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Monthly Archive: June 2009



June 2009



Yvette Nicole Brown Interview: Getting Schooled Alongside the Legendary Chevy Chase

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Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown is a popular actress and comedian. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine & Applied Arts degree from the University of Akron and after graduation, she left Ohio for Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. Brown has appeared in many commercials including DiGiorno Pizza, Home Depot, Time Warner, Pine Sol, Fiber One Yoplait Yogurt, Shout, Big Lots, and Hamburger Helper. “My character is Shirley – she’s a 30-something divorced mom, whose husband left her after he won a radio contest and she’s a little bitter. She’s going back to college to kind of reclaim her life and […]



June 2009



Andy Andrews Interview: Modern Day Will Rogers Details His Latest Novel, 'The Noticer'

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Andy Andrews

Andy Andrews, an American motivational author, grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. Both of his parents died when Andy was nineteen years old, and he found himself homeless, living on the gulf coast of Alabama. He began to search for an answer to the question – are there choices one can make to direct your future? In his quest for the answer, Andrews went to the library and read over 200 biographies of great men and women to find out how they became the people they were. He finally determined that there were seven characteristics that each person had in common. Andy […]