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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Host Cyrus Webb welcomes recording artist Kenny Lattimore to Conversations LIVE to discuss his amazing career and new single, “Find a Way”. The New York Times has hailed him as a “modern soul man” on stage. Tune in here.

The Drew Show welcomes from CBS hit comedy show Mike & Molly, Billy Gardell. Come hear as Billy tells us what makes the show so successful and the stand up show he’s filming for Showtime TV! Tune in here.

Laura Theodore interviews Julieanna Hever MS, RD, CPT, who has appeared on Dr. Oz and is the author of the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. Tune in here.

Susan & Scott from GetRealLive Radio welcomes Peter Walsh, Oprah’s Decluttering Guru to talk about changing the way we live and helping us get rid of clutter. Hear about Peter’s most recent project is his series Extreme Clutter on the OWN Network. Tune in here.

Engineering Happiness Ted Talk Speaker, Contributor to the Huffington Post, & Distinguished Magagement Professor at UCLA, Rakesh Sarin joins host Deb Scott to discuss his new bestseller, Engineering Happiness – A New Approach for Building a Joyful Life Tune in here.

On Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon, catch the director of one of the year’s most decorated films, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Behn Zeitlin. He discusses his award-winning debut that has set both Sundance and Cannes ablaze! Tune in here.

Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Chai Ling was a student leader of Tiananmen Square when thousands died and a young women when China’s One Child Policy resulted in multiple abortions. She reveals how all of these experiences impact all women and men. Tune in here.

The Movie Geeks speak with actress Virginia Madsen (Sideways, The Number 23) about her new film The Magic of Belle Isle, which is directed by Rob Reiner (Misery, The Bucket List) and stars Morgan Freeman (Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby). Tune in here.

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 SendHub.com, 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

50 million Americans suffer from allergies and nearly 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies also experience some degree of eye symptoms. Top authority on eye allergies, optometrist Paul Karpecki, joins Dr. Val to talk about how to identify, treat and manage eye symptoms from seasonal, indoor and pet allergies. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn about preventative and management measures you can take to minimize frustrating allergy symptoms. Tune in here

In honor of Zombie Awareness Month, Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead on AMC and Zombie Research Society founder Matt Mogk will be making a visit to Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana. During the Craftsmanship segment, Sarah & Joseph Belknap of the iamhome art studio will stop by. They specialize in quirky and cool items for the home… including the original chalkboard skull creations, as well as their new line of trophies. Tune in here.

Join MashUp Radio as they interview the founders of TripIt, an innovative new trip planning site.  With summer coming, many people are turning to the Internet to book their travel and TripIt hopes to help vacationers do just that. Founded in 2006 by frustrated travelers, TripIt is designed to make it easy to manage all components of a trip by organizing trip details into one master online itinerary. Tune in here to learn more about it.

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.

BlogTalkRadio Host Kevin Ross Moves The Needle For Diversity On LA Public Airwaves

Days after Kevin Ross, BlogTalkRadio host and host of “America’s Court with Judge Ross” aired a special 2 hour show on the recent rise of inflammatory remarks made against minorities and women over the talk radio airwaves, Los Angeles City Council passed a motion requiring conservative talk radio station KFI-AM 640 and it’s parent company Clear Channel Media, to “do everything in their power” to make sure that their hosts refrain from voicing prejudice sentiment on air.

The motion was raised as a result of public outcry from a number of minority and women’s groups in response to the racially charged comments made by KFI talk show hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou of the “John and Ken Show.” Three days after Whitney Houston died last month, the radio show hosts referred to the pop music icon as a “crack ho.”  The resolution also cites radio host Rush Limbaugh’s recent derogatory commentary on Sandra Fluke.  According to this article on NBC’s site, Councilwoman Jan Perry wrote in her motion that the “Clear Channel Media Holding’s commitment to diversity is not being realized at its flagship station KFI 640 AM, where out of 15 on-air personalities, one is a female and none of them are African American.”

On his BlogTalkRadio program, Kevin Ross was joined by guests including attorney Gloria Allred and Comedian D.L. Hughley who discussed the growing controversy surrounding racist and sexist sentiment spreading across the country’s talk radio waves by hosts.  You can listen to the broadcast in its entirety here.

At BlogTalkRadio, we have a variety of hosts like Kevin Ross, representing perspectives from all backgrounds and genders.  If you are interested in hosting your own show on our network, we welcome you to sign up today.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt join Milling About with Robin Milling to talk about their coupling in the film, Salmon Fishing in The Yemen. The chemistry in the film between the Scottish McGregor and the English Blunt is quite sweet, and the tag team discusses their adventures in fly fishing and their other dream projects.  Tune in here.

It’s March Madness, and Nolan Smith, current Portland Trail Blazer and former Duke standout, comes on the HITS Radio Show discussing the current NBA season, his time at Duke University, the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, and much more.  Tune in here.

Chef Hugh Acheson from Bravo’s Top Chef Masters visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about his first cookbook and his rise to fame.  The Canadian born/Georgian based chef is also the chef/partner of Five & Ten in Athens, GA.  Tune in here as he shares some great recipes with Olivia.

James M. Tate welcomes Louise Fletcher, the Oscar-winning actress who now plays Peggy Gallagher on the hit Showtime series, Shameless.  Louise is best known for her role as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Tune in here