James D Smithey, Author at I Live In Dallas

James D SmitheyJames Smithey is a teacher at a local DFW high school, father, and proud Texas native. In addition to these titles, he could also be considered a "countrified geek". James has a strong passion for gaming, movies, reading, sports, the outdoors, and traveling. He also began a blog to document his travel adventures and celebrity interview transcripts. You can read more at: globalgeek.wordpress.com

Review: A Walk Through Christmas at the Gaylord Texan 2021

Review: A Walk Through Christmas at the Gaylord Texan 2021

Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf brings back the Christmas magic to the Gaylord Texan in an interactive experience sure to please the family. See what we have to say about it and the rest of the experiences at the Gaylord Texan this winter!

[INTERVIEW] Revisiting The 70s & 80s With Caddyshack’s Cindy Morgan For Retro Expo

[INTERVIEW] Revisiting The 70s & 80s With Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan For Retro Expo

In an exclusive interview with Cindy Morgan, we are throwing things back to the days of Caddyshack and Tron for her upcoming visit to Retro Expo.

[INTERVIEW] Francois Chau Talks Turtles, GI Joe, and Lost

[INTERVIEW] Francois Chau Talks Turtles, GI Joe, and Lost

Cowabunga! The Shredder, Francois Chau visits with ILID prior to Retro Expo!

[INTERVIEW] The Birds and Alien Star Veronica Cartwright Heads To Retro Expo

[INTERVIEW] The Birds and Alien Star Veronica Cartwright Heads To Retro Expo

Veronica Cartwright talks about her time with Alfred Hitchcock and what it was like filming for some of Hollywood's biggest hits ahead of her Retro Expo appearance.

[INTERVIEW] Valley Girl’s Deborah Foreman Returns To DFW

[INTERVIEW] Valley Girl's Deborah Foreman Returns To DFW

Valley Girl's Deborah Foreman speaks with ILID ahead of her Alamo Drafthouse Q&A and appearance at Dallas Comic Show.

[INTERVIEW] DFW Native Burton Gilliam Discusses Blazing Saddles And His Career

[INTERVIEW] DFW Native Burton Gilliam Discusses Blazing Saddles And His Career

Dallas native and Hollywood icon Burton Gilliam does an exclusive interview with ILID prior to the Dallas Comic Show.

[INTERVIEW] 10 Quick Questions With Sherilyn Fenn

[INTERVIEW] 10 Quick Questions With Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn has graced Hollywood since the 1980s, making a name for herself on and off screen. Starring in more than 123 shows and films, Fenn has left a lasting impact on the cinema industry. Some of her most memorable roles came in hits like Twin Peaks, Of Mice and Men, and Gilmore Girls. Off […]

[INTERVIEW] Charlie Brown’s Melanie Kohn Reflects On Her Time As Lucy

[INTERVIEW] Charlie Brown's Melanie Kohn Reflects On Her Time As Lucy

Voice actress Melanie Kohn, a Texas resident, has played a role that has influenced generations children and adults alike. Kohn is best known for voicing Lucy Van Pelt in many of the Charlie Brown animated shows and movies, including It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! Kohn's sister voiced the character before she assumed the role […]

The Past Visits Plano When Retro Expo Hits DFW This November

The Past Visits Plano When Retro Expo Hits DFW This November

Retro Expo is bringing things back this November!

Don’t Miss Christmas At The Gaylord Texan

Don't Miss Christmas At The Gaylord Texan

Christmas at the Gaylord returns with a brand new interactive exhibit! Use the code "LIVE" to get 50% off admission!