Bring back good ol’ Disney Channel Television shows! Please.

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

Happy New Year! Let’s start off a new year with a rant. Or.. More like a favor? To Disney! Thanks to a commenter from one of my previous videos, she inspired me to create this video basically begging Disney to give us a channel with all our favorite television shows from the past. Who’s with me? Bueller? Bueller?

Ashleeeybash: Malala Yousafzai. Ariana Grande. Kickass Women (PART TWO)

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

AAAAND here’s part two to my super long video two weeks ago. Hope you enjoy. Let me know who you totally look up to bcos there are so many and I couldn’t name them all!

Ashleeeybash: Emma Watson. Rowan Blanchard. HeForShe. Kickass Women (PART ONE)

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

#Girlpower. I was given this idea (Thanks Ading Andy) to talk about Feminism and to be honest, I didn’t know what I wanted to say exactly. But then everything came out like word vomit and I realized there’s so much to say but where do I even start? I want to applaud all the women out there being kickass in their field and fighting for what’s right. I’m sorry I had to cut this in two pieces but did you really wanna sit there watching a ten-twelve minute video? What women do you admire? Let me know!

* I apologize if I’m not accurate on some things.

AshleeeyBash: San Jose Heroes & Villains Fan Fest 2015 RECAP

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

This is a WAY overdue recap video but here it is anyways! I attended the inaugural Heroes & Villains Fan Fest in San Jose back in November. It did have its kinks here and there but hey, it’s their first year and things picked up by the second day. If you are considering going or if this is your first time even hearing about it, Google it. See if it’s coming to a city near you because it’s honestly one of the best cons I’ve been to.

AshleeeyBash: Niall Horan + Selena Gomez?! #VSFashionShow. Saint West! Oh, my!

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

It’s December 9 (AKA CHRISTMAS IS REALLY SOON) and THIS is what’s been happening allover my feed lately. We got the whole Niall + Selena rumors, Victoria Secret Fashion Show, Remakes, Saint West AND MORE. Thanks for letting me do this guys. THIS IS AWESOME.

Tara Talks: Episode Forty One (The One with New Year Resolutions)


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Ashleeeybash: Red Starbucks Cups. Expensive Meet & Greets! CLIP-ON MAN BUNS?!

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

Weird and much random topics but look, this is all over my feed and this needed to be addressed. There’s the cup controversy (when it really isn’t that big of a deal), the crazy expensive meet and greets and clip-on man buns. Yes, clip-on man buns are a real thing. Do not ask me why. What are your guys’ thoughts on these? Let me know down below on what you think about these things and/or what I should talk about next week!

Tara Talks: Episode Forty (The One with Drawing My Life)

In the 40th episode of Tara Talks and because I just got stomach treatments again I decided to do a Draw My Life video for you guys! And because one of my friends wanted me to make a video that would make him cry but I don’t want anyone to cry because thats not good.

So here is part of my crazy life. I am not an artist so do not judge my stick figures.

I AM SELLING SHIRTS AGAIN! If you want to buy one …

All of the money is going to help pay for my medical expenses.

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Tara Talks: Episode Thirty Nine (The One with Thanksgiving Eve and High School Reunions)

So some of you American’s know the hardships that are Thanksgiving Eve. When you venture out with your friends to a local bar and unfortunately have to run into every single person you went to highschool with and most likely hated. Or maybe that’s just me…

In this video, I give you a classic rant talking about that night and literally just ramble on about how much I hate everyone from high school.

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Ashleeeybash: Fall TV 2015 ‘Report Card’

So excited to do this video yet… So not prepared on how long it would be. Should have figured. There are SO many new Fall TV shows so I give my opinion on which one is”YAS you should watch” or “NAW ditch this show ASAP.” Are there any shows I SHOULD be watching that I haven’t mentioned? Let me know down below!

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An Exclusive Interview with ‘Donny!’ star and comedian Emily Tarver

Emily Tarver, an actor/comedian who has studied improv firsthand from the greats – Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, and Rachel Dratch, to name a few, is getting ready to premiere her latest role in Donny!, a new USA comedy series. She has starred in television, commercials,and is an Upright Citizens Brigade comedian. So, would you believe me if I told you just a few years ago she was working in NYC as a social worker?

Let’s take it back.

Emily Tarver has always wanted to get into comedy and acting but, like so many of us, thought her dreams were out of reach.

“I always wanted to, in the back of my mind,” Tarver explained of a career in comedy, “but I thought it was ridiculous and impossible!”

You see, she was studying Spanish and Psychology at the University of Texas when, during her senior year, she decided to take an improve class.

