Tag: Primer
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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 29th, 2012

The economist’s latest text, How to Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio, will be released in October 2012. Read some interesting trivia and watch clips of his impact on pop culture.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 21st, 2012

Reeves narrates and produces Side by Side, a documentary that analyzes the past and future of filmmaking. He’s also making his directorial debut with Man of Tai Chi, slated for 2013.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 10th, 2012

The Oscar-winning actress stops by to discuss Union Square, a guerilla-type indie film that hits theaters July 13. Read up about the Romy & Michele star and tune in to watch the full conversation.

Photo courtesy: Van Evers, Tavis Smiley Media, Inc.
Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 1st, 2012

Just in time for Mother’s Day 2012, Roberts’ talked to us about her then-new text, My Story, My Song, which was written with her mother, and shares stories of their lives and what they learned from each other through their collaboration.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 10th, 2012

The celebrated writer built his reputation on expanding the horizons of Native American literature, breaking down common misconceptions of his people and offering a truer history of Native American culture. Read up on the novelist, watch a video as he reveals a learning faux pas and tune in to his conversation with Tavis.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 9th, 2012

Read up on our guest, who is often cited as one of the greatest ballet dancers in history. Tune in for his two-part conversation with Tavis.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 3rd, 2012

After nearly a decade-long hiatus from the movie business, the writer-producer-director is making a comeback with Darling Companion. Brush up on some trivia on one of pop culture’s major contributors.

Photo courtesy: Van Evers, Tavis Smiley Media, Inc.
Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 30th, 2012

Check out some interesting bits on the NBA icon and entrepreneur that you will not be able to find on the back of a trading card and tune in for his conversation with Tavis.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 21st, 2012

Before the season 5 premier of Mad Men, we sat down with Matthew Weiner, creator of the award-winning series, and talked about the show’s future with AMC. Watch the video as you prepare for this weekend’s season 6 debut.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 18th, 2012

The Grammy-winning singer-actor explains why he chose “Hell in a Handbasket” as the title for his new CD and shares how he uses art to address the devolution of our culture. Check out a selection of his performances and projects, and tune for his conversation with Tavis.