Interview & Blog Posts


Jim Rooker is a retired Major League baseball player and broadcaster. He played 13 seasons and split time with the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, and Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a member of the 1979 World Series Championship Pirates. We had the privilege of interviewing him.

You spent 7 years in the minor leagues, before making your MLB debut with the Detroit Tigers – how did you stay...

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Interview with Tampa Based Artist Evie Zimmer

Evie Zimmer is an American artist creating and teaching in Tampa, Florida. We were excited that she took time out of her busy schedule to talk to FameBooking about her career and the world of art!  

Your recent work ventures into the abstract, often using vibrant colors. What has been your progression as an artist to reach this style?

Years ago I mostly painted portraits. I thought...

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Interview with former NFL Quarterback Jeff Carlson

Jeff Carlson is former NFL Quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots. We here at hope you enjoy this interview. 

You’re originally from Los Angeles, but attended Weber State University in Utah. How did you end up there? 

I was receiving letters daily from about 40 different universities across the country, but when it came down to...

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Interview with Engineer & Abstract Artist Jeremy Ramos

Engineer and Abstract Artist Jeremy Ramos was kind enough to sit down with and answer some questions. We hope you enjoy hearing from this Florida based artist.


Did you become interested in math or art first?

Art was always around me growing up. My father was always in the middle of some production either artistic or commercial. So, art just came naturally due...

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Interview with All-American & NFL Player turned Artist Larry Gagner

Larry Gagner was a Florida Gator All-American guard and a Steeler 2nd round pick in 1966. He started four years at left guard and later added a year with the Chiefs, plus two more in the World Football League. Larry was kind enough to take the time to speak to about his football career and what he has been up to recently.

You were a standout high school football player at S...

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Interview with Florida Artist Stephen Kline

Stephen Kline is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in acrylics and ink. His notable works include Florida State-of-the-Arts license plate and Lines of Language paintings and drawings. FameBooking was fortunate to have artist Stephen Kline take the time to answer some questions about himself as well as the world of art. 

You work in many different styles and themes &nd...

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Interview with Skip Lockwood Major League Baseball Player, Author, and MIT Graduate

FameBooking had the opportunity to interview Boston Celebrity Skip Lockwood, former Major League Baseball 1st round pick and MIT graduate. If you think you know everything there is to know about this FameBooking Boston celebrity, this interview may surprise you.

On your 1964 signing bonus out of high school, you changed the proposed contract from $35,000 to $135,000 by addin...

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Interview with Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Allee Willis

Allee Willis is a songwriter, artist, set designer, multimedia artist, writer, collector, and director. Willis has won two Grammy Awards from three nominations. She is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. FameBooking appreciates her taking the time to share some of her life stories, advice, and perspectives.

Your story is astonishing because you don’t play or read music, yet you&...

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You might not know some of these celebrities are from St. Louis

St. Louis Born Celebrities - Who Knew?

How well do you know the famous people born in St. Louis? Are you an authority on St. Louis Celebrities? Let’s see how many you know and be honest! PS. We’re not even go to mention the easy ones like Chuck Berry, John Goodman, Chingy, Kevin Kline and adopted St. Louis son Nelly - so put on your thinking caps!

One that might surprise you, and if you’ve ever seen The Poseidon Ad...

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Interview with Denver Author Jenny Shank

This Denver Celebrity has been the recipient of numerous literary accolades. Author, journalist, and teacher, Jenny Shank sat down with FameBooking to discuss the art of writing. We hope you enjoy hearing from this Denver celebrity.

You do a lot in – and are well known in -- western writing/reading circles. You seem exceptionally well-organized and focused around writing. Is that because...

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