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Interview with Barbara Simpson on KSFO 560

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My Interview on KGO TV with Brian Copeland

Brian Copeland interviewed me on Channel 7′s 7Live program. Watch the interview below: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Monsters and Critics Review

Check out this great review from monstersandcritics.com: In her new memoir “Wild Thymes,” Bay Area caterer Sally Van Slyke does not hold back as she dishes about less than savory encounters with some of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars, whom she handled during her reign as a top VP of marketing at Universal Pictures in the [...]

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Sally’s interview with Brian Copeland on KGO 810

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Article in Woman and Hollywood

Check out the article posted on Women and Hollywood: It’s a Wild Thyme for Women in 21st Century Hollywood The status and authority of women participating in various aspects of the film and television industry has made great strides in the past twenty years. Two years ago a woman actually was awarded the Oscar for [...]

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Watch Sally’s Interview With Jan Wahl

Recently I was interviewed by Jan Wahl of KRON 4. Watch the interview below! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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What A Week – Jan Wahl chimes in with her review of Wild Thymes!

First, and most importantly of all I want to thank every single person who attended my Book Launch Party at the Highlands Country Club. I realize what busy people you all are and I cannot fully express how much I appreciate your time and support. I had fun and it looked to me like you [...]

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The LA Times

As a member of the Academy, I was recently featured in the LA Times “Unmasking The Academy” article, with my profile being featured next to such big names as Madonna and Haley Joel Osment. Read what they had to say about me below! And don’t forget about my book signing and release party tomorrow! Details and address [...]

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Remembering some great people…

This week we celebrate two of the greatest men the world will ever know. Dr. Martin Luther King would have turned 83 January 15. Our nation celebrates in his memory on the second Monday of each January with a national holiday. I, however, also take this day to celebrate the memory of his wife, Coretta [...]

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Lessons from 2011

I was more than thankful to see 2011 fade into history. I purposefully waited to blog until after the holidays and at least a week of the brand new year had passed. One always learns, and 2011 taught me: 1. Grief is an intangible and one can never be prepared for it. All one can [...]

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    SF Chronicle Article

    The SF Chronicle's On The Town section recently featured an article about Wild Thymes and my favorite spots to hangout around town: She looks like a mild-mannered suburban caterer, but Sally Van Slyke, founder of Wild Thyme Catering and Event Management in Walnut Creek, has a storied past. Or, to be more accurate, many stories in her past. Van Slyke, a onetime Los Angeles TV anchorwoman, jumped into the film industry and during a 15-year career, rose to the rank of senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Universal Pictures in the 1980s. Working with film stars was not as glitzy or fun as it might appear to be from the outside, and she gives readers a view of life on the inside - placating studio heads and hot-tempered celebrities - in her new tell-all, "Wild Thymes: Catering to the Egos of the Hollywood Elite" (Camino Diablo Press, 181 pages). Read more … [Read More...]