Reading Rainbow

Reading is what, kids? Right! It’s fundamental, which is why Netflix is bringing back LeVar Burton and the hit PBS show, Reading Rainbow. In addition to every ’80s kid’s afternoon throwback, Netflix has a ton of new titles in store for your bingewatching entertainment this August. Reading Rainbow is one of the most influential shows of our […]

Actor and reading advocate LeVar Burton is a household name for many reasons. From his roles in “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to his 80s beloved show “Reading Rainbow” (that just recently went through a $5 million Kickstarter revival), he’s a pop culture staple. In addition, his role on the board of directors of the AIDS Research […]

Ever since the successful PBS show “Reading Rainbow” was taken of the air in 2006, actor and host LeVar Burton has been tirelessly trying to bring it back to television. Well, he is about to achieve his dream thanks to his “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter campaign. Burton, 57, intended to raise a million dollars by July […]

Mitt Romney made a lot of people at PBS angry when he said he was going to cut funding for the public broadcasting station. One person who is mad as hell is former “Reading Rainbow” host Levar Burton. Burton believes Romney’s plan to cut funding for PBS will result in more poor children without an […]