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Anthology series

An anthology series is a radio, television, or film series that presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode, segment or short. These have a different cast each episode, but several series in the past, such as Four Star Playhouse, employed a permanent troupe of character actors who would appear in a different drama each week; some anthology series, such as Studio One, began on radio and expanded to television. From Ancient Greek ἀνθολογία, from ἀνθολογέω, from ἄνθος + λέγω, coined by Meleager of Gadara circa 60 BCE as Στέφανος to describe a collection of poetry retitled anthology – see Greek Anthology. Anthologiai were collections of small Greek poems and epigrams, because in Greek culture the flower symbolized the finer sentiments that only poetry can express. Many popular old-time radio programs were anthology series. On some series, such as Inner Sanctum Mysteries, the only constant was the host, who introduced and concluded each dramatic presentation. One of the earliest such programs was The Collier Hour, broadcast on the NBC Blue Network from 1927 to 1932.

As radio's first major dramatic anthology, it adapted stories and serials from Collier's Weekly in a calculated move to increase subscriptions and compete with The Saturday Evening Post. Airing on the Wednesday prior to each week's distribution of the magazine, the program soon moved to Sundays in order to avoid spoilers with dramatizations of stories appearing in the magazine. Academy Award Theater Arch Oboler's Plays The Campbell Playhouse Cavalcade of America CBS Radio Workshop Earplay Four Star Playhouse Lux Radio Theater The Mercury Theatre on the Air The Screen Guild Theater Stars over Hollywood Radio anthology series provided a format for science fiction, horror and mystery genres: Mystery House The Witch's Tale Lights Out The Hermit's Cave Famous Jury Trials Dark Fantasy Inner Sanctum Mysteries The Whistler Suspense The Mysterious Traveler Creeps by Night Mystery Playhouse The Strange Dr. Weird The Haunting Hour The Sealed Book Mystery in the Air The Weird Circle Quiet, Please! Escape The Unexpected The Hall of Fantasy 2000 Plus Dimension X ABC Mystery Theater, anthology and mystery series Sleep No More Theater 10:30 X Minus One The final episode of Suspense was broadcast on September 30, 1962, a date that has traditionally been seen as marking the end of the old-time radio era.

However, genre series produced since 1962 include: The Black Mass The Creaking Door Beyond Midnight The Zero Hour Mystery Theater Nightfall The Cabinet of Dr. Fritz 2000X The Twilight Zone In the history of television, live anthology dramas were popular during the Golden Age of Television of the 1950s with series such as The United States Steel Hour and The Philco Television Playhouse. Dick Powell came up with an idea for an anthology series, Four Star Playhouse, with a rotation of established stars every week, four stars in all; the stars would own the studio and the program, as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz had done with Desilu studio. Powell had intended for the program to feature himself, Charles Boyer, Joel McCrea, Rosalind Russell; when Russell and McCrea backed out, David Niven came on board as the third star. The fourth star was a guest star. CBS liked the idea, Four Star Playhouse made its debut in fall of 1952, it ran on alternate weeks only during the first season, alternating with Andy.

It was successful enough to be renewed and became a weekly program from the second season until the end of its run in 1956. Ida Lupino was brought on board as the de facto fourth star, though unlike Powell and Niven, she owned no stock in the company. American television networks would sometimes run summer anthology series which consisted of unsold television pilots. Beginning in 1971, the long-run Masterpiece Theatre drama anthology series brought British productions to American television. In 2011, American Horror Story debuted a new type of anthology format in the U. S; each season, rather than each episode, is a standalone story. Several actors have appeared in the various seasons, but playing different roles—in an echo of the Four Star Playhouse format; the success of American Horror Story has spawned other season-long anthologies such as American Crime Story and Feud. The 20th Century Fox Hour ABC Movie of the Week ABC Stage 67 Academy Theatre Actors Studio Alcoa-G

