My Adventure at the Conan O’Brien Show

Ruchel Freibrun at Conan O'Brien's show taping

I could not be more stoked when I received an email that I was all set to see the taping of the Conan O’Brien Show at the Warner Bros. Studios last June 17. Thanks to a friend of mine who set us up at the VIP section. We reached the parking lot at 2 pm […]

Hindsight’s Laura Ramsey

(L-R) Laura Ramsey (Becca), Sarah Goldberg (Lolly)

VH-1’s Hindsight is a great nostalgia TV show especially if you’re a Gen-Xer like me. Going back on the decade of the ’90s – it’s the era of alternative rock, dialing star 69, video rental stores, pagers, and AOL – America Online Instant messaging (did I mention I got addicted to AOL emails/chatrooms and Instant Messaging?) […]

Dinner at Tiffani’s with Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Thiessen's new show on the Cooking Channel

So you probably followed Tiffani Thiessen from “Saved by the Bell” to “Beverly Hills 90210“. In the early ’90s the actress had been a teen-age crush and  every girl’s dream to be her bff . You also see her on the hit drama show “White Collar” in the USA Network original series  and because this is […]

Derek Hough is Taking the Lead

Derek Hough at The Grove Los Angeles Barnes and Noble

Derek Hough, best known for his pro dance instruction on Dancing with the Stars, made an appearance at Barnes and Noble “The Grove” in LA on August 11th to launch his latest book Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion. This was a great opportunity for me to meet the five time mirror ball winner. I was a huge […]

Vonda Shepard’s recent concert, her personal side and upcoming projects

Vonda Shepard featured page Popbuff

There is only one word to describe Vonda Shepard’s voice – “Soulful”. This is my second time to see her at the Coach House and she never ceases to amaze me with her phenomenal performance, boundless enthusiasm and intimate rapport with her audience. It was like I was on the set of Ally McBeal, but even better because […]

Maria Menounos Talks about her latest book on Diet and Fitness and her other Surprising Passion

Maria Menounos host of Extra

Maria Menounos, host of the TV entertainment news show Extra, was on hand for a book signing at Barnes & Noble at Bella Terra, Huntington Beach, CA last June 9th. While waiting in line for Menounos, I chatted with some fans. Jenna from Los Angeles said, “I’m a huge fan of Maria Menounos. I’ve read ‘The […]

A one on one with Nicole Eggert

Nicole Eggert

I had the pleasure of interviewing Nicole Eggert  of Charles in Charge and Baywatch at The Hollywood Show last Oct. 5, 2013 . Dressed in yellow silk top and blue jeans still looks beautiful inside and out after just giving birth two years ago. I grew up watching her as “Jamie Powell” in Charles in […]

Pageant of the Masters Celebrity Benefit Show, James Ingram headlines and Heather Locklear hosts

Heather Locklear

  August 24, 2013, was one of the most enchanting nights of the summer in Orange County. It was the Acura/KOST celebrity Event, Concert and Pageant of the Masters/Festival of Arts. I was fortunate enough to be invited as member of the press to cover this most intimate outdoor event celebrating the 80th anniversary of […]

Kim Richards, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Kim Richards with Ruchel Freibrun of popbuff.com

Kim Richards, a former child actress was one of the two original child stars in the ’70s Witch Mountain movies: “Escape to Witch Mountain” and “Return from Witch Mountain”. She also appeared in the 2009 remake “Race to Witch Mountain” that starred The Rock, Dwayne Johnson.      During the ’70s, she appeared as a guest […]

Our Family Trip Inside Jeopardy Studio

Entrance of Sony Pictures Studio

As we headed to Overland Drive in the city of Culver, a huge black iron gate greeted us with a sign Sony Pictures Entertainment. I started to get giddy. I asked the guard where we are supposed to go for the Jeopardy taping. He pointed to the folding table where a guy was wearing a […]