Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 65

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 65

September 8, 2015

Episode 65                                               
Singer Sarah Packiam: 
  Born and raised in Ireland, Sarah began writing songs at the age of 12 and won the National 2FM song contest at 14 in 1997. She also represented Ireland in The Song Contest for Young People in Europe (S.C.Y.P.E.) where she took second place. Several Live TV performances followed and she signed a development contract with EMI Ireland at that early age.

Her father is a blues musician from India who inspired her with his musical influence and at the age of 18 Sarah moved to Spain where she performed regularly in bars and nightclubs in the family band. She was discovered and sent to Miami by Jon Secada and was taken under his wing, co writing and being produced by Tim Mitchell. In 2009 Sarah was part of Shakira's promo tour singing background vocals and playing guitar and banjo. She also opened with her band for Smashmouth and Jason Mraz at the Sunfest Festival and she sang with Carole King, Gloria Estefan, Queen Latifah, Ricky Martin and other artists at the Estefan's Charity event "The Power of Love Gala" in Las Vegas. 

Sarah's first Independent CD "One for two" was released in 2012 and her EP "Dream" was released in 2013.

In 2014 she started writing, producing and recording her new album while she continued playing in the Miami music scene. Her third studio album is called "AGAIN" and was released on May 18, 2015.

The first single from "AGAIN" was "Silly Little Love Songs" whose music video was shot in a small Island near Miami's downtown with her friends as extras; while the video for the second single "Messed Up" was shot in the whereabouts of Los Angeles showing her rocker side as she messed up the Californian desert :)

During the month of June, Sarah grabbed her guitar, did a few shows in New York and Nashville and headed to Europe for an "Acoustic Solo Tour" where she performed in Spain, France, Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland.

AGAIN is available on Itunes, Amazon, Spotify, Pandora and the usual virtual stores.

Singer/Author Jonathan Taylor :
'The truth cannot be silenced. Thousands of copies already downloaded.' I believe that readers of these memoirs are likely to find them vile and repulsive, reasons that I question the purpose of publishing it. Do we indulge the psychopath? To place him upon a pedestal where he can attain fame, through his killings? Is this what he wants, a pulpit of hate from which to preach? Meat – Memoirs of A Psychopath ‘The Definitive Edition’, is truly a ‘world first’ in contemporary literature. Each book contained inside is written by the ‘characters’ within. Each work is intentionally written in a quite specific and separate genre. This publication, ‘The Definitive Edition 2015’, contains eight separate and uniquely identifiable works. It includes an accompanying musical soundtrack: 1:40 minutes and additional audio book.


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Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 64

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 64

August 13, 2015

Episode 64
Singer Billy David: 
  Billy David Millican - Singer/Writer

Billy David is a well traveled, inspirational singer / songwriter. His musical message and creative musical style has produced an album which transcends above most music genres. David, as he is known by his friends and associates, has put together musicians with many commercially successful projects who bring their own unique style and expertise to The Billy David Band.


Check out the upcoming full length release 'Can't Stop Lovin You' by the Billy David Band featuring the absolute finest of today's reggae and rock musicians! Great's like Santa Davis, Tony Chin, Fully Fullwood (Peter Tosh/Soul Syndicate), Mikey Hyde (Ziggy Marley(, Bunny Ruggs, Carlton Coffe, Selena Serrano, Gustavo Alarco, Jackie Bertone, Wade Youman (Unwritten Law), Chris Armes (Agent 51) and many more!

Singer Joanne Shenandoah :Gram Joanne Shenandoah, Ph.D, is one of America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed musicians. She is a Grammy Award winner, with over 40 music awards (including a record 13 Native American Music awards) and 17 recordings.  She has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world, from North and South America, South Africa, Europe, Australia and Korea, with praise for her work to promote universal peace. She is a board member of the Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge

Joanne and her daughter Leah recorded on the title track “Path to Zero” with Jim Morrison which also included artists, Sting/Bono, Sinead O’Conner, Robert Downey Jr., and others.

