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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesWhether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, good vision is an important component to playing well. Dwight Howard joins Dr. Val to discuss what he focuses on during a game, as well as his experience as a mentor in the ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest, where he counseled Anthony, an aspiring professional basketball player. Tune in here.

Tavis-277x180 (1)Listen to The Tavis Smiley Network (TSN) and stay up to date on what’s new in politics, entertainment, literature and more. Last week Tavis spoke with fellow TSN host and newscaster Rolonda Watts.  Host Stephanie Robinson delved into the world of e-books and the publishing push. And that’s not all, check here to see who else came to TSN last week.

Frank Fontana of The Down and DirtyOn Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet funnyman Kevin Bozeman.  Kevin’s been performing his smooth stand-up style in clubs across the country and was the winner of HBO’s Comedy Competition in 2000.  You’ll have seen him in Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and most recently in the hit indie film Flat Chested, starring Luke Perry and Alicia Witt. Tune in here.

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesSpringtime means longer days, warmer weather and more time outdoors. The change of season also serves as a reminder to practice safe sun habits for your entire body, including your eyes. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: UV Protection to learn tips from two experts on how to protect yourself and your entire family from dangerous UVA and UVB rays. On the podcast, they discuss how to choose a sunscreen, when to apply and reapply, as well as the “triad of protection” for your eyes that will help protect against UV rays.  Listen now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana today at noon, meet comedian/writer/podcaster Neal Brennan. He’s well-known as co-creator of the legendary Chappelle’s Show… and his credits also include co-writing Half Baked, co-hosting The Champs podcast, and even contributing jokes to the White House Correspondents Dinner. He’s on the road now and is appearing at the Laugh Factory in Chicago this weekend. Tune in here.

Women's Business Talk Radio NetworkJoin Host Tai Goodwin on Launch Talk on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network. Tai covers how to build a thriving online community for your business. She’ll be joined by special guest Stacey Ferguson, an avid veteran blogger, event producer, social media personality, public speaker, freelance writer, and Chief Curator of the Be Blogalicious community and conferences celebrating diversity among women in social media. Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Fran DrescherEveryone knows this voice! From The Nanny to cancer survivor, Fran Drescher is a little ball of dynamite! She received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of the lovable ‘Miss Fine’ on the CBS hit series, The Nanny, a show she also created, and executive produced. Fran recently wrote her second New York Times best seller based on her cancer experience, Cancer Schmancer, for which she received the prestigious National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Writer’s Award. Tune in here.

CE. Vincent Martinezhloé Taylor Brown talks to E. Vincent Martinez about his fast, fantastic and fabulous life and lifestyle as a “STYLE” Power Player, Philanthropist, and one of the world’s top celebrated Fashion and Lifestyle Bloggers. Tune in here.

Jane EspensonSci-fi television writer Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Buffy, BSG, Torchwood) will join host Barbara Barnett to discuss the current Once Upon a Time season, including her latest episode, and her other projects, which include her hit web series Husbands. Tune in here.

Drew BledsoeThe HITS Radio Show welcomes in former NFL Quarterback and Super Bowl Champion Drew Bledsoe to talk about his 13 year NFL career, the upcoming Super Bowl XLVII and more. Tune in here.

 

Jesse EppsHear from Natonal Treasure, Jesse Epps, who was one of Dr. King’s best friends and closest confidants. Jesse was with Dr. King on the day Dr. King was assassinated. He believes his life was spared so he could further the mission of Dr. King. Tune in here.

Bill EwingFormer Vice-President of Columbia Pictures, Bill Ewing. During Bill’s 15 years at Columbia Pictures, he supervised production of 100+ feature films, including Awakenings, A League of Their Own, My Girl, Groundhog Day, Age of Innocence, The Patriot, and more. Tune in here.

Faith Renee EvansMulti-platinum Grammy Award winning recording artist. New York Times best-selling author. Wife. Mother. Entrepreneur. With so many hats to be worn, it is undeniable that Faith Renée Evans has a little something for everyone. Tune in here.

W. Kamau BellThe host of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, which airs on FX will be covering the festivities at this year’s American Indian Society’s 2013 Inaugural Ball. On this episode, W. Kamau Bell talks about his career, his new show, and why he wants to hang out with American Indians. Tune in here.

