Linda Gray

Linda Gray is an award-winning actress who of course starred on Dallas.  She is also an accomplished director, a former United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, and now the author of a revealing new memoir, The Road to Happiness is Always Under Construction.  We discussed her motivation for writing the book, how she decided it was important to age gracefully, and how she really discovered who she was at 60.

 

Alex Meneses from “Telenovela”

Alex Meneses is a Chicago native and a critically-acclaimed actress who is currently featured on NBC’s Telenovela.  We talking about growing up in Chicago in the 70s and 80s and watching the old Channel 26 (Spanish language channel), the chemistry of the cast, and why she maintains ties to her hometown.

New episodes of Telenovela are on NBC Monday nights at 7:30 Central.

Ruth Pointer

Ruth Pointer is a three-time Grammy winning artist as a member of The Pointer Sisters.  Ruth called in to discuss her new book  “Still So Excited: My Life As a Pointer Sister.”   It’s a very open and honest look at their successes and struggles, and a great read for fans of the group and anyone interested in the music biz of the ’70s and ’80s.