Category Archives: Comedy

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Allergens can stick to more surfaces than you think, including your makeup. Learn where else pollen could be lingering in your home, office and car on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones. Optometrist Dr. Paul Karpecki offers tips for women who wear makeup and also discuss options that may alleviate the discomfort that often leads to itching or rubbing of the eyes. Tune in here.

Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes The Latin Diva of Comedy herself — Patti Vasquez. She’s been all over the country spreading her “Comedy with a Heart,” and is hosting an edition of The Female Funnies at Zanies in Chicago next week.  During the Craftsmanship segment, meet Meegan Czop, general manager of ReBuilding Exchange, an organization that repurposes donated materials from sustainable deconstruction projects into new items. Tune in here.

Join The Jumpstart Your Business NOW Show on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network for an interview with seasoned entrepreneur, Kadena Tate, the CEO of E3Woman.  Kadena is known professionally as a “creative visionary” and “the Mistress of AHA Moments” and has a knack for using both her intellect (left-brain) and her creative intuition (right brain) to turn a person’s idea into a valuable product and service to offer. Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Award-winning Manhattan restaurant owner of Boqueria and Tertulia and Food Network star, Chef Seamus Mullen, will join Big Blend Radio to discuss his debut cookbook, Hero Food: How Cooking with Delicious Things Can Make Us Feel Better. Tune in here.

Vivid Life Radio’s Ed and Deb Shapiro welcome Lindsay Wagner, Emmy award-winning actress for her role as The Bionic Woman. Lindsay is now a spiritual teacher and discusses awakening and integrating body, mind and spirit in a natural, holistic way. Tune in here.

Ray Ford joins Artists On Demand to talk about his new acting gig as Luther on the new ABC show, Don’t Trust the B — in Apt 23.  You may remember Ray from his role on Grey’s Anatomy. Tune in here.

Host Cres O’Neal welcomes multi-Grammy award winning trumpeteer, Arturo Sandoval. He returns to Jazzin’ Em Up to discuss his very soon to be released CD, Dear Diz (Everyday I Think Of You). Tune in here.

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.

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

April is National Eye Safety month; how do you properly protect your eyes on the field? On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Dr. Derek Cunningham and Todd Daniels, Head Athletic Trainer for the Spokane Chiefs hockey team join Dr. Val to share how to protect yourself and your family while on the field. They also advise how to know if an eye injury is serious enough to require medical attention and the risks of not having an eye injury examined by your eye care doctor. Tune in here

Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes a couple of great guests to the show including Dr. Bill Miller, “the only doctor practicing comedy intentionally” who has performed his Doctors are People Too show in clubs and hospitals all over the country, David Fogg from the eco-friendly, Big Ass Fans company, USA Today hockey writer Kevin Allen and Addicted 2 Decorating blogger and interior designer Kristi Linauer. Tune in here.

C.C. Chapman, host of Content Conversations, has had quite an impressive lineup of marketing experts on his show lately including Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs.com, Todd Blecher, Communications and Social Media Director, Boeing, Jason Falls, CEO, Social Media Explorer and Jon Miller, Founder, Marketo.  To listen to these interviews and sign up for future updates of the series brought to you by Cinchcast, click here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

The Bottom Lines Sports show welcome critically acclaimed comedian and actor, Chris Rock.  Chris talks sports and reflects on his character, Lil’ Penny from the popular Nike ad campaign with the real Penny Hardaway in addition to talking about what’s on the horizon.  Tune in here.

Paul Vann interviews Shama Kabani, CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, a global digital marketing firm. Shama has been dubbed an online marketing shaman by Fast Company and Business Week honored her as the Top under 25 entrepreneurs.  Tune in here.

The Stupid Cancer Show sits down with three time Oscar and Emmy nominated actress, Laura Linney from Showtime’s The Big C, as well as the show’s Creator/Executive Producer, Darlene Hunt. Tune in here.

 

Remember The Love Connection? Former game show host Chuck Woolery joins The Don Smith show to talk about his time on the popular show.  Find out what Chuck is doing now!  Tune in here.

 

Joy Keys chats about spring cleaning with Professional Organizer Geralin Thomas from the hit A&E show, Hoarders.  She has advised professional athletes, politicians, artists, small business owners and many others.  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.

A BlogTalkRadio Host Turned Comedian?

Our very own, Garrison Leykam of Conversation Crossroad was recently challenged by a guest of his, comedian, Stephen Rosenfield to take his Stand Up Workshop. The workshop includes a “live” graduation appearance at the famous, Gotham Comedy Club, which has hosted the likes of Louis CK, Jerry Seinfeld and Jackie Mason. Stephen Rosenfield has been dubbed “The Best-Known Comedy Teacher In The Country” by The New York Times and is founder of the prestigious American Comedy Institute.

“Becoming a stand up comic is something I’ve never done. It’s totally out of my comfort zone,” remarks Leykam, “but I’m never one to shy away from a challenge.” As part of the workshop, Leykam will attend an orientation followed by three comedic workshops. Rosenfield will also one-on-one coach Leykam to fine-tune his delivery before his debut performance. Leykam’s evolution into the world of stand up comedy will be filmed, edited and directed by Jared Silberkleit of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.

Host Leykam will be taking to the stage at Gotham Comedy Club on November 19th for his debut performance of “Comic on a Half Shell.” We wish him luck!

Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner: Frequent Movie Dates—with Matt Damon

CAPTION: "Comedians love other comedians. They feel loose. You can trust another comedian," Daivd (above) tells us of putting his new interview series together.

"Comedians love other comedians. They feel loose," David (above) tells us.

It’s good to be the king—of the remote control.

That, we imagine, is Mel Brooks‘ feeling about the semi-retirement he’s enjoying with fellow funnyman Carl Reiner.

Interviewed on Tomorrow Will Be Televised, David Steinberg—himself no slouch in the comedy department, having been an audience favorite since his first Smothers Brothers Show
appearance 42 years ago—discusses a new interview series for which he’s been busy chatting with the greatest comics of all time.

“It’s Steve Carell and Continue reading