Former LAPD Detective Greg Kading on “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G”

Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G are hip hop icons. Their murders in 1996 and 1997 left fans reeling and asking many questions – mainly, who killed them, A man who knows the answer is the man who was charged with reopening and reinvestigating the case, Greg Kading.

Greg was in Dublin recently. I got to chat to him to find out why people are still interested in this case, what it’s like working on a case like this, how it took over his life and the new Netflix series based on his investigation, “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G”

“Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G” is on Netflix now

 

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Keala Settle Shares How Hugh Jackman Helped Her Step Into The Spotlight.

The Greatest Showman is a film that many of us have taken to our hearts. One of our favourite characters is Lettie Lutz, also known as the bearded lady. Her song, “This Is Me”, has become, to many of us, our own personal anthem. I caught up with the fabulous woman who has brought all of this to life – Keala Settle.

We spoke about how “This is Me” changed so many lives, including her own.

Keala also opened up about why she didn’t want to step into the spotlight and preferred to do a Greta Garbo with her life, but with the support of her “Greatest Showman” co-star Hugh Jackman she has decided against it.

Check out the initial performance that blew everyone away!

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More Than Words

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A few days in Greece has me reconnecting with my heritage and the richness of it. From the ancient ruins, to the amazing gastronomical feasts, to their beautiful use of words and emotion.

The Greek vocabulary is so full and expressive – English feels so bland after hearing a conversation between Greek people.

My favourite conversations are when they are exchanging wishes for each other. Like the Greeks themselves, the expressions used are so passionate and full of love, wonder and awe. You can’t help but leave the exchange with a smile and happy thoughts.

They take some of the most basic greetings like Happy Birthday and turn them into the most gorgeous, heartfelt wishes.

Happy Birthday
“Xronia Polla” – Many years to you
“Na zisis” – Here’s to a long life
“Na ta ekatostisis” – May you love to one hundred.
“Na zisis hillia xronia” – Here’s to 1000 good years
“Oti epithimis” –May you have whatever you want and dream.

“It’s my family member’s birthday”
Response: “Na ti/ton xerese” (“Celebrate her/him. Here’s to her/his health and her/him bringing happiness to your life”)

Weddings
Wishes for the couple before the ceremony:
Ee ora ee kale” – Here’s to the marriage being good and lucky

Once the couple are married:
“Seehareeteeria” – Congratulations
“Na Zisete” – Long may you live in happiness, love, and joy.

Births
Na sas Zisi – Here’s to a long and healthy life for your child.
Yero ke dinato – Here’s to your child being healthy and strong

Condolences
Silipitiria – Condolences

Responses:
“Zoi se sas” (Life to you)
“Zoi se mas” (Life to Us)
“Na zisete na ton/tin thimaste” – May you live and remember him / her!

This world can be a scary place. Instead of spouting hate, why don’t we take a leaf out of Greek’s books, and wish only the best for those we come across in life.

In the words of the Greeks – “Na Zisame”! (Long may we live in happiness, love and joy!)

 

 

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Michiel Huisman Tells Why “The Haunting of Hill House” Is One of the Scariest Shows You’ll Watch

Michiel Huisman seems to do no wrong when choosing TV roles – he has roles in “Orphan Black”, “Nashville”, “Game of Thrones” and now features in Netflix’s latest hit, “The Haunting of Hill House”.

I caught up with Michiel to find out why this series is one of the scariest on TV, what series fans want to talk to him most about, what he knows about the final season of “Game of Thrones” and what it has been like growing up in this industry.

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“It Was Harrowing to Shoot” – Elizabeth Reaser & Oliver Jackson-Cohen (“The Haunting of Hill House”)

The Netflix show that is freaking everyone out but people can get enough of it, is “The Haunting of Hill House”.

I caught up with two of the stars of the show, Elizabeth Reaser and Oliver Jackson-Cohen to find out why they desperately wanted to be a part of the show; how they got through the “harrowing” shoot; how many jump scares they had when watching the series back; and what lies they have told in an audition to land a part.

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Henry Thomas & Kate Siegel Talk “The Haunting of Hill House”

Henry Thomas and Katie Siegel star in Netflix’s new thriller/drama, “The Haunting of Hill House”.

Henry and Kate spoke to me how this project felt like working with family, why the reason why they choose to act and why ET is the longest ever press tour Henry has been a part of!

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“It’s Less About Risk Taking & More About Not Letting Fear Stop You” – Claire Foy (“FIRST MAN”)

Claire Foy is Janet, Neil Armstrong’s wife, in Damien Chazelle’s latest cinematic masterpiece, “First Man”.

Claire shared with me how she first met Damien and Ryan, why she loved the long shoot days, how she doesn’t let fear guide her and why, as an actress, it’s just as important to live life as it is to be pursuing acting roles. .

“First Man” is in cinemas now.

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