Lita Ford of “The Runaways” Still Rockin’ Away

Lita Ford popbuff.com

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?

Apollonia Kotero

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 […]

C. Thomas Howell, Still Busy as Ever

C. Thomas Howell

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. […]

John Schneider, Just The Good ‘Ol Boy

John Schneider with Ruchel Freibrun Pop Culture Blogger

I recently had the opportunity to meet and interview John Schneider at The Hollywood Show. John Schneider played “Bo Duke” in the hit series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” He co-starred with Tom Wopat as “Luke” and Catherine Bach as “Daisy Duke.” I remember I was an 11-year-old tween when I started to watch the show faithfully. I bought Tiger Beat […]

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 One on One with Virginia Madsen (Sideways, The Movie)

Virginia Madsen with popbuff blogger Ruchel Freibrun

Virginia Madsen, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress in the 2004 hit film, Sideways is one of my all-time favorite beauties and actresses. Madsen came to fame in the ’80s with 1984 romantic comedy Electric Dreams. Another hit followed in 1986, Fire with Fire where she played a catholic school girl that fell in […]

Up Close with Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson with Ruchel Freibrun popbuff blogger

Debbie Gibson, the phenomenal teen idol of the ‘80s who gave us the hits Only In My Dreams and Electric Youth is still lookin’ svelte and gorgeous after 25 years. I grew up dancing to Debbie’s hits and dressing up like her in my teens – blue denim shorts and jacket paired with boy shoes […]