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Monthly Archive: February 2019

Sunday

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February 2019

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Michael Learned Interview: "The Waltons" Star Honored with Oscar Icon Award for Television

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Michael Learned

Michael Learned is known for her role as Olivia Walton in The Waltons, a TV series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer’s Mountainand a 1963 film of the same name, about a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II. The show also stars Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby, Will Geer, Judy Norton, Jon Walmsley, Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Eric Scott, David W. Harper and Kami Cotler. Learned also starred as the hospital drama Nurse, which ran on CBS during the 1980-1981 and 1981-1982 seasons and made many guest appearances on other […]

Friday

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February 2019

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Dennis Quaid Interview: Legendary Actor Talks Debut Album, Esurance Commercials and Upcoming Stint on "Goliath"

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Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid is known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. Notable film credits include Breaking Away, The Right Stuff, The Big Easy, Innerspace, Wyatt Earp, The Parent Trap, Any Given Sunday, Traffic, The Rookie, Footloose, Far from Heaven, Yours, Mine and Ours, A Dog’s Purpose and I Can Only Imagine. In addition to acting, Quaid is a musician with his band the Sharks. The group released its debut album, Out of the Box, on November 30, 2018. In addition to Quaid, who is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist, other members are Jamie James (guitar), Tom Slick (bass), Ken […]

Wednesday

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February 2019

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Joyce Vance Interview: MSNBC Legal Contributor Talks Trump-Russia Investigation

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Joyce Vance

Joyce White Vance is a Distinguished Professor of the practice of law. She served as the US Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 2009 to 2017. She was nominated for that position by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in August of 2009. As US Attorney, she was responsible for overseeing all federal criminal investigations and prosecutions in north Alabama including matters involving Civil Rights, national security, cybercrime, public corruption, health care, corporate fraud, violent crime and drug trafficking. She was also responsible for affirmative and defensive civil litigation on behalf of the government and […]

Monday

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February 2019

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Danny Trejo Interview: "Breaking Bad" Star Ramps Up the Comedy in "Grand-Daddy Day Care"

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Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo is probably most recognized as the character Machete in the Spy Kids series of movies that later expanded into Trejo’s own series of films aimed at a more adult audience. Other films include Heat, Con Air, Desperado, American Flyer, Bad Ass and Machete Kills. TV appearances include Breaking Bad, The X-Files, King of the Hill, The Flash, The Young and the Restless and Sons of Anarchy. Trejo stars in Grand-Daddy Day Care, a hilarious comedy for the whole family to enjoy. The film also features Reno Wilson, Roxana Ortega, Garrett Morris, Margaret Avery and George Wendt, and is available on DVD and Digital February […]