Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Actor, Musician Eric Martsolf of Days of Our Lives - Now on Peacock - Passions and More Tells us Six Things To Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos, "Powerjournalist"

Daytime-Emmy Winner Eric Martsolf is known for playing Brady Black on Days of Our Lives, and for playing Ethan Winthrop on the 2000s daytime drama Passions. You may have also seen him in The Bay, Venice The Series, Smallville, Extant and other shows. He's also in and a producer of a yet-to-be released short film called Insane. (Editor's note- it's really good, so compelling,)

Eric has also done numerous stage productions but his talent doesn't stop with acting. He has been touring with the Day Players Band, which is also comprised of Wally Kurth, Brandon Barash, and Carson Boatman.

Feel-Good Interview Series - Actor and Model Zane Holtz of Hallmark, Katy Keene and More - Six Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos, "Powerjournalist"

You may know the talented actor and model Zane Holtz from his role as KO Kelly on the CW's Katy Keene and Riverdale. But he has numerous roles on other series and films such as NCIS, All Rise, From Dusk to Dawn - The Series where he played Richie Gecko.

This native of Vancouver, Canada starred in his first original Hallmark film Twas the Night Before Christmas opposite Torrey DeVitto in 2022. (Editor's note - this is a must-see movie... bringing together history and literature with a Christmas theme.)

What Zane Holtz Watches

Holtz's favorite series to binge-watch is Mayor of Kingstown. "I actually watched that while I was in production for Twas the Night Before Christmas. That was the last one I watched and I really enjoyed it," he said.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival To be Held April 26th & 27th, 2023 - Submissions Now Open and "Evening with Oscar" Party Set for March 10th

The successful and growing Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival is entering its 12th year with a live, in - person festival for 2023.  This year the festival will again be presented in-person with film screenings in downtown Ridgewood at the Ridgewood Bow Tie Cinema Warner Quad, 190  East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood NJ (and other venues TBD) April 26th and April 27th 2023. Opening Night Red Carpet on the 26th, Red Carpet on the 27th and Closing Night Party on the 27th.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Feel-Good Interview Series: Five Things to Know about General Hospital's Tajh Bellow

By Markos Papadatos, "Power Journalist"
Emmy nominee Tajh Bellow stars as Dr. TJ Ashford in the hit ABC daytime drama "General Hospital." You may also know him from his other roles on TV, such as in NCIS, Bosch, The Middle, 9-11 Lone Star, Girl Meets World and many more.
Last year, Bellow made Emmy history by becoming the first-ever male actor to be nominated in the newly-formed gender-neutral Emmy category for "Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series."

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Brad Forenza's Around the Sun Scripted Podcast Series Complete Season 2 Now Available: Piper Laurie Stars in Season Finale Joining Cast of Richard Kind, Caroline Aaron, Mindy Cohn, Jennie Kwan, Taylor Purdee and Bruce Vilanch

Around the Sun—the hit, scripted podcast series starring iconic talent from stage and screen—wrapped its second season of radio plays with a special episode January 2023 that starred Three-time Oscar nominee Piper Laurie (The HustlerCarrieChildren of a Lesser God) and series creator Brad Forenza. Also starring in Season 2, with the completed season available now wherever you listen to podcasts are:  Richard Kind (The Watcher), Caroline Aaron (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Adassa Encanto), Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life),Richard Kline (Three’s Company) Jennie Kwan (California Dreams, Avatar, The Last Airbender), Taylor Purdee (Killian and the Comeback Kids) and Bruce Vilanch (Get Bruce). Listen to all episodes here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Feel-Good Interview Series: Meet Actor and Model Joseph Cannata - Seven Things to Know About Him and What You Can See Him In


By Markos Papadatos

Actor and model is a fixture on TV. He's been in several series, and anyone who watches holidays movies is sure to know him from his many roles. Joseph Cannata starred in the holiday film A Brush with Christmas opposite Jillian Murray, which premiered on Great American Family in 2022. You may have also seen him in A Perfect Match, Snowbound for Christmas, Christmas Wedding Runaway Holiday, Hometown Holiday or The Good Witch among others.

What Joseph Watches

His favorite films include The Count of Monte Cristo, Catch Me If You Can, and Gladiator. "Gladiator is what ignited my passion to become an actor," he admitted.

Feel-Good Interview Series: Meet Actor Marc Blucas: Seven Things to Know about him and Who He Did the "Maverick High-Five" With

By Markos Papadatos, Power Journalist
Marc Blucas is a busy actor. He's got three projects in the works, Quiet in the Works and One Heart, which are both movies. He's also starring in a new series called Walter and the Boys. You may have seen him in many other movies and series including Buffy The Vampire Slayer and in the 2022 Great American Family film A Christmas... Present" opposite Candance Cameron Bure.
What Marc Watches
His favorite series to binge-watch is Homeland, and he also liked such limited series as Mare of Easttown (starring Kate Winslet) and Dahmer starring Evan Peters.

15th Annual Origin 1st Irish Theater Festival is Full of Activities, Films, Readings and More by Irish Creatives - Mostly In-Person January 2023 in NYC and Beyond

The 15
th annual Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival returns to a mostly in-person format, running three weeks from Monday January 9 to Tuesday January 31.
Participating theatres and cultural organizations in New York include 59E59 Theaters, the Irish Repertory Theatre, the Irish Arts Center, the cell, Ryan’s Daughter and Symphony Space in Manhattan; the NY Irish Center in Queens, and An Beal Bocht in The Bronx.