Tag: Podcast Interview

  • 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.

  • Dan Severn 2016, Dan Severn Book

    Former UFC Champion/NWA World Champion Dan Severn Back to Discuss His Upcoming May 5th MMA/Kickboxing Event, More

    Over the last year on CYInterview, we’ve had the opportunity to speak, on a number of occasions, with one of the greats of MMA, amateur wrestling and professional wrestling. He is none other than Dan “The Beast” Severn. The former UFC Champion and NWA World Champion is back with us to talk about his upcoming MMA/Kickboxing event in Auburn, Indiana on May 5th. If you cannot attend the live event, you can watch Dan Severn’s Danger Zone MMA event online for $10. You can find more information about the upcoming Cinco De Mayhem event at www.facebook.com/dangerzonemma.

  • Mason Reese, Mason Reese 2014

    Mason Reese Back to Talk Life Interrupted, Fills Us in on His Dating Life, More

    After returning from a trip to Los Angeles and celebrating his birthday last week, Mason Reese is looking forward to the next chapter of his new situation comedy, Life Interrupted. With all the episodes now available on YouTube, the web series has been submitted to a variety of festivals and competitions. In our latest conversation, Mason reflects on his birthday, his trip to Los Angeles and what it was like to work with actor, musician and friend Robbie Rist, in episodes five and six of Life Interrupted. We’ve already heard, in earlier CYInterviews with Mason, what it was like to work with fellow co-stars Dawn Wells, Alison Arngrim, Erin Murphy and Michael Learned. But what about the actor who played Cousin Oliver from The Brady Bunch? Mason fills us in. Speaking of The Brady Bunch, Mason also revealed to us that he has been dating fellow actress Geri Reischl. After The Brady Bunch ended, a variety show titled The Brady Bunch Hour debuted in 1976 and Geri played the role of Jan Brady.

  • The Final 4 is On: Get Some Insight Here

    We are a few days away from the Final 4 of the NCAA Tournament. It will take place in Arizona. By Monday evening April 3, we will know who has won this years National College Basketball Championship. The remaining teams in the field are Gonzaga, Oregon, North Carolina and South Carolina. For some analysis on who is going to win the National Championship, we welcome back the Editor in Chief of CYInterview and sports commentator Chris Yandek. You may recall he predicted all three games correctly in this year's College Football Playoff [see here].

  • Sam Houston, Pro Wrestler Sam Houston, Sam Houston 2016, Sam Houston Pro Wrestling

    Professional Wrestler Sam Houston Discusses Pro Wrestling Ribs and More: Makes an Interesting Claim about WrestleMania 4

    In the Fall of 2016, professional wrestling legend Michael Sam Houston joined us here on CYInterview for an in-depth discussion about his life and the adversities he has overcome [see here]. With less than two weeks until WrestleMania 41, we welcome him back for an update on his life today, as well as to chew the fat about the past. During our conversation, Sam, who participated in WrestleMania 4, shared some interesting stories about the event. He says one of the wrestlers pulled a rib – the wrestling term for pulling a prank – by putting sleeping pills in the coffee available to wrestlers backstage during that show, so the wrestlers would be tired instead of energetic. Additionally, he claims that singer Hank Williams Jr. took a liking to his mother at a bar where they met, by chance, after WrestleMania 4.

  • Five Under the Radar Teams Worth Considering in the NCAA Tournament

    With only hours to the start of the NCAA Tournament, many may be focused on the top seeds which we analyzed yesterday [see here]. However, there are some schools from each of the four tournament regions that have a shot at getting to a Final 4 and even winning the National Championship that people are not focusing on. We welcome back our Editor in Chief and sports commentator Chris Yandek for some analysis on what teams he thinks are under the radar. Those surprise teams in the NCAA Tournament we take a look at are Notre Dame, Florida, Iowa State, Purdue and UCLA. Chris believes all these teams have a legitimate chance at going deep in the tournament.

  • Strike Up the Band, The Big Dance is on: A Look at Top NCAA Tournament Seeds

    The consensus among college basketball experts is that numerous teams have a chance to be the national champion this year. With March Madness officially underway, we welcome back our Editor in Chief and sports commentator Chris Yandek for a discussion on the one and two seed teams. We discuss Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga who are the one seeds. We also analyze the two seeds which are Arizona, Kentucky, Louisville and Duke.

  • On Edge on the Eve: Bubble Teams Still Waiting Out Selection Sunday Fate, We Discuss

    Tomorrow evening, 68 teams will hear their name called and find out who their first round opponent will be in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. For a few teams, there is still uncertainty on whether they will be called or not. For the last installment of bubble teams 2017, we welcome back our Editor in Chief and sports commentator Chris Yandek for his analysis on schools that still might make the NCAA Tournament. In past years, the announcement of the teams has delivered a surprise that was on nobody’s radar. We discuss whether a few long shots have a chance to get into the field. We cover the following bubble teams: Syracuse, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, USC, Kansas State, Indiana, and Illinois State.

  • Best Dressed at the Oscars: Angelique Michelle Gives us Her Take, More

    On Sunday evening just past, the 89th annual Academy Awards acknowledged the best in movies for 2016. But aside from Oscar winners, who won for being best dressed at the annual Hollywood award fest? To answer that question, we welcome back wardrobe/lifestyle expert and personal shopper Angelique Michelle. During her career as a fashion consultant, she has worked with a variety of celebrities on their wardrobes. We discuss some of the best dressed on Oscar night including Emma Stone, Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris and Ruth Negga, among others. But who was the best of the best? You will have to listen to the segment to find out.