SXSW 2019: Foo Fighter’s Chris Shiflett Backstage At Ray Benson’s Birthday Bash


We catch up to Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters backstage at Ray Benson’s Birthday Party, an annual SXSW event that draws some of the finest musicians for some of the best jams of the festival.  He talked about his 20 years with the Foo Fighters and jokingly gave some bad advice for children who’d like to follow in his footsteps.

This 68th Birthday (Happy Birthday Ray!) was presented by BMI and benefitted the Health Alliance For Austin Musicians (HAAM), a unique non-profit that holds a special place in the heart of Austin music lovers.  The event was  held on the GSD&M corporation’s back plaza, and featured Ray Benson’s Asleep At The Wheel, Dale Watson, Randy Houser, Ben Dickey, Katie Pruitt, Robert Ellis, Who Do, Jamie Lin Wilson, Waylon Payne, Collective Soul’s Ed Roland, Wade Bowen and a special surprise by Robert Earl Keen.

Cirque Du Soleil Debuts “Twas The Night Before…” Christmas Show In Dallas November 25th to December 11th

Interview by Paul Salfen (L) Paul Salfen (R) Circus Artist Roberto Alvarez Serrano The acclaimed family holiday theatrical – ‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil– is making its Dallas debut at the Texas C. U. Theater from Friday, November 25 – Sunday, December 11, 2022. ‘Twas the Night Before… is Cirque du Soleil’s

Pinky Cole Promotes New Book “Eat Plants, B*tch,” in Dallas Nov. 28th

Interview by Paul Salfen CEO & Founder of the celebrity favorite vegan burger chain Slutty Vegan Pinky Cole has just announced her one-of-a-kind "Pinky Cole Experience Tour" promoted by Live Nation Urban and will feature celebrities, executive chefs, Slutty Vegan food trucks serving mouthwatering dishes from her upcoming recipe book “Eat Plants, B*tch,” (released November 15th) an exclusive

13 Nominations Later, Diane Warren Talks About Her Well-Deserved Oscar

Interview by Paul Salfen 13-time Oscar nominated songwriter Diane Warren has been referred to as "always the bridesmaid and never the bride," because, after 13 nominations, she has not won.... until now. Diane Warren received the Honorary Oscar at the Academy's Governors Awards . To pay tribute to her long-awaited "bridal moment," Diane did a

Elizabeth Tabish (Mary Magdalene) And Paras Patel (Matthew) Talk THE CHOSEN: Season 3

Interview by Paul Salfen DALLAS – Nov. 21, 2022 – Audience demand for the premiere of The Chosen’s Season 3 first two episodes is driving an extension of the original five-day run in cinemas all the way through Dec. 1.  With $8.75 million in sales opening weekend, The Chosen Season 3, Episodes 1 and 2

Filmmakers Adam Leader and Richard Oaks On FEED ME

Interview by Paul Salfen Following the death of his wife, a broken man spirals into an abyss of night tremors and depression and finds himself in the home of a deranged cannibal who convinces him to take his own life in the most horrific way imaginable.

BONES AND ALL Movie Minute Review

The Review: This is Paul Salfen with your KLAK Movie Minute. In limited theaters this weekend and expanding mid-week before Thanksgiving is Bones and All, another type of feast - a cannibal love story! Yes, that's right...just in time for the holidays. Starring Timothee Chalamet and Taylor Russell Maren, this unlikely road trip romance from

Gil Birmingham (Thomas Rainwater) On Filming Season 5 of YELLOWSTONE

Interview by Paul Salfen Gil Birmingham talks filming in the gorgeous Montana countryside, showing a life that is connected to the land, and hoping that it's an "eye opener" and invokes a little reverence for Mother Earth.

Luke Grimes and Kelsey Asbille (Kayce And Monica Dutton) Talk YELLOWSTONE, Season 5

Interview by Paul Salfen The Yellowstone premiere was the most watched show across all of TV in 2022 and the most watched cable premiere since 2017’s The Walking Dead “Taylor has done it again with nearly 16 million viewers watching Yellowstone’s return on Sunday night, solidifying its status as the #1 show across all of TV,” said

Animators Eric Goldberg and Disney Legend Floyd Norman On MICKEY: THE STORY OF A MOUSE

Interview by Paul Salfen ERIC GOLDBERG (Disney Animator/Director) is a renowned hand-drawn animator and director, first joining Walt Disney Animation Studios as supervising animator of The Genie in 1992’s “Aladdin.” in addition to directing “Pocahontas” and key segments in “Fantasia/200,” Eric animated Mini Maui in “Moana,” Louis in “The Princess and the Frog,” Phil in “Hercules,”

Uncle Traveling Matt (Puppeteer Dave Goelz) Talks FRAGGLE NIGHT OF LIGHTS

Interview by Paul Salfen Apple TV+ today revealed the trailer for the highly anticipated “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” Night of the Lights holiday special, premiering globally Friday, November 18. Jim Henson’s fun-loving and musical Fraggles — Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Boober and new Fraggle friends — have returned for all new adventures about


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