Shenandoah recently performed for His Holiness the Dali Lama and at St. Peter’s at the Vatican in Italy where she performed an original composition for the celebration for the canonization of the first Native American Saint Kateri Tekakwitha both in October 2012.  Shenandoah has performed at prestigious events such as The White House, Carnegie Hall, 5 Presidential Inaugurations, The Vatican - St. Peter's Basillica, Madison Square Garden, Bethlehem Fine Arts Center, Palestine, Crystal Bridges Museum, The NMAI-Smithsonian, The Ordway Theater, Hummingbird Centre, Toronto Skydome, The Parliament of the Worlds Religions, (Africa, Spain and Australia) and Woodstock ‘94.

“Joanne Shenandoah is one of the finest tributes to Native American Music and Culture “ Neil Young”  

"She weaves you into a trance with her beautiful Iroquois chants and wraps her voice around you like a warm blanket on a cool winter's night,"   - Robbie Rob Roberson                                                                                                        
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Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 63

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 63

July 14, 2015

Episode 63
Singer Zaena Morisho: 
 Zaena Morisho who is currently based in Los Angeles, is a singer-songwriter, recording artist, and performer who was born in the DR Congo and raised in Houston Texas. Zaena sings in English, Swahili, Lingala, Nyaja, Shona, and some French. Zaena released her debut Pop-Afro Pop album “Break the Surface” in 2012 and followed that up, toward the end of 2014, with the 6-track Ep, “You Don’t Know”. Her hit song “Ur Love”, has received over 1 million views on Youtube

Recently, several pop singers from across the pond have been making it in the US. The first song I heard by Zaena, “Gimme All Your Love”, is what initially piqued my interest. But then I realized that she has this twisted little edge that makes her much more mysterious than many of the usual female dance music artists. She adds a layer of African complexity to solid and enjoyable dance/pop music

Running through each track, at times I imagine a joyous harlequin is singing, at times I see a femme fatale, at times I hear the vulnerable Zaena come out, but at the end of the day Zaena Morisho simply owns each song. She possesses such confidence, that she’s unafraid to play around with her voice, her image, as well as music styles. And she also has a natural swagger that enables her to pull off even some of the more unusual choices on the album

As for music styles on “You Don’t Know”-everything is in the pop/dance idiom with undeniable, exotic African influences, which is actually quite fresh sounding, in a music market full of people who are attempting similar things. It’s more subtle and hypnotic than most mainstream music -yet much more hard-hitting and catchy than a lot of indie pop-dance artists.

At the end of the day, this is simply a great pop-dance record that offers something different and there is no doubt that Zaena Morisho is one to be watched (literally too, as she is pure eye-candy).

normally I scoff at people, who try to predict the next big thing, but I can’t help but hear Zaena and think –“this is the future”. She’s got the skills, confidence and most importantly she seems to have the determination to stand out.

The highlight tracks are obviously the danceable club bangers “Gimme All Your Love” and “Play My Song”, but I particularly liked the mid-tempo bump of “Batteries” and the slow burner “Until The Sky Falls”.

Author KJ Waters   :

I never really wanted to be a writer. I've always had a great imagination, but writing was not easy. It wasn't until I completed my master's degree where I was forced to write paper after paper and I realized I actually enjoyed it. All of my professional jobs have been writing in some form, either brochures, contracts, newsletters, marketing materials or proposals. So why not do something I created for fun?
In the squillion hours spent driving from Florida to Maine for a family vacation I realized I had a great idea for a novel. That is where I began my journey as an author. I'm hoping to complete book one by hurricane season this year. Book 2 and 3 are already in the works and I hope to have them out in the next year, if the kids will let me get something done!  
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Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 62

