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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Jaycee Dugard Stepfather Describes Horror of Seeing Her Abduction

Diane Sawyer talks with kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard in an exclusive interviewWatching Jaycee Dugard describe overcoming the scars from her 18 year abduction gave Janice Norwood hope that her daughter, missing for 22 years, is still alive and that she will see her again. "Seeing Jaycee Dugard and her mother, I just...that would more
ABC News ( 7/16/2011 2:54:53 PM -08:00 )

'They thought I was the reason she didn't run away from the Garridos
For 18 years, his one wish was that his stepdaughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard, would be found alive. But two years after she was rescued from her hellish ordeal at the hands of Phillip and Nancy Garrido, Carl Probyn has revealed he still more
Daily Mail ( 7/15/2011 8:35:47 PM -08:00 )

Jaycee Lee Dugard stepdad's agony at never being reunited with girl held
Jaycee Lee Dugard stepdadIT was supposed to be a happy ending to one of the most horrific crimes imaginable. Jaycee Lee Dugard escaped from the clutches of an evil couple who had kidnapped her aged 11 and held her captive as a sex more ( 7/15/2011 7:22:00 PM -08:00 )

The justices and Jaycee Dugard
A Stolen Life , Jaycee Lee Dugard's harrowing memoir of sexual torture and confinement at the hands of Phillip Garrido, has hit the top of Amazon's best-seller list. I read it, astonished at her courage and her eloquence — and disgusted more
Washington Post (blog) ( 7/15/2011 11:36:47 AM -08:00 )

The Concord Police Department's involvement in the Jaycee Dugard case
Since the story broke about the discovery of Jaycee Dugard, many have wondered exactly what role the Concord Police Department played in helping identify/find the woman who was kidnapped at the age of 11 in the early 90 s. Lt. Steve Dyer tells us the more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 7/15/2011 7:16:54 AM -08:00 )

Videos show Dugard's captors used to film young girls outside
Prosecutors have released videos recorded by the Northern California couple who abducted Jaycee Dugard and held her captive for nearly two decades, including footage of one of the dozens of home searches conducted by a parole officer who never found more
Indian Express ( 7/14/2011 6:08:36 PM -08:00 )

Reading Jaycee Dugard's 'A Stolen Life'
I picked up Jaycee Dugard's A Stolen Life with real reluctance — I'ma parent, and the thought that something like this happens to children fills me with horror. I wasn't sure I wanted to hear about her experience. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 7/14/2011 11:42:13 AM -08:00 )

Jaycee Dugard's 'A Stolen Life': Our review, Part 2
Jaycee Dugard was 14 when she gave birth to her first daughter in a shed in the backyard of Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy. She was 17 when she gave birth to her second. The earliest ways in which she was held captive -- with handcuffs and fed more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/14/2011 8:10:49 AM -08:00 )

Jaycee Dugard Abductors' Chilling Homemade Videos Released
Several disturbing home videos of young children frolicking in public, made by Jaycee Dugard's abductors two decades ago, have been released by the El Dorado County district attorney's office as part of an attempt to prevent similar more
People Magazine ( 7/14/2011 7:17:16 AM -08:00 )

Jaycee Dugard book sells 175000 copies on first day
Family photo via AP This family photo released by Carl Probyn in 2009 shows his stepdaughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard, who went missing in 1991. Dugard was snatched from a bus stop at age 11. Rescued kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard's book, "A Stolen Life," sold more ( 7/13/2011 5:14:58 PM -08:00 )

DA Releases Video Taken by Dugard Captors
Prosecutors have altered and released videos recorded by the abductors of Jaycee Dugard, including one of dozens of searches by a parole officer that never found the kidnapped girl and footage the couple stealthily recorded of young children. (July 13) more
The Associated Press ( 7/13/2011 2:16:21 PM -08:00 )

Jaycee Dugard Stepfather Describes Horror of Seeing Her Abduction
Jaycee Dugard Stepfather Describes Horror of Seeing Her AbductionJaycee Dugard's stepfather has revealed his heartache at watching helplessly as the 11-year-old girl was kidnapped so many years ago. He has opened up to tell how he still has not seen her since she was more
Christian Post ( 7/16/2011 10:23:37 PM -08:00 )

