Gosnell Trial
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The middle of the street

Culture | Sesame Street tries to keep Bert and Ernie out of the culture wars
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/21/18, 03:26 pm

Sesame Street producers tried to set the record straight this week, asserting that puppet characters Bert and Ernie are not a gay couple. For generations, smirking teens have suggested that the roommates were more than friends, and former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman seemed to confirm it in an interview posted Sunday on the website Queerty. He said he always imagined Bert and Ernie as a romantically involved couple when he was writing scenes for them.

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A film for our time

Entertainment | True-crime film about abortionist Kermit Gosnell to hit big screens this fall
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/29/18, 03:39 pm

After years of delays, audiences this fall finally will get to see the true-crime film about abortionist and murderer Kermit Gosnell.

Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer stars Dean Cain as the lead detective in the investigation into the abortionist’s horrific practice, in which he routinely killed babies born alive. Gosnell was convicted of three counts of murder in 2013 and is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Director of Gosnell movie prepares for filming

Q&A | Nick Searcy talks about what drew him to help make this film and what he hopes audiences will learn from it
by Kent Covington
Posted 9/15/15, 02:32 pm

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