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Nov 19 2013

Mayim Bialik: Top 10 Things About My Appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show

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1. History. I have been on “Arsenio” before. Well, I was on his former show in the 90s about five times. The first time was after “Beaches” came out and I played the trumpet on his show. Yes, I was that precocious actor kid giggling and playing a musical instrument for the pleasure of the audience. I was on again a bunch of times when I was on “Blossom” and if you go to my website you can see the video clips of all of those cringeworthy (for me) moments of me on “Arsenio.” Some include me in a floppy hat, dress, vest, and Doc Martens. Awkward!

2. Backstage. Sherri Shepherd from “The View” was on “Arsenio” last night, too. She came into my dressing room and was very sweet. I have been on “The View” to discuss my book on Attachment Parenting, Beyond the Sling, and they sort of gave me a hard time about a lot of it but they were also fairly nice. Then when I got divorced, some of the former hosts were not really nice at all. But Sherri has always been kind and supportive and we had some good laughs backstage. She also specifically said she wishes she could bottle and sell my hips which surprised me but I guess they are nice in the right light. Read the rest of this entry →

May 17 2013

I’m Not Trying to Lose a Pound or Two, No Matter What that Interview Said

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blue scalePublicity is an important part of my job. That means I have a publicist (who is really cool and she’s from Houston and has tattoos and wears spiky heels and skinny jeans to the office and she’s really fun) and my publicist has me do interviews with magazines and websites and arranges photo shoots (like the one I did in Paris last week–whaaa!?).

My publicist is happy when “big” outlets want to interview me because that means visibility. It means the possibility for even bigger outlets to take notice of me. It also means that as I try to go for my second Emmy nomination, my name is “out there” in ways that actually do matter and help in the nomination/popularity contest that is my industry.  Read the rest of this entry →

Mar 29 2012

Mayim on Conan

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In case you missed it last night, here are some clips from my appearance on Conan! (Warning, to watch these you’ll have to wait through a commercial, but I promise it’s worth it.)

Talking about Big Bang, and diagnosing Dana Carvey’s kids:

And talking about my parents:

Mar 13 2012

Interview Roundup for Beyond the Sling

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If you need proof that I’ve been busy, here’s a roundup of all the interviews I’ve done on TV, radio, and the internet promoting Beyond the Sling.

- Here’s a clip from The View, in which Barbara Walters becomes downright obsessed with my sex life. You can watch the full episode here.

- Here’s the Nightline segment on me and the book:
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- Here’s a link to the segment on Good Morning America, in which George Stephanopoulos calls Attachment Parenting, “the ultimate hug-it-out” style of parenting.

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About Mayim

Mayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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