Jean-Baptiste Gu├ęgan

Jean-Baptiste Guégan is a French singer known for his interpretations of Johnny Hallyday songs popularly known as "la voix de Johnny". He was a fan of Hallyday since he was 9 years old when he saw Hallyday perform live in Bercy in 1992, he took part in 2018 in the French Got Talent series La France a un incroyable talent interpreting Hallyday songs and winning the title. He released his debut album Puisque c'est écrit on 30 August 2019. Recorded in Nashville, it contained songs written by Michel Mallory, a major songwriter for Hallyday; the album topped the SNEP French Albums Chart in its first week of release topping the Ultratop Belgian Wallon Albums Chart and making it number 7 on the Hitparade Swiss Albums Chart. It was certified gold, he engaged on a tour of 28 dates including many Zénith venues. *Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts

Aryeh Cohen

Aryeh Cohen is an American rabbi and scholar who serves as a professor of Rabbinic Literature at American Jewish University. His scholarship focuses on the Talmud, Jewish ethics, social justice. Cohen received his BA in Jewish Thought from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he was ordained as a rabbi by the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and received his Ph. D. from Brandeis University. Cohen has held appointments at American Jewish University since 1995, he was Chair of Jewish Studies in the College of Arts and Science from 1995–2000 and Chair of Rabbinic Studies in the Ziegler School from 2001–2005. Cohen has taught at Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and at Brandeis University. Cohen is the Rabbi-in-Residence for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice in Southern California, he has been active in protesting deportations carried out by ICE and “zero tolerance” US immigration policies. In 2017, Cohen was one of the rabbis who signed a statement by Jewish Veg encouraging veganism for all Jews.

Cohen is one of the founders of the Shtibl minyan. Cohen is the author of Rereading Talmud: Gender and the Poetics of Sugyot and Justice in the City: An Argument from the Sources of Rabbinic Judaism. Rabbi Alana Suskin has described Justice in the City as essential reading for the Occupy movement. Cohen is co-editor of Beginning/Again: Towards a Hermeneutics of Jewish Texts, he has written about modern figures including Aharon Shmuel Tamares and Emmanuel Levinas. Andrew Flescher has argued that Cohen's work on Tamares and Levinas "makes a compelling case in his own right for the counter-productive nature of violence under all circumstances."His articles and book chapters include: “‘The Foremost Amongst the Divine Attributes Is to Hate the Vulgar Power of Violence’: Aharon Shmuel Tamares and Recovering Nonviolence for Jewish Ethics,” Journal of Jewish Ethics, vol. 2. “Justice, Taxes: A View from the Perspective of Rabbinic Judaism,” Journal of Religious Ethics. “Hagar and Ishmael: A Commentary,” Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theolog, 68:3.

“Land and Messianism,” Journal of Scriptural Reasoning Volume 10.1. “A Response to Menachem Fisch’s ‘Berakhot 19b: The Bavli’s Paradigm of Confrontational Discourse’,” The Journal of Textual Reasoning, Volume 4.2. “Why Textual “Reasoning”?” Journal of Textual Reasoning: 1.1. “Giddul’s Wife and the Power of the Court: On Talmudic Law, Gender and Exile,” RLAWS: Review of Law and Society, Volume 9.2. “‘This Patriarchy Which is Not One’: The Ideology of Marriage in Rashi and Tosafot, Hebrew Union College Annual. Volume 70. “‘Do the dead know…’ The Representation of Death in the Bavli,” AJS Review, vol. xxiv, no 1, 1999. “Towards an Erotics of Martyrdom,” The Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Volume 7, Number 2 1997. “The Violence of Poverty,” in Wealth and Poverty in the Jewish Tradition, Studies in Jewish Civilization, Vol. 26, ed. Leonard J. Greenspoon, Purdue University Press. “The Divine Voice of the People,” Cross Currents, September, 2014, 404–409 “The Gender of Shabbat,” in Introduction to Seder Kodashim, ed. Tal Ilan, Monika Brockhaus and Tanja Hidde, Mohr-Siebeck “The Sage and the Other Woman: A Rabbinic Tragedy,” in The Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism, ed. Danya Ruttenberg, NYU.

