Actress and PR Maven, Laura Orrico, Shares Tidbits of Her Success

Everyone has a dream. We all grew up wanting to be firefighters or doctors or artists, but how many of us actually followed those paths? For most of us, our dreams become a distant thought as we take the more practical route – and there is nothing wrong with that. However, there is something to…

“La La Land” Choreographer Talks Creating Movie Musical Magic

Note: This interview was originally conducted by Taylor Leddin for Fan Fest in February of 2017. La Land Land has been the talk of the town this awards season and has danced its way into the hearts of audiences across the globe. Choreographer Mandy Moore, whose body of work includes Dancing with the Stars, American Hustle, and Silver Linings Playbook,…

Thank You and Best Regards

Disclaimer: Dates and last names have been removed to protect the privacy of those included. The author intends no disrespect to any of the included companies and writes strictly for the purpose of entertainment. Introduction  To: Reader From: Taylor Hello! Let me begin by saying, thank you for embarking on this journey. This endeavor has…

Film and TV Actor, Gary Ray Moore, to Receive Courage Award

Tonight, film and television actor, Gary Ray Moore, will be presented with the Stephanie Digeno Courage Award from the Asheville Film Festival. Moore, best known for his role as Jack Warton on Netflix’s House of Cards, recently overcame his battle with cancer and is the first recipient of this Courage Award. The Tidbit spoke with…

Don Stark of “That ’70s Show” Talks Ups and Downs of Show Business

It is often said that if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. However, getting that job that doesn’t feel like a job can itself be a lot of work. Actor Don Stark has been very successful in his four-decade long career in film and television, but acknowledges that this is not something that happened…

5 Ways To Support International Day of Charity

Today is International Day of Charity, which is implemented by United Nations. According to their website, “The International Day of Charity was established with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. The date of 5 September was chosen in…

Scott Straka, Celebrity Portrait Artist, Talks Fun of Conventions

If there’s one thing I admire, it’s someone who is willing to follow their passion. Such a person is Scott Straka, who has built a career out of his passion for drawing. Straka now travels all over the country attending conventions and sharing his art with those who love it most – the fans. Taylor…

The Art of a Time Capsule Journal

When I was 17, I had a nice, hardcover blue and green patterned journal that I carried with me everywhere. Of course it came along with me when I had the chance to go to London during my senior year of high school. At the end of each day, I would document the day’s events,…

The Tidbit Takes ‘The Barrel Run’

The First Ride In early 2017, a group of friends, family, and neighbors hopped aboard a bus shaped like a barrel (you read that right) and drank all of what Chicago had to offer. Despite what this sounds like, I’m not setting you up for a “priest and a rabbi walk into a bar” type…

The Tidbit’s Guide To Being a Movie/TV Extra

It was August of 2012 the first time I had a true, introspective evaluation of “what the heck am I doing with my life?” I had just started my freshman year of college at Illinois State University, majoring in special education, but none of what was happening was sitting right with me. After a few days…

‘Misfits’ Erase Stigma of Unemployment

There’s no point in sugar coating it – being unemployed sucks. Aside from the fact that you’re not getting a paycheck, there is also this stigma that comes with being unemployed. Unemployment has this way of eliciting unwanted pity from others and creates internal frustration. And then, there’s the added factor of trying to figure…