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5 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Person of Interest’ And ‘Lost’ Favorite Michael Emerson

Actor Michael Emerson has a talent for engaging binge-watching TV fans with his memorable characters. When I wrote this 2016 piece highlighting a few little known facts about Emerson, readers seemed anxious to get the scoop and they still are. Person of Interest actor Michael Emerson just might be one of the most fascinating guys on television. His …

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Reunion Jitters? 5 Tips To Make Your School Reunion Marvelously Memorable

’tis the season for high school reunions! If you’re headed in that direction, consider these tips and stay grounded before the big event. I offered up these suggestions for PARADE.com in 2016, and they’ve withstood the test of time. Happy Reunions! 1. Don’t fall prey to “Facebook Envy”— be armed with realism. Real life isn’t …

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When Records Break Records: What’s Your Vintage Vinyl Really Worth?

Like most old-school trends, vinyl records seem to have come back in style. And like everything else, there are some real vintage gems floating around out there. So how do you know if those dusty old LPs and 45s are worth keeping? Could there be a record-breaking record in the collection you’d thought about tossing? …

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Elizabeth Blau Shares Her Travel-Inspired Recipes in Honey Salt: A Culinary Scrapbook

Long before renowned restaurateur Elizabeth Blau was judging contestants on Iron Chef America or snagging a James Beard Award nomination, she was focused on creating beautiful food experiences. Now Blau and her award-winning chef husband and business partner Kim Canteenwalla are celebrating their food philosophy and journey in their cookbook Honey Salt: A Culinary Scrapbook. …

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John And Laurie Force Talk Love, Marriage, Family, And Drag Racing

Last year, John and Laurie Force joined me for a rare, race day interview. The dynamic duo had been on my interview to-do list ever since I met drag racing legend and and 16-time NHRA Champion John Force a few years earlier. Like many outsiders, I wondered about the intricacies of building a hugely successful family-based business, the balancing …

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Music Legend Tony Orlando’s Full-Circle Moments in Vegas

Hit-making icon Tony Orlando is always returning to his roots in Las Vegas. That’s another fun reason to head to Sin City– Orlando is never far from a stage. The singer-songwriter and entertainer who decades ago recorded the mega-selling tunes “Candida”, “Knock Three Times” and “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” has had a longtime relationship …

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