Tag Archives: AACONS

Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons, Funny Lady Beth Littleford and Oscar Nominee Andrew Weisblum

russell-simmonsRussell Simmons: The hip hop entrepreneuer and Def Jam Records co-founder—whose net worth reportedly exceeds $350 million—drops in on The Philippe Matthews Show to talk with host Philippe Matthews about his new book, Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All.

beth-littleford5Beth Littleford: The former Daily Show correspondent sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about her role as Claire Riley opposite Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Kevin Bacon in the upcoming flick Crazy, Stupid, Love.

andrew-weisblumAndrew Weisblum: The Hollywood film editor, who has assembled such hit flicks as The Wrestler and Chicago, sits down with Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to talk about his Oscar nomination for Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan.

att-dwyane-wadeDwyane Wade: Depite being part of the most buzzed-about team in the NBA, the hoops virtuoso still puts education first. “Sorry I was late,” D-Wade tells the Bottom Line Sports Show hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy upon calling in. “I had to talk to my son about school. He was slackin’. So I went over a little bit.”

dambisa-moyoDambisa Moyo: The economist, whom Time magazine named by one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, stops by AACONS to talk with host Marie Stroughter about her new book, How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead.

nigel-marvenNigel Marven: The former BBC naturalist—aka the Britain’s Jack Hanna—who went on to found his own nature-documentary production company, drops in on World Footprints hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick to fill us in on his latest adventures while living on Panda reserves in China.

‘The Untouchables’ Star William Forsythe, ‘As the World Turns’ Star Colleen Zenk and Comedian Carla Collins Today on BlogTalkRadio

william-forsytheWilliam Forsythe: The star of the upcoming flick Dear Mr. Gacy—which tells the true story of a college student who met the serial killer on death row—recalls how how he shook off the disturbing role. “This was a journey from hell for me and I’ll never look back and have anything to do with John Wayne Gacy again because it’s over for me,” he tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “I literally just turned on the Beach Boys and went back to being a blonde. I tried to surf my way out of it in a way and go to a whole other place.”

colleen-zenkColleen Zenk: The actor who’s been playing fashionista-turned-criminal Barbara Ryan on the CBS daytime drame As the World Turns since 1978 drops in on BlazinRy to talk with host Ryan Holmes about the fast-growing online campaign to get her on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.

allen-west3Allen West: Florida’s newly-elected U.S. Congressman tells AACONS host Marie Stroughter that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is guilty of espionage—and that we “should be censuring the American news agencies which enabled him to be able to do this and then also applauding him for the efforts.”

carla-colinsCarla Collins: The funnylady known as the Canadian Tina Fey—who began her career as an anchor on The Weather Network—drops in on Sin City Sessions host Marq with a Q to rave about her new book, Angels, Vampires & Dochebags, while filling us in on her reality show, Carlawood.

stanly-livingstonStanley Livingston: The actor who played Doris Day and David Niven’s kid in the 1960 flick Please Don’t Eat the Daisies—before rocketing to fame as Chip Douglas on My Three Sons—stops by The NeverHood to chat with host Ethan Tudor W about his Actor’s Journey Project.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., ‘Blossom’ Star Mayim Bialik, Video Blogger Steve Garfied and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

rfk-jrRobert F. Kennedy Jr.: The son of America’s 64th Attorney General talks with World Footprints Radio about his new documentary, River at Risk 3D. “It was a chance to go down the Colorado River,” he tells hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick. “That’s important to be because my father took me on this river when I was 13.”

mayim-bialik4Mayim Bialik: The star of the hit ‘90s sitcom Blossom, who went on to earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience, drops in on pal Brandon Henslee of Brandon’s Buzz to chat up her latest role, as Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory. Plus: Law and Order: SVU’s Christine Lahti.

jackie-gingrich1Jackie Gingrich Cushman: Newt Gingrich’s daughter, whose syndicated column covers politics and news events from a mother’s perspective, drops in on AACONS host Marie Stroughter to discusss her new book, The Essential American: 25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own.

steve-garfieldSteve Garfield: Video-blogging pioneer Steve Garfield, who was inducted last year into the International Academy of Web Television, drops in on Mass Merrier host Mike Ball to examine how politicians used online video during the midterm elections —and what to expect in the 2012 presidential race.

jamal-anderson2Jamal Anderson: The former NFL running back, who helped get the Atlanta Falcons to Super Bowl XXXIII—and who, a year, earlier set a league record by carrying the ball 410 times—chats with Women on the Move host Leslie Harris about the current gridiron season, and the helmet-to-helmet hits issue.

