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NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The entertainment website currently features two exclusive profiles of newsworthy personalities: an in-depth interview with comedian and singer Kaye Ballard, who was awarded with the Bob Harrington Award for Lifetime Achievement April 23rd at the 27th annual Bistro Awards Gala, which celebrates outstanding achievement in New York cabaret and jazz; and a profile of Swedish-born filmmaker Casper Andreas focusing on his adaptation of the Andy Zeffer semiautobiographical novel Going Down in LA-LA Land—a film that began its New York City theatrical engagement in April.  Both articles are by writer Mark Dundas Wood.  Other in-depth features by Wood include interviews with veteran character actor Peggy Pope, jazz singers Nicole Henry and Rebecca Kilgore, theatre artist Brian Shnipper (creator of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays), and Nancy Opel (star of Broadway's Memphis). was founded in 2010 by Chicago-based celebrity photographer Michael Roman and New York City-based writer and dramaturg Mark Dundas Wood.  The site explores all facets of the entertainment industry, pop culture, art, food, and provides irreverent takes on daily "hot topics."

Newsmakers such as Bill Maher, Rosie O'Donnell, Mario Lopez, Derek Hough, Kathy Griffin and Barbra Streisand are discussed, as well as the infamous such as Donald Trump, Lindsay Lohan, Rick Santorum, Sarah & Bristol Palin and Snooki from The Jersey Shore. has been cited by The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Broadway Stars and other notable online publications for its timely coverage.

Simply-Showbiz writers include film and TV critics Vanessa Berben, Stephanie Sharf and Tom Whitcomb.  Hit shows Breaking Bad, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Dexter, Dancing with The Stars, Modern Family, Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, GCB and others are discussed. is now accepting applications for entertainment writer internships.  Interns work as part-time entertainment writers under the guidance of editors.  This is a non-paid position, however, selected interns will be given credentials to attend and cover press events for book signings, concerts and other entertainment happenings.

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Michael Roman, 312-520-6656,

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