Interviews, News and Information

May 2017 Tom was featured in an episode of BBC Radio 4's Soul Music called My Favourite Things where "guests from around the world share their special memories of The Sound of Music.
April 2017 Tom will be on BBC Radio 2 talking The Sound of Music and "My Favorite Things."
February 24, 2017 Tom was on BFM Radio Malaysia. Listen here.
January 26, 2017 Tom and Barbara Cook were interviewed about "Then and Now" by Carol Anne Riddell from Arts in the City..
February 14, 2016 Tom will be a guest on The Italian American Podcast discussing Sinatra in Hollywood and The Godfather Effect.
Update: Link to the recording.
January 20, 2016 Tom will be a guest on Connecticut NPR's Colin McEnroe Show from 1-2PM talking about The Importance of Being Barbra.
May 2015 Tom will appear in the May issue of Cinema Retro magazine, and upcoming issues of Taft School Alumni magazine and Trinity College Alumni magazine.
April 10, 2015 Arts in the City 's April 2015 video has a segment on The Sound of Music Story. It will also air on CUNY TV at the following times:
  • Friday, April 10 - 10:00am, 3:00pm, 8:30pm
  • Sunday, April 12 - 12:00pm
  • Sunday, April 19 - 4:30pm
  • Friday, April 24 - 10:00am, 3:00pm, 8:30pm
  • Sunday, April 26 - 12:00pm
April 7, 2015 Joe Meyers reviewed The Sound of Music Story in the Connecticut Post.
March 27, 2015 Tom will be on Irish National Radio.
March 27, 2015 Tom will be on The Steve Maggi Show.
March 25, 2015 Marty Rubin from the Washington Times reviewed The Sound of Music Story.
March 23, 2015 Seth Rudetsky wrote about the Sirius radio interview with Tom on Playbill.com..
March 22, 2015 The Irish Independent reviewed The Sound of Music Story.
March 18, 2015 Tom will appear on Sirius Radio with Seth Rudetsky and Marni Nixon at the following times.

4/4 Sirius Channel Stars 109 1PM and 8PM, Sirius Channel OutQ 106 6PM
4/5 Sirius Channel Stars 109 9AM and 9PM, Sirius Channel OutQ 106 1PM
4/7 Sirius Channel Broadway 72 7AM
4/8 Sirius Channel Broadway 72 12PM
4/10 Sirius Channel Broadway 72 7PM
4/11 Sirius Channel Broadway 72 11PM
March 13, 2015 Helen Brown of the The Daily Telegraph reviewed The Sound of Music Story.
March 11, 2015 Liz Smith discusses The Sound of Music Story and why everyone from her mother to Ronald Reagan loved the film!
March 9, 2015 Tom appeared on WTNH Television (New Haven, CT) an ABC affiliate.
March 6, 2015 Tom will be interviewed on Theater Talk with Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. Not sure exactly when it will air, so stay tuned!
March 3, 2015 Tom "dreamcasts" The Sound of Music Story on My Book, The Movie.
March 2, 2015 The History Channel mentions Tom and The Sound of Music Story in an article - The Real History Behind "The Sound of Music"
March 1, 2015 The Sound of Music Story is mentioned in this article on The Daily Mail and this Critic's Picks article on Philly.com. Tom also appeared on Arise and Shine with Rain Pryor.
February 28, 2015 The Sound of Music Story is a USA Today weekend book pick! It was also featured in the Daily Mirror.
February 27, 2015 The Wall Street Journal reviewed The Sound of Music Story! Tom was also interviewed on ABC Radio by Bill Diehl and on Voice of America Radio by Faiza Elmasry. He also applied the Page 99 Test to the book.
February 25, 2015 Tom is featured on the What Are Writers Reading blog!
February 24, 2015 Tom was interviewed on Inside Edition!
Here's a link to the article, but no video.
February 22, 2015 Tom was profiled in the Waterbury Republican American.
February 18, 2015 Sirius Radio
Interview with Frank DeCaro
1:15 PM
February 19, 2015 Turner Classic Movies posted a quick note/review of The Sound of Music Story!
February 17, 2015 WFSB Hartford, CT
A Better Connecticut hosted by Scott Haney and Kara Sundlun
Video Link
February 16, 2015 The Classic Movie Hub is starting a Sound of Music Story giveaway! From 2/16 thru 3/31, they will be giving away 12 copies of the book! Go here for details.
February 13, 2015 Classic Movie Hub interviewed Tomabout The Sound of Music Story.
September 1, 2014 Interview on NBC Las Vegas about Sinatra at the Sands Copa Room with Tony DeSare
June 16, 2013 WLIE 540 AM - Brooklyn Lunch Hour with John Vivenzio
4:00PM - 6:00PM ET
October 29, 2012 The Adventure Club Podcast - Interview with Guy Hutchinson
September 24, 2012 Mini-Bios of Doris Day and Judy Garland for A&E network

