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March10th

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Julie Brown interview on Pop My Culture podcast

Julie Brown (“Earth Girls Are Easy,” “Shakes the Clown”) chats with Cole and Vanessa about The Oscars, Kim Novak, Adele Dazeem, montages, Courtney Cox, Hot Pocket sex, Jim O’Heir, Jeff Goldblum’s acting seminar, Madonna vs. aging, the Minerva Mink voice, Clueless, Florence Henderson, Curl Up and Dye, Camp Rock, and making The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical.

Leave your answer to the Firsts question (the first biography or autobiography you were really into) on our website for a chance to win a “Clueless” DVD signed by Julie!

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Julie Brown with hosts Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland

Clueless DVD signed by Julie Brown

19 Comments

  • Comment by Jen — March 11, 2014 @ 5:21 pm

    I special-ordered through the mail “The Compleat Al” which was a bio of Weird Al Yankovic, my favorite rock star when I was a teen. Still love him! I treasure my copy of that book still.

  • Comment by Susan Lorenz — March 12, 2014 @ 7:20 am

    Hey Guys – like you guys, the first biography I remember reading was in grade school, about Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War. I remember it lead me to many more Civil War and World War I and II biographies. And of course, I can’t help but think about it now in light of current events in Russia and Crimea.

  • Comment by Stephen Parker — March 12, 2014 @ 8:05 am

    The first biography I got way into in High School was surprisingly The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. It is really fascinating to hear stories from controversial people, and while he did kind of skirt over the whole watergate thing, it was a truly fascinating read and I grew a deeper respect for the actual good stuff that he did.

  • Comment by RuRu — March 12, 2014 @ 1:02 pm

    The first biography I read was, “The Story of Harriet Tubman – Freedom Railroad.” I was 9 years old, in 6th Grade (1976). We were asked to do a Book Report on any topic of our choosing. I was in the school library, walking through an aisle, when I saw a book and became curious, when I read the title and the words on the binding, “Freedom Railroad.” When I read what it was about I decided that would be the one.

    Harriet Tubman became an instant heroine, to me. Knowing that I had learned about her, prior to the television miniseries “A Woman Called Moses”, gave me a great sense of honor and pride. Her role in history and the Underground Railroad left an immense and positive impression on me.

  • Comment by Collin — March 13, 2014 @ 10:31 am

    I remember as a kid REPEATEDLY reading a biography of Squanto. I have no idea why I was so fascinated by it, nor do I remember anything about Squanto.

    SO HAPPY to hear this episode with Julie Brown! Love, love, love her. I still list Shakes the Clown as my favorite movie ever, and I wore out my VHS copy of Medusa: Dare To Be Truthful many years ago. I know way too many of her songs by heart. Come to think of it, I may have a problem.

  • Comment by Gordon Guano — March 13, 2014 @ 11:23 am

    I’m with Jen in the first comment. The Compleat Al was amazing! I probably crossed that fine line between music appreciation and idolatry.

    After that, it was Bob Woodward’s John Belushi biography, Wired. After watching Animal House and 1941, Belushi was everything a chubby eight year old who wanted to be funny could aspire to.

  • Comment by Nephi — March 14, 2014 @ 12:08 pm

    Great, great, great podcast! You guys asked Julie Brown the best questions. I can’t get enough of the stories she tells about celebrities she’s had dealings with. I’ve been a fan of hers since the mid-’80s when I was a teenager. She’s awesome – hilarious yet kind and down to earth.

    The first autobiography I read was Carol Burnett’s “One More Time” in 1986. She’s an amazing woman and learning about her difficult childhood and how she came out of it with such grace and compassion had a big impact on me.

  • Comment by Manny Rodriguez — March 23, 2014 @ 2:15 am

    In high school I became obsessed with art. I remember having an English teacher getting me into an artist named Jean-Michel Basquiat. He have me his biography simply titled “Basquiat”. Ever since then Jean has been all time favorite artist. Such an inspiring human being. 🙂

  • Comment by Faith Love — March 28, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

    It was the spring of 1981, and 7th grade me had discovered the Beatles. I think my gateway book was something like “Four boys From Liverpool” — kicked off a lifetime love.

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