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Chef Ralph Pagano Featured on The Balancing Act

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Chef Ralph Pagano Featured on The Balancing Act
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge Photo Credit: Kristen DiNonno Noffsinger (Kristen Rose Agency) Celebrity chef and personality Ralph Pagano is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the food scene. Since 2015, Ralph Pagano has appeared regularly on the Lifetime Television morning show The Balancing Act that is created and produced by BrandStar. The Balancing Act is in its ninth season and brings fresh ideas to today's modern women to enrich their everyday lives byfeaturing delicious recipes, style makeovers, dream getaways, parenting tips, as well as health and wealth news. Ralph Pagano was recently featured on the "Special Celebrity Edition" of The Balancing Act as a host, alongside Reza Farahan, Caroline Manzo, Montel Williams and Ali Landry. In addition to the show, he is working on his own segment, “Ralph on the Road” (a community food based segment.) The iconic chef has also appeared on shows such as Hell…

Earnest Pugh is Gospel Leading Man

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Earnest Pugh is Gospel Leading Man
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge


‘Gospel Leading Man’ Dr. Earnest Pugh is a dynamic music force to be reckoned with in the gospel recording industry as he utilize his ability and gift to standout. As a powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, music producer, industry executive, successful record label owner of EPM Music Group and philanthropist, it was evident that he would eventually rise to super stardom while having faith in his ministry.

During his early career and life, Pugh would become a successful sought-after worship leader by following his journey for the love of worshipping and singing gospel music. As a legendary singer, he continues to capture his international audience worldwide with his vision and creativity. Pugh has shared the stage with many chart-topping artists, such as, Shirley Caesar, Richard Smallwood, Beverly Crawford and Lalah Hathaway, just to name several.
Regarding his musical work, the Multi-Stellar Award Winner has record…

Actor and Entertainer Christian J Simon

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Actor and Entertainer Christian J. Simon
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge Photo credit to Tommy Flanagan Currently starring on Disney Channel’s Sydney to the Max, actor Christian J. Simon, showcases his undeniable talent to his viewers and fans at an extremely young age. Some of his works include him guest starring on Hulu’s original series Future Man, Netflix’s Alexa & Katie, HBO’s comedy-drama Insecure and is also recognized for his voiceover on the Cartoon Network series The Amazing World of Gumball as Darwin Watterson. I had the opportunity to chat with the acting sensation regarding his career and latest happenings. Here is what Christian J. Simon had to share with the readers. Tocarra Eldridge: Hello Christian, how are you? Christian J. Simon: Good! How are you? Tocarra: I'm doing well! Thank you so much for taking the time out to interview today with Consciousness Magazine. Christian: Oh, no problem. Thank you for having me! Tocarra: It’s my pleasure! Are you rea…

The Force of Nature That is Pam Grier

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The Force of Nature That is Pam Grier
By Allison Kugel


If you were to ask any director who's worked with the legendary Pam Grier they would likely tell you that having Pam on their set is a game changer. She knows what she wants and what she brings to the table. Just stand back and watch the force that is Pam.

Throughout our conversation she made it clear that clinging to her perfectly proportioned black Barbie superhero past doesn't interest her. It's a lovely time capsule that will be well documented in biopic about her life based on her autobiography Foxy (Grand Central Publishing) that is currently in pre-production.
These days Pam is focused on roles that represent mature, well rounded women living their authentic lives and not hiding behind a veneer of glam. Even stripped down to the studs, Pam Grier still exudes sensuality that leads men of all ages to her like the Pied Piper. In her first network sitcom role in Bless This Mess (ABC, 9:30/8:30c), Grier plays Constance,…