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Monthly Archive: June 2014

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Jared Polin Interview: Fro Knows Photo Founder Flexes Marketing Muscle to Internet Fame

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Jared Polin

Jared Polin is an accomplished photographer whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Spin Magazine and countless other international publications. He has recently pointed his talents to the business world and established himself as an entrepreneur, and in 2010 launched FroKnowsPhoto.com, a fun and informative website for photographers that provides guidance in the art, process, equipment and experience of capturing moments in photos. The popularity of Polin’s “I Shoot RAW” brand of merchandise has catapulted Polin and FroKnowsPhoto to worldwide recognition, creating a legion of fans and photographers of all skill levels who flock to the site for education and […]

Monday

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Swoosie Kurtz Interview: "There Were No Rules, No Punishments, No Sort of Boundaries"

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Swoosie Kurtz - Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir Of Womanhood, Work, and Family

A multiple Tony, Emmy, Obie and Drama Desk Award winner, 69 year-old Swoosie Kurtz is a Broadway icon whose work also includes the films Liar, Liar, Dangerous Liaisons, Citizen Ruth and the television hits Sisters, Pushing Daisies and Mike & Molly. As an only child, Kurtz shares an incredible bond with her parents. Her father (Frankie) was an Olympic diving medalist and later became one of the most decorated aviators in American history, flying a record number of missions in a B-17D Flying Fortress called “The Swoose” (part swan, part goose). Kurtz’s mother (Margo) chronicles the early years with Frankie […]

Thursday

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Eddie George Interview: "I Think There Should Be Punishments for Athletes That Step Across That Line in Terms of Racial Slurs"

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Eddie George

Edward Nathan George, Jr. (Eddie George) is a Heisman Trophy winner (Ohio State University, 1995) and former running back in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons with the Tennessee Titans and the Dallas Cowboys. He was second in Ohio State history in career rushing yards (3,768) and third in rishing touchdowns (44). In the NFL, George is only the second running back to rush for 10,000 yards while never missing a start. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame (2014). Not one to rest on his […]

Tuesday

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Jonathan Alter Interview: Inside the Mind of a Veteran Journalist

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Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter is an award-winning author, reporter, columnist and television commentator. He is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope (2006), The Promise: President Obama, Year One (2010) and his latest, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, released June 4, 2013 and in paperback May 3, 2014. The Chicago native spent 28 years at Newsweek where he was a senior editor and columnist and wrote more than 50 cover stories. Alter has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Monthly, The Atlantic, […]