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Monthly Archive: June 2010

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Ryan Piers Williams Interview: Director Explores Post-Combat Trauma in 'The Dry Land'

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Ryan Piers Williams

First time feature director Ryan Piers Williams brings the independent film The Dry Land to the big screen. The movie depicts a compelling story of an Iraq War veteran who returns home to Texas and deals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the aftermath of his combat experience. The movie stars Ryan O’Nan as James, the soldier who must come to terms with life after war and America Ferrera (also executive producer) as Sarah, the wife who tries to help him readjust to a normal life. “Five years ago was a time when nobody was talking about PTSD and quite […]

Friday

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June 2010

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Alison Arngrim Interview: 'Confessions of a Prairie Bitch,' Living in the Shadows of Nellie Oleson

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Alison Arngrim

Alison Arngrim, best known to viewers worldwide as portraying the incredibly mean and nasty Nellie Oleson on the long-running hit NBC series Little House on the Prairie, continues to amuse audiences through her film, stage, and television appearances. In addition to her 7 years on Little House, Arngrim guest starred on The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and the NBC movie of the week, I Married Wyatt Earp. She mocked her own status as an “ex-child star” on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, during their month long parody “Hollywood Survivor.” “He was always taking his shirt off. Those pants were just a […]

Thursday

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June 2010

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Jackson Brundage Interview: Adorable 'One Tree Hill' Co-Star in the Spotlight

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Jackson Brundage

Nine-year old Jackson Brundage loves basketball, pizza, and video games just like any other kid his age. But, what makes this little guy different is that he has been acting since the age of five, when he landed a supporting role in the 2006 feature, Lime Salted Love. Brundage has since found continued success and can currently be seen on the CW series One Tree Hill, portraying the loveable character of James “Jamie” Lucas Scott, the son of Nathan Scott and Haley James Scott. The show films in Wilmington, North Carolina, and has recently been renewed for an eighth season. […]

Monday

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June 2010

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Ed Koch Interview: Famous New York City Mayor on Life and Politics

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Ed Koch

Bronx native Edward Irving Koch was born on December 12, 1924. His father was a furrier, and during the Great Depression, moved the family to Newark, New Jersey. After attending City College of New York, Koch served in the United States Army in 1943 with the 104th Infantry Division and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1946. Koch has had a political career spanning over 25 years beginning with being elected as the Democratic Party district leader of Greenwich Village in 1963, then serving on the New York City Council in 1965, became a Democratic U.S. Congressman […]