Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple
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Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple

Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple by Ronald Sklar The in-demand character actor describes the unique dilemma of typecast success. Fred Stoller goes though life watching people slowly recognize him. Point at him, snap your fingers, scratch your head, search your memory. You don’t know his name, but you’ve seen him on TV, most notably in … Continue reading

Paul Reiser – Life is But a Show
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Paul Reiser – Life is But a Show

Paul Reiser Life is But a Show by Ronald Sklar “It was not something I was planning to do or looking to do, but I got a very nice invitation,” Paul Reiser tells me about the evolution of his new NBC series, The Paul Reiser Show. That friendly invite, from Warner Brothers Television, kindly requested Reiser … Continue reading

Woody Allen, Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood and Patricia Clarkson – Willing to Do Whatever Works
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Woody Allen, Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood and Patricia Clarkson – Willing to Do Whatever Works

Woody Allen, Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood and Patricia Clarkson – Willing to Do Whatever Works by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on June 19, 2009. It’s a pretty well known fact in the entertainment world that legendary filmmaker Woody Allen hates movie promotion. He almost never does publicity junkets for his films, which is … Continue reading

Richard Lewis is No Longer in Pain … Well Sort of …
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Richard Lewis is No Longer in Pain … Well Sort of …

Richard Lewis is No Longer in Pain … Well Sort of … by Ronald Sklar “It wasn’t a very romantic proposal,” Richard Lewis tells me about how he offered to tie the knot with his wife. “It wasn’t in front of the Eiffel Tower. In fact, it was in the bedroom — I had tall … Continue reading

Entourage – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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Entourage – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

Entourage The Complete First Season 2004 (HBO Video-2005) Entourage moves like an entourage – messy, aimlessly, shark-like, looking for trouble and always finding it. The next great HBO series screeches up next to you and dares you to jump in the ride. According to this savvy show, it seems that The New Hollywood is nothing … Continue reading

James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den
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James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den

James Pickens, Jr. Into The Lyon’s Den by  Jay S. Jacobs Every year, TV Guide does a special issue called “The Best Show You’re Not Watching.”  In it, they champion a TV series that has fine acting, excellent writing and good production values, but somehow has not seemed to attract a huge audience.  Sometimes the honor has … Continue reading