“I thought, oh my gosh, improv! That’s the thing I’ve been doing my whole life and never knew it,” she spoke of the experience.

After taking her very first improv class, Tarver knew what she was meant to be doing and set out to create her new life. “I was like, thanks for putting me through college Mom and Dad, but…. I’ve got a new plan!”

Tarver then moved to NYC in 2004 and began taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade, a theatre for improvisational comedy and sketch comedy. “I took like 25 classes at UCB, I wasn’t sure that I was going to be an actor, I just really wanted to study comedy,” Tarver said. “I studied and interned at UCB. I worked every Sunday night on a show called Asscat. I worked the door and was able to interact with all of the greatest improvisers – Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Rachel Dratch and Horatio Sanz—I watched those people every Sunday night for 4 years, that was the best part of my experience. I got to watch the best people do it.”

Meanwhile, Tarver was using her degree and working as a social worker for children with developmental delays until she got turned to acting. She started booking commercials and continued to study at UCB. She also sang in a folk comedy band called Summer and Eve, that performed live for about 5 years in NYC.

When asked who has been a role model or an inspiration to her career, Tarver named a couple of the best female improvisers and comedians to ever exist but she said one has been like an older sister to her.

“Amy Poehler – I love her, I have always loved her. I got so psyched to come to New York to train at her theatre and I’ve kind of known her since I got there. She has been really wonderful and always very kind to me. She’s like my older sister, but she doesn’t know it.”

Tarver has always been a fan of comedic greats. She explained that she was the kid that would stay up till 3 a.m. watching Nick at Nite and then be so tired for school the next day.“I’ve always been a fan of the greats. Dick Van Dyke, I Love Lucy—I actually went to Lucy Fest this year!” Tarver laughed. “I’ve also been binge watching all of Kristen Wigs’ movies on Netflix. She’s so effortlessly funny and dramatic, I’ve gotten to watch people like her for so long at UCB and just absorbs their greatness”

The binge watching, admiration, and studying is definitely paying off. Tarver is well on her way to living her dream of a career in comedy. She offers this advice to anyone looking to do the same.

“Always be creating—create your own thing. Create a comedy blog, have a weird Instagram, don’t wait for someone to pick you for their team, make your own team. “

Tarver plays Pam in the new USA comedy series, Donny!, who happens to be Donny Deutsch’s executive producer in a show that is a satire on his life.

“It’s a show within a show. Donny has his own ‘Dr. Phil’ type show that tackles issues like the dangers of sexting. I’m the person that tries to keep him in line—I love him, but he sure makes my life hard.” Tarver explained of the new series.

With a cast and storyline like this, it’s definitely on our must watch list.

Before we wrapped up our interview with Tarver, we asked her some rapid fire, random questions to get to know her a little more personally. You’re welcome.

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Salted Caramel

Last Song Listened to: Your Love is King by Sade

Favorite Holiday: Halloween

Celebrity Crush when you were a kid: Edward Furlong

Guilty Pleasure TV Show: Million-Dollar Listing

Afraid of: Becoming really fat

Favorite Snack to binge eat: Doritos Nacho Cheese

You’d Freak out if you ever met: Gwen Stefani

Donny! premieres on USA Network on Nov. 10 at 10:30 p.m. To keep up with Emily Tarver follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

Tara Talks: Episode Thirty Eight (The One with Cool Dudes with Mustaches)

A while back I made a video about my Top 5 favorite dudes with beards so here’s the same thing but with MUSTACHES because it’s Movember. If you don’t know what movember is… It’s to help bring awareness for men’s health by guys growing out their beards and either they look super sexy or like a bum living on the subway. So yeah, here’s my top 5, Hopefully it’s better than my beard video.

I give you complete permission to judge choice number five but I totally had to bring it back. How can people just forget about how horrible that looked?? I still love him though so that’s okay.

If you want to see who my Top 5 picks were for dudes with cool beards, watch it here!

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Ashleeeybash: Love is DEAD. Or… Is it?

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(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

2015 = the year love died. Or… Is it? So 2015 was a rough year for some relationships in Hollywood but hey, there are still those who pushed through it all and are STILL together. LET’S GIVE IT UP FOR THEM! ROCKSTARS I SAY! Continue reading

Ashleeeybash: Socalitybarbie pokes fun at social media & I don’t blame her!

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(Image Credit: Socality Barbie/Instagram)

Let’s be real. There will always be someone trying to be internet famous SOMEHOW whether it be through a viral fail video or Instafamous all because of their epic photos. I came across the IG handle “socalitybarbie” who basically pokes fun at it all. Just remember, not everything is as it seems on screen. Continue reading