6 year-old girl begs divorced parents to ‘be friends’

Inspired Stories 10/14/21, 16:45

A little girl's wise words went viral after recording a video for her separated parents to stay friends on Oct. 14. Canada resident Cherish Sherry shared a video of daughter Tiana who gave her divorced mother and father surprisingly wise advise on Facebook. "I am not trying to be mean," she can ...

On two wheels, ‘The Climb’ rides through Cannes as a hit

Entertainment 05/19/19, 06:23

One of the breakouts at the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy about a male friendship that developed over many years and hundreds of miles on their bikes.Michael Angelo Covino's "The Climb" has been one of the most acclaimed American films in Cannes, even though it's just Covino's first feature. ...

Riding the wave: Surfers grow up in touching documentary

Sports 03/14/19, 03:14

The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul.That's one of the many takeaways from "Momentum Generation," a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the price people are ...

Tech and friendship at heart of Broadway’s ‘Be More Chill’

Tech 03/13/19, 07:50

Modern technology and an old-school friendship are at the heart of the youthful Broadway musical "Be More Chill."The internet and social media helped spread the word but it took off thanks to the longtime kinship between composer Joe Iconis and one of the show's producers, Jennifer Ashley Tepper.Tepper and Iconis ...

Audio-only book features writer’s memories of Philip Roth

Entertainment 02/05/19, 08:34

An upcoming audio-only book will feature an author's memories of his complicated friendship with the late Philip Roth.James Atlas' "Remembering Roth" comes out March 1, the audio publisher and distributor Audible announced Tuesday. Atlas, whose books have ranged from the memoir "My Life in the Middle Ages" to an acclaimed ...

Russian novel tells story of survival, love in Stalin’s camp

Entertainment 01/14/19, 11:13

Guzel Yakhina's grandmother was a little girl when Soviet agents burst into her home and deported the whole family to the frozen woods of Siberia. Decades later, she shared those memories with her granddaughter, telling her of immense suffering and death, but also of resilience.Out of those conversations, was born ...

New hearts forge new friendship for transplant recipients

Health 01/04/19, 19:27

A suburban Detroit woman and South Side Chicago man are recovering in a Chicago hospital following rare triple transplant surgeries that gave them the healthy heart, liver and kidney each needed — and a new friendship they never expected.University of Chicago Medicine doctors announced Friday that they successfully completed the ...

A tender tale: Charles Barkley and a Chinese chemist

Sports 12/19/18, 12:42

Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ernie Johnson delivers a behind-the-scenes look at friend and "Inside the NBA" colleague Charles Barkley in the latest PodcastOne Sports Now episode.Johnson joins hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to discuss a story that went viral on the internet: the friendship between former NBA star Barkley and ...

Daughter tells of dad’s unlikely bond with Charles Barkley

Sports 12/17/18, 14:44

A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa.The story has been shared widely since it was told last week by the scientist's daughter on "Only A Game," an NPR sports show produced by Boston-based ...

George H.W. Bush found peace, friendship in Maine

U.S. 12/02/18, 09:42

Former President George H.W. Bush was known for his jogs along the rocky Maine coast, playing fast-paced golf, fishing in his speedboat and transforming his home in this seaside village into the "Summer White House." He also built lasting friendships in the town that he'd visited since he was a ...

Q&A: McCarthy and Grant on New York, forgery and friendship

Entertainment 10/18/18, 12:25

Can You Ever Forgive Me?" is a film about Lee Israel, a biographer who started a side hustle writing fake letters as Noel Coward, Louise Brooks, Dorothy Parker and other deceased luminaries and selling them to collectors. Part cautionary tale, part celebration of this unapologetic literary rebel who was so ...

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