Mistakes were made
There were monumental failures with monitoring Phillip Garrido, who kidnapped, raped and held Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years. She was 11 when she was kidnapped on June 10, 1991. She was finally rescued on Aug. 27, 2009. more
Daily American Online ( 7/16/2011 9:08:25 PM -08:00 )

'A Stolen Life': The Best Autobiography In 2011
BEVERLY HILLS—Jaycee Lee Dugard is a name that America knows quite well. During Dugard's recent ABC News interview with Diane Sawyer and “Primetime Live,” we had the opportunity to see an extremely elegant, articulate and strong young woman. more
LA Canyon News ( 7/16/2011 1:15:15 PM -08:00 )

Sometimes a Crutch is Needed to Balance Mental Imbalance
Nancy Garrido (left) and Phillip Garrido stand with attorney Susan Gellman moments before the Garridos pleaded guilty in the Jaycee Lee Dugard case in Placerville, Calif. Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/MCT I wouldn't blame you if you didn't have the more ( 7/16/2011 2:00:49 AM -08:00 )

Editorial: Have parole agencies learned from Garrido?
After far too long, the shocking details of how federal probation officers completely failed to supervise Phillip Garrido are coming to light. The hard-to-believe mistakes and horrendous judgment are as bad as, if not worse than, those of California more
Sacramento Bee ( 7/15/2011 11:05:26 PM -08:00 )

Jacyee Dugard's A Stolen Life is Breaking Sales Records
Simon & Schuster has announced that Jaycee Dugard's A Stolen Life, about her being abducted when she was 11 and held captive for almost 20 years, has sold a record number of books in it's first days. According to the publisher customers more
Digital Podcast News ( 7/15/2011 4:49:13 PM -08:00 )

South Shore rape could have kept Garrido in prison, DA says
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Law enforcement officials missed an opportunity to keep Jaycee Lee Dugard captor Phillip Garrido in prison following the 1976 rape of a woman in South Lake Tahoe, according to information from the El Dorado more
Tahoe Daily Tribune ( 7/15/2011 10:06:14 AM -08:00 )

Moms Talk: Talking To Kids About Jaycee Dugard
Jaycee Dugard, kidnapped at age eleven and held captive for 18 years, is back in the news this week after her first televised interview and the release of her new book-- and kids are watching and listening. By Raven Nichols Jaycee Dugard was eleven more ( 7/15/2011 7:17:11 AM -08:00 )

US woman describes how she survived rape, captivity
US woman describes how she survived rape, captivityJaycee Dugard, the California girl kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for nearly two decades, talked through tears about both the pain and determination she felt as she gave birth to her captor's child in his backyard while she was still just a girl. more
Press TV ( 7/15/2011 6:55:03 AM -08:00 )

'Captain America' actor Chris Evans reveals role of superhero suits him

A combination of acting and computer magic help Chris Evans transform from a 98-pound weakling into "Captain America" in the 3D film that opens Friday. / Paramount Pictures BY JULIE HINDS Opens Fri.; midnight screenings Thu. in some theaters Steve more
Detroit Free Press ( 7/16/2011 10:08:02 PM -08:00 )

Star-spangled and searching his own psyche
Star-spangled and searching his own psycheWhen some actors land a potentially life-altering role, they celebrate that success with exorbitant purchases: new homes, sports cars, plastic surgery. When Chris Evans agreed to play Captain America, he went into therapy. Evans, 30, had been wrestling more
Indian Express ( 7/16/2011 6:09:09 PM -08:00 )

All-American Hero
All-American HeroNEW YORK - Chris Evans often feels like high-fiving the movie gods for bringing him a bounty of success and all that goes with it. The 30-year-old Sudbury native, who stars in “Captain America: The First Avenger,'' which opens Friday, more
Boston Globe ( 7/16/2011 9:36:44 AM -08:00 )

'Captain America: The First Avenger' Clips: New Scenes Released (VIDEO)
For all the epic Deathly Hallows madness going down this week, it'd be understandable if you hadn't paid much attention to the rest of Hollywood in a while. So, in case you're unaware, take note: there are other films coming out this summer. more
Huffington Post ( 7/16/2011 4:32:56 AM -08:00 )