Joshua AdamsCompared to the vocal styling of great modern rock singers Chris Cornell and Myles Kennedy, Joshua Adams’ ability as a rock vocalist is at a level rarely achieved within the genre. On-Air with Douglas chats with Joshua about his music and career. Tune in here.

Diamond Dallas PageDiamond Dallas Page has gone from being a notorious professional wrestler, to inspirational and motivational Yoga Master! DDP stops by to talk about his phenomenal career, his inspiration and what got him where he is today. Tune in here.

Melissa Joan HartMGN Radio welcomes the talented actress and television director Melissa Joan Hart to discuss family and television. She’s best known for her title roles in the television series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Melissa and Joey. Tune in here.

Kevin MazurRenowned Rock and Roll photographer Kevin Mazur tells the story of the paparazzi and the point of view of the celebrities they hound in the documentary film, $ellebrity. Kevin joins host Robin Milling to discuss controversial issues which include ‘are celebrities’ children fair game?’ Tune in here.

Alan & Friends Year-End Show Celebration with BlogTalkRadio Staff & Hosts

Alan Levy, CEO of BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio CEO Alan Levy

We’re hosting a year-end show celebration, and you’re invited! Our Host No. 1 and CEO Alan Levy is throwing a year-end extravaganza with a few friends from the network.

He’ll be co-hosting the show with BlogTalkRadio’s own Amy Domestico, Customer Service & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Chitra Agrawal, Director of Marketing & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Storytellers.

Comedian Rodney Perry

Comedian Rodney Perry

Joining Alan, will be some of our most-loved hosts including Rodney Perry, Lara Galloway, Sree Sreenivasan, Eric Olsen, Gael Sylvia, Anthony Donahue and Halli Casser-Jayne. They’ll be gathering together on December 20 for the Alan & Friends’ Year-End Celebration.

Lara Galloway

Mom Biz Coach Lara Galloway

The fun begins Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. ET (save the date by joining our Facebook event), as BlogTalkRadio Co-Founder and CEO Alan Levy celebrates 2012 by welcoming an all-star lineup to chat about their shows, what’s next in 2013 and take live callers.

ASK AWAY: Got a question you’ve always wanted to ask our CEO or one of our featured hosts on the show? Join our Facebook event to save the date and tune in online or by dialing (866) 691-7714. Don’t miss it!

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesOne in three drivers says they have difficulty driving in the dark. Even with 20/20 vision, your ability to see lessens at night. Tune into a special rebroadcast of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: Driving in the Dark to hear from two experts on the importance of taking proper care of your eyes and car. Optometrist Dr. Cristina Schinder speaks to what happens to your eyes in the dark and National Safety Council Vice President John Ulczycki shares tips for adults and teens to be safer nighttime drivers. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet comedian Michael Palascak, no stranger to late-night, with a Comedy Central special and veteran of the college circuit. During our Craftsmanship segment, hear a chat with The Family Handyman editor-in-chief Ken Collier about their list of “10 Handy Holiday Decorating Tips” for around your home. Frank will welcome Lindsay Roberts of The Gift Insider to the studio to run though some great holiday gift ideas during the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons, and hear a Craftsman Memories story from Terrie Swanson. Tune in here.

Join Host Tai Goodwin at the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network to learn about using your intuition to create multiple streams of wealth. In this Launch Talk conversation, guest Darlene Pitts shares how to use your intuition to achieve success with new and existing businesses. Darlene Pitts is an Intuition Consultant, Speaker & Author of Let’s Talk Intuition and Discover Your Intuition. She teaches intuition development courses and uses her intuition in consulting with individuals, businesses, and law enforcement. She is also an Inspirational Photographer, a Graphic Designer, and a Senior Information Security Analyst for a global corporation. Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Condy LongoCatch up with singer, actor and performer, Cody Longo, who just finished up a summer season of Nick at Nite’s, Hollywood Heights. Hear him chat it up about the show, his music and what’s next? Tune in here.

TAmel Larrieuxhis week Rodney Perry Live is pleased to welcome the incomparable, Amel Larrieux to the show. Rodney and Amel will discuss Amel’s upcoming fourth solo album titled Ice Cream Everyday (Blisslife Records), which is slated for release in 2012.  Tune in here.

Known worldwide by millions as the Berlin Patient, Timothy Ray Brown is the first person to have ever been cured of HIV/AIDS, and the odds of this having happened were 1 in 10,000,000! Listen to his interview from World AIDS Day, Dec. 1st. Tune in here.

