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Josef Newgarden Charging Forward

April 20th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Verizon IndyCar Series
Last September, we shone the spotlight on Josef Newgarden and told you how he was in prime position to excel in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The 2015 season is here, and he's been making big strides in that very direction.

We caught up with Josef before Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to ask him what it's like racing for Ed Carpenter (above right with Josef) as one-half of the roster fo the newly formed CFH Racing, how the new aero kits have changed the game for all the IndyCar drivers, and what he believes it will take to push him to the top.

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Actor Michael Nouri Gives Us Some Fascinating Insight On His Career

April 16th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Interview: 'The Squeeze' Actor Michael Nouri Shares His Fascinat
Anyone familiar with iconic romance films most assuredly knows actor Michael Nouri. As the good looking, thoughtful and dashing male counterpart to Jennifer Beals’s tough-as-nails dancer Alex Owens in the 1983 cinematic sensation "Flashdance," Nouri became the lust de jour of every woman in the world overnight. But as an actor Nouri has provided so much more than just a pretty face over the years, creating memorable characters from all walks of life that showcase there’s more to the handsome actor then meets the eye. His latest film entitled "The Squeeze" (hitting theaters and VOD on April...
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'Justified' Cast Talks Series Finale, How Will It End?

April 13th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
'Justified': The Cast Reflects Before The Series Finale
As FX's Justified wraps its six-season run of excellence this Tuesday, we had one more opportunity to ask its cast and producer how it's been so good. Starpulse joined series stars Timothy Olyphant, Joelle Carter, Erica Tazel and Jacob Pitts, as well as executive producer Graham Yost, at the Paley Center for Media last week to look back on the show and ponder the future.

"It's been amazing," reflected Joelle. "They say art is like life and I think it's so true. I think I have grown with Ava. I've grown in my own capacity as an actress to evolve and to trust myself more, and they've given m...
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Suzanne Cryer Is The New Boss On The Business Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

April 11th, 2015 2:07pm EDT
Suzanne Cryer Livens Up HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
Move over, boys - HBO's Silicon Valley has a new woman in town. Suzanne Cryer portrays Laurie Bream, the new boss on the business comedy, and we connected with her last week to discuss becoming part of the series for its second season and how she's just as busy as her new alter ego.

"Definitely it is joining a party that's already in full swing," Suzanne said of coming aboard the show. "When I read the character description and the material we had for this character, it's very different from me but there are a lot of things that click for me, because she's highly organized and she leads wi...
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Sam Richardson Talks 'Veep'

April 11th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Sam Richardson Returns As Regular In Season 4 Of 'Veep'
When season four of HBO's Veep starts on Sunday, it will be with a new series regular. Sam Richardson has been promoted to the main cast of the political comedy, and joined us recently to talk about what's ahead with his character Richard Splett and what it's been like to become a regular player.

"It was incredible," he enthused. "It felt so natural and fun and free to play with those guys, and then I got that call...When I got to do this, it was to me one of the best comedies on TV. So getting the call to be a regular was unreal. It was like I'd won the lottery in heaven on my birthday."
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Glenn Morshower On New Film 'Flutter'

April 8th, 2015 2:02pm EDT
Glenn Morshower Has 'Friday Night Lights' Reunion In New Film 'F
Glenn Morshower is a familiar face to TV viewers, whether it's playing Secret Service agent Aaron Pierce in almost every season of 24, as Landry Clarke's father Chad on Friday Night Lights, or currently as Wayne Lowry in Netflix's Bloodline.

Yet his newest big-screen project just arrived yesterday, and not only does he star in it, he also serves as an executive producer. Flutter tells the story of a woman (Lindsay Pulsipher, Justified) who struggles to care for her ailing son (Johnathan Huth Jr.) while her husband is away.

Glenn portrays her judgmental father-in-law - creating an FNL reun...
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Interview With IndyCar Driver Scott Dixon

April 7th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Scott Dixon: The Driver Setting IndyCar's Gold Standard
If motor racing had a sure thing, it would be Scott Dixon. Since making his debut in the 2003 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Dixon has earned three championships, two Rolex 24 at Daytonas, and one Indianapolis 500.

He hasn't finished lower than fourth in the series since 2006. Oh, and he's the winningest active driver in IndyCar history, while having spent his entire tenure with Chip Ganassi Racing. You may as well just call him Mr. Consistency.

What's the key to Dixon's continued success? And what's it like for him to watch this current IndyCar season, with all of its changes off-track w...
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Veteran TV Director Matt Shakman On New Film

April 4th, 2015 2:04pm EDT
TV Veteran Matt Shakman Makes Film Directorial Debut With 'Cut B
Veteran TV director Matt Shakman is making his feature film helming debut with the thriller Cut Bank, which premiered in limited release this Friday. The thriller stars Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) as a mechanic who wants to get out of Cut Bank, Montana with his girlfriend (Teresa Palmer, I Am Number Four), but naturally it isn't as easy as packing up and leaving.

We spoke with Matt on Tuesday to ask him about making the leap from television to film and if he was able to bring anything from his small screen resume to his first big screen credit, which was one of his aspirations all al...
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'Madagascar' Series 'All Hail King Julien' lands A-list Addition

April 4th, 2015 12:07pm EDT
David Krumholtz Joins 'Madagascar' Series 'All Hail King Julien'
Netflix's Madagascar original series, All Hail King Julien, just landed an A-list addition to an already great voice cast. David Krumholtz provides the voice of new character Timo, who's King Julien's (Danny Jacobs) scientific go-to guy, and David joined us on Tuesday to discuss his first-ever voice acting role as well as his current recurring role on CBS's The Good Wife.

"It's interesting," he said of becoming a voice actor for the first time. "It's been a learning process. I've been doing this for about 23 years, and it's great at this point in my career to jump into something new and ha...
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Exclusive: Robby Krieger Reminisces On 'The Doors'

April 2nd, 2015 8:19pm EDT
The Doors: Guitarist Robby Krieger Reminisces About The Band’s 5
Classic rockers, The Doors were a band that defined rock and roll with their distinct sound of ballads and rock anthems. With the combination of Ray Manzarek’s energetic keyboards, and Jim Morrison’s poetic lyrics their music changed the world forever in a difficult time during the 60s and 70s. The band formed in 1965 50 years ago.

Starpulse had the exclusive privilege of speaking to the last original founding member, Doors guitarist Robby Krieger.

“There was a lot of good and bad (being in the band). I’m very proud it lasted this long. It’s tough having lost two members of The Doors. Wit...
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