Michael Cavacini is an award-winning communications professional and writer, as well as a music, film and literary journalist. He’s an alumnus of Temple University, where he received both his B.A. and M.S. in communications and graduated magna cum laude.
Michael’s blog consists of everything arts and culture and his content has reached more than one million people in 145 countries. You’ll find posts about music, movies, books, writing, poetry, and his humorous supermarket stories.
Since the blog’s inception, Michael’s had the honor of interviewing a variety of best-selling authors, including Harlan Coben, Lee Child, Lisa Scottoline, Stuart Woods, Andrew Gross, and Douglas Preston. He also attended and covered ThrillerFest VIII, ThrillerFest IX, ThrillerFest X, and the National Book Awards in New York City.
In addition to authors, Michael’s taken part in interviews with legendary musicians and actors, including:
- Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-winning legend Barry Manilow
- KISS members Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Bruce Kulick, and Ace Frehley
- The Godfather of Shock Rock: Alice Cooper
- Journey members Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo
- Cheap Trick’s lead singer Robin Zander
- Former STYX Vocalist Dennis DeYoung
- Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider
- The most influential drummer in rock and roll history: Carmine Appice
- Two-time Grammy award-winning folk music legend Janis Ian
- Huey Lewis & The News founding member and saxophonist Johnny Colla
- Foreigner’s lead singer Kelly Hansen
- Styx’s bass player Ricky Phillips
- Grammy award-winning artist Melissa Manchester
- 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Oates
- Former lead singer of The Babys and Bad English John Waite
- Night Ranger lead singer Jack Blades and lead guitarist Brad Gillis
- Five-time Grammy award-winning pop music icon Dionne Warwick
- 1998 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder
- Chicago band members Robert Lamm and Lee Loughnane
- REO Speedwagon’s lead singer Kevin Cronin
- 1960s Teen Idol Bobby Rydell
- Emmy-nominated actor and musician Michael Des Barres
- A Nightmare on Elm Street and Detroit Rock City actress Lin Shaye
- Saw lead actor Costas Mandylor
Content by Michael has been featured in Reader’s Digest, as well as on KISSOnline.com, Rolling Stone, ABC News Radio, Ultimate Classic Rock, Classic Rock Magazine, Brave Words, Blabbermouth.net, The Aquarian Weekly, Vic’s Movie Den, BookTrib.com, and #Bond_age_.
Michael is a contributing reporter for a variety of top podcasts, including: PodKISSt, The KISS Room, Cheap Talk with Trick Chat, and the KISSFAQ Podcast. He also co-founded and is the President of Nintendo Philly Meetup, an organization that brings together like-minded people to play Nintendo video games and consoles on a monthly basis.