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 62

June 24, 2015

Author Chip Wagar: 
 Chip Wagar is a practicing attorney in New Orleans where he has lived since 1976. He grew up in the Adirondacks region of upstate New York in Glens Falls as the oldest of four children. He attended the Austro-American Institute in Vienna during his college years at the George Washington University where he was graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. At George Washington University and the Austro-American Institute, Chip studied Central and Eastern European politics and history including the Soviet Union.After graduation from college, Chip came to New Orleans to attend Tulane University School of Law from which he was graduated cum laude in 1979. By then, he had developed what proved to be a life-long attachment to the City of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region where he has lived ever since. Chip Wagar has been a civil litigation trial lawyer for over 30 years and now concentrates his practice in medical malpractice and products liability. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, Cheryl Nolan Wagar, and has two adult children, Will and Sarah.

Both The Carpathian Assignment and Chip Wagar’s previous novel, An American in Vienna, take place in the period and location of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, a place he has traveled in and studied for many years.

Check out Chip Wagar’s military history podcast series, Killing Time.  This is for non-military listeners who would like to learn about famous battles and military campaigns that changed the course of history

Actress / Voice Over Artist / Podcaster Chrissy McIntyre  :
You have heard her on " Get Behind Me , Now Stay There " for many years . However when Chrissy isn't busy traveling the world . She is working writing a new radio show, is an accomplished voice over artist with many commercials that you have heard on TV , Radio and more. She is also a wonderful actress who has appeared in many plays in the New England area , New York , and her personnel favorite New #@$%@# Jersey . Yes she is a Jersey girl who just happens to also be our New York correspondent and has done many interviews for our show in addition to seeing many of the plays in and around NYC . We had a lively conversation on the New York Scene and the plays with our east coast take on the new Larry David play . This was such a treat to get to sit down with her and see how the other half lives !!! This is a must listen that is if you dare to laugh your rear end off while being informed all at once.    
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Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 61

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 61

June 6, 2015

Author Martin Lastrapes: 
His name is Martin Lastrapes and he is a novelist. My debut novel, Inside the Outside won the Grand Prize in the 2012 Paris Book Festival.

He grew up in the Inland Empire, an eclectic region of Southern California with a rich history that nobody knows about, including most of the people who live there.
Despite growing up in the region that birthed the Hell’s Angels, housed the first McDonald’s restaurant and is one of the foremost manufacturers and suppliers of crystal meth, I spent the great majority of my childhood watching professional wrestling and reading comic books—that is, of course, when I wasn't busy avoiding homework or wondering when I should begin my evolution of becoming Batman.
In 2003, I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English/Creative Writing  and in 2006 I earned a Master’s Degree in Composition, both from California State University, San Bernardino. Since then, I've happily parlayed my academic résumé into a career as an English professor.

His  writing has been published in various literary journals and websites, such as The Pacific Review and L.A. Voice. In 2004, I won awards for my short fiction from the Cal Poly Writer’s Conference, as well as the California Writer’s Club. We spoke with him about his new book The Vampire , The Hunter and The  Girl and his wonderful , insightful and very often funny podcast .  

New Zealand Band Ivy Blue  :
Ivy Blue are an Alternative Rock band from Te Aroha, New Zealand consisting of THE URGE and A.FLOW.
Ivy Blue are an Alternative Rock duo from Te Aroha, New Zealand made up of The Urge (born 1996) on Vocals, Guitars, and Keybaords, and A.Flow (born 1998) on Drums, Percussion, and occassional Vocals.

They grew up together in Te Aroha and have played together in other groups, but decided to take the plunge as a rock duo in November 2013, and since then have gone from strength to strength.

Their music is a unique blend of electronic, rock, and pop which when blended right can produce amazing results. Such songs include their first single 'Invisible'- a song about a person who feels invisible to the world.

The album saw official release on June the 7th 2014, recieving a generally positive reception on REVERBNATION adn causing minor movement online. 2 weeks later, the band's second album WORLD MAGNETIC was released on June the 25th 2014, achieving similar results as the previous album REVEAL.