Evans Says Cap's 'Avengers' Storyline Is 'Multifaceted'
FROM MTV NEWS: Although most of our Marvel Comics-related movie excitement these days is pegged to the impending release of "Captain America: The First Avenger," we can't help but already get excited for next year's highly anticipated, superhero-filled more (blog) ( 7/15/2011 3:27:30 PM -08:00 )

'Captain America: The First Avenger': Chat with director Joe Johnston
Director and executive producer Joe Johnston discusses a scene with Chris Evans on the set of "Captain America: The First Avenger." (Paramount Pictures/Marvel Entertainment) Joe Johnston, who directs “Captain America: The First Avenger,” the upcoming more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/15/2011 11:41:10 AM -08:00 )

Captain America Chris Evans Delivers Letterman's Top 10
Sudbury-raised actor Chris Evans hit up Letterman last night to deliver the top 10 list. Check it out! Chris must be nearing emotional breakdown right now. Captain America is supposed to be the film that turns him into a household name, more
Boston Herald (blog) ( 7/15/2011 9:41:29 AM -08:00 )

'Captain America' Training Was Brutal, Says Chris Evans
Something tells me you know this already, but in case you don't, let's make it perfectly clear: being Captain America is not easy. Even harder is becoming Captain America. Just ask Chris Evans, the subject of our recent MTV First: Captain America more (blog) ( 7/15/2011 9:32:28 AM -08:00 )

Captain America: The First Avenger ( I Can Do This) Clip
Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, more
YouTube ( 7/15/2011 8:42:01 AM -08:00 )

Captain America: The First Avenger Clip 2
Find out where Cap's legendary shield comes from in this new clip from "Captain America: The First Avenger," hitting theaters July 22! more
YouTube ( 7/15/2011 6:42:28 AM -08:00 )

Captain America: The First Avenger Clip 1
Chris Evans battles the hordes of HYDRA with Cap's legendary shield in this new clip from "Captain America: The First Avenger," in theaters July 22! more
YouTube ( 7/15/2011 6:40:30 AM -08:00 )

Chris Evans Almost Wasn't 'Captain America,' Only Signed For Six Films
With Chris Evans starring as Steve Rogers, it's hard to imagine any other actor putting his face to "The First Avenger." Still, it's worth recognizing that once upon a time, the eventual Captain America wasn't going to put on the red, white and blue, more (blog) ( 7/15/2011 6:14:29 AM -08:00 )

Chris Evans Says Iron Man Would Beat Captain America In A Fight
Chris Evans Says Iron Man Would Beat Captain America In A Fight'Captain America' star opened up in rapid-fire Twitter session with MTV News' Josh Horowitz. By Terri Schwartz, with reporting by Josh Horowitz (@joshuahorowitz) Though the world's attention is focused on Chris Evans in anticipation of his turns as more ( 7/15/2011 2:56:06 AM -08:00 )

Evans needed therapy for Captain America
Fantastic Four actor Chris Evans has revealed that he needed therapy before he began preparing for his role in Captain America: The First Avenger. In an interview with the New York Times, he said: "I wouldn't have done it had I not agreed to do Captain more ( 7/15/2011 12:15:06 AM -08:00 )

Red, white and who?
Like all sane people who live in New York City, we've long since learned that the best way of celebrating Independence Day in New York City is to not be in New York City. And so, a few days in advance of the holiday more
San Francisco Chronicle ( 7/14/2011 9:50:27 PM -08:00 )

Chris Evans Reveals He Said 'No Thanks' To 'Captain America'
Chris Evans Reveals He Said Captain America was the role that seemingly every actor in Hollywood but Chris Evans wanted to play. The actor opens up to MTV's Josh Horowitz Thursday night (July 14) during "MTV more ( 7/14/2011 5:28:02 PM -08:00 )

'Captain America' Clip: Chris Evans Is Skinny But Heroic
On Thursday (July 14), Captain America himself, Chris Evans, presented an exclusive new clip from his highly anticipated caped crusade "Captain America: The First Avenger" on MTV and more ( 7/14/2011 4:01:54 PM -08:00 )

