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Monthly Archive: September 2010



September 2010



Gary Wright Interview: The 'Dream Weaver' Gets 'Connected,' Tours with Ringo Starr

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Gary Wright

Best known for his song “Dream Weaver,” musician Gary Wright began his entertainment career as a child actor, appearing in the 1954 original Broadway production of the long-running musical Fanny, playing Florence Henderson’s (The Brady Bunch) son Cesario. Wright made his first recordings as part of a duo with Billy Markle and in 1967, joined the band Spooky Tooth as a singer and keyboardist. “Dream Weaver” was made famous during his solo career and the single peaked at #2 for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1976, sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc […]



September 2010



Julie Brown Interview: Going Gaga with 'Smell the Glamour'

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Julie Brown

Known for brilliantly poking fun at her Hollywood comrades, Julie Brown’s original claim to fame was her award-winning parody Medusa: Dare to be Truthful, for Showtime Networks, in which she spoofed the one and only Madonna. With her talented knack for both acting and singing, Brown has captured roles on hit shows including CSI, Six Feet Under, The Edge, The Wizards of Waverly Place, Laverne & Shirley, Murphy Brown, Quantum Leap, The Jeffersons, and Comedy Central’s Strip Mall. “I like a song that gets me excited or the idea of a song or the performer. When Lady Gaga came out […]



September 2010



Pat Brown Interview: 'Van der Sloot Most Likely Date Rapist with Rage Problem'

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Pat Brown

Fifty-five year old Maryland resident Pat Brown is one of the few women profilers who assist police departments and victims’ families by analyzing physical and behavioral evidence to make determinations about crime suspects. She is also a television commentator, author, and founder and CEO of The Sexual Homicide Exchange. In Brown’s latest book, The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths, written with Bob Andelman, she tells the story of how a murder suspect living right under her nose practically thrusts her into a career as a criminal profiler. “As a matter of fact, psychics are one of the […]



September 2010



Will Estes Interview: Actor Stars Alongside Tom Selleck in New CBS Police Drama 'Blue Bloods'

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Will Estes

The new CBS 2010-2011 season offering, Blue Bloods, is a drama about a multi-generational family of New York cops that stars Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Will Estes, Len Cariou, and Bridget Moynahan. Los Angeles native Estes portrays Jamie Reagan who is the youngest son and is described as the family’s “golden boy.” Estes is not new to television. His acting career began at the age of ten with commercials and a role on The New Lassie. Other television appearances included Santa Barbara, Highway to Heaven, Baywatch, Harry and the Hendersons, Step by Step, Boy Meets World, Kirk, Diagnosis Murder, Kelly […]