It is yet to be known if teh band will perform in support of the two albums; but the band are currently working on the follow-up to WORLD MAGNETIC, a documeantry called From The Ground Up, and have many projects in the pipeline for 2014/2015: so keep your eyes out for more.

Get Behind Me , Now Stay There  Episode 60

Get Behind Me , Now Stay There Episode 60

May 12, 2015

Singer Diana Barash: 
Born in Eastern Europe in the midst of the crumbling rule of the Soviet Union, Diana had begun her classical music training at the age of seven. Soon thereafter, she set out on the long trek across the world, escaping the suffocating hand of the government-ruled state. Along her travels, Diana absorbed many cultures into her music and was shaped by multicultural beats as well as more traditional genres, such as Jazz, R&B and Pop.

A versatile performer, Diana begun performing on stage at age 16 and continues to entice us with her voice. She has settled, in the Los Angeles area, where she continues to embrace her long love for composing and singing. Diana writes all of her own music, lyrics, instrumentals, and soundtracks.

Diana's debut album, "Miracle of Love", was released in November, 2013. Several tracks were co-written in collaboration with renowned jazz pianist and composer, Sunnie Paxson. While Diana can be classified as pop artist, her soulful singing style is multifaceted and her lyrics are full of poignant message of love, hope, empowerment and perseverance.

She conveys her message through opening her heart to an unsuspecting bystander and speaking the unabashed truth. Her instrumentals are both tender and powerful at the same time. Soft but determined, her voice envelopes the listener in the crushed velvet that is her heart and soul, while delivering the powerful message to live one's life, dare not to follow and, to be different and make a difference! 

Author Jeff Lane  :
I met acclaimed author Jeff Lane through another Amused Now Featured Artist, filmmaker Aaron Thomas. Jeff and Aaron are working on a film project based on Jeff’s best-selling book This Paper World, the story of how 18-year-old Jim Hunt confronts his destiny.

When I asked how he and Aaron met, Jeff explained that Aaron reached out to him after hearing This Paper World podcast as a serialized audiobook. Aaron was listening to the book and fell in love with it. The two started communicating via email. When Jeff noticed that Aaron was a filmmaker, he checked out Aaron’s work. “It just kindda blew my mind. Here’s this very talented filmmaker who likes my art.”

The two stayed in touch and, eventually, Aaron said, “I want to do something with this book” and they’ve been working on the film ever since. I’ve seen a few of the trailers and the finished film should be fabulous.

Jeff studied Music and Video Business at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. He worked 2nd shift in a bank call center. Jeff claims he wrote This Paper World to stave off boredom while working at the bank, so I asked him, “When did you decide to become an author?” At the time, Jeff worked at night and his wife worked during the day, so one day he went into his home office, opened a blank document and started writing.

Initially, Jeff didn’t really plan to write a novel. He didn’t have the entire story sketched out in his head. Jeff knew that he wanted to write a classic hero’s tale. The story grew organically as he started writing about Jim. What was Jeff’s inspiration?  You’ll see Star Wars and Stephen King’s Dark Tower 1: The Gunslinger references with a little Highlander thrown in too.

Jeff has always been a fan of podcasts and always wanted to create one of his own. When he discovered that other authors were podcasting their novels, he dusted off This Paper World and decided to do his own podcast. “That was how it started and now I’m addicted!”

Jeff writes novels, novellas and audiobooks. “They’re all in the realm of speculative fiction. I have a hard time categorizing my books. They’re somewhat science fiction. They deal with people with powers or time travel, but they’re also very grounded in the characters, they’re real people.” The closest thing to true science fiction that Jeff has written is his novella Crush Depth, which takes place on a huge submarine. It’s a mermaid/vampire/werewolf tale.

