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Entertainment Reporter Robin Milling engages in candid conversations with today's hottest stars in movies, theater, music and television....Stay tuned!




Milling About with Poco's Rusty Young

Back in 1967 Poco was founded by Rusty Young, Richie Furay, George Grantham and Jim Messina. Over the years the band recruited Paul Cotton, Randy Meisner, and Timothy B. Schmidt. Now 50 years later Rusty Young is still making music with his new CD, "Waitin' For The Sun," which includes the familiar and classic Poco sound with his own personal reflections of his life and bandmates who are all still his friends. Rusty joins host Robin Milling to talk about the inspiration for the songs which...

Duration: 00:24:00

Milling About with Narada Michael Walden & Jennifer Saran

The collaboration between veteran producer Narada Michael Walden and artist Jennifer Saran turned out to be a magical one. It began in South Africa with the single "Wake Up" - a call to everyone to become aware of what was going on in the world through music. It was during the time of Desmond Tutu's 85th birthday and inspired by the turmoil going on at the time. Saran was then joined by local legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo on the song with all proceeds going to the "Desmond & Leah Tutu...

Duration: 00:16:16

Milling About with Santana & The Isley Brothers

Never before have Santana and The Isley Brothers, two accomplished musical legends in their own right, collaborated together in the studio until now. Power of Peace celebrates the musical unity between Carlos Santana, Ron Isley and Ernie Isley. The album also marks a familial gathering as they are joined by their wives - Cindy Blackman Santana, Kandy Johnson Isley (Ron's wife) and Tracy Isley (Ernie's wife) singing background vocals with Cindy on drums. Host Robin Milling spoke with Carlos...

Duration: 00:14:41

Milling About with Diane Lane & Eleanor Coppola

Paris Can Wait star Diane Lane and writer/director Eleanor Coppola join host Robin Milling. The two ladies collaboration had been several years in the making -- Lane knows Coppola since she was 17 working with her husband Francis Ford on such films as The Outsiders and Rumble Fish. So when it came time to cast her leading lady in her debut film Lane said 'yes' to the story based on Coppola's food and wine road trip to Paris that she experienced many years ago. Diane tells Robin any...

Duration: 00:13:16

Milling About with Marc Cohn

Do you remember how you felt when you first heard Walking In Memphis, the seminal debut from Marc Cohn, which would ultimately become his signature song. Marc joins host Robin Milling to celebrate the 25th anniversary of that song, and talks about his memories and inspirations from his songwriting vault in Careful What You Dream: Lost Songs And Rarities. A consummate storyteller, Marc tells Robin wonderful stories behind such songs as Ghost Train and Silver Thunderbird, along with oldies...

Duration: 00:27:56

Milling About with Gbenga Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe (pronounced phonetically as Benga Akinabee) joins host Robin Milling to talk about his turn as Agent Matthew Travis to President Whitmore (Bill Pullman) in Independence Day: Resurgence. His background is perfectly suited for the role as he tells Robin there was a time when he actually was interested in becoming President of the United States. He weighs in on Trump, "If I told you 10 years ago if Donald Trump was gonna be one of two people who were definitely gonna be...

Duration: 00:16:30

Milling About at The Samoset Resort - May 09,2013

Milling About visits The Samoset Resort in Maine where romance, relaxation and recreation meet at their lovely waterfront property sitting on the edge of Penobscot Bay. Just sit back on a lawn chair and watch the boats go by or play 18 holes of their championship golf course while taking in spectacular views of the ocean. Luxuriate in your renewal journey at The Spa at Samoset after negotiating rocks on the near mile trek on the Breakwater to the Lighthouse. General Manager Connie Russell...

Duration: 00:21:40

Milling About with Jack Reynor @ Tribeca Film Fest - Apr 25,2013

Newcomer Jack Reynor joins host Robin Milling at The Tribeca Film Festival for his film What Richard Did. The Colorado born, Ireland raised actor now makes his home in Los Angeles in preparation for Transformers 4 co-starring Mark Wahlberg. Jack tells Robin he is undaunted and well prepared for the brink of the blockbuster which will ultimately give him tremendous accolades in Hollywood. With his baby face good looks he will no doubt grace the cover of many teen magazines. Thanks to advice...

Duration: 00:11:46

Milling About with Thomas Haden Church @ Tribeca Film Fest - Apr 23,2013

Thomas Haden Church joins host Robin Milling at the Tribeca Film Festival to talk about his film, Whitewash. Thomas, who spends most of his time in balmy Texas, says it was shocking to endure below freezing cold temperatures in the snowy mountains of Montreal. In fact traveling to locations were so remote only snowmobiles could get there. And if the blizzardy conditions werent dangerous enough, Thomas tells Robin he got frostbite from pelting ice thrown at him from eight-foot turbine fans...

Duration: 00:21:45

Let's Do Lunch! @ The King and Prince - Apr 19,2013

Lets Do Lunch! returns to the King & Prince, in St. Simons Island, Georgia celebrating their 78 anniversary with a new executive dining staff. Executive Chef Jason Brumfiel, Chef Baker Sam Hepburn, and Food and Beverage Director Allen Lancaster join host Robin Milling for a weekend filled with superb meals fit for a king or queen, which can only be enhanced by their gorgeous southern hospitality. Chef Jasons love affair with cooking began in Indiana with his dad owning a variety of...