“Hearing the Cry of the Poor,” in Crisis and Leadership in the Abrahamic Traditions, ed. Peter Ochs and William Stacy Johnson Palgrave Macmillan. “Beginning Gittin/Mapping Exile,” in Beginning/Again: Toward a Hermeneutics of Jewish Texts, ed. Aryeh Cohen and Shaul Magid, Seven Bridges Press. “The Task of the Talmud: On Talmud as Translation,” in A. A. den Hollander, Ulrich Schmid, Willem Smelik, eds. Paratext and Megatext as Channels of Jewish and Christian Traditions: The Textual Markers of Contextualization, E. J. Brill, 2003. “Response to ‘Revelation Revealed’,” in Textual Reasonings, ed. Nancy Levene and Peter Ochs SCM Press, 2002

Tanya McDowell

Tanya McDowell is an American woman, sentenced to prison for five years for falsifying her son's residence to get him into a neighbouring school district in combination with two charges of selling drugs. McDowell used her babysitter's address to enroll her son into a Norwalk public elementary school despite not living in that area, her case has been used to highlight drastically harsher sentencing for African Americans in comparison to Felicity Huffman's 14 day sentence for a federal crime as part of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal. Prosecutors from the U. S. attorney's office in Boston in Operation Varsity Blues cited McDowell's case as well as five others in their arguments for the length of prison time for convictions in the admissions scandal. Her case has highlighted barriers to legitimate employment, exclusionary educational zoning, barriers to university admission and increased oversight and scrutiny in public housing. In June 2011, Al Sharpton, the American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host spoke at a rally in support of McDowell

Fintan O'Leary

Fintan O'Leary is an Irish hurler who plays for club side Ballinhassig and is a former player with divisional side Carrigdhoun and at inter-county level with the Cork senior hurling team. Waterford Institute of TechnologyFitzgibbon Cup: 2008BallinhassigMunster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship: 2005 Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship: 2005, 2012 All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship: 2003 Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship: 2002 Cork Junior Hurling Championship: 2002 South East Junior A Hurling Championship: 2002CorkAll-Ireland Intermediate Hurling Championship: 2006 Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship: 2006, 2015 Munster Under-21 Hurling Championship: 2007 Munster Minor Hurling Championship: 2004

Mud on the Tires

Mud on the Tires is the third studio album by American country music artist Brad Paisley. Released in 2003 on Arista Nashville, it produced four hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts: the Top Five hits "Celebrity", "Little Moments" and "Whiskey Lullaby", as well as the Number One title track; the album itself has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA, while "Whiskey Lullaby" and the title-track have been certified as gold singles. The album produced four singles for Paisley. First was "Celebrity". Following it were the number 2 "Little Moments", the number 3 "Whiskey Lullaby" in 2004; this latter song, a duet with Alison Krauss, was her first Top 40 country hit since her guest vocal on Kenny Rogers' Number One hit "Buy Me a Rose" in 2000. "Whiskey Lullaby" was covered by Jon Randall, who co-wrote it, on his 2005 album Walking Among the Living. The title track was the final release from this album. In February 2005, this song became. "Is It Raining at Your House" is a cover of a song recorded by Vern Gosdin on his 1988 album Chiseled in Stone.

Gosdin's rendition was a number 10 country hit that year. "Spaghetti Western Swing" is a narrative skit featuring Redd Volkaert. The final track is a hidden track called "Kung Pao", another skit featuring Bill Anderson, George Jones and "Little" Jimmy Dickens. "The Cigar Song" is based on an urban legend about a man who purchases expensive cigars and takes out insurance on them smokes them and asks for the insurance money after claiming that they were lost in a "series of small fires". MusiciansDan Aykroyd - background vocals Jim Belushi - background vocals Ron Block - banjo Jim "Moose" Brown - Hammond B-3 organ Randle Currie - steel guitar, Pedabro Eric Darken - percussion, hand claps Jerry Douglas - Dobro Vince Gill - background vocals Kevin "Swine" Grantt - bass guitar, upright bass, fretless bass, tic-tac bass Randy Hardison - drums Bernie Herms - piano, Hammond B-3 organ Wes Hightower - background vocals Gary Hooker - electric guitar, tic-tac bass Alison Krauss - viola, vocals Kenny Lewis - background vocals, bass guitar Gordon Mote - Hammond B-3 organ Brad Paisley - vocals.