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Yearly Archive: 2017

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August 2017

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Ed Asner Interview: An Old-Time Lefty Takes Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs to Task

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Ed Asner

Ed Asner is an actor, voice actor, activist and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild best known as gruff-but-lovable Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff series Lou Grant, making him one of the few TV actors to portray the same leading character in both a comedy and a drama.

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Thursday

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July 2017

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Anson Williams Interview: "Happy Days" Star Talks Drowsy Driving Remedy, Cancer Scare and Erin Moran

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Anson Williams

Actor and director Anson Williams is known for his portrayal of Warren “Potsie” Weber on the ABC sitcom Happy Days (1974-1984) created by Garry Marshall and also starring Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley and Henry Winkler. He has directed many television programs such as Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Lizzie McGuire, 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

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Wednesday

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July 2017

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Jennifer Landon Interview: On Life with Famous Father and TNT's "Animal Kingdom"

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Jennifer Landon

Jennifer Landon is known for her role as Gwen Norbeck Munson on As the World Turns. Other TV appearances include House, The Young and the Restless and Banshee. The three-time Emmy winner has joined the second season of TNT’s drama Animal Kingdom, and plays Amy, a church girl with a troubled past who finds herself at the center of the story with Pope Cody (Shawn Hatosy). Animal Kingdom also stars Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Finn Cole, Ben Robson and Jake Weary.

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Tuesday

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June 2017

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Tommy Shaw Interview: Styx Blasts Off to Mars on "The Mission"

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Styx

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Tommy Shaw was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on September 11, 1953. He is best known for his work with the rock band Styx (since December 1975), but has played with other groups including Damn Yankees, Shaw Blades, MS Funk and Montgomery-based band Harvest. Styx has had 16 top 40 singles in the US and 4 consecutive albums were certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Hits include “Lady,” “Come Sail Away,” “Renegade,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” and “Show Me the Way.” Rounding out the Styx lineup are James “JY” Young (vocalist and guitarist), Lawrence Gowan (vocals and keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass) along with the occasional appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo.

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