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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Olivia Wilder welcomes the Founders of three of the most popular and influential lifestyle sites on the web today.  Tune in to hear interviews with Nikki Joel of Lifestyle Lemonaid, Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of Apartment Therapy and Jeff Siegel of Wine Curmudgeon. Tune in here.

BlakeRadio Network welcomes actress/comedienne Kim Coles to the show. Kim will be co-hosting Are You Normal, America? with Barry Poznick, a new show on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Tune in here.

Bestselling author Edward Klein, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, former foreign editor of Newsweek, and former Editor-in-Chief of the New York Times Magazine, pulls back the curtain on one of the most secretive White Houses in history in his new book, The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House. Tune in here.

Garrett Johnson, Co-Founder of, which recently secured $2 million venture capital investment from Y Combinator shares lessons on perfecting the VC pitch. Tune in here.

Smart Companies Radio interviews Ken Segall, the marketing genius who put the “i” in iMac, iTunes, and other Apple products. He has worked with some of the world’s largest corporations, including BMW, IBM, and Intel. Tune in here.

American Vernacular welcomes Ken Tanabe, founder of Loving Day joins to talk about the landmark 1967 US Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in all 50 states. He’ll also discuss the Loving Day celebrations around the nation. Tune in here.

On the The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, tune in to rock-radio pioneer and music manager David Spero & Richie Furay of Buffalo Springfield and Dickie Betts of The Allman Brothers Band. Tune in here.

Broadway fans don’t miss this! Candi & Randy chat with 2012 Tony Award nominees Judith Light (Other Desert Cities), Norm Lewis (Porgy & Bess), Kathleen Marshall (Nice Work If You Can Get It), Chris Gattelli (Newsies) & Wayne Barker (Peter and the Starcatcher). Tune in here.

Join Chris Mascaro and Angelo Cane as they welcome former Super Bowl winners Rodney Hampton of the Giants, Tony Wragge of the Packers and Roy Jefferson of the Redskins to Thursday Night Tailgate. Tune in here.

Tune into to a candid discussion with Guy Kawasaki on how entrepreneurs can best drive innovation. Also will be discussing publishing strategies to keep in mind when writing a new book. Tune in here.

Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford graces the big screen in Peace Love and Misunderstanding. Chace joins host Robin Milling to discuss his role as an organic butcher in idyllic Woodstock. He tells Robin what it was like being on set with movie legend Jane Fonda. Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Actor, writer, director, and restauranteur Chazz Palminteri joins host Robin Milling to discuss his new film Mighty Fine. Chazz tells Robin he didn’t have to look any further than his own colorful Bronx upbringing to tap into his character’s violent temper. Tune in here.

The Heavy Metal Mayhem Radio Show welcomes Dan Spitz, guitarist for the famed New York heavy metal band, Anthrax.  Anthrax was dubbed one of the “big four” of thrash metal alongside Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer. Dan calls in to talk about his latest project, Red Lamb, with Megadeth frontman, Dave Mustaine. Tune in here.

Joy Keys chats with fashion icon, Mikki Taylor about her book Commander in Chic. For 30 years, Taylor served as Essence Magazine’s groundbreaking Beauty & Cover Director, and is now Editor-at-Large for the publication. Mikki Taylor uses Michelle Obama as a muse in her new book about developing personal style, good health, and acquiring the tools of self-discovery, as a path to empowerment. Tune in here.

Tune into Matty P Radio to hear his interview with the beautiful actress, Ali Cobrin. Ali is best known for her role as Molly in the Showtime series Look, and as Kara in the 2012 film American Reunion, a sequel in the American Pie film series. Tune in here.

Get Into It launches their Politics in Black series with DC’s unapologetic, ‘Mayor for Life’, Marion Barry in an exclusive conversation on the impact of social media, race, & gentrification on his political career in Chocolate City. Tune in here.


Join 123 Film Easy as they welcome Reed Morano,  recipient of the Kodak Vision Award for Cinematography at the 2011 Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards. She was listed in “10 Cinematographers to Watch” in Variety.  Tune in here.


What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Headaches, blurred vision, and eye fatigue may not solely be caused by your workload.  Did you know that staring at a computer or a small screen can cause a variety of ailments?  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel has helped companies and government agencies address the eye stress associated with computer monitors.  Tune in to Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones now to hear what he recommends to help reduce or prevent vision-related problems.  Tune in here.

On the latest edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Tom McMahon, executive producer of the hit Spike TV show, 1000 Ways to Die.  Also, in honor of the leap year, Frank welcomes Raenell Dawn, from The Honor Society of Leap Year Babies.  Tune in here.

Women’s Business Network welcomes small business expert Jane Applegate to the show.  She is the author of  201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business.  Tune in here as she shares her Top 10 of those 201 Great Ideas that will help get your business achieve greater success.


What’s New On BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

From sports to investing to parenting advice, each online radio station features hours of compelling online content and multiple ways to participate in the conversation. Check out what’s new on some of our featured online radio stations and networks.

The Authors on Air channel features Book Club Girl as she welcomes author, Nayana Currimbhoy on this episode to discuss her new novel, Miss Timmins School for Girls. A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime.  “Beautifully written, atmospheric…contains entire worlds. I couldn’t put it down.” —Gary Shteyngart, bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan

On this week’s episode of the Todd Griffiths show, Todd teaches you how to invest in silver to build and preserve wealth. “When it comes to tangible asset investing, there is no question I won’t answer and no answer I won’t support.”

