Don Stark of “That ’70s Show” Talks Ups and Downs of Show Business

It is often said that if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. However, getting that job that doesn’t feel like a job can itself be a lot of work. Actor Don Stark has been very successful in his four-decade long career in film and television, but acknowledges that this is not something that happened…

Scott Straka, Celebrity Portrait Artist, Talks Fun of Conventions

If there’s one thing I admire, it’s someone who is willing to follow their passion. Such a person is Scott Straka, who has built a career out of his passion for drawing. Straka now travels all over the country attending conventions and sharing his art with those who love it most – the fans. Taylor…

The Tidbit’s Guide To Being a Movie/TV Extra

It was August of 2012 the first time I had a true, introspective evaluation of “what the heck am I doing with my life?” I had just started my freshman year of college at Illinois State University, majoring in special education, but none of what was happening was sitting right with me. After a few days…

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” is Anything But

When I was 9 years old, I was introduced to the world of National Lampoon. As I sat in front of the TV, watching a VHS copy of National Lampoon’s Vacation, and hearing Holiday Road by Lindsey Buckingham for the first time, I knew my outlook on comedy would never be the same. In the…

Warner Bros. Studio is the Movie Lover’s Happiest Place on Earth

By now, you may have an inkling that I’m a fan of film and television. This fan-dimonium is always exacerbated when I have the opportunity to visit Los Angeles, which is basically the holy grail of entertainment. I’ve been there a total of five times since 2011 and love it more each time I go….

Keith Coogan Reminisces on “Adventures in Babysitting”

NOTE: This article was originally published for Fan Fest News. The 1980s was an iconic time for teen movies. Films were finally being released that offered insight into the trials and tribulations of the teenage years without being patronizing. One of these films comes in the form of Adventures in Babysitting. Directed by Chris Columbus, the movie follows…

Worldwide Casting Call Opens For New Documentary Series

Tuthill Corporation, the 126 year-old international manufacturing company, is creating their first-ever documentary series, The Search For Aliveness. Tuthill creative leaders will be traveling across the world, interviewing individuals about what it means to them to feel alive. There are a number of interviewee roles available to interested volunteers across the globe. Check out the…

Somewhere Over the (Dark Side of the) Rainbow

When it comes to the wonderful world of film, I hold The Wizard of Oz on a pedestal above all other movies. Not necessarily because it’s a favorite of mine, but because its lasting power impresses me in a way that I can’t put into words. The fact that it was released almost 80 years ago and…