I recently had the privilege to interview Ruth Hill. She is a prolific and talented freelance writer who has made a name for herself interviewing actors associated with Hallmark television and movies.
She is also extremely kindhearted and selfless. More than one “10 questions” interview has come either at her suggestion or with her assistance. She is a joy to associate with and it is a pleasure to present her interview. Continue reading “10 questions with Ruth Hill”
I recently had the privilege to interview Isaac Stewart. He is a well-established map and symbol illustrator for bestselling books such as the “Mistborn” and “Stormlight Archive” series by Brandon Sanderson.
The US government pays millions of dollars in extra taxes because of bad grammar. Rappers use commas to prove copyright infringement. Strippers get into the action at a Texas high school. Even Tom Selleck’s mustache makes an appearance. Continue reading “10 controversies caused by commas”
SALT LAKE CITY — A TV show about Army medics in the jungles of Korea during a bloody conflict doesn’t sound like a hit, and yet that’s exactly what the CBS show “M*A*S*H” (1972-1983) turned into following a bumpy start. After the network nearly canceled it in its first season, 105.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the show’s finale 11 years later — a record broken only in 2010 by the Super Bowl.
This year marks the 35-year anniversary of the show’s ending, and actress Loretta Swit recently reflected on what made “M*A*S*H” unique and why it continues to attract a strong following.
Daniel Day-Lewis repeatedly stole while in-character. Hugh Bonneville “liberated” a beautifully-crafted letter from the set of “Downton Abbey.” Aaron Paul scares unsuspecting house guests with a half blown-off face from “Breaking Bad.”
I recently interviewed Loretta Swit for a “10 questions” interview and a Deseret News feature commemorating the 35th anniversary of the “M*A*S*H” finale. Swit played the role of Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan.
This lengthy excerpt includes Swit’s touching memories about her castmates (she refers to them repeatedly as “family”) from “M*A*S*H.