Tag: Author Interviews

  • Tippi Hedren

    Actress Tippi Hedren Talks about Her Remarkable Life, Her Acting, Working with Director Alfred Hitchcock, Shambala, More

    Last year, Tippi Hedren shared with the world the tale of her extraordinary life in her autobiography, Tippi: A Memoir. Now, in an over 40 minute conversation, the actress talks Hitchcock, working with actor Sean Connery in the film Marnie, her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith and her lifelong desire to protect animals, among other topics. When we think of Alfred Hitchcock movies, the beautiful blonde actress Tippi Hedren immediately jumps to mind. Known for her roles in The Birds and Marnie, Ms. Hedren still keeps busy today, at 87 years old. The Hollywood legend continues her work with animals. She resides with them at her foundation, Shambala, in California. Those animals include tigers and lions, among other wild animals.

  • Rich Little, Rich Little Tropicana Show, Rich Little 2017

    Rich Little Speaks and Mostly in His Own Voice: Impersonation King Talks about His New Book, Little by Little: People I’ve Known and Been, His Vegas Show at the Tropicana, Plus Impressions and More

    For an education in impersonations and comedy, you should start with the great Rich Little. His famous impersonations which include President Ronald Reagan, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Stewart and many others serve as a gold standard of sorts. Today, you can experience all of those impersonations and more at Rich Little’s Las Vegas show at the Tropicana Hotel. The show takes places five nights a week and begins at 7:00 PM. Additionally, you can read about great stories of his impersonations and the famous people in his life in his new book Little by Little: People I’ve Known and Been. Featured columnist Jay Bildstein joins us for an over 30 minute CYInterview with the show business legend. Mr. Little shares stories about President Reagan, Don Rickles, Jimmy Stewart, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson and numerous others.

  • Nationally Known Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig Joins Us to Discuss New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick with them, More

    Less than two weeks into 2017 and some folks are already giving up on their New Year's Resolutions. Other people, believing their resolutions would end in futility, did not bother to make any. If you are trying to stay on track to reach your goals for 2017, nationally known psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig has joined us again, this time to share her reaction to all the New Year's Resolution scenarios people are facing. Known for her media appearances on television shows including Oprah, Today and Larry King Live, she has recently written a book titled, Your Best Age Is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and Live a Soul-Satisfying Life. It sounds like a great read to start the New Year.

  • Lea Black Photos, Lea Black 2015, Real Housewives of Miami 2015, RHOM, RHOM 2015, RHOM Photos, Lea Black Book, Lea Black’s Novel, Lea Black Book Signing, Lea Black Red Carpets and White Lies, Red Carpets and White Lies: A Novel, Red Carpets and White Lies Book Signing, Lea Black Book Signing, Lea Black’s Novel, Lea Black’s Book

    Black is Back – Lea Black! Social Mayor of Miami, Philanthropist/Entrepreneur Tells Us How to Start New Year Right, Sounds off on Trump, More

    How do you start 2017 right? Social Mayor of Miami, Real Housewives of Miami star, philanthropist, entrepreneur and author Lea Black tells us how you can make the most of the New Year. Opportunities pop up in our life every day. Consequently, Lea suggests we increase our self-awareness. She says those opportunities might not seem like much at first, but any of them could lead to something more substantial. Last month, prior to the 2016 Presidential Elections, Mrs. Black had a conversation with us about the State of American politics [see here]. With Donald Trump heading to the U.S. presidency on January 20th 2017, Lea sounds off on Mr. Trump and why she believes he and his supporters are on the wrong side of where America should be today.

  • Dr. Robi Ludwig on Maintaining Peace and Calm During Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season: Discusses Strategies for Getting Along with People of Different Political Views, More

    Thanksgiving and the rest of the upcoming holiday season are known to bring families together. One of the hot topics of conversation this year will be the recent 2016 Presidential Election. This and other discussions among family members could lead to some heated arguments and possible personal regret. For some insight on how to deal with family members, during the holiday season, who have different points of view, we welcome back nationally renowned psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig. Dr. Ludwig has been on Today, Oprah, Larry King Live, as well as other media platforms. She always provides interesting insight.

