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Monthly Archive: January 2011

Monday

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January 2011

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Judy Reyes Interview: 'Scrubs' Star Returns to New York City Roots in 'Gun Hill Road'

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Judy Reyes

A native of the Bronx, actress Judy Reyes is best known for her portrayal of nurse Carla Espinosa from 2001-2009 in the television comedy series Scrubs. She is currently starring with Esai Morales in Gun Hill Road as the independent film premieres on January 24 at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Gun Hill Road is the story of macho ex-con Enrique Rodriguez (Morales) who returns home to the Bronx and to his estranged Latina wife Angela (Reyes) and his 17-year-old sexually confused son, Michael (newcomer Harmony Santana), who is coping with his new sexual identity as a woman which includes […]

Tuesday

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January 2011

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Steel Magnolia Interview: Hot New Country Duo Releases Debut Album

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Steel Magnolia

Country music duo Steel Magnolia consists of 25-year-old Louisiana native Meghan Linsey and her boyfriend Joshua Scott Jones. Linsey spent her childhood in New Orleans, then her family moved to nearby Ponchatoula, just north of Lake Pontchartrain. Jones, 28, was born in Houston but raised by an adoptive family in rural Charleston, Illinois. A chance meeting at a karaoke bar in Nashville’s Printers Alley in 2006 led Linsey and Jones to form Steel Magnolia. The duo won season two of the television talent show Can You Duet and signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records to release their debut […]

Thursday

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January 2011

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Simon Helberg Interview: 'The Big Bang Theory' Star Raises Funds for New Independent Film 'I Am I'

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Simon Helberg

Simon Maxwell Helberg is best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in the CBS hit television show The Big Bang Theory. The sitcom is centered on five characters: experimental physicist Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), their neighbor, waitress and aspiring actress Penny (Kaley Cuoco), and geeky co-workers Wolowitz who is an aerospace engineer, and particle astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar). Helberg joined the cast of MADtv in 2002 for a few episodes as a feature performer and is one half of the comedy duo Derek & Simon (along with Derek Waters) from the […]