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  • Sean Watkins
    Sean Watkins: Feeling no pressure on solo tour
    You can usually tell when someone’s faking it on an album. Not through studio trickery or anything like that, but by trying to be something they’re not. You don’t get that from Sean Watkins, whether he’s playing with his...
  • So Kim - "Survivor: Worlds Apart"
    'Survivor' So Kim interview: 'It was my worst nightmare coming true'
    Say it isn't So! (See what I did there?) On Wednesday night's premiere episode of "Survivor: Worlds Apart," it was So Kim who became the first person to be voted out of the game. Today I talked with her about her experience...
  • QQ's Bad Gyal Wine Cover Art
    Through the Wire with Kareem ‘QQ’ Dawkins: From adolescence to manhood
    Kareem ‘QQ’ Dawkins is an internationally known Jamaican entertainer, best known for being the youngest artist in Jamaica to have a hit record, Poverty, released when QQ was only ten years of age, and ever since then—QQ, the...
  • Andy Thomas
    Interview with Andy Thomas of Black Crown Initiate
    Black Crown Initiate came to Oakland on a tour with Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Iron Reagan and Phobia. They performed at sold out Oakland Metro Operahouse on Feb 20. The band released their first full length album only few months before the...
  • Eggplants and peppers in Westport
    Interview with Zen Honeycutt: Moms Across America
    When we published our article on Moms Across America (MAM) president Zen Honeycutt’s presentation at the Monsanto Shareholder’s Meeting, we’d wanted to interview Honeycutt as well, but our messages crossed in the night. We did...
  • Interview with Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author Gini Koch
    Interview with Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author Gini Koch
    Gini Koch writes the fast, fresh and funny Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, the Necropolis Enforcement Files series, and the Martian Alliance Chronicles series for Musa Publishing. Alien in the House, Book 7 in her...
  • SINGLE WOMAN’S WAKE-UP CALL
    6 questions with self-help relationship book author: Suntia Smith
    Suntia Smith, Licensed Independent Social Worker & Couples Therapist, author of "Single Woman's Wake-up Call" answers 6 questions about the inspiration behind her writing and she discusses her passion for helping individuals and...
  • Michael Sweet
    Michael Sweet puts together Dream Team for Sweet & Lynch project
    For decades, music fans have been putting together their dream bands, wondering what would happen if Eddie Van Halen played with a rhythm section consisting of John Bonham and Billy Sheehan, or if Neil Peart and Flea held down the bottom for Jim...
  • Marc Broussard
    Marc Broussard - Still knocking on the door
    I can see it now. One day there will be some TMZ-esque scandal about Marc Broussard, where it is revealed that he is at least 20 years older than he currently claims to be. I kid, of course, but when you listen to him sing, pay attention to his...
  • Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh
    Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh on creating new experiences as filmmakers
    It’s only February, but Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh have already had the kind of incredible year every independent filmmaker dreams of. The duo premiered their sci-fi drama “H.” at the Sundance Film Festival last month and are...
  • Carlos Pratts McFarland
    Actor Carlos Pratts hopes role in 'McFarland, USA' leads to big things
    In Disney’s “McFarland, USA,” actor Carlos Pratts plays Thomas Valles, the captain of an all-Latino high school cross country team in California who wants to prove he and his fellow runners have what it takes to compete with the...
  • John Leguizamo
    Actor John Leguizamo on Hollywood, diversity and rocking the boat
    During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter at the Sundance Film Festival last month, actor John Leguizamo, 50, didn’t pull any punches. When asked about the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar-nominated actors, Leguizamo...
  • Interview karma
    Abusive commuter swears at man then runs into him during job interview
    A foul-mouthed commuter likely regretted his decision to swear at a fellow passenger on the train this week - when the man turned out to be the HR director of a company he was interviewing with.The impatient traveler shoved HR executive Matt...
  • The Mavericks
    The Mavericks – Still doing it their way
    Yes, there are shots of country in the sound produced by the gentlemen collectively known as The Mavericks, but to call them a country band these days always produces a bit of a chuckle from frontman Raul Malo.“We’re so over that,...
  • Rude commuter interviewed for job by person he cussed out
    Rude commuter interviewed for job by person he cussed out
    From the Department of Last Laughs, here's poetic justice. A London recruiter, on his morning ride to work, was told to go f--k himself by a bad-tempered fellow commuter. But vengeance is mine said the recruiter. That same rude crude guy came...