‘It’s A Fulfillment Of A Dream’: Bob Allen Is Retiring After 40-Plus Years In Broadcasting

FAREWELL TO AN ICON 🎉 Today was @boballenkdka last day at KDKA. I am grateful to have grown up watching him, honored to have interned under him, and privileged to have worked beside him. Congratulations on your retirement, Bob. You will forever be known as one of “The Greats.” pic.twitter.com/Fl42kSAJKT

Voice actor behind Bob The Builder, William Dufris loses battle with cancer

His partners at Pocket Universe Productions, the company he co-founded, confirmed the news via Twitter: “We are heartbroken to announce that the co-founder of @pocketplot and the director of EC Comics Presents… The Vault of Horror, William Dufris, has died from cancer.”

William Dufris, voice of ‘Bob The Builder’ & ‘Spider-Man’, passes away at 62

Born in 1958, Dufris started voice acting in London during his early 20s. According to Deadline, he worked on audiobooks, language tapes and the like and also acted in BBC Radio plays opposite the likes of Helena Bonham-Carter, Kathleen Turner, Sharon Gless and Stockard Channing. Dufris also gave voice to Peter Parker in director Dirk […]

SCTV’s Bob And Doug McKenzie Immortalized By New Edmonton Statue

Bob and Doug McKenzie were dimwit brothers from the comedy sketch TV show SCTV, which aired from from 1976-1984. SCTV featured actors from Toronto’s Second City improv group and included Harold Ramis, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy. The show aired on NBC and won several Emmys.

Bob Dylan Releases 17-Minute Song About JFK Assassination

He also takes the point of view of Kennedys assailant — or, in his view, assailants — singing provocative lines like, “We’ve already got someone here to take your place.” In the song’s view, the killing of JFK, “right there in front of everyone’s eyes,” is the “greatest magic trick” — and one he presumably […]

Hear Bob Dylan’s Absolutely Mind-Blowing New Song ‘Murder Most Foul’

The song’s structural freedom and mesmerizing arrangement  – a dusting of piano, a lilting violin, distant percussion  – feel like fresh territory for Dylan, occasionally evoking Van Morrison at his most mystical. Its themes of doom – and possible redemption – feel alarmingly in tune with our current moment, which may have prompted Dylan to […]

Bob Dylan releases first original song in eight years, 17-minute track about JFK

Dylan made subtle reference to the coronavirus crisis as he launched the song on Twitter. “Greetings to my fans and followers with gratitude for all your support and loyalty across the years,” he said. “This is an unreleased song we recorded a while back that you might find interesting. Stay safe, stay observant and may […]

Bob Denver’s widow to read her new children’s book online

Bob Denver gave his wife the idea for the book more than two decades ago after he heard Dreama Denver read to their severely autistic son, Colin, to soothe him, the statement said. The couple had retired to her hometown of Princeton, West Virginia.

Bob Dylan has released a song about the Kennedy assassination — and it’s 17 minutes long

Sharing the link on Twitter, Dylan wrote: “Greetings to my fans and followers with gratitude for all your support and loyalty across the years. This is an unreleased song we recorded a while back that you might find interesting. Stay safe, stay observant and may God be with you. Bob Dylan.”

Bob Dylan Releases 17-Minute Song About JFK’s Assassination, Offers No Explanation

Bob Dylan fans are going to lose their minds dissecting the lyrics, which pretty literally recounts the assassination, often with a slant towards conspiracy. “Twas a dark day in Dallas, November ‘63,” he opens the song. “A day that will live on in infamy.” At 16 minutes and 56 seconds, “Murder Most Foul” is Dylan’s […]