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Ten movies that looked at TV

Television is celebrating its diamond anniversary this month, but the movies have been exploring the medium’s facets for even longer. Here are 10 of the most bizarre and most brilliant depictions of the small screen on the big screen.

Things people never say in the hospice

Four years of my professional life were spent working in hospice. Director of bereavement and pastoral care. Simply put, four of the best years of my life. Creative, energizing and a daily learning curve. A downer? Absolutely not! Quite the opposite. More hopeful, inspirational, meaningful.

Tips for getting “Frozen” out of your head

Parents fed up with the soundtrack of “Frozen,” which seems to be stuck on repeat in their children’s brains, may also not want to hear this advice from a music professor at Northwestern University, who regularly deals with unrelenting melodies.

Cellphone snoop discovers her boyfriend is cheating

Dear Abby: I have been in a long-distance relationship with “Victor” for several years. Recently I began to suspect he was cheating. What raised my suspicion was that I suddenly couldn’t reach him on the weekends. Usually we would Skype — Sunday night for me, Monday morning for him.

QA — Arie Callaghan, Grays Harbor PUD commissioner

PUD Commissioner Arie Callaghan is a third-generation Harborite. He lives in Elma with his wife Tina and has worked for Mason Trucking Company in Aberdeen for 24 years. In his free time, Callaghan collects vintage dirt bikes, drives his 1979 Jeep CJ-7 and watches NASCAR. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter Erin, son-in-law Jeff and granddaughters Sawyer and Hadley, who also live in Elma.

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Three PBS programs about animals premiere tonight

We’re animals, after all. Fish, birds, reptiles, dogs, even humans, part of the same family tree. Watch it grow in Wednesday night’s trio of eye-openers, mindblowers and tearjerkers, kicking off PBS’ weekly Think Wednesday “nature, science and technology” block.

“Deadbeat” on Hulu: Dueling mediums, man

Silly, broad, and goofy, “Deadbeat” is the perfect comedy for a streaming service like Hulu. You can run through all 10 episodes like a bag of chips, in one or two sittings. You’ll probably feel bloated afterward but you’ll enjoy scarfing them down.