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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Monday

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July 2012

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James Maslow Interview: 'I Never Thought I’d Be in a Boy Band'

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James Maslow

James Maslow is the multi-talented break out star of the widely buzzed about musical group Big Time Rush. The band also stars on the hit Nickelodeon television show of the same name. Currently, Big Time Rush is in the middle of their second US headlining tour, which began on July 5, 2012, and will conclude on December 14, 2012, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Maslow, a La Jolla, California native, joined the San Diego Children’s Choir at an early age, igniting an undying passion for singing and performing. Determined to be an entertainer, the singer enrolled in […]

Monday

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July 2012

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Mike Love Interview: Beach Boys Reunite and Tour Despite Years of Strife and Turmoil

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Beach Boys

Singer, songwriter Mike Love is one of the founding members of The Beach Boys, one of the world’s most legendary bands in popular music history. In addition to Love, the group was originally comprised in 1961 with his cousins, the Wilson brothers: Brian, Carl and Dennis and school friend Al Jardine. The Beach Boys signed with Capitol Records in 1962 and released their first album, Surfin’ Safari, that same year. The album spent thirty-seven weeks on the Billboard chart, launching the young group known for its shimmering vocal harmonies and relaxed California style into international stardom. “Well, I mean, everybody […]

Monday

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July 2012

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Jeanne Cooper Interview: Memoir Details Troubled Marriage, Sexual Abuse and Hollywood's Golden Age

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Jeanne Cooper

Daytime television legend Jeanne Cooper has been portraying the role of grande dame Katherine Chancellor on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless for about thirty nine years. Thus far, the actress has garnered ten Daytime Emmy nominations and two Primetime Emmy nominations. She won the 2008 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daytime Emmys in 2004. A veteran actress, Cooper’s career began in the early 1950s, and she has appeared in films with such stars as Burl Ives, Shelley Winters, Ricardo Montelban, James Caan, […]

Sunday

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July 2012

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Ernest Borgnine Interview: A Last Look at the Life of a Hollywood Legend

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Ernest Borgnine

With a career spanning more than six decades, actor Ernest Borgnine is known for his wide variety of roles in film and television. He is well known for his role as Quinton McHale in the 1962-66 ABC comedy series McHale’s Navy. Borgnine’s breakthrough part came in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity in which he played Staff Sergeant James R. “Fatso” Judson and co-starred with some of Hollywood’s heaviest hitters including Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra, Donna Reed and Jack Warden. In 1955, he took home the Best Actor Oscar for Marty, a touching story about […]