Thursday, December 21, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Get To Know Actor/Singer Marshall Williams of Glee and Jingle Bell Jubilee - 8 Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos #powerjournalist
Canadian actor and model Marshall Williams shared eight exciting and interesting things about himself.  

Williams is best known for his role as Spencer Porter on Glee, and Albert Banks in How to Build a Better Boy
Most recently, he starred as Nate in The Jingle Bell Jubilee opposite Erin Agostino on Great American Family.  In the music world, he released his song “The couch that I rent.” 

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Taylor Swift, The ERAS Tour Extended Version Comes to Women-Owned Platform Herflix, Killers of the Flower Moon, Oppenheimer Coming Soon

If you're not already familiar with Herflix, it's a streaming platform available online where you can watch movies to rent with no monthly cost. There is also free content to watch with no subscription needed. Herflix, founded by Adriana Shaw, specifically supports films and work by women and for women. Taylor Swift's Eras Tour is now available to rent. See below for upcoming movies. Visit

Swiftie or not a Swiftie yet? You may like this article on Suzeebehindthescenes:

Soap Icon Cady McClain and The Sopranos' Robert Funaro Star in AudioDrama Podcast "Around the Sun" - A Fictional Drama About the "Pinecone" Family

Three-time Daytime Emmy Award Winner Cady McClain stars in the award-winning episodic audio drama Around the Sun created by Brad Forenza with The Sopranos' Robert Funaro. Their episode dropped on November 29, 2023 and can be heard here:

Cady and Robert are part of the EGOT-winning cast of Season 3 of Around the Sun. The season launched October of 2023 with new episodes scheduled to drop every two weeks throughout fall 2023 and into early 2024.  For information visit: Audio trailer is here.

Females in Entertainment: Meet Karen Schaler - Writer of Christmas Movies - Learn How She Got Started and Why She Loves it - You Can Also Meet her at her Online Christmas Camp for Aspiring Writers This Month

By Suzanne Ordas Curry

For many, Karen Schaler has a dream job! She writes Christmas movies.. including the ones we especially love... you know.. the ones with Royals in them. Do we ever tire of watching a commoner fall in love with a Royal?

Karen Schaler is an Emmy-winning writer, novelist, journalist and more. She has movies on Hallmark, Lifetime and Netflix. She in known for A Christmas Prince trilogy on Netflix, Christmas Camp, Rediscovering Christmas and her newest Every Day is Christmas. She also runs workshops to help inspire new writers to create these joyful movies. We were honored to get to know her and find out how she got started, what inspires her and how we can get started on a journey like hers.

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Travis Burns of "Ladies of the 80's: A Diva Christmas on Lifetime, Neighbours & More - 7 Things To Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist 
Travis Burns is an Australian actor and model. He is known for his acting work in the Australian soap opera “Neighbours,” where he played the role of Tyler Brennan from 2015 to 2019. 
He also starred in such romantic comedies as “Sunrise in Heaven,” the Lifetime movie “The Wrong Boy Next Door,” “The Christmas Listing,” as well as “Save the Wedding.”  
Most recently, he was a part of the new Lifetime holiday movie “Ladies of the ‘80s: A Diva Christmas,” where he starred alongside five ‘80s acting dames as Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Gray, Nicollette Sheridan, and Donna Mills. 
In his personal life, he is married to Emma, and they have a newborn baby boy Parker. Burns shared seven interesting and neat things about himself. 

Feel-Good Interview Series: Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush: 10 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Kendall Schmidt is one of the four band members of the pop group Big Time Rush (along with James Maslow, Logan Henderson, and Carlos PenaVega). They just released their deluxe edition of their "Another Life" album.
He is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, dancer, music producer, and an actor. Ironically enough, he played Kendall Knight in the Nickelodeon TV series “Big Time Rush.” 

Feel Good Interview Series: Gabriel Hogan of Tacoma FD, Heartland and GAC's My Christmas Hero: 8 Things to Know About Him

by Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Canadian actor Gabriel Hogan shared some interesting and exciting things about himself. He is known for his starring role in the hit cable TV firefighter comedy series "Tacoma FD," as well as "Heartland" and for his recurring role in "Condor."
Hogan stars in the new Great American Family Christmas movie, “My Christmas Hero,” which premiered as one of GAC's original Christmas movies in November 2023. He plays the character Major Ross opposite Candace Cameron Bure, who plays the Army Reserve doctor Nicole. 
Gabriel Hogan's Favorite Christmas Movies 
His Christmas favorite movies include Christmas Vacation, Elf, and A Christmas Story. 

Saturday, December 2, 2023

NY/NY Event: Support Kids in Foster Care and See a Holiday Classic: Bergen County CASA Presents A Christmas Carol by Bergen County Players

CASA for Children is hosting its inaugural Winter Holiday fundraising event, a staging of the beloved classic "A Christmas Carol" at the Bergen County Players, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell, NJ. 

Bergen County CASA, located at One Bergen County Plaza in Hackensack NJ, is a program under the umbrella of National CASA/GAL. CASA stands for Court-appointed Special Advocates. They are volunteers who are trained to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care.