Up Close and Personal with Jessie Bridges

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jessie Bridges. She is a talented young singer and the daughter of famous actor, Jeff Bridges. The first time I saw her was when she opened for The Abiders concert at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. She had exceptional stage presence, had real heart and soul […]

Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary

Matthew Modine, a Golden Globe awardee known for his role as Private Joker in Full Metal Jacket, published a limited edition book of his diary and photos of FMJ back in 2005. This diary has now been updated as an iPad app and it will soon be an audiobook. Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary Ipad App […]

Lita Ford of “The Runaways” Still Rockin’ Away

Lita Ford guitarist of a successful recording and touring act of the late ‘70s, “The Runaways”, played a significant part of the band’s sound. With the band’s signature single, “Cherry Bomb” in 1979, they became an international sensation especially in Japan. In 2010, a movie was made about “The Runaways” and premiered at The Sundance […]

Apollonia Kotero of Purple Rain, what’s keepin’ her up nowadays?

You have probably wondered where is Apollonia Kotero now, the love interest of Prince in the hit movie “Purple Rain” in 1984. Kotero recorded the song “Sex Shooter” written by Prince. It was a Top 10 hit in US R&B and US Dance Charts in 1984. The former Ms. San Pedro and an LA Rams […]

Katherine Schwarzenegger, She Just Graduated, Now What?

It was so much fun interviewing Katherine Schwarzenegger, the eldest daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver at Barnes & Noble at Huntington Beach. She was sharp and friendly during the interview. We talked about her latest book, “I just Graduated, Now what?” I thought this book was only for college and high school graduates […]

Review of Paul Reiser at the Brea Improv

Paul Reiser, star of the mega hit tv shows “Mad About You” in the ’90s and “My Two Dads” in the ’80s still has it. He recently had a sold out show at The Improv in Brea on Feb 22 and I must say he was ridiculously funny. His humor is simple. It revolves around […]

C. Thomas Howell, Still Busy as Ever

C. Thomas Howell, also known as CT made his film debut in the 1982 blockbuster movie E.T the Extra-Terrestrial. Later on, he was cast as the lead in Francis Ford Coppola’s movie “The Outsiders“. In 1985, he starred in the lead role of “The Secret Admirer” one of my favorite teen movies of all time. […]

A Concert Review on Missing Persons’ Dale Bozzio

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 […]

Dave Koz, Special Guest on Breakfast with Gary and Kelly, KSBR Radio Show

On January 18, I was fortunate enough to see Dave Koz perform in Mission Viejo with my husband and boys. Dave Koz was a special guest at Breakfast with Garry and Kelly, a KSBR radio show. The radio show was broadcast live at 9 am from the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center. The […]

Come aboard with Jill Whelan

Jill Whelan is best known for playing Vicky Stubing, the daughter of Capt. Stubing, in the hit television series “The Love Boat” from 1979-1986. She also appeared in the hit movie “Airplane” in 1980. According to Wikipedia , after Love Boat, she found a new career in TV journalism, and worked as an investigative producer […]