Recognize This Pop Country Sweetheart?

In May 2004, as a favor to an industry friend I went to a bar in NYC to interview a young up & coming country artist who hadn’t done any interviews before.  That country artist’s name is Taylor Swift.  I remember her being excited that I had interviewed Nick Lachey and she was sweet as

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Jessica Simpson Bares All With In This Skin

Jessica Simpson has been anticipating August 19th for some time now. Not only did her third studio album, In This Skin hit record stores, but the premiere of her MTV series, “Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica” debuted that same night. The day was filled with press, meet & greets, TV appearances followed by a screening with

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2003: Nick Lachey backstage at Summer Jam

May 25, 2003, I had the opportunity to interview Nick Lachey, another idol of mine.  He is one of the nicest people on the planet!  The original article I wrote can’t seem to be found, which upsets me since it was even used for Nick’s press kit!  Here are some photos taken at Jones Beach

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Flashback Friday: Nick Lachey StarShine Voicemail Message

One of my favorite celebrity interviews I did was with Nick Lachey  back in 2003.  It truly makes me sad I can’t find the article I wrote anywhere… it was lost when the original StarShine Magazine site crashed.  Thankfully, I still have this soundbite Nick recorded for my readers to use.  Maybe I should put

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Nick Carter Talks “Now Or Never” and Being the Sexiest Man Alive

On October 22, 2002, Sandy Lo got to interview one of her idols for the first time.  Being a huge Backstreet Boys fan and being able to interview them several times over the years is such an honor for Sandy.  BSB fans have been some of the biggest supporters of StarShine Magazine, so we thank

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