Duration: 00:26:41

Milling About with Patricia Ward Kelly - Apr 05,2013

Patricia Ward Kelly joins host Robin Milling to share her memories and behind-the-scenes stories of her late husband Gene Kelly who directed Hello Dolly, now out in a beautifully restored Blu-ray from 1969. Patricia who was married to Kelly from 1990-1996 tells Robin she recorded his stories over the course of a decade writing his memoirs, and shares some of his more personal Hello Dolly ditties on the Blu-ray feature, Gene Kelly Remembered. Patricia says the well documented riff between...

Duration: 00:08:47

Milling About with P.J. Hogan - Mar 29,2013

Director P.J. Hogan joins host Robin Milling to talk about his new film Mental. Its a story that is so fantastic you cant make it up. P.J. tells Robin everything that happens in the film happened to him at 12, when his philandering father, up for re-election as mayor, picked up a hitchhiker named Shaz, played by Toni Collette to watch over his wild brood while his mom was on holiday in a mental institution. Telling stories from his life is not new to the Australian filmmaker whose debut...

Duration: 00:11:22

Milling About with Minnie Driver - Mar 22,2013

Minnie Driver joins host Robin Milling to talk about her new film, Hunky Dory. Minnie shows off her musical talents, dueting with the students and playing guitar as a drama teacher in Wales who is keen to put together a rock musical of Shakespeares The Tempest that would make David Bowie proud. Set in the 70s her students perform hit songs from the era, namely Life on Mars? which Minnie says is perfect timing with Bowies comeback, The Next Day. Minnie says she cant stop listening to the CD...

Duration: 00:12:10

Milling About with Jim Sturgess - Mar 15,2013

Jim Sturgess joins host Robin Milling to talk about his new film Upside Down. Jim tells Robin he actually had to practice hanging upside down for the role and got to 20 minutes with the aid of gravity boots; but not before nausea got the best of him! He even has an upside down kissing scene with his co-star Kirsten Dunst who had some previous experience with that in Spider-Man. Jim says he was asked to appear in the Spider-Man musical on Broadway by his Across the Universe director Julie...

Duration: 00:15:34

Milling About with Linden Schaffer of Pravassa - Mar 13,2013

Its Wellness Wednesday and host Robin Milling welcomes Linden Schaffer, founder and director of Pravassa, a wellness company combining travel to exotic locales and adventure with aspects of healthy living. How could you resist a trip to Bali for local organic meals and yoga classes, or a mother-daughter spa getaway in Palm Springs, CA for Mothers Day? Linden is a certified wellness expert, living what she preaches every day. Through her travels she discovers more about nutrition, spiritual...

Duration: 00:12:24

Milling About with Tom Wopat - Mar 11,2013

Tom Wopat joins host Robin Milling to talk about his new CD, I've Got Your Number; a cool collection of classic standards, with renditions of artists like Bruce Springsteen (The Meeting Across The River) and James Taylor (Secret of Life); interpreted with his own panache and style. It's a big band feel with an orchestra that swings; evoking images of the Mad Men era. Growing up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, Tom tells Robin how he pursued his passion for singing in between milking cows,...

Duration: 00:36:29

Let's Do Lunch! with Susan Collins @ Cornelia Street Cafe - Mar 08,2013

They say you can take the girl out of Brooklyn, but you cant take Brooklyn out of the girl. Lets Do Lunch! guest Susan Collins is testament to that with her one-woman show You Can Take The Girl Outta of Brooklyn (But You Cant Take Brooklyn Outta The Girl), chronicling her East Flatbush upbringing and adventures in the music business through words and music. Susan joins host Robin Milling over lunch at Cornelia Street Cafe, just blocks away from where she got her start, Cafe Wha! in Greenwich...

Duration: 00:33:05

Milling About with Johnathon Schaech - Mar 06,2013

Johnathon Schaech (pronounced Shek) joins host Robin Milling. Currently starring in Phantom, he tells Robin how his role as the master escape artist in the TV movie Houdini helped him to prepare for the claustrophobia on board the submarine. When they werent in tight spaces the cast and crew kept themselves entertained playing baseball and Schaech even took Pilates classes, courtesy of co-star David Duchovny. You would think by now he wouldve changed his last name with all the embarrassing...

Duration: 00:14:58

Milling About with Matthew Goode - Mar 04,2013

Matthew Goode or Goody as his friends call him, joins host Robin Milling to discuss his career turning role as a creepy psychopath in Stoker. Matthew tells Robin some of the belt strangling scenes got a bit dangerous, causing his co-star Alden Ehrenreich to gasp for air, but says Nicole Kidman was a real trooper insisting he go for it! The Watchmen star is also going for it on the small screen, starring in the upcoming Showtime series The Vatican where hell be playing the papal secretary...

Duration: 00:12:35

Milling About with David Duchovny - Mar 01,2013

David Duchovny joins host Robin Milling to discuss his new movie Phantom where he portrays an extremist KGB agent aboard a Soviet submarine during the Cold War. David tells Robin no acting was required as far as maneuvering through the tight enclosed spaces as they shot on an actual Russian sub from that era docked in San Diego harbor. Had it been out on the water and submerged, David says he might have felt claustrophobic and panicked. Duchovny, who is actually of Polish and Ukrainian...

Duration: 00:09:25

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