Judy | Doris

Thursday, September 20, 2012 Picture from the Staten Island DaVinci Society Dinner.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 3:00 PM ET: WFSB Television (Channel 3)
Hartford, CT
Interview with Scot Haney
A Better Connecticut
Here's the video!
Sunday August 5, 2012

5:00 PM ET: WAAM Radio Ann Arbor Michigan - Talk Radio 1600
Interview with Edwin Hoffman
The Godfather Effect

Sunday July 15, 2012

5:00 PM ET: WAAM Radio Ann Arbor Michigan - Talk Radio 1600
Interview with Edwin Hoffman
Considering Doris Day

July, 2012 Feature Article in the Erickson Tribune
Tuesday June 19, 2012 Interviews with A&E Network/"Biography" for bios of Doris Day and Judy Garland
Monday June 4, 2012 9:20 AM ET: Interview with Gary O'Brien myconnectfm.com
93.5 and 95.3 FM
Thursday March 22, 2012 11:00 PM ET: WCCO Radio Minneapolis -- Live Interview
Thursday March 15, 2012 7:05--7:15 AM ET: WTBQ Radio AM NYC -- Live Interview
7:35--7:45 AM ET: WOCA Radio AM Orlando, FL -- Live Interview
9:00--9:10 AM ET: WQEL Radio FM Columbus, OH -- Live Interview
Wednesday March 14, 2012 8:30--8:40 AM ET: WSNJ Radio AM Philadelphia, PA (4) -- Live Interview
Sunday March 11, 2012 Tom was interviewed by Gary Shapiro for "On the Bookshelf."
Wednesday March 7, 2012 Tom was on The Steve Cochran Show on KTRS in St. Louis and WIND in Chicago.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

WHCR Radio FM NYC (1) & KDEE Radio FM Sacramento, CA (20)
"The Adams Report"

Tuesday March 6, 2012 Turner Classic Movies posted about The Godfather Effect!
Tuesday March 6, 2012 Video of Tom from Florida literary conference, via WPBT - Florida Public Television.
Monday March 5, 2012 Article in New Haven register about Tom and The Godfather Effect.
Monday March 5, 2012 Review of Godfather Effect on GoErie.com.
Friday March 2, 2012 Segment on the Godfather , featuring Tom, will be airing on ABC radio and its affiliated stations this weekend.
Friday February 24, 2012 Tom has an article up on The Huffington Post - Pop Culture And My Italian Heritage: Why Americans Love 'The Godfather'
Thursday February 23, 2012 The Hollywood Reporter reviewed The Godfather Effect - Hollywood's Influence, Analyzed.
Thursday February 23, 2012 Review of The Godfather Effect on Newsday.
Thursday February 16, 2012 Tom is featured on the "What Writers are Reading" blog.
Saturday February 11, 2012 The Godfather Effect featured on "The Page 99 Test" blog.
Friday February 10, 2012 "Voice of America"
Taped interview for future broadcast (date TBD.)
Wednesday February 8, 2012 Sirius Radio
Interview with host Frank DeCaro of the "Frank DeCaro Show."
1:15 PM Eastern
Monday February 6, 2012

Radio Interview Schedule for this week-
Mon. Feb. 6:
Newstalk Radio Ireland- Dublin
Interview: "Moncrieff with Sean Moncrieff"
Tues. Feb. 7:
9:20-9:30 AM ET: WXBR Radio AM Boston, MA (Market 7)
9:45--9:55 AM ET: KMA Radio AM Omaha, NE (Market 75)
11:20-11:30 AM ET: KPQ Radio AM Seattle, WA (Market 12)
11:40-11:50 AM ET: WDIS Radio AM Boston, MA (Market 7)
Weds. Feb. 8:
8:40-8:50 AM ET: WICH Radio AM Hartford/New Haven, CT (Market 30)
9:40-9:50 AM ET: KSIS Radio AM Kansas City, KS (31)
Thurs. Feb. 9:
8:40-8:50 AM ET: WAMV Radio AM Roanoke, VA (68)
9:30--9:40 AM ET: WVNU Radio FM Cincinnati, OH (Market 33)
10:30-10:35 AM ET: KCMN Radio AM Colorado Springs, CO (Market 94)
2:00-2:10 PM ET: Voice of America Radio (International)

Thursday February 2, 2012 Feature article in Christian Science Monitor.
(Updated with direct article link.)
Thursday February 2, 2012 Feature article in Danbury News Times newspaper.
(Updated with direct article link.)
Thursday February 2, 2012 Feature article in Hartford Courant newspaper.
(Updated with direct article link.)
Wednesday February 1, 2012 Tom Chute WATR AM Radio, Waterbury, CT.
Tuesday January 31, 2012 Online Interview, Smithsonian Magazine.
(Updated with direct article link.)
Sunday January 29, 2012 Feature article in Waterbury Republican newspaper
(Updated with direct article link.)
Saturday January 28, 2012 Review of The Godfather Effect in The Wallstreet Journal.
(Updated with direct article link.)
Thursday January 26, 2012 Feature article in Middletown Press newspaper

(Updated with direct article link.)


Sinatra in Hollywood
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The Sound of Music Story
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