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Writer, Director & Producer Brian Volk-Weiss on Productivity, Quality Control & Future Projects

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Simply put, few people in entertainment are not only as prolific as Brian Volk-Weiss while still quality-centric.

Lara Hope on her new album “Here To Tell The Tale,” rockabilly influences, how...

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Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones is far more than “a rockabilly band,” per its musical roots and pedigree.

L.A. Guns’ Tracii Guns on the new Sunbomb album and getting bar mitzvahed at...

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Sunbomb is the name of the acclaimed musical alliance between L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns and Stryper frontman Michael Sweet.

Ester Steinberg on her new “Burning Bush” special, her “Stand Up Mom” podcast, future...

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“Burning Bush” is Ester Steinberg’s latest special, as released on March 30th via Comedy Dynamics.

Marty Friedman On His New Album “Tokyo Jukebox 3,” Life During COVID-19 & More

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The success he experienced before leaving Megadeth in 2000 would only be a fraction of what was to come for Friedman.

JewBelong’s Archie Gottesman on Passover, Jewish culture, goals, Steven Weber and more

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JewBelong’s mission is to welcome people to Judaism with Jewish readings and rituals that many people can relate to.

David Hall on the Passover Interfaith Seder, future plans and more

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The Passover Seder is a Jewish tradition celebrating freedom from oppression. It is the retelling of the exodus from Egypt, with rituals, food, wine...

Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer on whether he was bar mitzvahed, his Feb. 17 Rock &...

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Once during a 9th grade gym class conversation with my long-time friend Brian Weinstein – host of the Phish-centric “Attendance Bias” podcast – he...

Perry Farrell on doing “mitzvahs,” his new “The Glitz; The Glamour” box set, future...

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As noted by Billboard Magazine in 2019: “Perry Farrell’s role in paving the way for the ascendance of alternative music can’t be overstated.” As both...

15 Last-Minute Hanukkah 2020 Gift Ideas

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The kick-off of Hanukkah 2020 is less than a week away. In turn, below are 15 brands with interesting products worth looking into –...

30 Inspiring Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Summer Reading List

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Few hobbies are more pandemic-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Many of us...

Blue Öyster Cult’s Eric Bloom on the New Album “The Symbol Remains,” His Jewish...

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Hailing from New York, hard rock pioneers Blue Öyster Cult initially garnered huge critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase built on songs like “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Godzilla”...

Joel Miller on His New Book ‘Memoir Of A Roadie,’ Judaism’s Role In His...

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Now into my late 30s, I have been writing articles and conducting interviews for over 20 years. In turn, whether I like or not,...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Founder David Fishof on His Jewish Roots

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Whether he is producing a tour, assembling an “All-Starr” band, or writing a best-selling book, there is one thing David Fishof is always doing,...

Iconic Photographer Mark ‘Weissguy’ Weiss On His New Book ‘The Decade That Rocked’

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Mark “Weissguy” Weiss got his start in photography as a teenager in the 1970s in Matawan, New Jersey. After getting his first camera in trade for...

David Pomeranz on His Jewish Roots, Having An Unorthodox Successful Career and Writing For...

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A multi-platinum, award-winning recording artist, songwriter and performer, the music of David Pomeranz has been recorded and/or performed by the likes of Queen's Freddie...

Samm Levine On His New Film ‘Immortal,’ Producing Films, Future Plans & More

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I first learned about Samm Levine when he was a cast member of "Freaks & Geeks," the short-lived NBC series which helped launch the...

Kinky Friedman on Working With Sister Marcie on The Echo Hill Ranch Gold Star...

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As said by Rolling Stone in 2018 about Kinky Friedman: “At 73, the Texas oddball has landed on a newfound sincerity. Friedman has arrived at a...

YourMomCares’ Founders on Life During COVID-19

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YourMomCares helps all children by creating and funding cutting-edge programs and solutions which have a direct impact on children’s mental health.

MJF on Possibly Becoming the Youngest Jewish Heavyweight Champion in Wrestling History

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MJF is set to wrestle in the main event of this weekend’s “All Out” pay-per-view against World Champion Jon Moxley.

Pauly Shore on His New Movie ‘Guest House,’ and the Future of ‘The Comedy...

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Pauly Shore first broke into the mainstream in the late 1980s as an early-20-something, working as a VJ and on-air host for MTV. Shore’s...

Writers, Producers Neil Cohen and Zack Norman on The Journey to Get ‘Chief Zabu’...

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After three decades and just in time for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, indie film "Chief Zabu" was finally released this months to Vudu,...

David Arquette on ‘Spree,’ Getting Bar Mitzvahed at 40 and the Influence of Andy...

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It has been almost 30 years since David Arquette made his on-screen debut as an actor, and not a year has gone by in which Arquette...

15 Late Summer 2020 Gift Ideas

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Between birthdays, holidays, housewarming opportunities and general well-wishing, it never hurts to have a few gift ideas up your sleeve. In turn, below are...

25 Inspiring Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Summer Reading List

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Few hobbies are more pandemic-proof or recession-proof than reading.

Singer Songwriter ZZ Ward on Discovering Her Jewish Roots and Working with Best Friends...

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Ward is participating in "Songs to Save Them All: A Benefit For Homeless Pets,” a three-hour benefit concert for Best Friends Animal Society on July 22.

Award-Winning Composer Jonathan Wolff on His Jewish Roots, the Greatness of Louisville

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If you watched a lot of television in the 1980s, 1990s and/or 2000s, you have heard the work of Jonathan Wolff many times. In...

Drummer and Best-Selling Author Kenny Aronoff on His Multi-Faceted Career

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Voted one of the top 100 drummers of all time by Rolling Stone, I have no doubt that you have heard the drumming of...

Josh Radnor and Ben Lee on New Album ‘Golden State,’ How Lee’s Bar Mitzvah...

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Radnor & Lee is the musical project of Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Happythankyoumoreplease,” “Hunters”) and singer/songwriter Ben Lee (Noise Addict). In June 2020, the duo released its sophomore...

Rabbi Jeremy Fine on his Upcoming Event with Team Israel Baseball

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Once named one of the “Most Inspiring Rabbis In America” by Forward Magazine, Rabbi Jeremy Fine leads the Temple Of Aaron Synagogue in Saint Paul, Minnesota....
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