'MTV First: Captain America' Starts Right Now!
In one week, "Captain America" throws his mighty shield straight at moviegoers everywhere, but we can give you an advanced look at the red, white and blue superhero right now. Welcome to MTV First: Captain America, a 30-minute conversation between our more (blog) ( 7/14/2011 3:58:52 PM -08:00 )

'Captain America' Shield Clip Debut (VIDEO)
Sure, his tight blue suit and angel winged mask are essential items in Captain America's legendary costume, but one item in his decades-old inventory stands out from all the rest. Which is what happens when it's used to take down rows of Nazis at a more
Huffington Post ( 7/14/2011 3:36:57 PM -08:00 )

David Letterman - Captain America Top Ten
Chris Evans, star of Captain America, presents the "Top Ten Things Never Before Said By A Superhero" on July 14, 2011. more
YouTube ( 7/14/2011 12:10:26 PM -08:00 )

Stage set for a volatile 4th season of 'Breaking Bad'

When "Breaking Bad" resumes for its fourth season tonight, viewers will find formerly meek high school chemistry teacher and cancer patient Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and his crystal meth-cooking partner Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) more
Detroit Free Press ( 7/16/2011 10:08:00 PM -08:00 )

"Breaking Bad:" Questions answered in season premiere
"Breaking Bad:" Questions answered in season premiereCast members (LR) Anna Gunn, Giancarlo Esposito, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul of AMC's drama television series 'Breaking Bad' pose as they arrive for the premiere screening for the show's fourth season in Hollywood, California June 28, 2011. more
Reuters ( 7/15/2011 3:35:50 PM -08:00 )

Review: AMC's 'Breaking Bad' still addictive in Season 4
I'm addicted to chemistry teacher-turned-meth-maker Walter White's (Bryan Cranston) determined walk down his treacherous path in “Breaking Bad” (9 pm Sunday, AMC; **** stars out of 4). I'm addicted to hoping that Jesse (Aaron more
Chicago Tribune (blog) ( 7/15/2011 1:46:53 PM -08:00 )

Chemical industry hooked on TV show "Breaking Bad"
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Watching the success of the television show "Breaking Bad" has been a guilty pleasure for the chemical industry. It is a show that wows audiences by explaining how a battery can be jury rigged with potassium more
Reuters Canada ( 7/15/2011 1:13:54 PM -08:00 )

Chemical industry hooked on TV show 'Breaking Bad'
Chemical industry hooked on TV show Actor Bryan Cranston, star of AMC's drama television series 'Breaking Bad' is interviewed as he arrives for the premiere screening for the show's fourth season in Hollywood, California June 28, 2011. By Ernest Scheyder NEW YORK (Reuters) - Watching the more
Reuters ( 7/15/2011 1:01:46 PM -08:00 )

TV: On 'Breaking Bad,' beautiful wounds in a Land of Disenchantment
Creator Vince Gilligan's much-lauded meth lab saga “Breaking Bad,” which is back for what looks to be another superior season Sunday night on AMC, is one of those shows that comes from such a dark hole of the American cultural psyche more
Washington Post ( 7/15/2011 11:25:34 AM -08:00 )

With The Killing, Breaking Bad AMC forges reputation for intelligent TV
By Eric Volmers, Postmedia News July 15, 2011 Being told you're not as intelligent as you think you are may not be inspiring. But Veena Sud, the creator of AMC's murder-mystery series The Killing, says she read some sage advice along those lines from more
Vancouver Sun ( 7/15/2011 10:54:00 AM -08:00 )

Breaking Bad Stars Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul Talk "Shocking" Season-Four
Fasten your safety belt tightly, people, because when Emmy magnet Breaking Bad finally returns this Sunday night, you're in for a "much darker roller-coaster ride" than ever, star Aaron Paul told us on set this spring, adding: "It's the most intense more
E! Online (blog) ( 7/15/2011 9:56:09 AM -08:00 )

