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Fabio Periera

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Ten Minutes with Kellan Lutz

(3) Comments | Posted December 4, 2010 | 7:00 PM

At 25, Kellan Lutz has become one of the most recognizable faces in the world. From his turn as Emmet Cullen in the Twilight films, to his modeling work for Calvin Klein, it's hard to miss him. And the accolades just keep rolling in, including a spot on this year's...

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Darlene Hunt, The Big Creator

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2010 | 2:44 PM

"I've been fired a lot. I'm very proud of it," says Darlene Hunt as she sips a decaf coffee, her red ringlet hair poking out from underneath a conductor's hat. "I was [a writer on 90210] for half the first season and they brought in a new showrunner and I...

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Black Jack

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 11:39 PM

Jack Abramoff was a movie guy. The swagger; the big dreams; the restaurants; the silver-tongued philanthropy--a "you talkin' ta me" film quote machine that printed box office sums of money for the Republican party almost as fast the newspapers of the world printed stories about him.

As Kevin Spacey's...

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Ten Minutes with Judah Friedlander

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2010 | 3:32 AM

It was the book signing that wasn't. On a balmy night in Los Angeles, Judah Friedlander who plays Frank Rossitano on NBC's hit comedy 30 Rock, was slated to do a book reading and signing at Barnes & Noble for his new book, How to Beat Up Anybody.

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Ten Minutes With Andrew Jenks

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2010 | 7:45 PM

What's it like to be homeless? Or handicapped? Or a high-flying poker player? Documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks wondered the same thing and his show on MTV, World of Jenks, is answering those questions and more. I spoke with Jenks a little while ago and found out what inspired the 24...

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illy issimo Perks Up the Arts

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2010 | 3:48 PM

"Oh, art is too hard," Andy Warhol once sighed, perhaps hinting at the struggle most artists endure to create. After all, one's talents and gifts may be great, but the realities of the world often interfere with the process of creation and self-expression.

Which is why, for centuries, artists have...

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Ten Minutes with David Schwimmer

(1) Comments | Posted September 9, 2010 | 4:29 PM

With mobile phones, computers and the Internet, the opportunities for a young person to reach out and connect to another person seem endless. So too, do the opportunities for harm, as seen in David Schwimmer's new film, Trust. Starring Clive Owen, Catherine Keener and Viola Davis, Trust is a story...

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A Day on the Set of Hirokin

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2010 | 2:54 PM

"Yes!" he shouted, as the director, Alejo Mo-Sun, strolled across the alien world, dressed casually in a white polo and jeans, aviators and a cowboy hat. "There's my soldier!"

I guess when you show up to work on a set, there's really no better way to start the day than...

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For the Love of Film, Two Young Documentarians Journey to Siberia

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2010 | 5:39 PM

Everyone falls in love a different way. Maybe it's a particular scene or the collected works of a particular director, or even just a catchphrase. Whatever the way, millions of people fall in love with film everyday and some of them, inspired by their own life experiences, make the journey...

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Ten Minutes with James DeJulio, President and Co-Founder of Tongal

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2010 | 8:53 PM

It's official: Google is evil. As one of the leading dark forces in the current net neutrality debate, Google has partnered with other large media and communications companies to shut the garage door through which it was birthed on the inherently democratic nature of the Internet. What comes out of...

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Caritas Hollywood: UnderShare Shares the Love

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2010 | 12:38 AM

Close your eyes and think of all the products you use every day that make you feel good about yourself. You'd probably start by thinking about what you put on your back -- an expensive suit or dress, a handbag, maybe your make-up.

But for rape victims, the homeless and...

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Ten Minutes With Eric Wing

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2010 | 4:31 PM

A former editor of Reader's Digest, Eric Wing used to have to hide his racing betting forms under the New York Times. "Now," as Senior Director of Publicity for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Wing hides the New York Times under his his racing forms.

Horse racing is an awesome...

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Who is: Deon Taylor?

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2010 | 9:29 PM

Los Angeles, CA--Deon Taylor walked into the Sofitel on Beverly carrying a backpack. A sign of the success his efforts have produced, the Louis Vuitton satchel was not the rucksack he carried as he walked door to door around the offices of Hollywood trying to get his film sold and...

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LA Film Fest: Did MTV Kill the Music Video Star?

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2010 | 6:54 PM

Film festivals aren't typically the place where you expect to see music videos, but this being Los Angeles Film Festival it's not surprising that music videos would find a home in the festival's program. This is, after all, the entertainment capital of the world and LAFF's new home at LA...

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Ten Minutes With: Holy Rollers Screenwriter, Antonio Macia

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2010 | 2:07 PM

Who would have thought one million pills of ecstasy would come into the United States in the pockets and suitcases of Hasidic Jews? Improbable as it seems, Holy Rollers, the new film starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha explores a period in 1998 when young Hasidic teenagers acted as mules...

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Ten Minutes With Mark Cuban

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2010 | 7:54 PM

America's sporting habits have always been a little different from the rest of the world. Soccer (as we call it) has long been the dominant sport in most countries, while across the United States our own homegrown versions of British sports have dominated our national attention.

That seems to be...

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NASCAR's Singing Soldier: The Story of Corporal John Hyland

(1) Comments | Posted May 28, 2010 | 12:56 PM

Santa Monica, CA--For every artist who dreams of a homecoming wrapped in glory, very few will have one as sweet and deserved as Corporal John Hyland. This weekend, the classically trained singer who gave up a potential career on the opera stages of the world to do right by his...

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Ten Minutes with: Rob Corddry

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2010 | 2:42 PM

It's tough to find a job these days and, sometimes, tougher still to keep one. Just ask Rob Corddry, who has been fired from many, many jobs--and lost out on a few too.

We've all been there, but in light of--and to make light of-- how difficult it is to...

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Ten Minutes with: Lynda Carter

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2010 | 6:28 PM

Best known to the world as Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter has been working in showbiz since she was a teenager. She started off in Phoenix as a girl singer with a band, and through a lot of hard work, a little bit of luck and a long journey, made her...

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Ten Minutes with: Cypress Hill

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2010 | 1:23 AM

"So you wanna be a rock superstar, and live large--a big house, five cars?" Well, nobody knows best how to get there than B-Real and Sen Don of Cypress Hill. Before the SoCal-based hip hoppers ever made it big, they had to overcome their own demons on the streets of...

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