75 Years of Marvel with Stan Lee, Roy Thomas and Kevin Smith at the Hammer Museum

Stan Lee and Roy Thomas at Hammer Museum

  Let me ask you this… What was the first Marvel comic book you owned? When did you purchase your first Marvel comic book? It was in 1939 that Marvel Comics began in New York led by Stanley Martin Lieber, known as Stan Lee. It was also the same year my mom was born. In […]

Jennie Garth’s Book Launching Event – Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde

Jennie Garth Book Launching Deep Thoughts of a Hollywood Blonde

  Jennie Garth, 40, best known as Kelly Taylor in the hit teen soap Beverly Hills 90210 launched her first book, her memoir entitled “Deep Thoughts From A Hollywood Blonde” at Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market Los Angeles on Monday, March 10. She is also known as Valerie Tyler on the sitcom […]

Lisa Loeb, On Being a Mom and a Rock Musician

Lisa Loeb

  Lisa Loeb known for the #1 hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the “Reality Bites” movie soundtrack in the ’90s recently had a family show at McCabes Guitar Shop in Santa Monica last Sunday, Feb. 23. The Matinee show was sold out. Upon seeing the audience, I felt I blended easily with the crowd […]

A Concert Review on Missing Persons’ Dale Bozzio

Dale Bozzio, The Missing Persons Band

Thirty years have gone by and their music still sounds beautiful. Dale Bozzio, front person of Missing Persons and the Lady Gaga of her generation, performed all the Missing Persons’ ’80s classic hits – “Words”, “Destination Unknown”, and “Walking in LA” last January 19 at The Coach House. The first song she performed was “Mental […]

Lisa Whelchel of Facts of Life

Lisa Welchel

by Ruchel Freibrun Special thanks to Concordia University Irvine and Grace Saldana It was a wonderful experience to interview Lisa Whelchel, “Blair” of the hit teen sitcom of the ’80s Facts of Life. When I heard she was a guest speaker for Concordia University Irvine’s Women’s Faith and Friendship Connection, I seized the opportunity to […]

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 […]

Gin Blossoms at The Coach House – Concert Review

Gin Blossoms at The Coach House

Being an alternative rock fan, I was eagerly anticipating the Gin Blossoms concert last Thurs., Sept. 26th at The Coach House. I always loved their hit song, “Till I Hear It From You,” from the movie soundtrack of Empire Records. Upon seeing them, the chemistry and high-octane energy between the band members was intense. Robin […]

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 […]

A Little Tenderness at The Coach House with The English Beat

Tenderness, the finale with female fans on stage

It didn’t take long for the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano to be filled that Saturday night, April 13th. The English Beat performed that night headed by Dave Wakeling.  Dave sported a black golf shirt and black pants with a clean cut look. As he entered the stage, he tested his guitar and smiled […]

Michael Bolton releases new book, The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life

Michael Bolton

Growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s I could not help but listen to soft rock ballads of Michael Bolton on my little cassette.  In between breaks, when studying for my finals, I’d go to my casette player and play Time, Love and Tenderness and Love is a Wonderful Thing.  Michael Bolton,  the recipient of both American […]