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Highlights and Spotlights from TCM’s Summer Under the Stars

As the face, voice and soul of Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne did more for classic film than anyone since Hollywood’s Golden Era. When he passed away this spring, devotees consoled themselves with assurances that Joan and Bette were waiting to welcome their beloved ambassador to the great green room in the sky. Now TCM is celebrating Osborne’s legacy with one of the most appropriate of all film tropes—the comeback—and applying it to one of the cornerstones of their schedule, Summer...

Revo Eyewear are the Official Sunglasses for Team U.S.A.

 Revo Eyewear, the leading global performance sunglasses brand, has been named the sunglass provider for the United States team at this year’s Solheim Cup. A prestigious biennial contest between Europe and the United States, the Solheim Cup will be played at Des Moines Golf and Country Club from Aug.18-20. There is a lot of excitement this year as the new rookie Angel Yin will be competing for the first time at the cup. Yin finished in a tie for third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament...

New sound effects: Norwegian ambiences, semi-trucks, boats, wine glasses – and a lot more!

Lots of great new sound effects libraries were released by the indie community, and they’re going to make you want to take a vacation! You’ll hear calm ambiences from Tasmania, sounds from northern fishing villages in Norway, and waves along the shores of the Norwegian Sea. You’ll also hear sounds of the inner-workings of an Arvor 215 fishing boat and an ERF E14 tractor-trailer, a detailed library of gutters and drains, the delicate tones of wine glasses, experimental clocks, and a sci-fi...