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Jun 26, 2012

Yes, yes, Paige Howard is one of those Howards. Sister of Bryce--who played Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man 3, niece of Clint, granddaughter of Rance and, yup, daughter of Ron and Cheryl. That had to be said, I’m told, because Paige hasn’t accrued enough screen credits yet where you wlll drop what you’re doing when...


Jun 25, 2012

 

One song. That’s all it took to convince me that I wanted Archie Powell of Archie Powell & The Exports as a guest on this show. It was the video for a song called “Crazy Pills.” I found the visuals instantly cool and the music matched up perfectly. The band rocks hard and fast, pouring out a mainstream pop sound...


Jun 24, 2012

Every 10 or 20 years, Ward Smith and I cross paths. The first time was back in 1987 when I start a Tampa Bay area feature magazine called Jump Monthly. It neither jumped nor came out monthly, but that’s a conversation for another time. Back then, we profiled Ward – an up-and-coming local standup comedian...


Jun 23, 2012

Somewhat quietly, Lester Holt has become an NBC News star. It started innocently enough as he began appearing in all sorts of situations for the network, reporting here, filling in there and hosting “Lester Holt Live” on MSNBC. He became the ubiquitous anchor of cable and broadcast news for the peacock, able to...