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Melissa Michaels is an award-winning author of 'A Look Within' book series, the face for The Skin Revolution and an executive producer.

A Chat With 'Mad Men' Star Kit Williamson

April 14th, 2014 11:33am EDT
Kit Williamson
Kit Williamson is best known as Ed Gifford on the award-winning Mad Men. He also has a hit show of his own, Eastsiders. He is busy not only with acting but with writing, producing, directing and going to graduate school at UCLA. Yet, he still had time to speak with me.

How do you feel about Mad Men’s final season?

I am so honored to be a part this show. The world is so thoroughly, incredibly realized. It's funny, because while everyone on set is very serious about the work they are doing, it's not like there is this looming gravitas or anything. Nobody walks around like they're making...

Behind The Scenes NBC 'Crisis'

April 11th, 2014 11:20am EDT
If you're not watching NBC's Crisis then you are missing out on one of the most intense dramas on network television. A new CIA agent has the worst first day ever. He is shot by his partner, loses the President's son, and the massive kidnapping of the elite's children is how his day begins. The show stars some familiar faces that includes: Lance Gross, Rachael Taylor, Michael Beach, Gillian Anderson, Dermot Mulroney, Max Martini among others.

I was speaking with the series editor, Jacques Gravett who has an impressive resume. He is a film and television editor whose skills include cutting...

Sufe Bradshaw, 'Veep' Star Shares

April 10th, 2014 2:30pm EDT
Sufe Bradshaw
She’s a beautiful actress, a poet who has done spoken word alongside some of Russell Simon’s Def Poetry Jam’s artists and has trained at the legendary Lee Strausberg’s Actor Studio moderated by Martin Landau. She is best known as Sue Wilson, Vice President Selina Meyer’s (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) secretary on the hit HBO comedy series, Veep. Season three recently premiered. With her busy schedule, Sufe Bradshaw found the time to speak with me about the show and some of her other endeavors.

When did you know that acting was your destiny?

I’ve always been a creative person since I was young. I...

Interview With Musician Tawk

March 28th, 2014 7:43am EDT
Tawk’s music sees, hears no evil and speaks no evil but rather harmonizes the truth. His music elevates and addresses love, life, spiritual journey and societal maladies in ways that enlightens and educates the listener, thus freeing them of misinformed maladies in our society.

It was treasured time to speak with him about his music. Ladies and gentlemen, here is the enigmatic Tawk.

When did you realize your gift in music?

I grew up at a time when music was liberating, full of life and unity, the power of it was instilled in me at an early age. Therefore, I embraced it openly. I feel th...

'Overhaulin' Star Arianny Celeste Talks New About New Season And Fitness

March 20th, 2014 10:51am EDT
'Overhaulin' Star Arianny Celeste Talks New About New Season And
Arianny Celeste is one of the most recognizable personalities of the UFC where she has worked as an Octagon Girl since 2006. She is also the co-host of the popular Velocity TV show, Overhaulin.

She has appeared on the covers of some of the world’s most foremost men’s magazines including: Playboy, Maxim US, FHM, Maxim Korea, Maxim Philippines, FHM Australia and UFC Magazine.

We had a chat a little about everything.

What was your first job?

My first actual job was a gymnastics coach to young girls.

What would surprise your fans about you?

I'm a naturally more shy and reserve person.

Starpulse Exclusive With 'The Single Moms Club' Star Cocoa Brown

March 14th, 2014 1:06pm EDT
Starpulse Exclusive With 'The Single Moms Club' Star Cocoa Brown
Cocoa Brown is a gifted actor, comedian, and mother. She stars in Tyler Perry’s The Single Mom’s Club which opens Friday, March 14, 2014. Her co-star, Terry Crews says she’s the one to watch as being the next great comedian on the scene in an IMDB interview.

She spoke with me about her journey as a comedian, this film and some sage advice for single mothers.

When did you realize you could make people laugh?

I think in college more than anything. I just was about living life and enjoying my moments. But I knew I had a gift the first time when I received a standing ovation on stage.


An Intimate Chat With 'Teen Wolf' Star Keahu Kahuanui

February 21st, 2014 1:29pm EST
An Intimate Chat With 'Teen Wolf' Star Keahu Kahuanui
Keahu Kahuanui is the Hawaiian hunk who can currently be seen starring as Danny Mahealani on MTV's hit show, Teen Wolf. He can also be seen on Hawaii Five-O, and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. His talents and interests are so vast and refreshing. He often geeks out over sci-fi and shows support for the genre, NASA and science in his pursuits. He even appeared on Cocktails to discuss his love of all things nerdy and comics with the legendary Stan Lee.

I recently spoke with Keahu about his acting and other interests.

Please describe what Teen Wolf is about for those who may not ...

A Starpulse Exclusive Pop! Fiction's Music Leak

February 21st, 2014 6:27am EST
Pop! Fiction
They ooze the California vibe. Their music is vibrant, fun, carefree and innocent. Pop! Fiction, a pop rock American band comprised of Justin Tyler, Tyler Nichols, and Alex SkyWalker from Orange County. The band recently released their single Wild and Young video, directed by Jon Ramirez. The single was co-written by legendary John Fields (Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus) and Evan Taubenfeld.

The group has shared the stage with great acts such as Aaron Carter, Forever The Sickest Kids, Tiffany Thornton, Trevor Jackson, Ryan Beatty, Asher Monroe, Family Force 5, Hollywood Ending, ...

Extraordinary Rapper, Cam Lasley Talks About His Struggle

February 18th, 2014 2:32pm EST
Cam Lasley
Cam Lasley is not your stereotypical rapper. He was born with Down syndrome. He has valiantly defied the odds. He hasn’t allowed this disorder to deter him from doing what he loves and that is music with a message about his struggle and bullying. His musical influences are Public Enemy, Tupac and Dr. Dre.

This is from his song, Hold Me Down

They said I wouldn't talk
They said I wouldn't walk
tried to push me in the corner
tried to hide me in the dark
tried to take away my pen
tried to take away my chalk
said I'd never write a verse
said I'd never sing my song

I had the opportun...

Emma Kenney, 'Shameless' Star On The Set

February 11th, 2014 11:10am EST
Emma Kenney
Emma Kenney stars in Showtime’s award-winning drama, Shameless. In case you haven’t seen this show, it’s about a large, poor family with a dad who is an alcoholic (Academy Award nominee, William H. Macy), and the mom is MIA. Consequently, the children are forced to raise themselves in a shady area of Chicago.

Shameless recently started its fourth season. You can watch the compelling series on Sunday at 9:00PM.

Emma provided some insight about her character during our chat between filming.

Who is Debbie Gallagher?

Debbie's the middle Gallagher sibling, and she's very different than the...