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kevin-mcshane's picture
Dec.29.2010
Imagine a Hollywood run not by movie studios, but by comic book publishers.  Here, Homer Simpson is a bigger star than Tom Cruise, and everyone is trying to get published.  Into this world steps Toupydoops, kindergarten teacher and aspiring comic book actor.   Join Toupy, along with this best...
cynthia-brian's picture
Oct.16.2008
“NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOWBUSINESS”   Everyone wants to be in the entertainment business.  Everyone!  Everyone encounters disappointment, rejection, and roadblocks.  Everyone!   Everyone, that is, except those who employ the services of a coach, have access to an experienced mentor, or read Cynthia...
mark-childress's picture
Jan.04.2008
East Tupelo was a sprinkling of poor houses at the scratched-out back edge of Mississippi--and the birthplace of a boy who would become the greatest rock legend of his time. In Tender, novelist Mark Childress has redefined the American epic. He takes us on a wild ride through the last three decades...
ben-fong-torres's picture
Dec.20.2007
This collection of favorite articles from Ben Fong-Torres features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces on topics including Paul McCartney, groupies of the 1980s, Al Green, the Summer of Love, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Cheech and Chong, Lou Reed, and Steve...
maya-angelou's picture
Dec.14.2007
Here Maya Angelou, dazzling entertainer, casts the spotlight on her show business career—a pageant of international scope. Maya, the woman, shares her sad, failed marriage to a white man, her early motherhood and achingly sensitive relationship with her young son, and her bone-deep, painful...