LeVar Burton Is Using Kickstarter to Bring Back Reading Rainbow

Drop everything: LeVar Burton wants to resurrect Reading Rainbow, and he wants it as universally available as possible. So this morning, he launched a Kickstarter, aiming to raise a million dollars to fund the development of a web version. That great swooshing sound you just heard was the entire Internet opening its… » 5/28/14 12:30pm 5/28/14 12:30pm

Must See: Neither Carey Mulligan Nor Stephen Colbert Have Read Gatsby

Last night's Colbert Report was devoted to The Great Gatsby, only one problem — Stephen's never read the book! When he goes to his good friend (and Gatsby star) Carey Mulligan for help, he makes a terrible discovery. Not only has she never read it either, but she can't read at all. Who can help them out of this… » 5/10/13 4:15pm 5/10/13 4:15pm

Reading Rainbow Host LeVar Burton Is 'Outraged' Over Mitt Romney's…

LeVar Burton of Star Trek and Roots fame is "outraged" with presidential candidate Mitt Romney after Romney remarked that he would cut funding to PBS during Wednesday's debate. Burton, as the creator and host of the network's beloved children's book television series Reading Rainbow, has a close connection to PBS and… » 10/05/12 10:25am 10/05/12 10:25am