"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

Lady Bunny
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

Stephen "Tabboo!" Tashjian
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 


Select Author Interviews


RADIO:

Feb. 7, 2018: Black History Month interview with American Radio Networks/Hollywood Live Extra and Tanya Hart.

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


YOUTUBE:

Oct. 28, 2012: Half-hour video interview for The Museum of Uncut Funk by Sista TooFunky.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RajH3kQYjcA


ONLINE:

Feb. 8, 2017: Audienceseverywhere Q & A interview by film historian Richard Newby.

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


More


Josiah Howard's favorite promotional spot for the Portuguese edition of "Cher: Strong Enough," featuring Paulette Pink, Brazil's premiere Cher tribute artist.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4I_sM36jbw&feature=youtu.be


Josiah Howard featured in the trailer for the documentary film: Donna Summer: Hot Stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-G8GuMkQgc


Josiah Howard in a promotional spot for ITV's Breaking The Band: Sonny & Cher.(June 24, 2018).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50UsLbeNRQ4


Even more


The Digital Bits

August 2, 2018: 45th Anniversary of film Live and Let Die. Interview with Josiah Howard.

http://thedigitalbits.com/columns/history-legacy-showmanship/live-and-let-die-45th


Closer

October 2, 2017: Author interview.

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

June 26, 2017: Author interview.

Apr. 6, 2016. 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


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/


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

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

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


"Breaking The Band" (REELZ-TV; America); (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.