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Tina Cole Q&A

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Tina Cole Q&A Q: What made you want to write your story?A: Many people have asked me over the years to write it.With the support from my best friends, I figured it was now or never.Q: Did you have a ghost rider?A: No I didn’t.Q: How long did it take you to write it?A: It’s been in the works for 5 years but 2 years to actually complete. Q: Did you find it difficult to write about your private life?A: For the most part, no. But I did find it difficult to re-live the painful parts.Wanting to be transparent about...

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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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Q & A with Peggy Adler, author of Pallenberg Wonder Bears – From the Beginning

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Q & A with Peggy Adler, author of Pallenberg Wonder Bears – From the Beginning1. Q. How did you first learn about the Pallenbergs and their acrobatic circus bears?A. In 2018, Arcadia Publishing asked me to write Images of America CLINTON, a pictorial history of Clinton, Connecticut, the town in which I live. In the course of researching and writing that book I met Dibirma Jean Burnham, aka Dib, the granddaughter of Emil & Catherine Pallenberg, who currently lives in the same house in which her grandparents lived – which is next door to the barn where her grandfather trained...

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Q&A on Charley Chase

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Q&A on Charley Chase

BearManor Interview with Brian Anthony, editor of The Charley Chase Scrapbook     Q: Tell us a little about Charley Chase. BA: Charley Chase is the most underrated of the truly great comedians of the silent and early sound era. He worked on over 400 films in various capacities, as a writer, producer, director, and actor. Chase was a major force in shaping the evolution of  motion picture comedy, and he accomplished all of this before his death at the early age of forty-six. A truly remarkable man, and an incredible talent.   Q: How did you first discover him?...

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