Thursday, August 31, 2023

NY/NJ Area Events: Matthew McConaughey, The Neighborhood's Max Greenfield, Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk, RHONJ Jackie Goldschneider, Millie Bobby Brown, Phil Simms, Tiffani Thiesen, Carrie Berk, Jessie James Decker and More come too BOOKENDS in NJ

Authors must have been quite busy during the pandemic because there's a bevy of new books coming out this fall from people we know and love. Bookends, located in downtown Ridgewood NJ (a half hour from New York City) and a short train ride away will be hosting many TV, celebrity and sports authors this fall. Slated to appear to sign copies of their books (and oftentimes available for a picture as well) are Matthew McConaughey, Max Greenfield, Millie Bobby Brown, Phil Simms, RHONJ Jackie Goldschneider, Internet Sensation Carrie Berk, Bob Odenkirk, Erin Odenkirk, Tiffani Theisen, Jim Leyritz, Gary Meyers, Chef Gabriel "Gator" Builbeau, Mark Levin, Holly Knight, HGTV's Erin Napier, Nadine Haruni, Kenny Alpert, William and Bonnie Daniels, Max Miller, Andrew Rea and more. Check the website for new additions:

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Get to Know Actor Christopher Sean of Days of our Lives, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Hawaii Five-O in this #Feel-Good Interview - 7 Things to Know

By: Markos Papadatos
Christopher Sean is an actor and voiceover artist who is known for playing the role of Paul Narita in the Peacock daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" and in the limited series "Beyond Salem."
He portrayed Bing Lee in the web series “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” and is known for his recurring role as Gabriel Waincroft on CBS’s “Hawaii Five-0.”
Christopher Sean gained recognition for his lead voice over role as Kazuda Xiono in “Star Wars Resistance” and his recurring role as Brandon in the series “You” on Netflix. Here are seven interesting things to know about him.

Feel-Good Interview: Get to Know Actor/Producer Eric Nelson of 1883, The Bay, The Affair and More Coming

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist

Eric Nelsen is an Emmy award-winning actor and producer. He is best known for his starring role in the TV series “1883.” He is also known for his work on the Hulu revival of “All My Children,” as well as “The Affair” and “The Bay.” 
He earned a Tony Award as a producer of the Broadway show “The Inheritance.” When he was 23 years old, he made history as the youngest producer to win an Emmy Award. He is married to actress and voiceover artist Sainty Nelsen. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Axial Theater Presents a Workshop Reading of Award-Winning Playwright Craig Lucas' Ode To Joy in Westchester, NY September 23, 2023


Axial Theatre will present a workshop reading of Axial Advisory Board Member and multiple award-winning playwright Craig Lucas's Ode to Joy on Saturday, September 23 at 7 pm. at St John's Episcopal Church, 8 Sunnyside Ave, Pleasantville, NY. Axial Theatre ensemble members Sandy Rooney, Marisa Lowe, and Duane Rutter will be directed by Nathan Flower, professor of theater at NYU. 

The event is produced by Axial Artistic Director and three-time Emmy-winner Cady McClain. Tickets are $10 students (registered in high school or college); $25 general seating, available at

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Feel-Good Interview- Get to Know Actor Andrew Gray of PowerRangers and Bling Empire - Six Things To Learn About Him

By Markos Papadatos - Hollywood #PowerJournalist
Editor's Note- Thanks to Markos for heading out to LA to get our readers a super bunch of #Feel-Good Interviews.
 Andrew Gray is an actor who is known for his acting work in “Power Rangers Megaforce,” and “Power Rangers Super Megaforce.” He was also a part of the reality TV series “Bling Empire” on Netflix. He went on to share six interesting things about him. 
Favorite Movies 
He revealed that his favorite movies include “Training Day,” “Forrest Gump,” “The Patriot,” “Pulp Fiction,” “The Color of Money,” “Philadelphia,” and “anything with Daniel Day-Lewis.” 

Feel-Good Interiview: Get to Know the Talented Actor and Singer Jack Wagner - 7 Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Jack Wagner is an icon in entertainment. He is known for his acting work on such drama series as “General Hospital,” “Santa Barbara,” “The Bold and The Beautiful,” and “Melrose Place.” 
Most recently, he stars in the hit Hallmark series “When Calls the Heart.”  
He is also a gifted singer-songwriter, whose ballad "All I Need" topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts, and it reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Get to know him in this interview.

Feel-Good Interview: Meet Riley Smith of Nancy Drew - Six Things You May Not Known About Him

Riley Smith is one of the stars of the hit series “Nancy Drew.” He shared six exciting things about himself and the series. 
“This is the fourth and final season. It has a lot of interesting things going on,” Smith said about “Nancy Drew.” There is going to be a really nice arc for my character Ryan,” he said. “Ryan may even find a love interest. His life has changed in many good ways this year. He will have some really neat moments with Nancy this season.” 
Aside from “Nancy Drew,” Smith is known for such TV roles as “Station 19,” “24,” “Joan of Arcadia,” “90210,” “True Blood,” and “The Messengers,” as well as “Drive,” and “Frequency.” He is also a singer-songwriter. 

Feel-Good Interview: Get to Know Evan Roderick from Hallmark, The CW and Netflix Shows - Six Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos, PowerJournalist
Evan Roderick is a Canadian actor and a former ice hockey player. He played the recurring role of Officer Nick Anastas on "Arrow" on The CW, and he played the lead role in the Netflix series "Spinning Out."
“Spinning Out” follows Kat Baker (Kaya Scodelario), an up-and-coming elite figure skater who teams up with talented pair skater and resident bad boy Justin Davis (Evan Roderick) after an injury ends her solo career.
Roderick has starred in such Hallmark projects as "Autumn in the City," the holiday film "A Tale of Two Christmases," and most recently, he starred in the new Hallmark mystery "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Something New."
Evan Rodericks' Favorite Movies 
Sideways is my favorite movie of all time. I love that movie,” he exclaimed. “I love dramedies,” he said. “I also enjoy Almost Famous and John Carpenter’s The Thing.” 

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Trent Dawson's Katonah Classic Stage Film Festival To Be Held on August 12th at Bedford Playhouse in Bedford NY - See a Selection of Films from Here and Abroad

Katonah Classic Stage Film Festival is happening Saturday August 12th at the Bedford Playhouse in Bedford, New York, a short drive from Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.  The KCS Film Festival at the Bedford Playhouse feautures a  fantastic lineup of 19 films from 8 different countries including France, Russia, Brazil, India, Iran, China, and Poland, plus a few great films from local filmmakers.  

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Get to Know Nicky Whelan of "Neighbours" and the New Movie "The Flood" - 7 Things To Know About Her

By: Markos Papadatos 

Nicky Whelan is an Australian actress and model, who is best known for her role as Pepper Steiger in the Australian television series "Neighbours."
Whelan appeared in the final season of Scrubs as "Maya", an Australian medical school student. Whelan also played the role of "Leigh" in the 2011 film, "Hall Pass," which co-starred Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer and Christina Applegate. She has starred in such movies as "Maneater," "The Best Man," and "The Flood," which was released July 2023 via Saban Films. She shared seven interesting facts about herself.