As for marketing, Jeff hangs out in what he calls the “geek pop culture sci-fi realm.” He’s very involved with the podcast community. He narrates for some of the audio fiction podcasts, like Starship Sofa and Tales to Terrify. Because he’s a part of the community, he asks podcasters to play his promos and write blog posts about his work. “It’s all about the social media revolution, getting your name and your product out there.”  Jeff also spends a lot of time on Facebook and Twitter making connections.

He tries to make real connections within these communities. It’s give and take. “I’ve met some great people that I’ve never met face-to-face. You form these bonds over the internet. It’s great. Aaron is a great example. He lives in London and I live in the States. We’ve never met face-to-face, yet we have a great collaboration.” - See more at:

Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 59

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 59

April 24, 2015

Episode 59
Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman: 
Billboard No. 1 artist Ricky Kej is a true wizard of the keyboard, manuscript page, and recording studio. Kej has earned multiple awards and honors for his composition and production exploits. His projects include creating music for 5 feature films, 12 albums released by Universal Music, and over 2000 commercials seen by audiences around the world. A student of both Western and Indian classical music, Kej composed original works for the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup 2012, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh; the ceremony was telecast to over 200 countries and widely heralded for its artistry and execution. For such efforts, Kej was declared an “India Rules Artist” by VH1 in 2013 and "National Youth Icon" in 2012. In 2014, Ricky produced the compilation "2 Unite All" featuring Peter Gabriel, Stewart Copeland and Rick Allen. He also released the critically acclaimed "Winds of Samsara" in collaboration with S.African musician Wouter Kellerman which debuted at No. 1 on BILLBOARD, and remained in the top 10 for 12 weeks.Combining a keen sense of culture-jumping harmony, melody, and pacing, Kej synthesizes cutting-edge music technology and traditional instruments of both Indian and European origins into his work, both within the new age genre and beyond. He currently runs two state-of-the-art studios in Bangalore, the Raveolution Studios, where much of Winds of Samsara was taken from spark of an idea to finished album

Singer Sofia Talvik :
The Swedish singer/songwriter's video was inspired by her recent U.S. tour seen below.Sofia Talvik is happy to bring you the video for her song, "Big Sky Country." The artist was inspired by a year-and-half tour she did, which took her to 37 of the 50 states. That's a lot of life lived, road seen, venues played and people met, so Talvik decided to share what she witnessed with her fans via this video, comprised of clips from her experiences on the road. You can live vicariously through her and ride sidecar with her.
Her album of the same name is out April 28, so let's get to know Sofia Talvik and her "Big Sky Country" now. "Many of the songs from Big Sky Country were inspired by my U.S tour that took me through 37 states in 16 months," the Scandinavian singer told us. "I wrote this song when I was nearing the end of the tour, and I was looking back at all the beautiful places we had visited and all the great people we met along the way. But the song is also about coming home, something I was longing for at the time. I filmed a lot of the tour, making little YouTube video diaries, and the music video for 'Big Sky Country' is put together of clips from the different episodes. It was fun to make because it gave me a chance to re-live the tour a little. It was really a once in a life time experience to drive around the U.S in an old RV for so long." Good news! Sofia Talvik will be back on the road in the U.S. in late summer, so if you dig what you see and hear with this clip, you can see her live and in the flesh.
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Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 58

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 58

April 16, 2015

Episode 58
Author Adele Park: 
  Adele Park is an Audie Award–winning writer, producer, and editor at Straight to Audio Productions, LLC. Prior to opening her recording studio, Park spent twenty years working as a TV and radio reporter, news anchor, and on-air personality. Her first audiobook, When Radio and Polygamy Collide … Jitters: A Quirky Little Audiobook, received a 2011 Audie Award from the Audio Publishers Association for Multivoiced Performance and landed a spot on Jimmy Fallon’s Do Not Read List.
An Audie Award Finalist for Original Work in 2015

When Assisted Suicide and Cosmetics Collide: Gadzooks! A Comically Quirky Audiobook by Adele Park takes a lighter look at end-of-life situations. This cosmic comedy has been named as a finalist for a prestigious Audie Award in the Original Work category.

