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Cara's Basement

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Twilight movie star Peter Facinelli

Dec 19, 2008

I recently finished the 4-book Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer.  Totally loved it!  It was a pleasure to speak to Peter Facinelli, the actor who plays Dr. Cullen (one of the vampires) in the blockbuster hit movie Twilight.  At the time of this interview I was part-way through book one and already hooked with the...

Nov 28, 2008

I had the pleasure of moderating the press conference for Fall Out Boy prior to the Nike+ Human Race at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.  They talked quite a bit about their new album FOLIE A DEUX.  At the time of this press conference the album was set to be released on election day - they've since pushed back the...

Nov 19, 2008

The Steepwater Band is based in Chicago and they're releasing their new album "Grace and Melody" on December 2.  The new record is produced by former Black Crowes guitarist Marc Ford and I love it!  I had the pleasure of chatting with drummer Joe Winters in this episode of Cara's Basement.

To celebrate the release of...

Nov 7, 2008

Andy Taylor wrote a new tell-all book called "Wild Boy" and shares plenty of juicy stories from his crazy history of Duran Duran.  It really was a wild time.  His book is fun to read and it was a pleasure talking to him.

Oct 27, 2008

This interview took place in the summer of 2008, just after Josh Kelley played a packed gig at the Taste of Chicago.  He opens up about songwriting and his musical influences.  He's a very down-to-earth guy and a fabulous singer/guitar player/songwriter!