Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Remembering Johnny Wactor: His Last Interview by Markos Papadatos - 8 Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos

Editor's Note: We send our condolences to all of those who knew and loved Johnny Wactor, including our writer Markos Papadatos. Thank you Markos for this interview, which at times is hard to read because he not only was enjoying his life but had so much more to give.

The late Johnny Wactor passed away tragically on May 25, 2024. In this chat with me, he recalled some of his favorite things.

Johnny's Illustrious Career

He played the role of Brando Corbin on the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital." Wactor was known for being a genuine, warm, loving, and kind person. His death shocked not only the daytime community but the global entertainment community, and tributes came pouring in from all over the world.

Monday, May 13, 2024

Herflix- The Platform for Women to Livestream the Red Carpet Live from Cannes Film Festival May 15

Herflix, the platform for, by and about women is livestreaming the Red Carpet at Cannes, May 15, 2024 at 7:30 Paris time. You can watch all the action on Herflix.com. To find out the details, click the RSVP button below or go to HerflixCannes. Herflix streams the biggest and best movies about women with no subscription needed. To watch visit Herflix.com. 

Friday, May 10, 2024

Feel Good Interview Series: Rory Gibson of "The Young and The Restless'" and "Rebel Moon" - 9 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist

Rory Gibson joined the cast of the multi-Emmy award-winning show "The Young and The Restless" back in October of 2021 as Noah Newman, the son of the iconic characters Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case).

New York's Axial Theater Presents "Safehouse Series" Collection of New Play Readings, Also Seeking Submissions

 Axial Theater of New York presents its Safehouse Series of full-length play readings of new plays as part of Axial's commitment to new playwrights. Axial Theater is a professional ensemble based not-for-profit theater company currently in its 24th season. There is a suggested donation of $10 for students (or free) and $20 for others for each reading. Please keep in mind that donations are always needed to support the work of the theater and nurturing new artists, You can donate here: https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/donation-form/3ba61f45-e80a-498d-8655-eaa7341d19a8

Feel-Good Interview of the Amazing 94 Year Old Academy Award Nominee June Squibb - 9 Things to Know About Her

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist

June Squibb is a veteran of the American film, TV and theatre industry. She scored a "Best Supporting Actress" nomination for her acting work in "Nebraska" back in 2013. She has also appeared in "About Schmidt," "Alice," "In & Out," "I'll See You in My Dreams," and she did voiceover work for "Toy Story 4" and "Inside Out 2."

Squibb has also has recurring roles in such TV series as "Ghost Whisperer," "The Young and The Restless," "Shameless" and "Good Girls," among others.

With her Oscar-nominated performance in "Nebraska," Squibb is the fourth oldest nominee in the history of the Academy Awards (at 84 years old). The late Gloria Stuart and Judi Dench hold the record for being the oldest nominees ever at 87 years old. The entertainment icon went on to share nine fun and exciting things about herself.

NY/NJ Event: WABCTV's Nina Peneda, Prana Marketing's Angela Thomas, Podcaster Jamie Hess and More Speak at Women For Women Today Event in NJ

Feel empowered, inspired and get to connect with other women at the Women For Women Today event at the Terrace at Biagio's in Paramus, NJ - a short drive from Manhattan. Hear a bevy of successful women speak about what drives them and give tips on how you can achieve success in your life - whatever your definition of it may be. Proceeds benefit the Women's Rights Center of Englewood. The event is presented by Tracy Verrico. See below for more information and schedule. For tickets and more go to WomenforWomemToday.com.

Monday, May 6, 2024

NY/NJ Area Event: Non-Profit TEEEM Holds Inaugural Taste of TEEEM Event May 22 in Paramus, Free Ticketed Event Open to Public Features Food, Exhibits.

Ridgewood NJ - The non-profit TEEEM will hold its inaugural event entitled "A Taste of TEEEM" on May 22, 2024 at The Terrace at Biagio's in Paramus, NJ from 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST. This night of food and exhibits will celebrate TEEEM's student changemakers who are empowering communities around the world and showcase the impact TEEEM makes.  

A Taste of TEEEM is a free event open to the public but tickets must be reserved. There will be food, drink, awards and activities. For a ticket visit: www.teeem.org. For questions regarding A Taste of TEEEM contact: Taylor DeMaio at taylor@teeem.org.