In the eyes of Nadine, a polygamist and serial bride, nudging her husbands into heaven is a testament to love. Even Nancy Neptune, a notorious shock jock, is gobsmacked by Nadine’s so-called “Celestial Send-Offs.” Things go to hell in a hand basket when Nadine offs the wrong guy and is charged with assisted suicide.

Meanwhile, Blue McKenna has problems of her own. A power outage has leveled Blue’s medical marijuana dispensary. Scottie Sphincter, lead singer of a band called the Rectal Surgeons, is fingered as a suspect. As Blue attempts to unmask the inscrutable Sphincter, she develops an incurable crush which makes her question why she grows pot for a living.

Using witty narratives, a cast of nice characters transport listeners to Navel, Utah, a place where voyages to the afterlife are done with God Speed. Cosmic mirth and hilarity abound in Gadzooks! A Comically Quirky Audiobook.

The full list of narrators includes Garry Morris, Andra Harbold, Lesley Mendenhall, Abby Elvidge, Rhett Guter, Melissa Sandberg, Kent Hayes, Jack de Golia, and Steve Campbell.

Canada's Own Comedian Joe Cawford :
Canada’s Top Notch Entertainer and Comedian Joe Crawford has been entertaining audiences North American Wide for almost 20 years. Joe has appeared on Live with Kelly and Regis and has sang on stage with Regis Philbin at the Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. In 2007 Joe was the only Canadian in an online comedy competition and placed 3rd out of 256 other contestants from around the world. Joe has been in radio for 10 years. After 3 years in Terrestrial Radio Joe ventured on his own creating The Joe Show. 

This 2014-2015 year is Season 8 of The Joe Show Radio Talk Show. Also, Joe hosts for his 2nd season The Joe Show TV Talk Show. Joe also performs all across North America with his Singing Comedy Shows and impersonations of Elvis, Dolly Parton, Sonny & Cher, Tina Turner and so much more! For more info and to watch The Joe Show 

Get  Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 57

Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 57

April 3, 2015

Actress Sandra Luesse: 
 Born in Berlin, Sandra owes her exotic looks to her Peruvian mother and her passion for music and entertainment to her musician father who played with the likes of Jimmi Hendrix and Led Zepplin. Fluent in Spanish, German and English, Sandra has now made Los Angeles her home base.

Sandra got her start in 2007 when she was cast as the lead girl in the Latin Rock sensation, ManáManda una Señal music video that shot to #1 position of the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart. This lead to landing a full season dancing on the “Wild n Out” show with Nick Cannon. Soon after, she landed the role of Lisa in “Co-Ed Confidential”, the series remake of National Lampoon’s Animal House. In 2011, Sandra won best female breakthrough action star for her role as Gina Cassidy in the Indie feature Cartel War”. You can also see Sandra acting alongside Jon Voight and Dermot Mulroney in the supernatural thriller, Beyond” Sandra has guest appearances on “East Los High”“Monk”, “Friends with Benefits”, and “Jimmy Kimmel”.  Sandra is excited to join the cast in the upcoming feature “Ruta Madre”

Sandra is quickly becoming one of LA’s hottest DJ’s amongst Hollywood’s nightlife.  Sandra mixes house music with a spice of Latin flare while featuring bold vocals from all over the globe. Her eclectic style reflects her worldly upbringing and unshakable roots. Her spot-on track selections, creative remixes, passionate performance, and original productions have made for an unforgettable experience every time!
 She collaborated with vocalist EliZe on her latest single called “Love is our Religion” and has headlined at Nikki Beach Cabo San Lucas, Insomniac’s Glow Run in Vegas, House of Blues Los Angeles, French Tuesday, and Society Unici.  As well as numerous red carpet events, fashion shows, movie premiers, and boutique openings. It was an honor for her to perform at the first Diner en Blanc’s Los Angeles on Rodeo Drive in 2013. Sandra recently came back from Montreal after sharing the stage with rock legends Eddie Money and Loverboy while performing at a celebrity birthday party.

