Louie Anderson is one of the most beloved comedians of his generation, but it’s his role as Christine, the matriarch of a family on the hit FX series “Baskets,” that’s earning him some of the highest praise and acclaim of his career. As he celebrates turning 64, he explains how he remains as passionate and excited about working and creativity as he’s ever been.
Susan Silver was a trailblazer when she began her writing career in 1971 at “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” A female comedy writer in an industry overwhelmingly dominated by men, she is looking back on her fascinating and at times frustrating career in her new book, “Hot Pants in Hollywood.”
Charlotte Stewart, who played the beloved and wholesome teacher Miss Beadle on the Little House series, rips the petticoats off her “good girl” image and reveals that in her real life, things weren’t so G-rated. From road trips with Jim Morrison to partying with Bill Murray, she’s dishing the dirt and explaining how it’s never too late for any of us to start over again.
You know and love his mega-hits from the 1970s and ’80s, but all of the sudden, Kenny Loggins fans are younger. A lot younger. Find out why he’s suddenly a favorite for many children and why it’s the perfect gift for parents and grandparents — good children’s music YOU want to listen to, too!
Legendary singer Aaron Neville’s voice is timeless, not ageless. Each tune is tinged with the sounds of wisdom, experience and lessons learned. At the age of 75, he’s just released a new album, and for the first time, he’s wrote the songs he’s singing. He explains why he wanted to take this step at this point in his career and what his wife had to do with it.
He had a hit single at the age of 9 and now Jimmy Osmond, the youngest member of the world-renowned Osmond family, is celebrating his 50th anniversary in show business with a tribute to his mentor Andy Williams.
Toto was one of the most successful bands of the 1980s and the voice of Bobby Kimball was one of the reasons why. Now 69, he explains how his passion for performing keeps him on the road more than 250 days a year and makes him feel better than he’s ever felt in his life.
Larry Weissman spent the ’60s staging huge concerts in San Francisco. Now he’s in his 60s, and this time, he’s making the music as one of NY’s hottest dance music DJs. He explains how music has the power to bring the generations together and explains why he had no interest in a traditional retirement.
Chita Rivera is a national treasure. After more than 65 years in show business, this musical theater goddess is still going strong and talking to Growing Bolder about her new show, which will mark her Carnegie Hall-headlining solo debut.
Do you have something in life that you love? If you can take something you’re passionate about and turn it into your life’s work, then you’ve done something special. That’s exactly what Gilbert Gottfried has been doing since he performed comedy in his first open mic night at the age of 15.