Matthew Cooke joins Larry King at Ora Tv Studios, Glendale CA 6/29/15
MATTHEW COOKE - In 2013 Cooke released his directorial debut HOW TO MAKE MONEY SELLING DRUGS produced by Bert Marcus Productions and Adrian Grenier featuring Eminem, 50 Cent, Susan Sarandon, Woody Harrelson and others. DRUGS was bought and distributed by Robert DeNiro's Tribeca Film where it debuted at #1 on iTunes and Amazon. Drugs won the audience award at the Champs-Elysees and Newport Film Festivals and the Best Writing Award from the International Documentary Association.
Cooke's credits on DRUGS also include: writer, narrator, cinematographer, editor, motion graphics designer and art director.
In 2007 Cooke produced and edited his first feature film. DELIVER US FROM EVIL, written + directed by Amy Berg, was honored with the Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary film, made over 100 critics "best of" lists and Rotten Tomatoes top 10 best reviewed films of all time.
Cooke and Emmy Award Winning Producer Steve DeVore's production company SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT are currently in development on fiction and documentary feature films.
Cooke is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, the ACLU, The Free Thought Project, RYOT and his YouTube channel.
Donte Stallworth with Larry King via satellite, 6/29/15
Donté Stallworth is a former American football wide receiver who played ten seasons in the National Football League for several teams.After he left the NFL, the Huffington Post, an internationally known Web site, named Stallworth as one of its national security fellows, a six-month internship of sorts that exposes hopeful journalists to the basics of reporting. He attended news conferences and forums, conducted interviews and wrote stories, went to budget meetings and worked with editors.
“Donte has a quick mind, an insatiable curiosity and a passion for politics — the necessary qualities of a great journalist,” said Ryan Grim, the Huffington Post’s Washington bureau chief, in a prepared statement on the hire.
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