Sandra produced and hosted episodes of “The Lady Splash Show, a weekly entertainment show featuring game changers in the entertainment industry alongside co-hosting Epic EDM and Techno Buffalo. 

Sandra co-founded Expats in LA, a club that gets together with like-minded expats who are pursuing their dreams in LA. This organization is a pillar for those looking to build strong relationships while supporting one another’s brands as a community. 

Writer Director Actor Matt James:
Born and raised in Long Island New York, Matthew James moved to Manhattan to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. After years of honing his craft in NYC he ventured out to Los Angeles. In Hollywood Matt landed the crucial role of Merl on the hit show Angel. After two seasons on Angel, he appeared on NYPD Blue. In 2001 he landed the key role of the Dude in Kevin Smith's Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. After doing several Independent films Matthew started writing his own movies. His current project is an offbeat love story set in Los Angeles called Nipples and Palm Trees in which he wrote and stars in is now streaming on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu.

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Get Behind Me , Now Stay There Episode 56

Get Behind Me , Now Stay There Episode 56

March 27, 2015

Adria Tennor 
 Adria Tennor is an actress, writer, producer, director and restaurateur. The grand daughter of Sam Tennor, a song plugger for Irving Berlin, Tennor made her film debut playing a twelve-year old boy in Hal Hartey’s Amateur which premiered in the Directors Fortnight at Cannes. She works regularly in television and film, and is most known for her recurring roles on AMC’s Mad Men as Betty Draper’s frank-talking friend Joyce Darling and the kooky Professor Clarissa Hawn on ABC Family’s late but great Greek. She also appears in Michel Hazanavicius’s Academy Award winning film, The Artist, released by The Weinstein Co. in which she plays John Goodman’s dutiful if not impish assistant. Tennor made her foray into producing with Doug Blake (The Sessions) on Smothered, a film by John Schneider, and then made her directorial debut, with Cracked, starring Talyan Wright & Marguerite Moreau. Her one-woman show, StripSearch, based on her studies in pole dancing with Sheila Kelley at her SFactor Studio also played to rave reviews in Los Angeles for over a year and a half and will soon be published as a memoir. Tennor also owns and operates three restaurants in Los Angeles with her husband, Claudio Blotta – barbrix – named one of LA’s top ten best new restaurants as well as Best Wine Bar by Los Angeles Magazine, – Cooks County – named Best New Restaurant of 2012 by Los Angeles Magazine, and the freshly opened All’Acqua – an Italian spot in Atwater Village.

THRAXXUP: I’m from Chicago, IL originally. I currently live in Clarksville, Tennessee. I moved down south after my mother realized that Chicago was getting bad. She wanted to provide a better environment for me and my family.  I am basically your average joe. I started rapping back in the 5th grade at the lunch table with my friends with pens in their hands hitting beats on the table. I would sing in talent shows, sing Usher, sing in the shower. I fell in love with music. I grew up with music, and I became more in love with lyrics. I also fell in love with the west coast music scene while growing up in the 90’s. Basically I found my first love with music. I want to motivate people through my gift of speaking to a generation of people who want a change. This is my life. I breathe, eat, sleep, and dream music! Rap isn’t a hobby, this is my career and I love what I do. Without music, my heart don’t beat. I want to show the world my side of music. TakeFlight music is cool, calm, and collective. I’m trying to spread my vibe through the world! My songs are about past, present, situations I’m in or the people in my inner circle go thru. My songs tell a piece of me in every aspect from the beat I choose or from the lyrics I spit. Also my songs are about my future goals that I place upon myself or this generation

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