Interviews with Actor and Impressionist Jim Meskimen, Beauty & Style Expert Andy Paige and Musician Ray Castronovo of Streetwise
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On today's show we have:
*Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen.
*Beauty and Style Expert Andy Paige.
*Musician Ray Castronovo.
Jim Meskimen is an actor, impressionist, voice-artist and improvisational comedian best known for his work on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY and IMPRESS ME. Currently playing Colonel Sanders in the popular KFC commercials, as well as President George Washington crossing the Delaware Turnpike for GEICO Insurance.
Jim has appeared in films such as FROST/NIXON, APOLLO 13 and THE PAPER, recently adding series such as Amazon's HUNTERS (With Al Pacino, Carol Kane & Saul Rubinek), the Starz network's GASLIT (opposite Sean Penn and Julia Roberts and Apple TV's THE BIG DOOR PRIZE, by the creators of Schitts Creek.
Jim Meskimen, whose work is already well-known to TV and film audiences, has appeared on the British series Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988) several times, and was a recurring character on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) for two seasons. He has worked with director Ron Howard on five of his films, including The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Edtv (1999), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and Frost/Nixon (2008). He has also worked in two films by director Paul Thomas Anderson.
A professional artist, Jim exhibits and sells his realist oil paintings. As a designer/cartoonist, he created dozens of characters, weapons and vehicles for the original "Thundercats" animated series. Jim continues to dazzle audiences with his improvisational skills and appears regularly on L.A. stages.
Last year, Jim helped create laughter during lockdown, when he joined a stellar cast including Barry Bostwick, Renee Taylor, John Schneider, Lynda Purl, Don Most, Susan Ruttan, Fred Melamed, Jane Kaczmarek, Robert Wuhl and Audrey Landers, to name a few, in the virtual hit series VIRAL VIGNETTES.
***Oh, by the way, his mom-Marion Ross, is the iconic actress & everyone's favorite TV mom-Mrs. Cunningham (Mrs. C) from the iconic TV show, Happy Days.
So put on your bib and get ready for a finger lickin' good time!!!
*Follow Jim on IG at: @jimpressions
Also today, we have Beauty and Style Expert, Andy Paige.
Andy is the charming and sassy go-to-gal for “thrifty-chic” fashion fixes and budget beauty help. Andy understands that most women live on a budget and yet still want to turn heads and drop jaws. That’s why she carved out a niche focusing on the “average” American woman. She developed her own line of affordable, all-natural-hair cosmetic brushes (ANDY PAIGE COSMETIC BRUSHES™) and launched STYLE IN A BOX™ – a thrifty-chic bundle of accessories that offers an immediate style boost to any outfit. She makes looking spectacular fun and easy.
In June 2013, Andy launched her newest product, the GirlyGoGarter®, a hands-free purse worn neatly and discretely as a sexy garter, that was nearly five years in the making and includes three patents. Andy knows how challenging it is to figure out where to put your girlie must-haves (like lipstick, your mobile phone, I.D., powder brush and even small baby items) when you don’t want to lug a handbag. The garter fits snugly around the thigh and allows a woman to conceal these items and more without showing a bulge through her dress. This is fast becoming the must-have item for 2013. Every woman at one time or another will need a GirlyGoGarter®.
Andy is the author of the internationally best-selling book, Style On A Shoestring and has experience doing over 100 “fabulously frugal” makeovers on over 200 episodes of television, airing in over 14 countries. She earned her title, “Budget Bombshell,” honestly through her extensive work. She was featured on NBC’s Starting Over, TLC’s Ten Years Younger, Style Network’s How Do I Look, and SOAP NET’S Soap Talk. Andy has also appeared on hundreds of local networks doing various style segments.
So grab your reins and hold on for a fun, fun interview.
*Follow Andy on IG at: @theandypaige
Wrapping up our show we have musician Ray Castronovo.
Ray is doing a double album release party (The Other Side and Crossing Bridges) and a benefit concert for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on May 6, 2022 at 8 PM.
*Tickets can be had at their IG addresses: @streetwisenyc and @suffolk_theater_riverhead
All proceeds from the ticket sales will go to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society LLS.
Follow Ray on IG at: @streetwisenyc
***Thank you for listening and follow our show on IG at: @Thebigfatjoeyshow