Dan Blank – Taking Podcasts for the Long Haul with Carrier
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Dan Blank – Taking Podcasts for the Long Haul with Carrier

Dan Blank Taking Podcasts for the Long Haul with Carrier by Jay S. Jacobs It’s late at night. A truck is driving across the highways and byways of this land. The driver is trying to stay awake, wishing that they were home. The truck is making some weird noises. The trucker decides to listen to … Continue reading

The Deuce (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Deuce (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Deuce The Complete First Season (HBO Home Entertainment – 2018) New York City in the 70s was dirty, sleazy, violent and wild, but it also had a certain throbbing energy that the current Disney-ification of the city has pretty much defanged. Long before sky-high rents and massive chain stores turned the city into the … Continue reading

Idris Elba – Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well
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Idris Elba – Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well

Idris Elba Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well by Brad Balfour For London-born actor Idris Elba it must have been a moment of incredibly mixed emotions. On Thursday December 5th, 2013, the London premiere of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom took place. Elba, who stars in this biopic as the great South Africa leader, was there in the company … Continue reading

Wendell Pierce – Doing God’s Will in New Orleans
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Wendell Pierce – Doing God’s Will in New Orleans

Wendell Pierce Doing God’s Will in New Orleans by Jay S. Jacobs Sometimes life can be going so well and suddenly almost everything you have ever known is completely torn apart. Take Wendell Pierce.  He had long toiled to become a respected actor, appearing in films such as Waiting to Exhale, Sleepers, Get on the Bus, … Continue reading

Method Man Gets High with The Wackness
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Method Man Gets High with The Wackness

Method Man Gets High with The Wackness by Brad Balfour Though Method Man only plays a small role in one crucial scene, his presence in The Wackness, adds a necessary touch of credibility to this indie film paean to New York and its homegrown hip-hop culture. Given that the story is told from a geeky white, … Continue reading

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama by Brad Balfour Tina Fey and Amy Poehler — Saturday Night Live veterans and sketch comedy masters — are poised to challenge producer/writer/director Judd Apatow’s hegemony on R-rated comedy. They are the stars of Baby Mama, the opening night film for the 2008 Annual Tribeca Film Festival … Continue reading

Richard Price – Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive
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Richard Price – Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive

Richard Price Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive by Ronald Sklar Since he was a mere twenty-four, writer Richard Price has been greatly admired for his amazing ear for dialogue, his seemingly seamless writing style and his compelling urban plots. His new novel, Lush Life (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux), about worlds colliding on New York’s … Continue reading