"Unsung Hollywood": TV-One (USA)

Episode No. 1. (Photo Floyd Heacock)

Josiah Howard 
Has conducted interviews 

with a broad spectrum of talent. 

Performers
Alicia
Boy Meets Girl
Terry Carter
Diahann Carroll
Jane Child
Rita Coolidge
Sarah Dash (Labelle)
Taylor Dayne

Ric Drasin
Les Dudek
Sheena Easton

Everything But The Girl
Renee Faia
Art Garfunkel (Simon & Garfunkel)

Jeanette Gurado (Expose)
Chaka Khan (Rufus)
Nona Hendryx (Labelle)
Lauren Hutton
Janis Ian

Jermaine Jackson (The Jackson Five)
Holly Knight
Kris Kristofferson
Cyndi Lauper
Patti LaBelle (Labelle)
Janet Lennon (The Lennon Sisters)
Kathy Lennon (The Lennon Sisters)
Lisa Lisa (Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Martika
Chad Michaels
Jim Morris
Alan O'Day
Donny Osmond (The Osmands)
Marie Osmond (The Osmands)
Pebbles

Linda Ronstadt 
Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters)
Regina
Wayne Rogers
Roxette
Sade
Shannon
Stacey Q
William Sanderson
Neil Sedaka
Billy Swan
Lisa Stansfield
The System
Tiffany
Tracy Traccoli
Jimmy Webb
Karyn White
Ann Wilson (Heart)
Mark Wilson
Mary Wilson (The Supremes)
Steve Winwood
Yazz

Comedians
Ruth Buzzi
Steve Martin
Martin Mull
Gailard Sartain
Lily Tomlin
Jimmie Walker


Directors
Paul Bogart
Matt Cimber
Larry Cohen
Robert A. Endelson
Jamaa Fanaka
Jack Hill
Jonathan Kaplan
Arthur Marks
Cirio Santiago
Don Schain

Songwriters
John Durrill
Dick Holler
Fred Mollin
Sandy Pinkard
Les Reed
Tom Snow
Randy Cierley-Sterling
Allee Willis

Columnists
Rona Barrett
Liz Smith


Music Producers
Bob Esty
Steve Barri
Snuff Garrett
Giorgio Moroder
Les Reed
Lenny Roberts
Bruce Roberts
Nile Rogers
David Wolfert

Television Producers
Allan Blye
Paul Brownstein
Bob Karcy
Lee Miller
George Schlatter
Digby Wolfe

Talents
Chuck Braverman
Tony Charmoli
Gary Chowen
Jimmy Dale
Bob Darcy
Paul Galbraith
Bo Kaprall
Ray Klausen
Jim Lapidus
Anita Mann
Donna Schuman
Fred Thaler
Ret Turner
Julian Wasser
Dee Dee Wood

 

 

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Press 


Hollywood Live Extra

February 7, 2018: Black History Month interview.

https://aurn.com/hollywood-live-extra-22-tanya-talks-josiah-howard-author-blaxploitation-cinema/


Closer

October 2, 2017: Author interview.

http://www.closerweekly.com/posts/cher-marriage-relationships-2017-142856


Closer

June 26, 2017: Author interview.


Pappa Alskar Film

February 22, 2017: Author Interview.

http://pappaalskarfilm.blogg.se/2017/february/intervju-med-josiah-howard-forfattaren-till-blaxploitation-cinema-the-essential-reference-guide.html


AudiencesEverywhere.net

Feb. 9, 2017: Author interview.

http://www.audienceseverywhere.net/blaxploitation-corner-a-qa-with-josiah-howard/


BlaxploitationPaperbacks.com

Sept. 20, 2016: Author Interview; (Part Two)

http://blaxploitationpaperbacks.com/josiah-howard-interview-pt-2/


BlaxploitationPaperbacks.com

Sept. 7, 2016: Author Interview; (Part One)

http://blaxploitationpaperbacks.com/an-interview-with-josiah-howard/


Today 

May 20, 2016: Author Interview.

https://twitter.com/TheTodayShow/status/733446670680088576


Film Comment

March 11, 2016: Primary Citation.

http://www.filmcomment.com/blog/deep-cuts-stars-bars-blaxploitation-soundtracks/


Closer

April 6, 2016: Author Interview.


The Museum of Uncut Funk

2014: Author Interview.

http://museumofuncutfunk.com/2014/10/25/uncut-funk-by-josiah-howard/

Buzzfeed
2014: Author Interview.
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kelleylcarter/hollywoods-troubling-paint-down-practices

Grindhouse Cinema Database
2014: Author Interview.
http://www.grindhousedatabase.com/index.php/The_Name_Is...BLACULA_Special

nVersos Books Promotional Spot

2014: Paulette Pink promotes "Cher: Strong Enough"

https://youtu.be/C4I_sM36jbw


Diversao
2014: Brazilian magazine: Author Interview.
http://virgula.uol.com.br/diversao/literatura/diva-imortal-faz-aniversario-e-ganha-livro-sobre-seu-programa-de-tv-nos-70-confira-entrevista-exclusiva-com-o-autor

Unsung 'Hollywood'

TV One Broadcast documentary series. Author Interviews: Season Six (2014) and Season Seven, (2015).

Episode: "Pam Grier." Air: Mar. 1, 2014

Episode:"Bill Duke." Air: April 3, 2014
Episode:"Cooley High." Air: April 7, 2014
Episode: "Flip Wilson." Air: Feb. 25, 2015

Episode:"Richard Roundtree." Air: April 19, 2015


The Arts Desk
2014: Britain; Author Interview and Book excerpt.
http://www.theartsdesk.com/new-music/extract-cher-strong-enough

Cher News
2014: Italy; Author Interview.
http://cherthebest.blogspot.it/

Donna Summer: Hot Stuff
2013: Germany; Documentary film featuring extensive Author Interview.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3029368/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

The Museum of Uncut Funk
2012: Your Tube; 30-min Author Interview.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RajH3kQYjcA

Gelf Magazine
2011: Author Interview.
http://www.gelfmagazine.com/archives/the_blaxploitation_reader.php

The Los Angeles Times
2011: Author Interview.
http://articles.latimes.com/2009/oct/11/entertainment/ca-blaxploitation11


Diario Regional
2011: Brazil; Author Interview.
http://www.diarioregionalrs.com.br/noticias/17907/Especial/A_ideologia_do_negro_na_tela


Donna Summer: Hot Stuff trailer (featuring Josiah Howard)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-G8GuMkQgc


Question Time
2004: Author Interview.
http://www.donnasummer.it/questiontime3.html


ITC -TV (Britain)

The Today Show: NBC (USA)


"Behind The Music": VH-1​​ (USA)

"50mn Inside"(France)

London Daily Mail (Britain)  

"Unsung Hollywood": TV-One (USA)

Episode No. 4.