TV http://wunc.org en Iron Man 3, Hunger Games, Homeland, And The Tax Incentives To Film Them In NC http://wunc.org/post/iron-man-3-hunger-games-homeland-and-tax-incentives-film-them-nc <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>North Carolina could see fewer hits like Iron Man 3 or Homeland filmed in the state. That’s because tax incentives that encourage the film industry to make movies here are set to expire in January. Some lawmakers are trying to pass a measure that would give grants to the film industry to keep production companies here. But while budget negotiations are underway, time is running out to pass legislation.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:31:27 +0000 Jorge Valencia 38020 at http://wunc.org Iron Man 3, Hunger Games, Homeland, And The Tax Incentives To Film Them In NC 'Mad Men' Mondays: Intriguing Archival Images From Advertising History http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-mondays-intriguing-archival-images-advertising-history <p></p><p><a href="http://www.amctv.com/shows/mad-men">AMC’s final Mad Men season</a> debuted this week. Many staff members of the <a href="http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/hartman/index.html">Hartman Center</a> at Duke University tuned in. The center specializes in advertising and marketing history. Their archives are full of the sort of ads seen on the series. In fact, the AMC show even consults with them from time to time.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:08:41 +0000 Carol Jackson & Jacqueline Reid Wachholz 33788 at http://wunc.org 'Mad Men' Mondays: Intriguing Archival Images From Advertising History Downton Abbey & Biltmore – How Similar Are They? http://wunc.org/post/downton-abbey-biltmore-how-similar-are-they <p><a href="http://wunc.org/post/downton-returns-and-its-rich-ever">(Here's David Bianculli's review of Downton Abbey's 4th Season premiere.) </a></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:57:54 +0000 Laura Candler 9919 at http://wunc.org Downton Abbey & Biltmore – How Similar Are They? TV And NC Icon Andy Griffith Dead At 86 http://wunc.org/post/tv-and-nc-icon-andy-griffith-dead-86 <p>Andy Griffith has died. The legendary TV and film actor passed away this morning at his home in Manteo. He was 86. The Dare County Sheriff's Office confirmed the death; no cause was released.<br><br>For many, Griffith was North Carolina. He was born in Mount Airy, spent his college days at UNC-Chapel Hill, acted at the Lost Colony in Manteo, and even taught theater in Goldsboro. He introduced the world to the iconic character of a small-town North Carolina sheriff.<br> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2241 at http://wunc.org TV And NC Icon Andy Griffith Dead At 86