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Entries by Shira Lazar from 03/2012

Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama on Moving on From That '70s Show to NBC

| Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

That '70s Show alums Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama reunite on the What's Trending couches.

Baratunde Thurston Teaches You 'How To Be Black'

| Posted 03.07.2012 | Black Voices

Few people are as good at being black as Baratunde Thurston. He's so good at it in fact, he decided to write a book on the subject. His book, "How to be Black," has quickly rose to the New York Times Bestsellers list and explores the subject using satire.

Dustin Lance Black Takes to YouTube for Historic Prop 8 Play (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Impact

Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black stopped by the What's Trending studio to talk about his new play, 8, that premiered live on YouTube and his su...

Warren Sapp Chats Bounties and Peyton Manning's Layoff (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

NFL legend Warren Sapp stopped by What's Trending live on Wednesday to share his thoughts on all the headlines of the day and how he's used social media to connect with fans directly.

Meghan McCain and Andy Cohen Chat Social TV at SXSW 2012

| Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology


Robert Rodriguez Reveals New TV Network Details at SXSW (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is a busy man these days, but he stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge in Austin at SXSW on Monday to talk about his new TV network, his passion for inspiring others and to offer some advice to young filmmakers.

Morgan Spurlock and Hulu Announce Partnership With FremantleMedia at SXSW

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Media

Director Morgan Spurlock stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW to share his thoughts on filmmaking in the digital age and to celebrate Season 2 of his Hulu series, A Day in the Life.

Drew Goddard Chats The Cabin in the Woods and Dr. Horrible 2

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Moviefone

One of the buzzed about films premiering at SXSW was Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods. I sat down with Director and Co-Writer Drew Goddard about the horror flick, why he's not on Twitter and his advice for up and coming filmmakers.

Meet the Founder of Highlight -- the Hottest App At SXSW (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Technology

When creating the app, Davison kept asking himself questions like, "How do you make friends when you move to a new city by yourself? How do you find the right person to marry you? How do you find out more about the people around you?"

21 Jump Street Is So Good That Jonah Hill Is Willing to Dress Like an Idiot

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Moviefone

Jonah Hill described 21 Jump Street "Bad Boys meets a John Hughes movie."

Steve Wozniak in Line for iPad 3 at Apple Store in Los Angeles (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology

It has become a tradition to find Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak waiting first in line for the next big Apple product.

How Office Star Rainn Wilson Is Bringing Soul to YouTube

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Entertainment

Rainn Wilson, the star of the NBC comedy The Office and creator of Soul Pancake, sat down with me at SXSW to talk about how he's built his passion project into a real business with soul.

I'm Donating My Birthday to Charity Water, Are You?

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Impact

I couldn't think of a non-profit that is dedicated more to this goal than Charity Water, bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Astonishingly, it gives 100 percent of public donations to fund clean water projects.

Daniel Bedingfield Performs New Single "Don't Write Me Off" Live on What's Trending

| Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

Daniel Bedingfield is back! The British singer-songwriter, who also happens to be Natasha Bedingfield's brother (music runs in the family), has ditched the labels and crowd sourced funding from his fans for his new album.

Adrian Grenier Takes to Indiegogo to Crowd Fund Teenage Paparazzo Empowerment Tour (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Technology

He has taken to crowd funding his Empowerment Tour through which will allow "the film, art, me, some guest speakers, experts in the field to talk to the kids and we are hoping to reach 80 schools."

Busy Philipps Gives Her Take on Bully and Upcoming Film With Michelle Williams

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment