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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Kevin Kline joins host Robin Milling to talk about his film Darling Companion and his co-star, Casey, the dog.  He was directed in the film by his longtime friend, Lawrence Kasdan.  Kevin talks about how their plus 30-year relationship actually began with Kevin auditioning and not getting the role for the film, Body Heat. Tune in here.

Vanessa Williams (star of Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, Broadway and concert stages) and her mother, Helen join Candi & Randy to discuss their new book You Have No Idea, which is an empowering celebration of the love between a mother and daughter and an account of the ups and downs Vanessa experienced during her career.  Tune in here.

Lamorne Morris, star of Fox’s hit comedy, The New Girl joins TD Radio to talk about how he got his start in entertainment.  He has appeared on BET’s HotWyred, several BET Awards specials and was the host of Cartoon Network’s popular game show, Brain Rush. Tune in here.

Randolph Duke’s fashion is etched into our memory. His designs on the red carpet worn by Celine Dion, Faith Hill, Mariah Carey, Charlize Theron and more. Randolph joins host Gael Sylvia and reveals surprising insights about the true beauty and spirit of women. Tune in here.

Chynna Phillips Definitely Still Holding On

Do you remember Chynna Phillips, 1/3 of the pop group, Wilson Phillips and the child of musicians, John and Michelle Phillips of the famed The Mamas and The Papas?  Of course you do! Well she’s making a visit to Olivia Wilder Radio tomorrow to talk about what’s new in her life.

Chynna formed Wilson Phillips in the late 1980s with her childhood pals, Carnie and Wendy Wilson, who also just happen to be the daughters of Beach Boy, Brian Wilson.  The group went on to sell 10 million copies of their debut album, prompting Billboard to declare them the best selling female group of all time.  They were nominated for 5 Grammys, an American Music Award and won Billboard Music Awards for songs, “Hold On” and “Release Me,” both which were written by Chynna herself!

Of late, Chynna has been quite busy with her feature on the hit movie, Bridesmaids and appearances on the popular ABC show, Dancing With The Stars. This month, Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On, a reality show featuring Carnie, Wendy and Chynna, debuted on the TV Guide Channel.

Join Olivia Wilder tomorrow at 10PM EST as she talks with Chynna Phillips about all of the new and exciting projects she is working on.  Tune in here.

Chris Rock on The Bottom Line Sports Show

Word on the street is Chris Rock will appear live as a special guest on The Bottom Line Sports Show with Penny Hardaway tomorrow at 9PM EST.  You may wonder what Chris Rock and Penny Hardaway have to do with each other.  Well, in a string of Nike commercials that ran from 1994-1998, Rock was the voice of “Lil Penny,” the puppet alter ego to the famed basketball star.  Chris and Penny will rehash their work together on the campaign and also discuss what’s new in sports. Should be a lively conversation!

The Bottom Line Sports Show is executively produced by Penny Hardaway and Charles Oakley and hosted by Gerald Brown.  The BlogTalkRadio show features guests from the sports and entertainment world discussing the latests in sports with past guests including Jerry Rice, Dwyane Wade, Sugar Ray Leonard, Patrick Ewing, Jim Kelly, Deion Sanders, Dwight Howard, Plaxico Burress, comedian Kevin Hart and Grammy-nominated singer J. Cole.

If you are interested in submitting questions for Chris Rock, send them via Twitter @blinesports or to The Bottom Line Sports Show Facebook Page. Tune in tomorrow at 9PM EST to hear the show live. Listen online or by phone at 347-324-5839.

Laura Linney on The Stupid Cancer Show Today

Today, The Stupid Cancer Show on BlogTalkRadio is hosting a very special episode with guest, Laura Linney.  Three time Oscar and Emmy nominated actress, Linney stars in Showtimes’s The Big C, an offbeat comedy about cancer, for which she earned a Golden Globe.  On the show, she plays Cathy Jamison, a suburban Minneapolis mom with terminal melanoma.  Laura will be joined by Creator and Executive Producer of The Big C, Darlene Hunt.