Vince Gilligan, the Skipper: A Breaking Bad Q&A
In addition to visiting the set of Breaking Bad in March—getting some iPhone photos of a Los Pollos Hermanos truck that I will always treasure—I spoke to creator Vince Gilligan for my feature on the show, after having seen some of season 4. more
TIME (blog) ( 7/15/2011 8:27:16 AM -08:00 )

Shattering All Vestiges of Innocence
Shattering All Vestiges of InnocenceAaron Paul, Jonathan Banks, Bryan Cranston and Giancarlo Esposito of the AMC series “Breaking Bad,” which returns for its fourth season Sunday. By JOE RHODES The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas more
New York Times ( 7/15/2011 4:01:03 AM -08:00 )

InsideTV Podcast: Aaron Paul previews 'Breaking Bad' premiere and discusses
Television's best show is here to rescue us from the doldrums of summer TV as Breaking Bad returns Sunday night on AMC. In honor of the occasion, Melissa Maerz and I did what any two jacked-up obsessive fans of the crystal meth drama more
Entertainment Weekly ( 7/15/2011 3:01:01 AM -08:00 )

From Sitcom Dad to Scarface
Bryan Cranston can't go on like this forever. The actor knows his days are numbered playing Walter White, the cancer-stricken, meth-producing chemistry teacher in AMC's "Breaking Bad." The only thing he doesn't know is whether it will be more
Wall Street Journal ( 7/14/2011 4:55:59 PM -08:00 )

A gripping portrait of change
A gripping portrait of changeFrom left: Aaron Paul, Jonathan Banks, and Bryan Cranston in “Breaking Bad.'' The series returns Sunday night at 10. (Ursula Coyote/AMC) By Matthew Gilbert Some TV characters don't change, and that's the point. Tony Soprano stubbornly remained the same more
Boston Globe ( 7/14/2011 12:24:22 PM -08:00 )

Breaking Bad
When we last saw Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul's Jesse had raised a gun, aiming to shoot David Costabile's Gale, the fastidious meth maker. In what we now recognize as the hallmark of a Bad season ender, the world seemed to be tumbling down around most of more
Entertainment Weekly ( 7/14/2011 8:36:17 AM -08:00 )

Esposito Breaks New Ground as a 'Breaking Bad' Foe
Esposito Breaks New Ground as a Walter White has lived a hectic life since learning he has terminal lung cancer, then deciding to apply his skills as a high school chemistry teacher to cook and sell methamphetamine so that, after he's gone, more
ABC News ( 7/14/2011 4:09:01 AM -08:00 )

Elements of Style
In this insecure economy, you may be suffering on-the-job stress. But if your boss is not trying to have you killed, you're one up on Walter White. At the end of Breaking Bad's third season, more
TIME ( 7/14/2011 4:08:05 AM -08:00 )

Ellen Gray: It's not too late to become a 'Breaking Bad' addict
FOR WEEKS NOW, people have asked me if there's still time to get in on "Breaking Bad," the AMC series about a high-school chemistry teacher-turned-meth dealer that enters its fourth season Sunday. Here's what I say: Where there's life more
Philadelphia Inquirer ( 7/14/2011 4:06:58 AM -08:00 )

'Breaking Bad' is deep, dark and terribly addictive
Bryan Cranston (l.) and Giancarlo Esposito (top) and Aaron Paul suit up for 'Breaking Bad.' Some time ago, "Breaking Bad" turned into "breaking worse" for the characters. But as it launches season four on Sunday night, it's breaking even better for the more
New York Daily News ( 7/14/2011 2:58:45 AM -08:00 )

Chuck Barney: 'Breaking Bad' continues to cook up addictive TV
Usually right about now, the AMC cable network -- or what I like to call TV's little art house -- offers an exciting break from our summer doldrums with a new season of "Mad Men." Unfortunately, that won't happen this summer because more
San Jose Mercury News ( 7/13/2011 11:40:58 PM -08:00 )

'Breaking Bad' Premiere Will Pimp 'Walking Dead' Season 2
The first trailer for season two of AMC's hit zombie show "The Walking Dead" will debut during the season four premiere of "Breaking Bad" on Sunday, the network announced Wednesday. As excited as we are about both the return more
Reuters ( 7/13/2011 3:01:19 PM -08:00 )