The same UV rays that harm your skin can also affect the health of your eyes and can be a factor in age-related changes to your vision. As you’re gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend, the “unofficial” kickoff to summer, learn from dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie and optometrist Dr. Stephen Cohen how to protect yourself and your family from harmful UV rays. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: UV Protection, here. Tune in here.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, interior designer and lifestyle expert Andrea Schroder.You may know her from the second season of Top Design on Bravo and/or as the wife of Ricky Schroder, but she’s also been busy acting and appearing on talk shows… as well as producing her own line of candles. During the Craftsmanship segment, hear about Spudnik Press Cooperative founder Angee Lennard, an expert in printmaking/screenprinting. Tune in here.
Join Host Tai Goodwin on Launch Talk on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network devotes her latest show to the topic of “Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business. Tai interviews Stephanie D. Johnson, the creative mind behind Bed Rest Concierge. After experiencing a difficult 26 weeks of bed rest and realizing there was a void in the marketplace, Stephanie put a plan into action and Bed Rest Concierge was born. Stephanie spends her days chasing a busy toddler – Harlow Grace and managing her ever-expanding business empire, from Plano, Texas. Tune in here.
Springtime 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.
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.
Join 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.
Spring can be a difficult time for the one in five individuals affected by seasonal eye allergies. Eye allergy symptoms include itchy, watery or red eyes and for many vision corrected individuals, allergies can keep them from enjoying daily activities, affect their appearance and impact their performance at work, school and in sports. Learn how to identify, treat and manage eye allergy symptoms from seasonal and indoor allergies on Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones. Listen now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet Alison Victoria, host of Kitchen Crashers on the DIY Network. She’s based in Chicago and Las Vegas, surprising homeowners in both cities with extravagant kitchen redesigns in just a few short days. During the Craftsmanship segment, hear from Stan Munro, who recently was featured in a Mutual of Omaha television ad campaign. He’s the mastermind behind Toothpick World, a collection of more than 60 famous buildings from around the world — all built to the same 1:164 scale. Tune in here.
Join Host Katrina Sawa on The Jump Start Your Business Radio Show on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network. Katrina’s show is geared towards entrepreneurs who are ready to get serious about starting, growing or marketing their business to bring them to a 6 or 7 figure income. On this show, she interviews Bernadette Boas, known as a ‘ball of fire’ change agent, speaker, author, and radio host who inspires, motivates and equips women with the mindset, skills and talents they need to obtain success and prosperity. Tune in here.
When you think about foods and nutrients that are good for your eyes, many of them are the same things that are good for your heart, your bones, your kidneys, and for your overall health. However, no one food is going to give you all the nutrients you need. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn more about what foods and supplements play a role in your eye health. Listen now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet motorcycle racing star Nicky Hayden — a kick-ass rider and fan favorite now in intense training for the first races of the season. He’s an anchor of the Ducati Team who just completed a decade in the MotoGP world championships. During our Craftsmanship segment, we’re calling up Skull Crush Helmets CEO Ralph Rodriguez Jr. to talk about their unique motorcycle helmets and accessories.Tune in here.
Join Vegan and The Living is Easy on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network as they welcome author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau to talk about the vegan lifestyle from a health, environmental and ethical perspective. She will share information about her 30-Day Vegan Challenge which gently and expertly guides someone on the Standard American diet to adopt vegan choices for a period of 30 days. Whether you are a vegan already or would like to incorporate healthier food choices in your diet, this interview will be of interest to you. Tune in here.
What do carrots and kale have in common? They are both amazing super foods that deliver nutrients for your health and have essential vitamins that can strengthen the health of your eyes. A new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones dives into the conversation around nutrition and its impact on vision and eye health, providing information on the foods we eat, nutritional supplements and how much to insert into daily diets. Listen now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet multi-talented Beth Melewski, formerly of Cash Cab Chicago and now doing shows at Second City. Find out about what she’s got coming up next! During the Craftsmanship segment, we’ll be chatting with Matt Tullis from Audojo. He and his partner Mark Vinton currently have a Kickstarter campaign for their “iPad Case for Games” — a real analog joystick and trigger button system that transforms your iPad into the ultimate gaming machine. Tune in here.
Join Book Club Girl on the Authors on Air station as she welcomes award-winning bestselling author Jennifer Haigh to discuss her new book, News from Heaven. In News from Heaven, Jennifer Haigh—bestselling author of Faith and The Condition—returns to the territory of her acclaimed novel Baker Towers with a collection of short stories set in and around the fictionalized coal-mining town of Bakerton, Pennsylvania. Janet Maslin of the New York Times has called Haigh’s Bakerton stories “utterly, entrancingly alive on the page,” comparable to Richard Russo’s Empire Falls. Tune in here.
Many people think about food and vitamins for their waistline and the number on the scale, but have you thought about the effect of nutrition on your eye health? The latest edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones examines the role food and vitamins play in vision at any age. Additionally, tune in to learn about vitamins and nutritional supplements – who may need them, when to take them, and how to choose the right ones for you. Listen now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet comedian and former HGTV host Mike Siegel. He has a ton of stories to share, and can pull from his extensive experience as a host, actor, and touring stand-up act. He’ll be stopping by the studio to talk about his common past with Frank and more. During the Craftsmanship segment, check in with Four Winds president and creative director Matt Vriesema. He built a working ice rink in his backyard, and created an amazing time-lapse video of the entire process. Tune in here.
Join The Diva Style Coach at the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network to get some ideas on how to use accessories to express your individuality. Find out why she thinks accessories are the spice of fashion and where the trend started. Tune in here.
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.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, improv legendJimmy 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.
Proper wear and care of soft contact lenses reduces the chance of developing problems that can affect your eye health and your vision. Tune into the new episode of Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones to learn the essentials of contact lens cleaning, insertion/removal and storage for all soft contact lens wearers. Also, in time for Halloween, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson share advice for parents and anyone thinking of purchasing or wearing cosmetic lenses without a contact lens examination and prescription. Tune in now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, hear a chat with actor and podcaster Stephen Tobolowsky of Groundhog Day, Glee and The Tobolowsky Files. Also tune in for a visit from Andrew Johnson, master model builder from LEGOLAND Discovery Center and writer and musician David P. Murphy talking about his new book The Doomsday Survival Handbook. Tune in here.
Join Kary Valdes LCSW of Parent Talk with Kary, as she goes over over techniques to help improve and maintain your child’s self esteem. She will also educate you on the importance of having self confidence and ego strength and instilling these same qualities in your children. Tune in here.