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Danielle Fishel Is Happy To Play The Role of ‘Topanga’ Again On ‘Girl Meets World’

Growing up in the 1990s meant you probably had a crush on the quirky girl next door, Topanga Lawrence from Boy Meets World. Almost 15 years later, Danielle Fishel is back to reprise the role […]


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George Takei Discusses Struggle And Persecution In Documentary ‘To Be Takei’

To look at him and hear him speak, you would never know such a warm and genuinely funny man like George Takei had dealt with such great persecution.


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KC And The Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey Spills On Upcoming ‘Saturday In The Park’ Performance

Ahead of an upcoming FREE performance at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Long Island for WCBS-FM’s annual Saturday in the Park, Harry Wayne Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band called in to the CBS-FM Star Phone to chat with Scott Shannon about what it’s like being such a legendary act.


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Get Ready To Cut Loose, ‘Footloose’ Singer Kenny Loggins Is Coming To Town

Toss your Sunday shoes aside because ‘Footloose’ singer Kenny Loggins has a slew of upcoming shows sure to please fans in the tri-state area.


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John Waters Does The Unthinkable—Hitchhikes Across America!

Classic cult-movie director of such hits as Cry-Baby and Hairspray, John Waters, called up the CBS-FM Star Phone to talk with Scott Shannon and the Big Show crew about his latest project, a book chronicling his cross-country trek via hitchhiking—yes, hitchhiking!


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Michael Rapaport Talks NY vs LA + New Rom Com “My Man Is A Loser”

“At first all my idols were basketball players and, and athletes really…and then I started watching movies but I didn’t want to be an actor I wanted to be the character,” Michael said. “So like I wanted to be Rocky, I wanted to be John Travolta in ‘Saturday Night Fever’.”


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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Gets The Most Bang For His Buck With Eight Videos In Eight Days

What can we look forward to On “Weird” Al’s new album? “The kind of crazy stuff you’d expect from a guy like me,” says Al. Touche, Al.


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Michael McDonald Talks Doobie Feuds, Motown, and That 40-Year-Old Virgin Scene

Calling in from a lobby in Rochester, soulful singer Michael McDonald spoke with Scott Shannon on WCBS-FM’s Star Phone about touring with The Doobie Brothers, his favorite Motown hits, and how big that 40-Year-Old Virgin scene still is.


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Mark Farner Remembers Grand Funk Railroad’s Big Break In 1969

Even with nearly fifty years of recording and touring under his belt, Farner still remembers the day Grand Funk Railroad and his career took off.


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Chris Wragge Set To Sit Down With The Ladies Of “The Talk”

CBS 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon co-anchor Chris Wragge called into the Star Phone to talk to Scott Shannon about his upcoming appearance on chat fest “The Talk.”




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