Posts by Amy and Nancy Harrington

Amy and Nancy Harrington

About The Author

Sisters Amy and Nancy Harrington have made a career based on their love of pop culture. As writers, they create positive entertainment content for their own website, Pop Culture Passionistas. Their interviews, articles and trivia challenges have been syndicated to Yahoo, OMG!, Fox.com, GetBack.com, Picktainment, BeliefNet, Examiner, EcoSalon and many more. They have conducted, written and edited hundreds of celebrity interviews for various outlets including the Archive of American Television at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. On their various assignments and for their site, they have covered film and TV icons like Danny DeVito, Martin Sheen and Alan Alda. They've chatted with celebrity chefs like Jamie Oliver and Anthony Bourdain, reality stars like Chris Harrison and Donald Trump and comedians such as Tracey Morgan and Rosie O'Donnell. Most recently Amy and Nancy were invited to be part of the VIP digital press corps covering “Oprah’s Lifeclass.” The elite group of seven digital media writers was hand-picked to provide exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage during Winfrey’s tour of the U.S. and Canada. Amy and Nancy produced over 450 webisodes of the pop culture web series “Retro Minute” and related trivia games, which have been distributed online to MSN.com and HULU.com and have had a reach of 150 million views per month on out-of-home screens in Walmart, Costco, Coffee Bean, Dennys, Burger King and more. The sisters first started working together as video producers, creating episodes of the series “PopVision.” The Internet show featured tours of pop culture locations in and around Hollywood and conversations with entertainment legends from Herb Alpert to William Shatner. The series, which was distributed online and via iTunes, Shout! Factory DVDs and VH1 Classics, also included a variety of interviews with music icons like Heart and The Bangles.
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Interview: Jai Rodriguez on ‘Buyer & Cellar,’ Barbra and Celebrity

In a recent one-on-one interview with the Pop Culture Passionistas, Jai Rodriguez talks about his show "Buyer & Cellar."

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Interview: Yakov Smirnoff Talks Laughter, Relationships and Neuroscience

In a recent one-on-one interview with the Pop Culture Passionistas, Yakov Smirnoff explains how he made the leap from stand-up comedy to neuroscience.

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‘Better Late Than Never’: An Interview with Henry Winkler, William Shatner and Jeff Dye

Our friends at Pop Culture Passionistas recently went to a press screening for the upcoming TV show "Better Late Than Never," expecting these ‘70s superstars to entertain us for a bit.

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Pop Culture Passionistas Talk with Ben Vereen, Who Thinks Life Is an Art Form

Amy and Nancy Harrington of PopCulturePassionistas.com spoke with the legendary Ben Vereen about his career and life.

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Andrea McArdle on Her Career and Spending $1,500 for a Conversation with Frank Sinatra

Pop Culture Passionistas Amy and Nancy Harrington interviewed the talented Andrea McArdle and shared with ScreenPicks.

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Arizona Teacher Barrett Baber Schools Himself for Success on ‘The Voice’

Team Blake contestant Barrett Baber talks about his strategy to win "The Voice."

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‘Welcome to Sweetie Pies’ Kicks Off Season 6 in Sunny California

"Welcome to Sweetie Pies" stars Miss Robbie Montgomery and her son Tim Norman talked about opening Sweetie Pie’s No Ho.

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Remaining Members of Team Pharrell on ‘The Voice’ Talk About Their Coach

"The Voice" contestants Madi Davis and Evan McKeel of Team Pharrell talk about how their mentor has helped them.

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Jean Smart’s Not Your Run-of-the Mill Midwestern Mom on ‘Fargo’

Jean Smart talks about creating the character of Floyd Gerhardt on the superb "Fargo."

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Young Contestants from ‘The Voice’ Share Their Pre-Show Rituals

"The Voice's" Team Gwen -- Jeffrey Austin, Braiden Sunshine and Korin Bukowski -- all handle their pre-show jitters in different ways.

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Kym Whitley Talks Adoption on ‘Raising Whitley’

Comedian Kym Whitley opens up about adopting son Joshua and her OWN show "Raising Whitley."

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‘The Voice’ Contestant Jordan Smith Celebrates His Unique Style

On Monday night’s episode of "The Voice," Jordan Smith gave us hope. He talks about his experience on the show...

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Bokeem Woodbine Is Bad-Ass Mike Milligan in ‘Fargo’

Bokeem Woodbine talks about playing the cool and collected henchman in "Fargo."

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Choreographer Spencer Liff on Having a Dream Job

Former "So You Think You Can Dance" choreographer Spencer Liff talks about living his lifelong dream.

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Alfonso Ribeiro Unleashes ‘The Carlton’ on ‘AFV’

Pop Culture Passionistas spoke with Alfonso Ribeiro one-on-one about how he landed the coveted hosting gig on "America's Funniest Home Videos."

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