The Stupid Cancer Show is a program of the I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation and is hosted by young adult survivors Lisa Bernhard and Matthew Zachary. It is a multi-award-winning international talk radio webcast that tackles hard hitting issues from politics, health care, civil rights and the environment to social media, entertainment, cancer research and education.

Tune in to The Stupid Cancer Show at 3:30 PM EST to hear Laura Linney live on the air.  Tune in here.

Tyler Perry: Whoopi Goldberg Got Me Thinking about ‘Colored Girls’

What Whoopi Goldberg wants, Whoopi Goldberg gets, including Tyler Perry—after an epic wait, that is.

Interviewed on Keeping it Reel, Tyler discusses how he finally came to write, produce and direct a big-screen version of Ntozake Shange‘s iconic 1975 stage play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

CAPTION: "I'm greatful to God every day," Tyler (above) tells us of his loyal audience.

"I'm grateful to God every day," Tyler (above) tells us of his passionate, loyal audience.

“It haunted me. It kept coming to me. About five, six years ago, somebody at William Morris asked me if I was interested in doing it, I said no,” the Hollywood powerhouse—whose films to date have grossed more than $400 million worldwide—tells host Tim Gordon.

“Then Whoopi Goldberg called me about four years ago and asked me if I wanted to do it on Broadway, and I said no. And I’m still not payin’ attention. They’re sayin’ For Colored Girls, and I didn’t know anything about it.

“And then somebody else called—these are all random people over a course of five or six years—so I finally said, Continue reading

‘Lost’ Star Harold Perrineau Gets Fan-tastically Lucky with Victoria’s Secret Model

Now here’s a reason for stars to forsake Tinseltown for the Big Apple.

Interviewed on NDB Media, Harold Perrineau—who played Michael Dawson on ABC’s recently-wrapped Lost—recounts a memorable run-in with an extra-foxy fan.

CAPTION: "I was like ‘Oh, in my apartment even. Right on!'" Harold (above) tells us of his supermodel admirer.

"I was like ‘Oh, in my apartment even. Right on!'" Harold (above) tells us of his admirer.

“When I was in New York doing [ABC’s] The Unusuals, I was renting this apartment and my landlord was this Victoria’s Secret model, and her boyfriend was like an art curator or something like that—he was into art,” Harold tells host Roger Noriega.

“He knocked on my door one day—they both knocked on my door, and it’s this beautiful woman and I’m like, ‘Hey! What’s up?’

“And she was like, ‘Hey, I just wanted to give you this Continue reading

Kelly Cutrone: I Hired Stephanie Pratt Just so Lauren Conrad Could Fire Her

Kelly: Complicit in questionable workplace practices.

Kelly: Complicit in questionable workplace practice.

Now that The Hills‘ finale is finally on the horizon, public-relations maven Kelly Cutrone is revealing the reality behind the MTV reality series.

Interviewed on Artists on Demand Radio, the People’s Revolution founder dishes about what really went down with Stephanie Pratt during Season 5 of the MTV reality show, which signs off forever on July 13 after six hit seasons.

“[Stephaine] Pratt should not have been [hired at Peoples Revolution], but I let her stay there because (a) Lauren wanted to Continue reading

Michael Douglas Reveals Danny DeVito’s Not-So-Dirty Little Secret

You’d never know it from his slovenly appearance, but Danny DeVito is a real Felix Unger.

So says his pal of 42 years, Michael Douglas.

Michael: May have some ‘splainin' to do to Danny.

Michael: May have some ‘splainin' to do to Danny.

Interviewed on Milling About, the Solitary Man star—whose role opposite Danny in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps marks their fourth big-screen outing together—recounts living with the man who’d make his name playing the unctuous, disheveled Louie De Palma on the hit sitcom Taxi.

“I first got out of college and came to New York as a young actor in ‘69,” Michael tells host Robin Milling.

“And I had met Danny in summer theater before that, and we were roommates together in New York.

“He was Continue reading