […]

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho is just like my dad Brian – Burton boss Nigel Clough

GETTY Jose Mourinho said Brian Clough is one of his managerial icons Mourinho has made no secret that the late Nottingham Forest manager is one of his managerial heroes and once made a ‘pilgrimage’ to the City Ground. And as Clough junior prepared his Burton Albion side to go head-to-head with Mourinho and Manchester United […]

General Hospital's Steve Burton Returns: 'There Is Almost Nobody Who Won't Be Affected,' Says Soap Boss

As one might guess, Steve Burton‘s return to ABC’s General Hospital “is going to shake everything up,” executive producer Frank Valentini promises — especially since Billy Miller is currently filling the role of Jason Morgan, for which Burton won his first Emmy back in 1998. Following an Emmy-winning run on rival sudser The Young and […]

Report: Steve Burton Returning to GH — Plus, Who's Leaving?

Is Port Charles big enough for two Jasons? General Hospital fave Steve Burton — who vacated the role of Jason Morgan in 2012 after a two-decade run — is heading back to the ABC soap, Daytime Confidential reports. Of course, Jason is currently being portrayed by Billy Miller, so it’s not clear if Burton would be […]