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Athena Karkanis and Yul Vazquez Talk THE LOTTERY


I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a conference call with The Lottery’s Athena Karkanis (Chief of Staff Venessa Keller) and Yul Vazquez (President Thomas Westwood), and I was quite enlightened about this series. Extinction of the Human Race? First of all, how far fetched is it to think human beings will just stop giving birth, causing the human race to near extinction?  It’s a concept Karkanis doesn’t think is far fetched at all.  “It’s really a thing

Catching up with RECKLESS’ Gregory Harrison


In the words of Gregory Harrison, “Dec Fortnum is a “bigshot, Southern lawyer.  He’s a Southern Democrat; he’s ruthless; he’s a very successful lawyer; he’s always thinking like a chess player, several moves ahead; he’s got everybody under his thumb; and he’s a longtime Charlestonian; he goes back generations.  He goes back far enough to actually be considered a local.”  And Harrison should know Dec.  After all, he plays Dec every Sunday night on Reckless. Everybody Serves Somebody His description

Talking RAY DONOVAN with Octavius J Johnson


RAY DONOVAN airs another all new episode tonight that continues the great season that we’re seeing – Marvin Gaye Washington (Octavius J Johnson) is back and he spent some time chatting with My Take on TV about what’s coming next, and what he’d love to see down the line! The big question I had, how did you get involved in the show – classic audition process?  How did you get involved? My agents sent me out on the audition –

Comic Con 2014: Talking DEFIANCE with the cast and executive producer


I was lucky enough to be invited to talk to some of the cast of Defiance and one of the hit shows’ Executive Producers during San Diego Comic Con 2014. Julie Benz (Amanda Rosewater), Stephanie Leonidas (Irisa), Jaime Murray (Stahma Tarr), Jesse Rath (Alak Tarr) and Executive Producer Kevin Murphy were all fantastic and gave terrific insights into their characters this season and perhaps beyond! Recently the storyline included an element of cosplay (people creating costumes, wearing makeup, pretending to