Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 12-06-2013
Like great novelists, great war correspondents know that people make the story. One who never forgot it was Cornelius Ryan, the Dublin-born reporter and author of the classic account of the invasion of Normandy, The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 (Simon & Schuster, 1959).
Ryan’s book is less about military tactics and strategy than about their effect on people from the German high command to a French schoolmistress and the American paratrooper who tumbled into her garden just after midnight on June 6, 1944. One of the most remarkable characters in The Longest Day is Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, the Scottish brigade commander who, with his bagpiper and fellow commandos, went ashore Sword Beach. T
Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 10-06-2013
Ringo Starr may have been the last member of the Beatles anyone would have pegged as a potential paperback writer, but suddenly he seems interested in expanding his bibliography. Though a decade has elapsed since his first book, “Postcards From the Boys,” Mr. Starr has just announced his second book in two weeks.
Mr. Starr’s latest, announced on Tuesday by Simon & Schuster, is “Octopus’s Garden,” a children’s book, due out in Britain in October and in the United States in January. It will be illustrated by Ben Cort, who is known for his work as the illustrator of Claire Freedman’s “Aliens Love Underpants” and its spinoffs, and will include a CD with a performance of the song and a reading of the story by Mr. Starr.
Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 04-06-2013
Connie Evingson, a Midwestern jazz singer who too rarely performs on the East Coast, makes her Hartford debut Saturday night, June 15, at Japanalia Eiko in a show billed as “All Mixed Up!”
There’s nothing the least bit mixed-up about Evingson, whether she’s performing coolly on stage with her trio, or single-handedly running the demanding business side of her record label, Minnehaha Music, out of her duplex in Minneapolis, Minn.
Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 03-06-2013
by Sean O’Neal June 3, 2013
Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 29-05-2013
Actor James Farentino who appeared in nearly 100 movies and television shows died Tuesday in a LA hospital. Reports say Farentino died of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
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Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 26-05-2013
The RB maestro that brought us some of the sexiest ballads in the last 20 years is bridging the gap with the new generation of music stars out there.
R. Kelly has posted a picture of himself chilling with the current prince of pop music and Twitter king Justin Bieber under the hashtag #legends.
Kelly who seems to have a lot respect for Bieber tweeted the following message along with the photo:
Hanging with the homie @justinbieber this weekend #legends.
The Baby singer shared the same image on Instagram few days ago with the caption:
Me and the homey R Kelly.
The two artists have not announced a future collaboration but the photograph seems to indicate that something might be coming soon.
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