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Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves' With Us

September 2nd, 2014 1:15pm EDT
Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves'
In the comedy world nothing says genius like an honest funnyman who stands the test of time. Meaning anyone can tell a joke, but really connecting with an audience, baring your soul and getting personal all in the name of making people laugh is something only the greats can keep going for an entire career. And no one is more iconic, more admired and more revered for comedy candor then the legendary Prince of Pain himself Richard Lewis. Having a career that has spanned some forty-five years, Lewis has successfully brought his distinctive angst ridden humor to everything from legendary sta...
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Comic-Con 2014: Jenna Busch Unites Female Fans With Legion Of Leia

August 27th, 2014 2:06pm EDT
Comic-Con 2014: Jenna Busch Unites Female Fans With Legion Of Le
Conventions like San Diego Comic-Con and this weekend's Dragon Con are all about bringing pop culture fans together. Not just to have a good time, but often we can change the landscape of fandom. That's what our colleague Jenna Busch is striving for with her new organization Legion of Leia, which aims "to raise awareness of the fact that women love sci-fi...and our contributions to it are out of this world." We sat down with Jenna at Comic-Con to learn more about Legion of Leia.

"It all came out of the Star Wars [Episode VII] casting, with the initial announcement that there was only one n...
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Kathy Sledge Celebrates The Legacy Of Billie Holiday in ‘Brighter Side of Day’

August 25th, 2014 11:15am EDT
Kathy Sledge Celebrates The Legacy Of Billie Holiday in ‘Brighte
Kathy Sledge, the youngest sister and former member of the 70s group, ‘Sister Sledge’ known for their hit song, 'We Are Family' will be performing a tribute to legendary jazz singer, Billie Holiday at the Metropolitan Cafe in Manhattan on September 6.

Kathy spoke to Starpulse by phone about her upcoming show and portraying Billie Holiday. The scripts for the on and off-Broadway plays ended up in her lap but she never got the role.

“The on and off-Broadway versions of 'Lady Day' scripts landed on my lap even the one at Emerson’s Bar and Grill but I didn’t get the role. I wanted to bring Bi...
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Tory Kittles Previews 'Intruders': 'It Was A Fascinating Piece Of Material'

August 23rd, 2014 2:09pm EDT
Tory Kittles Previews 'Intruders': 'It Was A Fascinating Piece O
Following the season premiere of Doctor Who, BBC America is hoping audiences stay tuned for its new supernatural thriller Intruders, the story of a secret society devoted to the pursuit of immortality - in the bodies of other people.

It's up to former cop Jack Whelan (John Simm, Life on Mars, Doctor Who) to stop them, with Jack's high school buddy Gary Fischer along for the ride. True Detective's Tory Kittles plays Gary, and sat down with us last week to give a few clues as to the mystery of Intruders.

What made this the right choice to follow up his role on the critically acclaimed HBO d...
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'Metal Gear Solid' Star David Hayter Goes Bad In 'Devil's Mile'

August 15th, 2014 2:10pm EDT
'Metal Gear Solid' Star David Hayter Goes Bad In 'Devil's Mile'
David Hayter is something of a cult hero in entertainment, between his writing credits on the superhero blockbusters X-Men, X2: X-Men United and Watchmen, and his years of voice work for Metal Gear Solid. What you might not know is that he started his career as a live-action actor (anyone else remember Guyver?). David's stepping back in front of the camera as the star of the new horror film Devil's Mile, and we had the chance to pick his brain about it this week.

"I still do a fair amount of acting, but it is primarily in voice-over," he explained. "I was very excited to do this role for a...
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'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'

August 14th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'
For those of us that grew up in the 1990's, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was a big deal. Many of us were fans of or even wanted to be the Green (later White) Ranger, as played by actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank. Jason has now been a part of the Power Rangers franchise for more than 20 years, and during San Diego Comic-Con he sat down with us for a chat about the longevity of his Ranger role.

"When I first booked Power Rangers, the [term] Power Ranger really, nobody really knew what that was," he reflected. "And I was only hired for a certain amount of episodes and I just d...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Chandra Wilson Revisits 'Frankie And Alice'

August 12th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
'Grey's Anatomy' Star Chandra Wilson Revisits 'Frankie And Alice
Chandra Wilson is best known to audiences as Dr. Miranda Bailey on ABC's long-running medical drama Grey's Anatomy. Yet there's a lot more to the Texas-born actress than just Bailey. Case in point, her role in the feature film Frankie and Alice, the moving true story of a woman (played by Extant star Halle Berry) with Disassociative Identity Disorder. After its initial 2010 release, the film is finally coming to DVD today. Chandra sat down with us on Friday to discuss its lasting appeal and stepping out from under Bailey's lab coat.

"We've had a couple of resurgences over the years!" she s...
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie, The Show, And The Fans

August 11th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles power never dies. As the new film conquers the box office, we bring you our chat with some of the team behind Nickelodeon's animated series - the legendary Rob Paulsen (Donatello, pictured above), Greg Cipes (Michaelangelo) and executive producer Ciro Nieli - to discuss the movie, the show, and the passionate fans that still love these heroes on the half shell.

Did they know that a new TMNT feature film was in the works? "It's been five years [since work began on the series]; they didn't start till a few years later on the movie," Ciro told us. "You just kind o...
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Exclusive Song Premiere From 'The Voice' Star Caroline Glaser

August 11th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Exclusive Song Premiere From 'The Voice' Star Caroline Glaser
Caroline Glaser impressed both Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on The Voice. Now she's hoping to win over audiences with the release of her new EP Better Days Vol. 2. We have an exclusive song premiere from the forthcoming EP - as well as some insight from Caroline about the record, which is scheduled for release next month.

"I've been through a lot of ups and downs this past year, and a lot of these songs are really personal," Caroline continued. "These tracks, although at times [they] come across as sad, all have a hopeful message. I am at a point in my life where I am having to overcome a...
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Blake Neely Takes Us Inside Composing For 'Arrow' And 'The Flash'

August 7th, 2014 2:04pm EDT
Blake Neely Takes Us Inside Composing For 'Arrow' And 'The Flash
If you love Arrow or you're getting excited for The Flash, you've got one person to thank for the awesome music: composer Blake Neely. Blake sat down with us for San Diego Comic-Con to talk about scoring superheroes for The CW and his long working relationship with executive producer Greg Berlanti.

"We've been at it for twelve years now. This is a really, really long time," Blake said of his collaboration with Berlanti. "I met him in 2002. He was looking for someone to score his first show, Everwood. We met and I sent him a demo and he hired me. We have such a shorthand and such a trust. W...
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