Duane Betts – Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling
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Duane Betts – Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling

Duane Betts Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling by Brad Balfour Genetics may not determine everything, but for rocker Duane Betts, it was a great place to start. As the son of veteran musician Dickey Betts, who had been a co-founder of the Allman Brothers … Continue reading

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Revisiting the Ghosts of Christmas Eve
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Revisiting the Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Revisiting the Ghosts of Christmas Eve by Jay S. Jacobs 2017 was a very difficult year for Trans-Siberian Orchestra. In April of last year, the popular band which mixes rock, theater, classical and holiday music into a stunning and popular stage show, lost its leader. Paul O’Neill died suddenly in April of 2017, … Continue reading

Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?
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Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Jay S. Jacobs Melissa McCarthy is mostly known for playing broad comic roles, so it comes as a bit of a surprise that she decided to take on the dramatic real-life story of Lee Israel. Israel was a fairly popular … Continue reading

James Frecheville Plays Hardened Fighter Feeney Getting Revenge in Black 47
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James Frecheville Plays Hardened Fighter Feeney Getting Revenge in Black 47

James Frecheville Plays Hardened Fighter Feeney Getting Revenge in Black 47 by Brad Balfour In the Irish film Black 47, times are not good. Thanks to Draconian laws imposed on the Irish people by their genocidal British occupiers, the potato famine that had hit Ireland in the mid-1840s depleted the starving populace of their main … Continue reading

The Stars Come Out For the 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship
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The Stars Come Out For the 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship

The Stars Come Out For the 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship By Lindsey Blick Pop Entertainment was invited to cover the arrivals at the Heath Ledger Scholarship event at the historic Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. It was a night of gratitude, love, and beautiful memories of a man that inspired many people. Everyone was dressed … Continue reading

Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked
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Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked

Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked by Jay S. Jacobs Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd play a long-time couple coming to the end of the road in the music-oriented romantic comedy Juliet, Naked. However, you wouldn’t have been able to tell that when we recently met up with the two at … Continue reading