Tom Dreesen Offers Touching Advice

Tom Dreesen returns home Comedy legend Tom Dreesen recently returned home to Chicago to share a few words with a small group of fans at WLS-AM 890, an event hosted by Chicago radio personalities, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano. Before Dreesen came out to address the crowd, Sirott and Murciano explained that this was their…

Actress and PR Maven, Laura Orrico, Shares Tidbits of Her Success

Everyone has a dream. We all grew up wanting to be firefighters or doctors or artists, but how many of us actually followed those paths? For most of us, our dreams become a distant thought as we take the more practical route – and there is nothing wrong with that. However, there is something to…

“La La Land” Choreographer Talks Creating Movie Musical Magic

Note: This interview was originally conducted by Taylor Leddin for Fan Fest in February of 2017. La Land Land has been the talk of the town this awards season and has danced its way into the hearts of audiences across the globe. Choreographer Mandy Moore, whose body of work includes Dancing with the Stars, American Hustle, and Silver Linings Playbook,…

Film and TV Actor, Gary Ray Moore, to Receive Courage Award

Tonight, film and television actor, Gary Ray Moore, will be presented with the Stephanie Digeno Courage Award from the Asheville Film Festival. Moore, best known for his role as Jack Warton on Netflix’s House of Cards, recently overcame his battle with cancer and is the first recipient of this Courage Award. The Tidbit spoke with…

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…

‘Misfits’ Erase Stigma of Unemployment

There’s no point in sugar coating it – being unemployed sucks. Aside from the fact that you’re not getting a paycheck, there is also this stigma that comes with being unemployed. Unemployment has this way of eliciting unwanted pity from others and creates internal frustration. And then, there’s the added factor of trying to figure…

Eric Dash Discusses New Music and What the Future Holds

The Tidbit had the pleasure of interviewing musician, Eric Dash – known for hit songs: “Freedom”, “One Word Bomb”, and “Rich Girl”. Dash’s interest in music began at a young age, around the time he saw his first concert, No Doubt, at the age of 8 (his favorite No Doubt song at the time was…

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…