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Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk has been feted as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Thursday's event included a roast during which he donned a pink dress over his clothes and pressed his hands into butter. Odenkirk is best known as shady lawyer Saul Goodman on “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” Odenkirk called the event “a crazy honor.” Hasty Pudding Theatricals dates to 1844 and calls itself the third-oldest theater group in the world. It has handed out a Man of the Year Award since 1967. Actress Jennifer Coolidge has been named the group’s 2023 Woman of the Year.

Virginia puppies from Green Dogs Unleashed rescue in Troy will appear on this year's Puppy Bowl, including a beagle rescued from the Envigo breeding facility and a deaf mini Aussie from Richmond.


Content by Salem Tourism. For pickers and antiques aficionados, everything old is new again, and there’s certainly plenty of charming territory to explore in the welcoming town of Salem on the northwest outskirts of Roanoke, Virginia.

Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died. Williams' family said in statement Monday that she died in Los Angeles Wednesday after a brief illness. She was 75. Williams credits included the films “American Graffiti" and “The Conversation.” But she was by far best known for playing the straitlaced Shirley Feeney on the ABC sitcom “Laverne & Shirley.” The show, a spinoff of “Happy Days” was one of the most popular shows on television in its prime. It ran from 1976 to 1983.

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