Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!
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Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!

Barry Bostwick Dammit Barry, We Love You! by Jay S. Jacobs The river was deep, but Barry Bostwick swam it. The road was long, but he ran it. There is a fire in his heart and we fan it, dammit! Such is the life of a cultural icon. Forty-two years ago, Barry Bostwick was a … Continue reading

Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up
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Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up

Shannon McNally Gets Her Irish Up by Jay S. Jacobs It’s hard to believe that Shannon McNally has been flying under the radar for about 20 years now. A strong-voiced songstress with a love of musical variety, she was signed up by Capitol Nashville in 1997 while still playing coffee houses and attending Franklin and Marshall … Continue reading

Normani Kordei – Dancing In Perfect Harmony
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Normani Kordei – Dancing In Perfect Harmony

Normani Kordei Dancing In Perfect Harmony By Deborah Wagner When Normani Kordei agreed to join the twenty fourth season of ABC’s hit television show Dancing with the Stars, she hadn’t realized what a life changing experience it would be. Since 2012, Kordei has been best known as one of the five original members of the … Continue reading

Ellie Kendrick – Levelling the Field
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Ellie Kendrick – Levelling the Field

Ellie Kendrick Levelling the Field by Jay S. Jacobs You always think of the bright, shiny places that young actors go to find stardom. However, acclaimed young British actress Ellie Kendrick is making a buzz by literally descending into the muck. Though she is only 26, Kendrick has been making a name for herself in … Continue reading

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise
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Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George Keeping the Promise by Jay S. Jacobs The Armenian Genocide in what is now Turkey happened over 100 years ago, but it is still a political hot potato all these years later. In the days during and after World War I, the … Continue reading

Phillip P. Keene – Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes
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Phillip P. Keene – Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes

Phillip P. Keene Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes by Jay S. Jacobs It’s hard enough to find a good role in a hit series in modern Hollywood. Phillip P. Keene knows that he has gotten an extraordinary opportunity, to play the same fan-favorite role in two different series now, for over a decade. Keene … Continue reading

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp
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Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp by Mark Mussari “There were two of me,” Jimmy Webb states at one point in his highly engaging new memoir The Cake and the Rain (St. Martin’s Press). Truer words could not be spoken by the composer of some of contemporary music’s … Continue reading