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Crime Pays for Marisa Ramirez in “Prosecuting Casey Anthony” & “Body of Proof”

January 16th, 2013 2:57am EST
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Actress Marisa Ramirez is returning to the scene of “crimes” in a big way.  After a memorable turn on Lifetime’s one-season cop drama Against the Wall, Ramirez joins Rob Lowe and Elizabeth Mitchell in Lifetime’s true-life TV movie Prosecuting Casey Anthony premiering January 19th. Lowe stars as Jeff Ashton, the Florida attorney who prosecuted Casey Anthony for the murder of her 2-year old daughter. The highly publicized trial ended in Anthony's acquittal. Ramirez stars as Rita Ashton, the prosecutor's wife and confidante.

Ramirez acknowledges that playing Rita Ashton offered a special kind...

Joe Schmo Show's Fred Cross: A Man of Character

January 12th, 2013 6:59am EST
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For years in Hollywood, being called a “character actor” was akin to having sand kicked in your face at the beach. No matter what you tried, you couldn’t wash it off and eventually it got under your skin. Finally, you simply accepted you weren’t going to get the glory or the girl. But, hey, you got the great roles.

Today’s Hollywood set is all about character. Downplay your “matinee idol looks” with a gritty role you can sink your remaining tooth into – that is after the make up department has transformed you into a 19th Century French streetwalker - and you're in the clover. Case in Poin...

PocketPeople Coming to The New York Toy Fair

January 12th, 2013 12:17am EST
While the New Year magic slowly fades as the January days begin to slip away, it is time for a new round of products to hit the market.  One of the largest exhibitions of merchandise within its respected industry, the NYC Toy Fair, is closing in on us once again with a riveting collection of new ventures.  Although enthused kids and parents are important to the atmosphere of the fair, the success of a product goes hand in hand with the amount of strong media attention behind it.

My bet on the camera catchers for this year is a fresh new business called “PocketPeople”.  Not only are the dol...

Bret Lockett Gets Schooled In Crossover Acting

January 3rd, 2013 7:32pm EST
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Bret Lockett, the former New England Patriots safety who just signed a new deal with the New York Jets, has been keeping busy this off-season while recovering from his football injury. In a short time, the pro-athlete helmed the Bret Lockett Foundation, teaching discipline to inner city kids through sports, has tried his hand in music to honor his cousin the late Grammy Hall of Fame inductee Etta James, and as well has become a business partner with Mobli, a multi-million picture and video application. Now, Lockett has turned his sights to wonderfully vulnerable world of acting, and intends...

From the Earth to the Stars: Silver Parkes Jewelry

December 17th, 2012 8:38pm EST
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2012 has proven to be quite a year for Chicago based jewelry company Silver Parkes. Helmed by windy city native, Sri Lakshmi, the exquisite and versatile jewelry line has gone from a local favorite, to the bright lights of Hollywood and beyond. With a company shy of it's second anniversary, Silver Parkes has already found a following with hollywood and sports fans alike... It seems everybody is trying to get a piece from the popular new company.

It turns out the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Designer Sri Lakshmi comes from quite the prolific jewelry lineage. Her family owne...

'Glee' Returns With New Characters Taking the Spotlight

November 4th, 2012 2:30pm EST
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It’s almost time for Glee to return to FOX after taking a month long hiatus due to the presidential debate and World Series coverage. Gleeks are rejoicing now that the musical high school drama fans have come accustomed to gossiping about every week will return, coming off a heart-wrenching episode about Rachel and Finn’s break up.

However, break ups come and go and it seems that “Glee” will now be looking more towards the future. New addition Becca Tobin, who plays the beautiful and catty cheerio - ironically named Kitty - will be built up as the tension of the love triangle betwee...


October 7th, 2012 6:34pm EDT
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American Idol Taylor Hicks turns 36 today, and starts his birthday month off with a big bang, signing a year-long extension at Bally’s Las Vegas starting the 17th!

This agreement marks the first time in history an American Idol has secured a long term residency in Las Vegas, where he began performing this past June.

Previous to his engagement with Bally’s, Hicks - who was dubbed People Magazine’s “Hottest Bachelor of the Year” in 2006, topped Billboard’s Hot 100 with his debut single “Do I Make You Proud” as well as commanding the #2 slot on the Billboard Top 200 with his self-ti...


September 12th, 2012 6:32pm EDT
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Former NFL New England Patriot player Bret Lockett has been generating a lot of noise in many different areas these past few years: Distributing time between athletic training, business, the tabloids (courtesy of Kim Kardashian), a modeling career that has landed him on the covers of Krave and InTouch, and his foundation Looking Forward, however, he is now focusing energy on creating one specific kind of noise – his music.

Lockett’s family are no strangers to musical dominance with his cousin being the late Grammy Hall of Fame inductee Etta James and his uncle the late R & B singer...

Kendal Jenner lends her support to Katriel!

September 7th, 2012 6:17am EDT
Fashion's Night Out LA 2012 has come and gone, and the one new brand that has stood out from the pack is none other than KATRIEL!!!

The new bold evening-wear designs, which were showcased during Genlux Magazine's Fall issue release party Thursday evening, garnered support from Kendall Jenner (of Kardashian fame), who wore a Katriel dress on the red carpet, and couldn't stop talking to reporters about her love of the entire collection.

The KATRIEL collection, unique and glamourous in its own right, was created by 22-year-old Keny Cohen, a designer who is quickly making a name for he...


August 24th, 2012 11:51pm EDT
What happens when you lay face down on a beer pong table in a random location? Answer: You are being part of a new global trend called PortOPonging!

The new trend that is hitting streets, bathrooms, gyms, roads, elevators and pools everywhere was started by fans of the inflatable beer pong table. And it seems that celebrities are even getting in on the action; American Idol’s David Hernandez, singer Ricky J and even the lovable teddy bear TED from the most recent TED feature film have been spotted trying the trend out for themselves.

So is this trend cooler than...