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Dec 19, 2015

Here’s a great title for a mystery novel: Murder and Other Unnatural Disasters. It’s writer Lida Sideris’s first crack at fiction writing and the former Hollywood studio attorney certainly promises a lot right up front!

LIDA SIDERIS podcast excerpt: "My day job as a lawyer can be a bit intense. So this book was...


Dec 7, 2015

When my future wife and I started living together, the first appointment TV series in our lives was ABC’s daytime soap, “All My Children.” Her addiction, not mine, but it was silly fun. We always watched TV together after work – as we do even now -- and the next series I remember us committing to in the 1990s...


Dec 4, 2015

Is it fair to call Carl Wilson the “accidental” Beach Boy? He was the youngest brother – and cousin – in the world’s most enduring and prominent California surf band, the one that probably had other youthful pursuits in mind when older brother Brian recruited him to the band in the early 1960s at age 15.

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Nov 30, 2015

 

Rachel Reenstra’s got a great job: she hosts ABC’s “The Wildlife Docs,” a Saturday morning not-just-for-kids TV series.

RACHEL REENSTRA podcast excerpt: "I got my first gig working with animals in 2006 on the Animal Planet series 'Ms. Adventure.' I thought it was a dream come true. I got to entertain and be in...


Nov 25, 2015

For me, the best country music songs are the ones that bring a smile to my lips when I hear the title. Sometimes it’s because they’re clever, sometimes a bit smartass, and sometimes, in the case of Madelyn Victoria’s new single, “He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor,” it’s because they make me laugh out loud....