Pamela Buchignani

Art

Art is cheaper than therapy

Don’t get me wrong, I like therapy just as much as any daughter of a social worker. But sometimes, having a creative outlet that is all your own – something that has nothing to do with work or money, or […]

Hollywood writers

Hollywood writers writing about writing

To a writer, there is nothing more difficult than writing. For many of us, it’s like that one true love who breaks our heart over and over again – but each time, we come back for more. Nothing gives us […]

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The Impossible Polaroid Resurrection

Those of us who grew up in any decade before the 90’s, remember the ritual that was considered ‘instant photography’ in the pre-digital era: The wildly inaccurate viewfinder The sound of the camera pushing out a single square of strange-smelling […]

Public radio

What the heck is public radio, anyway?

I’ve been working in public radio for about 7 years now, and I often take for granted people understanding what that actually means. When I worked in the movies business as a “D-Girl,” people often thought I was talking about […]

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from Hollywood Journal

Favorite on screen couple Do I have to relinquish my man-card if I say Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams? (The Notebook) – Jason Benoit, Esq. Hubbell and K-K-K-Katie (The Way We Were) – Stella Braintree Mitchell Pritchett and Cam Tucker (Modern Family) […]

ESPN 30 for 30

How ESPN changed my life

I am not, nor have I ever been, a sports fan. In elementary school, I was consistently picked last in kick ball and eliminated first in dodge ball. In high school, I cut P.E. class even more often than 1st […]

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