Category Archives: Overheard on BlogTalkRadio

Best of BTR: The Insanely Entertaining NHL Playoffs | 05.28.13

STanley cup playoffs: icy hot entertainment

by Fan Vs. Fan Radio Network in SPORTS

In case you didn’t know, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are far more entertaining than the NBA! On the Ice covers the latest NHL action, plus AHL, CHL, college hockey, fantasy hockey and more.

Legendary ‘French Connection’ director william friedkin


Director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) discusses his terrific new memoir, The Friedkin Connection. Plus, hear reviews of Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Manhunt and more. 

NAvy Seal secrets to setting goals

by Navy SEAL Training in MOTIVATION

Learn to set goals from Navy SEAL David Rutherford, who ignites audiences with his high-energy, no-nonsense approach to motivating people to succeed in any environment imaginable.

what iconic SINGER STEPHANIE MILLs says about today’s music


Beginning in the ’70s, singer Stephanie Mills established herself as a versatile powerhouse. Her live shows still draw captive audiences. She talks about her career and the state of the industry today.

pet power: joyful paws founder on how our pets heal us

by Best People We Know in PETS

Joyful Paws Founder Barbara Techel learned valuable lessons from her wheelchair-bound dachshund, Frankie, and believes animals help us heal by teaching us to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.

Best of BTR: Honor Our Fallen Heroes | 05.27.13

Memorial Day special: as we Honor the fallen

by KRBN News Talk in POLITICS

Take time out during the Memorial Day holiday to honor those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice. Hear stories and join the Facebook campaign to Honor the Fallen.


by What’s Your Fantasy in TELEVISION

If you most of this weekend binge-watching Seasons 1-3 of cult favorite Arrested Development to get ready for the 15 new eps of Season 4 on Netflix, refresh your memory with a recap of best moments.

food network’s ‘grill next door’ star Nikki Martin-heaps

by Grilliant Ideas Radio Network in FOOD

Grill Next Door Nikki Martin-Heaps recently represented Team Bobby Flay on Season 8 of Food Network Star. Find out what she’s up to now, and what’s next for her in the foodie world.

Get up to speed on monaco, land of the grand prix

by Travel Brigade in TRAVEL

The Grand Prix raced through the streets of Monte Carlo this weekend. Get up to speed on this glamorous Mediterranean spot, so you can plan your own fast-paced or relaxing seaside vacation.

celebrating military spouses with family of a vet radio

by Family of a Vet in MILITARY

Military Appreciation Month continues by celebrating the spouses and families who hold up our military, including El Brown, 2012 Military Spouse of the Year and participant in Oprah‘s Favorite Things!

Best of BTR: ‘X-Files’ Star Gillian Anderson’s Big in Belfast | 05.24.13

Gillian anderson on new BBC series, Belfast & NBC’s ‘Hannibal’

by Milling About in ENTERTAINMENT

Former X-Files star Gillian Anderson‘s new investigative series, The Fall, has turned Belfast into an unlikely tourist mecca for her fans. She also discusses playing Lecter’s therapist on NBC’s Hannibal.

Get your grill on: texas bbq tips from chef george norrell

by ChefCardinales Cooking Radio Show in FOOD

Make this Memorial Day one to remember, as chefs share secrets of tasty Texas BBQ, including rubs and other recipes like the Big Al Burger and grilled pork with fruit mango sauce.

Athlete’s image: the stylist who put Dwyane wade in Capris

by GameChangersLive in SPORTS

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade lit up the airwaves last week when he sported capri pants. His stylist, Calyann Barnett, breaks down the daring look, and the imprint she’s made on fashion-conscious stars.

Veterans Moving Forward: how Service dogs heal

by Talking with Heroes Talk Program in MILITARY

Hear 24-year Navy veteran Karen D. Jeffries, founder of the nonprofit Veterans Moving Forward, discuss how providing service dogs to vets helps them overcome physical and mental health challenges.

Best Black Authors: Christian novelist nikole Morgan

by Black Authors Network in BOOKS

A chat with first-time fiction author Nikole Morgan, whose Christian novel, Picking Up His Pieces, is an inspiration to many.

Best of BTR: Helping Oklahoma Tornado Volunteers Cope | 05.23.13

oklahoma tornado: Coping Strategies for emergency responders

by Own Your Life with Dennis Carradin in PSYCHOLOGY

Trauma Specialist Dennis Carradin covers the devastation in Oklahoma and tactics that volunteers and emergency responders can use to cope with the tragedy and to avoid burnout.

Soledad o’Brien shares life lessons & future plans

by Living by Design in SELF-HELP

Soledad O’Brien‘s recent CNN departure leaves us wondering what’s next for the media sensation. She chats about career, love and challenges, plus offers life lessons for us all.

FORGET JOB SECURITY: Expert tips to Build marketability

by Deborah Shane in BUSINESS

Resume writer Dawn Rasmussen, author of Forget Job Security: Build Your Marketability, offers tips on building your brand. Mark Babbitt, CEO and founder of YouTern, among Mashable’s “Top 5 Online Communities for Starting Your Career,” joins in.

behind the scenes on A&E’s ‘sELL THIS HOUSE: extreme’

by Down and Dirty in HOBBIES

Charlie Frattini, master builder on A&E’s hit show Sell This House: Extreme, talks about how he stays focused on set. Plus, a DIY disaster story from The Impatient Gardener blogger Erin Schanen.

Grammy-Winning artist-Producer PJ Morton’s hot new single

by Going Places Radio in ENTERTAINMENT

PJ Morton attracts A-listers like Lil Wayne, Stevie Wonder and Adam Levine. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-producer talks with Cyrus Webb about his new single and upcoming album.

