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On a recent Friday afternoon in a bungalow on the CBS Television City lot, Bill Maher was leading a crowded meeting of writers and producers. In a few hours his late-night show "Real Time" would go live, and the cramped room - wall decorations included an ironically displayed Southern-pride flag and a whimsical portrait of Maher and a small dog - filled with a nervous energy.

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Every summer, a Marvel superhero film sweeps into theaters like a breath of fresh air, a standard-bearer. This May, that's "Captain America: Civil War," directed by Joe and Anthony Russo. There's political commentary, emotional stakes and plenty of action, but with a lighthearted quality, zingers and jokes littered throughout to brighten up the atmosphere. There's a hopefulness that maybe some "enhanced individuals" do the right thing because they still believe in that.

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VIDEO: Procession's Jerry Berebitsky's parade creation prepares to take flight

Working April 17th Procession of the Species' studio coordinator Jerry Berebitsky works on his latest creative project, giant bird of a yet-to-be named species which will take flight during the April 23rd parade.
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