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Bryan Fuller Talks Horror and Hannibal

For the first time in TV history, horror on the small screen rivals (and often surpasses) big screen horror in terms of acting, story, cinematography -- and viewers. 2014 finds American television in a coming of age for horror series:...Show More Summary

Dealing With Relationships, Timing, and Rejection in the Music Business

In my many years in sales and marketing, one factor has always eluded my intellectual reasoning. The cold call. My dear friend, who lives 1200 miles away, is one of the most prolific cold-call sales guys I know. He currently sells insurance, but when we first met, he sold $30,000 conversion vans by the dozens, all over a phone call. Show More Summary

We Need to Stop Perpetuating Celebrity Disclosure

Over the weekend, two stories broke within a matter of hours. The first revealed the tactical termination plans of Josie Cunningham of NHS boob-job notoriety. The second was Lindsay Lohan's season finale miscarriage bombshell. Putting...Show More Summary

Taboo Yardies, a Documentary and a Call to Our Humanity

I was born in Nigeria, now called Africa's biggest economy, of an American mother whose parents were from Jamaica and Trinidad, and so, the lives of gay people in the former British colonies that are my heritage are typically not discussed, valued or understood with the lens of humanity, realness and frankness. Show More Summary

10 Celebs and Their Shakespeare Counterparts

It's been said that Shakespeare "was not of an age, but for all time," and that couldn't be more true than it is today on his 450th birthday. Case in point are these 10 headline-making Hollywood celebs who could easily be confused with...Show More Summary

The Word From the EBU -- Sietse Bakker Dishes On Everything

Sietse Bakker is the EBU's event supervisor for the Eurovision Song Contest, which makes him a rather big deal in Eurovision Nation. Despite his various commitments, he was nice enough to sit down for an interview to answer questions on everything from the expense of the contest to fraud to the contest's voting structure. Show More Summary

God Goes to the Movies: Unholy Trinity!

The Christian Crusade has hit the multiplex in force this Spring. No sooner did Darren Aronofsky's brooding, complex, environmental cautionary Noah see dry land, than three new, more conventional religion based movies stormed the box...Show More Summary

A-Sides on the Red Carpet: O'Neill Theater Center Honors Streep in New York

Meryl Streep is used to awards by now. She is, after all, the reigning queen of cinema and has held that fictitious but totally accurate title for decades now. On Monday evening, however, her deep roots in theatre were front and center. Show More Summary

The Scariest Film Ever Made

The last 60 days of this so far grand year were spent monitoring my first Indiegogo campaign. It's been more of an experiment than anything else. One that wants to understand the potential of raising funds through any of these crowdfunding platforms -- indie capitalism at its best. Show More Summary

Men of Tai Chi

I saw this movie, Man of Tai Chi (helmed by Keanu Reeves), and at first blush thought it ridiculous, and relentlessly so, but being that it was on streaming video, I did have the opportunity to go through it several times and came to...Show More Summary

The Voice's Audra McLaughlin: 12 Things You Need to Know

By Katie Parsons for Audra McLaughlin will step on The Voice stage tonight to perform for millions of viewers and superstar judges Blake Shelton (her mentor), Usher, Adam Levine and Shakira as one of the hit show's top 12 finalists. Show More Summary

When "Breaking News" Isn't Anymore

"Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!" For months on end, Saturday Night Live got big big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during SNL's first season. •AND now I suggest...Show More Summary

Beneath the Paint: 'Star Shiner' Reveals It -- Warts and All

"STARS CAN ask the strangest things of artists and then make the job impossible to do. It is a great relief when an artist has a few like that in their career. Unfortunately, mine was littered with neurotics." So writes make-up man Evan...Show More Summary

DWTS: Charlie White Hasn't Twerked It Out Yet

Charlie White and Sharna Burgess on DWTS "Party Anthem Night" The judges wanted hip action the last time Charlie White tackled a Latin routine. They got a little more this week. But those hips, to mangle a metaphor, may turn out to be White's Achille's heel. We know the money's on Meryl Davis -- perfect 10s this week, at last. Show More Summary

Live from the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival, now in its 13th edition, has always been one of those betwixt/between events for me. Coming in April, it trails the two big festivals of the year's beginning: Sundance and Berlin. It also comes a month or so before Cannes, for which much of the season's prestige product is being held. Show More Summary

My Boyfriend's Brilliant Idea Took Us Straight to President Obama

My boyfriend Sean is a kind soul and dedicated musician. He's hopeful and a bit old-fashioned -- old-fashioned in a way where he acquired his first smartphone less than two months ago. Hopeful in that late last week Sean devised a plan...Show More Summary

Breaker of Trust: Game of Thrones and Rape

Everybody is talking about it, blogging about it, and thinking about it: The rape of Cersei Lannister-B. Well, okay, maybe not everybody but it is still on my mind. I cannot shake what it is about this particular choice that I find so upsetting. Show More Summary

Coachella: Up Close

Every year Coachella is known for having it's own unique memorable music moments. Whether it's catching local acts such as Haim, recent grammy winner Lorde, reunion acts like the much-anticipated OutKast set, surprise guests like Jay-Z,...Show More Summary

The Force Empire: Chatting with NHRA Superstar John Force, Plus Thunderegg's "Summer Kids" Exclusive

photo courtesy of Rogers & Cowan A Conversation with NHRA's John Force Mike Ragogna: Your reputation in drag car racing is legendary, and you just experienced your 139th win. Are you going to be antsy until that 140th win? John Force: I want to win every race. Show More Summary

My Conversation with Ian Somerhalder

Tomorrow night, I'm joined by actor and environmental activist Ian Somerhalder. For his turn in the hit drama, The Vampire Diaries, as well as his portrayal of one of the Lost survivors, he has amassed legions of fans. Somerhalder launched...Show More Summary

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