Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Hey, girl. Of course you know who Ryan Gosling is. He's the romantic guy from The Notebook. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Half Nelson. And we love it when he's paired with Emma Stone. Did you know he was a musician, too? He toured with his band Dead Man's Bones in 2009.
What is Ryan Gosling's favorite book from childhood?
According to a January 2013 issue of People magazine, Ryan's favorite book as a child was The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.
One of my favorites, too!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Matt Anderson is a professional volleyball player and a member of the USA National Team. Matt competed in the 2012 London Olympics for the USA Men's Volleyball team (which was my favorite sport to watch this summer.) Matt was named USA Volleyball Male Indoor Player of the Year in 2012 and was the youngest player and leading scorer on the Men’s National Team. He was also World League Silver Medalist in 2012. The 6'10 Anderson played volleyball at Penn State as an All-American outside hitter. He is currently playing volleyball for the Russian club team Zenit Kazan.
What is Matt Anderson reading?
Matt tweeted back, "I'm currently reading Open by Andre Agassi, I recommend it along with Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach."
Thank you, Matt! I'm always happy to see athletes reading.
You can find out more about Matt at his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter.
Photos from Matt's Facebook page and Twitter account.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Brian Haner is known by many names: Guitar Guy (from The Jeff Dunham Show), Papa Gates (he is the father of the lead guitarist of Avenged Sevenfold), and Brian Haner, Sr. And a man of many talents. Haner recently released his fourth solo music comedy album titled Alone. Brian is also featured on "Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas" special.
Not only is Haner a talented musician and comedian, but he's an author too. He has written two books: Carney Man and Ginny Reb.
What is Brian Haner reading?
Brian recently tweeted me, " Fav - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Reading Fault in Our Stars."
Excellent choices, Git Guy! Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is by John Berendt and of course, John Green wrote Fault in Our Stars.
You can find out more about Haner at http://site.brianhaner.com/ and follow him on Twitter.
Brian's got some crazy inappropriately funny videos. Here's one of the tamer ones. :)
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Of course we know and love Scott Baio from Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi, and Charles In Charge. Scott also starred in the VH1 reality shows Scott Baio Is 45...and Single and Scott Baio Is 46...and Pregnant. Did you know that he is currently starring in Nickelodeon's new series See Dad Run? Baio plays David Hobbs, a former TV star that becomes a stay at home dad when his wife returns to work.
Scott Baio and his wife, Renee, founded the Bailey Baio Angel Foundation to help babies born with metabolic disorders.
What is Scott Baio reading?
Scott tweeted last week with this photo, "What book are you reading? Here's mine. A gift from my step-daughter." (Why Fish Fart and Other Useless or Gross Information About the World)
Love a sense of humor! You can follow Scott on Twitter.