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March 2020

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Josh Radnor Interview: "How I Met Your Mother" and "Hunters" Star on New Ben Lee Music Collaboration

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Josh Radnor

Josh Radnor is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the popular Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014). The Columbus, Ohio, native made his writing and directorial debut with the 2010 comedy drama film Happy. Thank. You. More. Please., for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. Radnor is one of the stars of the drama series Hunters, which follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City who discover that Nazi war criminals are conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the US. Hunters premiered on February 21, 2020, on Amazon Prime Video.

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February 2020

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Jewel Interview: Striving to Remove Stereotypes and Humanize the Problem of Youth Homelessness

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Jewel

Jewel Kilcher is a singer-songwriter, actress, producer, author, philanthropist, mother and advocate. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2015, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Shortly after her birth in Payson, Utah, the family relocated to Alaska. The Kilcher family is featured on the Discovery Channel show Alaska: The Last Frontier, which chronicles their day-to-day struggles living in the Alaskan wilderness.

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Tuesday

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November 2019

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David Archuleta Interview: "American Idol" Alum Talks New Music, NSYNC and Overcoming Insecurities

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David Arhculeta

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16 years old. In 2008, more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice, and their 44 million votes made him runner-up in season seven of American Idol. Soon after, the young Utahan had his first single, “Crush,” debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the week of its release, and the video has amassed over 100 million views on YouTube. The track sold 166,000 downloads that first week in the US and subsequently more than 1.92 million digital copies. Three months later, Archuleta’s self-titled album (David Archuleta) went gold, selling more than 750,000 copies in the US and more than 900,000 copies worldwide.

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September 2019

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Steve Lukather Interview: "As of October 20, Toto Ceases to Exist in Its Current Form"

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Toto

Steve Lukather is best known as a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of the rock band Toto. A prolific session musician, Lukather has recorded guitar tracks for more than 1,500 albums representing a broad array of artists and genres. He played guitar on Boz Scaggs’ albums Down Two Then Left and Middle Man and was a prominent contributor to several studio albums by Michael Jackson, including Thriller, the second bestselling album of all time. Lukather has released seven solo albums.

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