Best of BTR: Pierce Brosnan Talks Romance, Onscreen & Off | 05.22.13

pierce Brosnan talks marriage & onscreen romance

by World Kitchen in WOMEN

Despite playing Bond, Pierce Brosnan is a big believer in fidelity. He chats with Robin Milling about his new movie and how his real-life wife, Keely Shaye Smith, calls his onscreen trysts “legal cheating.”

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Go-To Guru: Detox King Dr. Alejandro Junger

by The Halli Casser-Jayne Show in HEALTH

Dr. Alejandro Junger is guru to both Gwyneth Paltrow and Dr. Oz. He discusses his new book, Clean Gut, and how to eliminate extra weight, chronic pain, allergies, heart disease, depression and more.

vegan grilling tips for memorial day weekend

by The Organic View in FOOD

Love to barbecue but eat plant-based foods? Author John Schlimm shares tips and techniques from his latest bestseller, Grilling Vegan Style: 125 Fired-Up Recipes to Turn Every Bite into a Backyard BBQ.

carrie underwood’s real-life ‘Soul Surfer’ INSPIRATION

by Life Beats Radio in SPIRITUALITY

Youth minister and counselor Sarah Rachel Hill, whom Carrie Underwood portrayed in the movie Soul Surfer, was instrumental in helping Bethany Hamilton through a shark attack that left her with one arm.

30 million records & counting: hit Producer kwame


Kwame is a sought-after producer, working with artists like 50 CentChristina Aguilera, Fantasia and Mary J Blige. Hear how he got his start, and the time he dedicates to working with kids today.

Best of BTR: The Ugly Side of Child Beauty Pageants | 05.21.13

The ugly SIDE OF child beauty pageants

by Talk in the Shadows in FASHION

From shows like Toddlers & Tiaras to Little Miss Perfect, learn what it is about child beauty pageants that make moms go to obsessive lengths in hopes of winning.

what’s next for eliminated ‘VoIce’ artists vedo & garrett

by Film Festival Radio in TELEVISION

Hear what’s next for last week’s eliminated artists on NBC’s hit show The Voice: Atlanta-born Vedo was on Team Usher and New Jersey native Garrett Gardner represented Team Shakira.

Fish feel pain: The coral reef crisis

by The Organic View in ENVIRONMENT

Coral reefs are home to thousands of species, but an estimated 70-90% of marine aquariums are collected illegally using poisonous cyanide. Hear how this affects key components of the reef ecosystem. 

talking nascar with drivers kerstin smutny & taylor martin

by Fan Vs. Fan Radio Network in SPORTS

Motorsports writers Rob Tiongson and Andy Marquis chat with drivers Kerstin Smutny and stock car talent Taylor Martin about all things NASCAR.

psychological therapy: what the APA doesn’t want you to know

by Active Christian Media in PSYCHOLOGY

May is Mental Health Month. Hear the latest on the American Psychological Association (APA) about diagnosis: what they no longer consider mental illness and the politics surrounding mental health. Discussion starts 25 minutes in.

Best of BTR: Start Internet Week with a BlogHer ’13 Preview | 05.20.13

Kick off Internet week with Elisa Camahort Page

by Deborah Shane in BLOGS

It’s Internet Week in NYC; what better way to celebrate tech than with BlogHer Co-Founder Elisa Camahort Page discussing the upcoming BlogHer ’13 conference, blogging today and the panel she shared with Alicia Keys!

Uncle Jesse’s girl: Candace Cameron bure A.k.a. DJ Tanner

by Life Beats Radio in ENTERTAINMENT

Actress, producer and New York Times bestselling author Candace Cameron Bure, also known as DJ Tanner from the iconic sitcom Full House, discusses her latest project, her family and her faith.

iRS Audit scandal victim speaks out


So far, the IRS scandal has resulted in more questions than answers. Conservative author L. Todd Wood shares how he was a target. Plus, a recap of the latest political news.

Kundalini expert chantal monte opens your third eye

by Supernatural Girlz in SPIRITUALITY

Kundalini expert Chantal Monte brings East and West together to reveal how to use electrical energy to change our lives for the better, and demonstrates a Kundalini meditation.

CeLIAC AWARENESS MONTH: Living gluten-free

by Joy Keys in HEALTH

Jennifer North of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and registered dietician Cheryl Harris discuss how a gluten-free diet improves the quality of life of those with celiac disease.

Best of BTR: Heading Down the Preakness Stretch | 05.17.13

Jockey Kristina McManigell: Riding high at the preakness

by MyCity4HerRadio in SPORTS

With the Preakness Stakes happening Saturday, host Monyka Berrocosa talks history, handicapping and racing with jockey Kristina McManigell and race event planner Kimber Goodwin.  

Get Real: dishing the dirt on ‘Idol’ & Other reality shows


Hot on the heels of the American Idol finale, get the deets on all your favorite reality shows, including The Biggest Loser, Survivor, Big Brother and Celebrity Apprentice.

ARMED FORCES DAY: Honoring those who serve

by Family of a Vet in MILITARY

Did you know that Saturday is Armed Forces Day? Family of a Vet continues its Military Appreciation Month series, this time honoring male vets and active soldiers for their service.

must-sees & must-misses: the SKINNY on summer blockbusters

by Movie Addict Headquarters in MOVIES

Noted film critics preview summer 2013 films, with over 100 new releases, including Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger and Star Trek: Into Darkness.

she’s got the power: C+C Music Factory’s Martha wash

by The Love Zone USA in MUSIC

Singer Martha Wash (“It’s Raining Men” and “I’ve Got the Power”) shares career stories and how certain songs can be food for the soul.