  • Lea Black Photos, Lea Black 2015, Real Housewives of Miami 2015, RHOM, RHOM 2015, RHOM Photos, Lea Black Book, Lea Black’s Novel, Lea Black Book Signing, Lea Black Red Carpets and White Lies, Red Carpets and White Lies: A Novel, Red Carpets and White Lies Book Signing, Lea Black Book Signing, Lea Black’s Novel, Lea Black’s Book

    Former Real Housewives of Miami Star, “Social Mayor of Miami,” Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Lea Black Speaks Out Against Donald Trump; Talks about Election, Hillary Clinton and the State of America

    She considers herself to be a political junkie. So with only a few days until the 2016 Presidential Election, we welcome back the “Social Mayor of Miami,” Lea Black, to get her analysis on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the state of America. Throughout her life Mrs. Black has been involved in philanthropic work, helping at risk youth, as well as being an entrepreneur and building her own brand. Last year, Lea wrote her first novel, Red Carpets and White Lies, set against the Miami high society scene. In the world of politics, she held an event for President Obama in her home in Coral Gables some years back, among other things. As a veteran of the Real Housewives of Miami, Lea Black is in a particularly good position to assess a presidential election in which, seemingly, the ethos of the reality television genre has collided with the democratic process of choosing the next Commander in Chief.

  • Former Congressman Bob Ney of Ohio Talks: Election 2016, the Dysfunctional Political System, Which Candidate Might Be Able to Work Better with Congress, What He’s Up to Now

    If you want an insightful perspective on why the American political system is currently dysfunctional, talking to a former member of Congress is a good place to begin. From 1995 to 2006, Congressman Bob Ney of Ohio served during a time of economic prosperity. He and other Republican leaders worked with President Bill Clinton to balance the budget. It was a time when compromise still existed in Washington. Today, the word compromise is not something that often comes up regarding Democrats and Republicans. Back in 2013, we spoke with Congressman Ney about his book Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill [see here]. Since then, he has become part of the media providing political analysis for Talk Media Service. He appears on numerous radio stations across the country. Additionally, this year he attended both the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention, where he had a front row seat to both parties’ troubles.

  • Nationally Known, Insightful Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig Talks America’s Fascination with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt and Their Pending Divorce, More

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt are considered Hollywood royalty. They make for one of the most famous couples in America. Few couples in contemporary show business have commanded more attention than they have. It was reported this week that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce. To explain why America is so interested in the lives of these two well-known celebrities, we welcome back frequent CYInterview guest, psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig for some analysis. This year, she released a new book titled Your Best Age is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and Live a Soul-Satisfying Life.

  • Documentary Filmmaker/Author Angelo Guglielmo Offers Perspective and Insight on the 15th Anniversary of September 11

    Sunday was the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. What has come to be known as 9/11 is a day Americans remember and pay their respects to those most directly impacted by one of the darkest days in the nation’s history. Native New Yorker Angelo Guglielmo is a documentary filmmaker and author. His Emmy nominated documentary The Woman Who Wasn’t There, featured some of the survivors who were in the Twin Towers that day. In 2013, we had the pleasure of speaking with him, at his New York apartment, about that project and more [see here].

  • Ever Insightful Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig Joins Us to Break Down the Phenomenon of Trolls and Trolling

    Recently, Time Magazine published an article titled How Trolls are Ruining The Internet. Whether it is social media, a message board, the comments section of an article and even sometimes via email, celebrities and private citizens alike are receiving hateful and negative messages. At times, these messages are racist and threatening as well. To breakdown the troll phenomena, we welcome back psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig. Robi has been a frequent guest of NBC’s Today and many other media programs. She has just recently written a new book titled Your Best Age is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and a Live a Soul Satisfying Life. Featured columnist Jay Bildsten joins us for this segment.