As a comedian, actor and voice actor, Gottfried is well known for voicing the parrot Iago in Disney’s “Aladdin” and the Aflac Duck.
MORRISTOWN — You may never get to shake Howie Mandel’s hand, but if you’re brave enough you can try heckling him for a response at his upcoming show in Morristown on July 16.
In fact, the judge of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” encourages audience members to speak up at his shows.
“I don’t need a plan when I get on stage,” Mandel said in a phone interview. “I have lots of material and things I can do. If something pulls me off that plan — a noise in room, a technical problem — that is gold for me. I don’t mind if people talk to me. I look at it as one giant party.”
When we booked our vacation, my friend Katie and I thought it was a given that if you traveled thousands of miles to Iceland, you’d see the aurora. It turns out we had much to learn about the Northern Lights, a display caused by solar flares entering earth’s magnetic field, which can only be glimpsed in the Arctic regions… or so we thought.
When we took off from Newark in March, bound for Reykjavik, the interior of the Icelandair plane sported Northern Lights simulations. As our plane touched down on the runway, which had a few inches of snow on it (no biggie for them), we were all smiles.
Bryan Ensall of Fairfax, Va. and John Glebocki of Goshen, recently launched Orange County Distillery — a true farm to bottle operation.
This environmentally-friendly building in Scranton typically use 80 percent less energy for heating and cooling than code built buildings.
“A Passive House conserves energy by creating a virtually air-tight, super insulated, compact building envelope that uses the sun and internal gains to achieve space conditioning,” according to press release about the home. “Exceptional indoor air quality is provided by a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) creating a constant supply of filtered fresh air.”
MILFORD — Milford native Mike Harrison is no stranger to the music scene, having been immersed in it since he was a child.
Taking his passion for music, Harrison recently released a method book for advanced electric guitar players and also produced an album, “Welcome to Glove Mart,” earlier this year.