Politics in America is Identical to Pro WrestlingInterview by Christopher Stipp
I’ll admit it, I was intimidated. I usually never am but I was.
Standing before former governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura, I was struck by the thrill of being in the presence of an actor who was not only an icon for a boy of thirteen, with his roles in Predator and The Running Man, but he was also gregarious and seemed genuinely excited to talk about anything. After speaking with him you realize he’s imbued with the ability to navigate politics but still have a firm grasp on common sense, and I still wonder if that’s what voters saw in this straight talking intellectual. read more »
The Strength Of ThoughtInterview by Christopher Stipp
This is the second time I’ve interviewed Henry.
The first time that I had the opportunity talk to Henry Rollins I was steamrolled with his loquaciousness. I was warned, to be sure, but when you’re used to talking to actors, actresses, writers and directors of varying verbal ability and competency (you could end up talking to Oscar Wilde or a sack of flour; being adept at this requires you to be ready for both) there isn’t much variance. But then you talk to Henry and realize you have never had a real conversation with anyone in your life. That your opinion on politics barely holds any heft against the kind of informational arsenal and background reading that Henry Rollins has done - even before you’ve asked the question - is something that you start thinking about as he begins to destroy your mind with the dissertation level bibliography he supplies in support of his thoughts and positions. The absolute kicker is that he never once makes you feel ignorant for not having the time to consume the quantity of papers, books, articles or punditry that he must in order to be as deadly as he is with being able to show his facts and prove his math. read more »
The Other 'Chuck'Interview by Christopher Stipp
Here’s something you need to know about Zachary Levi, star of NBC’s “Chuck”, ABC’s “Less Than Perfect”, and one of the stars of his latest film SPIRAL: He’s capable of multitasking.
I’ve interviewed him three times and each time he’s just been busy with projects with varying involvement. When you think that he’s just an accomplished television actor, that he’s been good on the silver screen, he’s gone beyond both duties as an actor and performer and has taken on the difficulty in making a film that has taken some of his own money, much of his own time and all of his drive as a filmmaker to produce a film that you wouldn’t expect out of a man who has made his name as one of the biggest bumbling nerds NBC has ever had the greatest ratings fortune to have on its network. read more »
So Who Really Shot "Cloverfield"!?Interview by Jeff Tobin
Millions of people heard his voice as Hud in the blockbuster “Cloverfield,” but only his close friends, family, and viewers of an ABC sitcom may know and recognize TJ Miller. He is okay with that for now, but the
Over the past year, he was picked from relative obscurity to starring in the aforementioned Cloverfield, playing the character of Marmaduke on ABC’s “Carpoolers” and is currently writing and co-starring in two upcoming films while managing to perform standup comedy all over the country. read more »