I recently had the privilege to interview Rachel Wagner and Amber Nielsen, the two women behind the Hallmarkies Podcast. Continue reading “10 questions with Hallmarkies Podcast”
DNA is increasingly being used in genealogical research. As the practice becomes more common, unexpected things have begun to happen. Murderers are caught. People long thought dead are found alive. Mysteries are solved. And much more! Continue reading “10 unexpected results of the genealogy DNA craze”
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is known around the world for its beautiful renditions of songs both edifying and entertaining. Its latest CD shows the choir performs original music with as much passion and perfection as it does well-established songs. Continue reading “Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s ‘Tree of Life’ is an unforgettable musical experience”
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.
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.
I recently had the privilege to interview Loretta Swit. She is best known for her Emmy-winning performance as Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan on “M*A*S*H.” Swit is a passionate animal rights advocate and the author of “Switheart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit.”
SALT LAKE CITY — On July 15, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will treat fans to the latest installment of their postal mystery series “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” with the TV movie “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: To the Altar.”
The series follows the adventures of a tight-knit group of postal workers who warm hearts by delivering lost mail. Continue reading “‘Humans at their core are good’ just one message in Hallmark’s ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’”
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.”
See what other props have gone missing in my latest contribution to Listverse. Continue reading “10 famous props and the actors who stole them”
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.