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Q&A with Snorre Smari Mathiesen, author of the new book on August Schonemann

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Q&A with Snorre Smari Mathiesen, author of the new book on August Schonemann

Q&A with Snorre Smari Mathiesen, author of the new book on August Schonemann What piqued your interest in Norwegian comedian August Schønemann (1891-1925) in the first place?Although a huge celebrity in Norway during his lifetime, August Schønemann is today chiefly remembered as the father of Aud Schønemann, a much beloved comic performer in my home country, whose fame has endured more so than that of her father. I have many fond memories of watching Aud’s film and TV performances in my childhood. I’ve kind of always been interested in “old” things, including entertainment history of the past, and felt that...

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Skinflick Q&A

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Skinflick Q&A

Interview with Arnold M. Herr, author of Skinflick: A Deep Dive into the World of 3-D Sex Films1. I suppose the first question lobbed at me about Skinflick: a Deep Dive into the World of 3-D Sex Films is “what’s up with the turtle?” Although broadly speaking, he is a turtle, technically speaking, he’s a desert tortoise, belonging to the order Testudines. When I was illustrating the book, he looked through my manuscript and complained about the absence of creatures other than mammals in the book. He told me he should appear as someone who was present on the various...

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TEN QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR “WHAT TIME IS THE MIDNIGHT BUFFET?” BY BRUCE J. STARIN

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TEN QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR “WHAT TIME IS THE MIDNIGHT BUFFET?” BY BRUCE J. STARIN   Your first memoir about cruising and Hollywood was titled “Does The Crew Sleep On Board?”. Why write a second? While employed as a Social Director during an early cruise in my career, a passenger who just happened to be an extremely successful sitcom writer imparted the following pearls of writer’s wisdom to me.  This occurred after I had successfully cornered the Hollywood scribe in the ships twenty-four hour pizza bar and cocktail lounge.  Sampling a late night Sicilian pepperoni and onion as well as...

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Harry Langdon Jr. Interview with BearManor Media

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Harry Langdon Jr. Interview with BearManor Media, Dec. 2022 Q - Please tell us about yourself. HL - I am Harry Langdon,  a celebrity photographer, and the son of legendary comedic actor Harry Langdon who was one of Hollywood’s first major stars!  Q - You have had quite a career, who are some of the subjects you’ve photographed? HL - I have been blessed in my own career as a photographer to have captured over 50 years of iconic faces such as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Ann-Margaret, Cher, Aretha Franklin, Dwayne Johnson, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney and thousands of others....

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Julie Dawn Cole wants it NOW!

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Julie Dawn Cole wants it NOW!

Anthony's Thoughts and Review of the book..."I WANT IT NOW!...by Actress/Author, Julie Dawn Cole...followed by Exclusive Interview...2020 Just about every one of us has a favorite film, one we place above all others. For some of us it's our favorite actor, storyline or type of film that draws us back to watch over, and over again. However, there are those very special films that are just so good that we appreciate every aspect of them. There has been one film in my lifetime that is still my favorite after many decades, it's perfect in every way...WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY! The...

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