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Monthly Archive: April 2013

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April 2013

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Lou Gramm Interview: The Backstory Behind Foreigner's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Snub and His Days as a "Juke Box Hero"

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Lou Gramm

Best known for many years as the lead vocalist of the iconic rock band Foreigner, Lou Gramm (born Louis Andrew Grammatico on May 2, 1950) also co-wrote with guitarist and record producer Mick Jones such hits as “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Double Vision,” “Head Games,” “Hot Blooded,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Say You Will” and “That Was Yesterday.”

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Monday

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April 2013

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Brian Hare Interview: Is Your Dog a Genius?

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Brian Hare

Dr. Brian Hare is an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University in North Carolina and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, which is a division of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. His research has consistently received international media coverage over the last decade and has been featured in many prominent publications, radio and television programs and multiple documentaries.

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Sunday

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April 2013

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Tamala Jones Interview: ABC's "Castle" Star on the Traumatic Day Her Life Changed Forever

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Tamala Jones

Tamala Jones portrays the sassy, sarcastic medical examiner Lanie Parish on the ABC drama series Castle, winner of the 2013 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite TV Crime Drama.” Castle stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle and Stana Katic as Kate Becket who is Dr. Lanie Parish’s best friend.

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Tuesday

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Thom Bierdz Interview: Daytime's Lone Wolf on God, Art, Facebook and Y&R's Jeanne Cooper

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Thom Bierdz

Noted for being the first openly gay actor on daytime television, Thom Bierdz is best known for portraying Phillip Chancellor III on The Young and the Restless. In 1989, shortly after he left the show to pursue film roles, his youngest brother Troy, a paranoid schizophrenic, beat their mother to death with a baseball bat. Bierdz recounts that experience and his own journey to forgiveness in a memoir entitled Forgiving Troy he penned about 20 years after the tragedy.

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