Cultmachine's Shannon Luster and Joshua Tree Robert interview one of America's most unique singer-songwriters Victoria Williams about her Louisiana roots, musical influences, long international career, and her life in the California desert. A must read not only for Victoria Williams fans, but anyone interested in American music as Victoria connects many dots of music history.


Cultmachine's Randy DeFord interviews VICKIE CARRICO, the BIG VOICE from Nashville. Get the inside scoop of how VICKIE CARRICObecame the amazing, sought-after singer with the incredible range. Country, R&B, Soul, and Funk -- Vickie makes it all come alive with her distinctive voice and energy. To quote Randy: "This Lady is for Real!"
Read the interview here...



Cultscoop Magazine talks shop with microcinema filmmaker Randy DeFord about the making of his new movie TAYLOR BERTRAM. Video technology, post-production, filming in rural Indiana, film festivals, music recording in Nashville... everything gets covered here. Plus the latest on Randy's on-going Lloyd Kaufman docu BEHIND THE BOWTIE. Find out what Tony Todd had to say when he found out about Troma's extensive film library.




Cultmachine's Shannon Luster and Sharon Jordan sat down with FABIO TASSONE for an interview about acting, music festivals, and more. Well known for his work on television in the wildly popular series, THE TUDORS, Fabio is also a successful voice-over actor for commercials and video games such as RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. Read more...


Cultmachine's Shannon Luster and Sharon Jordan talk to one of today's foremost acting coaches, TONY SAVANT. In this in-depth interview, TONY SAVANT reveals his philosophy of teaching actors, screenwriting, and his work as a playwright. Find out about Tony Savant's latest undertaking, Playhouse West - Philadelphia, the new East Coast branch of the renowned acting school Playhouse West - Los Angeles, which was co-founded by actor Jeff Goldblum. Read the interview...




You may know Beata Pozniak from the big screen in JFK and some 20 international movies. You may know her from her many appearances on TV in such series as Melrose Place or Babylon 5. Perhaps you even know that she is responsible for initiating and leading the civil campaign to help International Women’s Day become a recognized holiday in the United States. But you may not know that Beata has worked as an accomplished artist for over 20 years!


Cultmachine's Maureen McCabe talks to EVA ZELIG, award winning documentary producer and writer, about her latest project, AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY. In her new film, EVA ZELIG tells the story of a group of several thousand European Jews who escaped Nazi Europe to find refuge in an unlikely destination: Ecuador.
Read the interview here...



A CULTMACHINE eBOOK:

"The original Rock 'n' Roll Detective is back on the beat! A blast!"--VideoScope Magazine

PLEASE READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Life sucks, and so does disco. From Manhattan to L.A. in the 1970s, private detective Ford Fairlane, works the music business. Studio 54 uptown or the Mudd Club downtown, something always knocks him on his butt. It's never pretty, but pretty isn't the right word for the Punk Rock babes in the two original novellas that inspired the cult movie The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. READ MORE...



CULTMACHINE eBOOK

100 MUST-SEE MOVIES FROM UNDER THE RADAR AND AROUND THE GLOBE
Veteran journalist, fiction writer and VideoScope critic Nancy Naglin collects reviews of 100 INTERNATIONAL FILMS that are unknown to most viewers but represent ESSENTIAL VIEWING FOR ART-HOUSE MOVIE BUFFS. Categor ies include:
Golden Silents, Asian Sensations, Visions From The Middle East, Soviet Cinema, German Greats, South Of The Border, Lit Hits, Global Screen Scan, and a Digital Directory... FIND OUT MORE...



Cultmachine's Shannon Luster talks to Hi-Desert Renaissance man Kurt Schauppner about writing novels, poetry, stage plays, acting, composing, publishing, running a newspaper, and the soul-saving solitude of the California Hi-Desert. Check it out...