I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Tuesday, November 05, 2013
James McEachin, plus Nordic Noir: Next on TVC
Actor and author James McEachin and novelist/screenwriter Edward Weinman will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 6-12 at the following times and venues:
WROM Radio Detroit, MI Wednesday 11/6 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Sunday 11/10 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net
Indiana Talks Marion, IN Wednesday 11/6 11pm ET, 8pm PT with replays at various times throughout the week Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com or use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in Indiana Talks
We will commemorate Veterans Day in our second hour with a replay of our conversation with actorJames McEachin. Known for his many film and TV credits — which include Matlock, Play Misty for Me, First Monday and The Perry Mason Mysteries, and the starring role in the NBC private-eye series Tenafly— James McEachin is alsoa decorated U.S. Army veteran with seven medals of valor, including the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. James’ appearance in the award-winning short film Reveille led to the development of the character The Old Soldier in Above the Call; Beyond the Duty, a play that James wrote and still performs from time to time. We’ll talk about James’ work with U.S. veterans, but we’ll also discuss his accomplishments as a novelist (including Tell Me a Tale, an epic novel of the Old South), as well as his work alongside such legends as Henry Fonda, Clint Eastwood, James Garner, David Janssen and Jack Webb.
Also this week: We’ll take you on a trip to Iceland as we welcome novelist and screenwriter Edward Weinman. Ed spent nearly one fourth of his life living and working as a travel writer in Reykjavik, Iceland, where he endured many long, dark, cold, windy, gray winters, not to mention a nervous breakdown. Like all good writers, Ed has used some of his experiences as the basis for his work. He co-wrote the screenplay for A Little Trip to Heaven, a psychological thriller set in Iceland starring Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner and Julia Stiles. He has also just published his first novel, The Ring Road,a blend of dark fantasy and Nordic noir that also has elements of Columbo and Twin Peaks. Edward Weinman joins us during our first hour.
All this, plus Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a brand new edition of This Week in TV History. It’s a full program as always… we certainly hope you’ll join us.