Kevin Reginald WestgarthMeet Kevin Reginald Westgarth, a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. He is on air with NHLPA rep to provide an update on the NHL Lockout. Tune in here.

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Relationships 2012 have gone digital, and so have break ups. Ouch! The Halli Casser-Jayne Show will be exploring online dating and breaking up challenges with those who have been there and those who have advice on how to navigate the new world of dating. Tune in here.

Victoria JusticeThat’s Entertainment‘s host, Tammy Jones-Gibbs welcomes actress and singer Victoria Justice as she talks about her hit Nickelodeon show, Victorious, her latest movie, Fun Size, and being the musical guest at this year’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center. Tune in here.

Paul MabonStep into The VAULT with Kenyetta Lethridge as she welcomes Def Poetry Jam’s Paul Mabon & Comedy Central and NBC’s Owen Smith. Listen in as they speak candidly, and answer questions from women about dating and relationships. Tune in here.

Tom KennyCatch a new episode of Storytellers with Tom Kenny, comedian and prolific voice actor. Tom is currently the voice of SpongeBob Squarepants with numerous other credits including Mr. Show, Brickleberry, Rocco’s Modern Life,  and more. Tune in here.

Christy Bella Joiner

Christy Bella Joiner is an American actress and model who has starred in Showtime’s The Tudors & Entourage on HBO. She chats with Pam & Dawn about her successful career.   Tune in here.

Charles Divins

Spiritual Food for Thought welcomes actor, model & host of The Daily Buzz, Charles Divins. He has appeared on the NBC daytime drama Passions, the WB sitcom Half & Half and guest starred on CSI, Melrose Place & My Boys. Charles shares how his career began by taking a leap of faith.  Tune in here.

Latest Storytellers Interview: Tom Kenny, SpongeBob Squarepants & So Much More

On the latest installment of our series Storytellers, Tom Kenny dropped by to chat, and we found out there is so much more to the actor, comedian, voice actor, singer/songwriter than just SpongeBob SquarePants, but man, that’s a lot.

Ridiculously prolific, Kenny has voiced major characters for, to name but a few, Brickleberry, Mad, Ultimate Spider-Man, Adventure Time, Winnie the Pooh, Futurama, Transformers; and is announcer for Kids’ Choice Awards and MC for Lucha VaVoom.  And that’s not all! You may also remember Tom from his work on the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, for which he was a writer and cast member.

Since 1999 Tom has been the voice of Nickelodeon’s cartoon sensation, which was recently named “the most loved TV series in America” by USA Today.  Tune in to hear how Tom developed the voice of SpongeBob Squarepants.

Now, the show has spawned a holiday album, It’s A SpongeBob Christmas! Album, just released by Nickelodeon Records.  Tom sings and co-wrote ten of the album’s 12 songs with producer Andy Paley (above left) (Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys, Ramones, Madonna), with whom he also co-wrote and recorded the SpongeBob SquarePants: The Best Day Ever album in ’06.

The release coincides with the new stop-motion animated TV special It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! (inspired by the classic Rankin/Bass Christmas specials) that premiered on CBS on Nov 23 and will run on Nickolodeon Dec 6 at 7:30pEP.

Join Storytellers hosts, Eric Olsen and Chitra Agrawal and listen to an interview with the hilarious and talented Tom Kenny.

What’s New On BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most-traveled of all U.S. holidays, making the upcoming four-day Thanksgiving break one of the busiest driving periods of the year. Before you head out on the road, make sure you are fully prepared for safe nighttime driving. On a special rebroadcast of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, two experts join Dr. Val to discuss what happens to your eyes in the dark and how you can take better care of your eyes – and your car – to improve night time driving. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, improv legend Jimmy Carrane. He’s been performing since the ’80s, literally wrote the book on improvisation (Improvising Better: A Guide to the Working Improviser), and has taught sketch performers known industry-wide. His latest venture is the Improv Nerd podcast, which he hosts live every week in Chicago. Tune in here.

Join host Diane Helbig on Women’s Business Talk Radio Network as welcomes back Kerry Heaps, President of Kerry’s Network, Inc. They discuss follow-up techniques to help you close more business. On this episode they cover follow-up scripts and how to keep your database up to date with successful follow-up techniques! Tune in here.