On the latest segment of The Down & Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank goes DIY on music and welcomes members of the up-and-coming indie  band Farraday tagged with creating “a special brand of DIY music.”  Also on the show is Katahdin Studio Furniture founder John Stass who is an expert in the field of furniture making for music studios. His celebrity clients include Melissa Etheridge, Andy Griffith, and Conan O’Brien… so he must be doing something right!

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What’s New On BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

From sports to investing to parenting advice, each online radio station features hours of compelling online content and multiple ways to participate in the conversation. Check out what’s new on some of our featured online radio stations and networks.

On the latest segment of The Down & Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes designer Sean Cowan of Sean Michael Design, who started a blog on his company website to share “the ultimate before-and-after,” in addition to American Barn Company owners, Jay & Laura Wikary who use actual old barn wood furniture and GamerLive editor-in-chief John Gaudiosi on the phone live from the San Diego Comic-Con in our Man-Land segment to talk about the hottest new video games.

On this week’s episode of the Todd Griffiths show, Todd answers all of your questions about numismatics from the leader in tangible asset investing. “When it comes to tangible asset investing, there is no question I won’t answer and no answer I won’t support.” Also, find out what Todd has to say about the recent debt crisis.

The Hachette Book Group Features Channel hosts Forever’s Paranormal Romance Author Roundtable with guests authors Carolyn Jewel, Caridad Piñeiro and Kendra Leigh Castle.  Paranormal romance is a hugely popular genre that’s getting hotter and they have the perfect authors to talk about it! Carolyn Jewel is a double RITA nominee and entrances readers with My Dangerous Pleasure, the latest in her dark and sexy series. New York Times bestselling author Caridad Piñeiro launches The Lost, a new series with The Sin Hunters–featuring dark, ancient magic, secret brotherhoods, and heroes with unimaginable powers. Forever also welcomes author Kendra Leigh Castle who brings Dark Awakening, a dark, sensual story of battling vampire dynasties and the shapeshifters destined to serve them.

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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

The Matty P Radio Happy Hour featured a star studded cast this week with actor Gary Busey and former Mets Cy Young winner, Dwight Gooden. Busey joins the show on his 67th birthday to celebrate and discuss what he’s been up to since wrapping up Celebrity Apprentice.

Notre Dame legend, Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger joins The Drew Show.  Rudy speaks  about his inspiring story of overcoming all the odds on the gridiron and his 27 seconds of success that led him to becoming one of Notre Dame’s most famous graduate and the basis for the film, Rudy.

The Small Business Roundtable welcomes Guy Kawasaki to The Camp House in front of a live audience.  The former Chief Evangelist of Apple and co-founder of is one of the world’s most highly regarded entrepreneurs.  Kawasaki is also the author of the New York Times best selling book, Enchantment.

On this episode of the Todd Griffiths Show, Todd welcomes numismatist, James Digeorgia, author and renowned expert in gold and precious metals.  Todd also covers rare coins and the value they can add to your portfolio.

The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes to the show  Urban Access Media Group CEO, Bobby Lewis, who speaks with Frank about his new company that is providing programming content to black and minority communities and also about where traditional and new media is heading.  Frank is later joined by William Gurstelle, a science writer making a name for himself in creating new uses for technology.  William talks about his latest book The Practical Pyromaniac.

Seeing the Future with Cory Doctorow

What will the future look like?cory

Poised to answer this question are the folks at Fast Foward Radio, who examine the convergence of emerging technologies and emerging possibilities, said to usher in the greatest period of transformation in human history.

To this end, the show invites authors, futurists, scholars, inventors, software developers, and journalists to share their take on the fascinating topics surrounding how life will change for humans in the coming years.

Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger, joins tonight’s episode, part two of a series on the new economy, to talk about his book, MakersMakers tells the story of the next great economic boom and bust cycle, and the ways in which increased individual control will impact our economy and society.

makersCory is a co-editor of popular blog Boing Boing,  blogger at, and contributor to Wired, Popular Science, Make, and the New York Times.

Tune in to the interview at 10pm ET.

Blurb! Book of the Week: Kristin Delfau’s ‘Turbo-Mom’s Guide to Saving Money Without Wasting Time’

If ever there were a time when family time was money—and less of both to boot—that time is now. Or more simply (albeit crudely) put: It’s a bitch out there for moms.

Fortunately, this week’s Blurb! Book of the Week honoree, Kristin Delfau, can help.

CAPTION: Kristin: For whom the clock tick$.

Kristin: For whom the clock tick$.

For her 272-page Turbo-Mom’s Guide to Saving Money Without Wasting Time “is written for women who need to save both time and money—while living in constant ‘turbo mode’ to squeeze everything into a 24-hour day.”

“We’re managing our households, taking care of our kids, holding down a job or two, sometimes with help from spouses and sometimes not,” says Kristin.

“How many hours do you spend trying to save money— and then realize that the effort and time outweighed the savings? Turbo-Mom isn’t about color-coding your closet or 101 uses for baking soda,” adds the Danbury, Conn., resident. Continue reading