Daily Highlights: Tuesday October 26, 2010

susan-olsen1Flashback host Carey Fisher gets the story from Susan Olsen, who of course played the ever-lovable Cindy Brady on The Brady Bunch. Susan will chat about her work with Precious Paws, an animal sanctuary that promotes the importance of responsible pet ownership.

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The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy hang with former NBA shooting guard Kareem Rush, who played with the Lakers, Pacers and 76ers. Plus: Orestes Destrade, former host of XM Radio’s Baseball This Morning, who now serves as a ESPN commentator.
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Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum welcomes The Sopranos executive producer Terence Winter, who more recently created HBO’s Boardwalk Empire—the critically-acclaimed series directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Steve Buscemi.
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Erick Erickson, managing editor of Redstate.com—America’s largest online community of conservative activists—drops in to discuss his new book, Red State Uprising: How to Take Back America with Aacons. The CNN contributor will also weigh in on recent news events at the network.
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Book Club Girl welcomes Susan Henderson, who’ll chat about her debut novel, Up from the Blue, about a pregnant woman whose husband is overseas, so must reunite with her estranged dad. The Columbus Dispatch has hailed the story’s “surprising moments of joy.”
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The Marathon Show’s Joseph Taricani gets busy with former NFL running back Roger Craig, who won 3 Super Bowls while playing with the 49ers with Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, before going on to play for the Raiders and Vikings. Roger will discuss his shift into marathon running.

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Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 13, 2010

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In honor of Paul Simon’s 69th birthday—today—Milling About host Robin Milling unspools a never-before-aired 1986 interview with the music legend. “The songs emerge,” he said of his creative powers. “Seldom do they sort of pop. They slowly reveal themselves.”
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Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier hangs with Nick (son of Hulk) Hogan who made his name on the VH1 reality series Hogan Knows Best. Nick will chat about getting his life back on track after his 2007 car crash—which landed him in jail for 6 months.

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Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone goes on-one-one with Boris Kodjoe, who stars as CIA operative Steven Bloom on J.J. AbramsUndercovers, which debuted last month on NBC. The hottie actor will chat about how he landed that plum role.
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Talking Smooth Jazz’s Terri Scott grooves with bassist Stanley Clarke, a virtuoso performer and composer in his own right, who has also scored a host of TV series and feature films. Stanley will sample tracks from his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band.
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Former House Speaker—and To Save America author—Newt Gingrich is keeping the door open on a bid for Barack Obama’s job. “I don’t know quite what we’ll do,” he tells AACONS host Marie Stroughter. “We’ll decide probably next March.”
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Talk Entertainment kicks it with Vinny Foti from the MTV’s Fresh Meat 2, who’s now on Challenge Cut Throat. The reality sex symbol will dish about upcoming drama on the show, while taking questions about his personal life.

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Daily Highlights: Thursday; October 7, 2010

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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon peeks into the ego of Edward Norton. “There’s no chase scenes, no weapons,” he says of his new film, Stone. “The drama comes from this corkscrewing tension that evolves only in conversation. So if you’re an actor, it’s like, At last I matter!”
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AACONS’s Marie Stroughter once again welcomes To Save America author Newt Gingrich. The former House Speaker will discuss his Strategy Memo to GOP candidates—outlining what he calls the “closing argument” they can use 30 days out to win votes in the midterm elections.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman cuts loose with Keith Powell, who plays the straight-laced writer Toofer on NBC’s 30 Rock. The NYU Tisch School grad —who’s also founder of the Contemporary Stage Company—will dish about what’s coming up on his Emmy-winning comedy.
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Positivley Incorrect’s Scott Cluthe sits down with MP (that’s Member of Parliament to you Yanks) Michael Meacher, one of the longest serving ministers in Tony Blair’s Labour party. A longtime environmental advocate, too, Michael will discuss the global threat of climate change.
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Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team dedicate an entire show to taking care of all skin-care, hair-care and makeup questions. Call in with your most pressing beauty concerns and get expert advice, plus free Paula’s Choice products selected by our host to meet your needs.

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Romance Radio’s Cathy Maxwell welcomes best-selling author Elizabeth Boyle, whose new book is titled Mad About Duke. The Widows of Standon historical romance tells the story of a young woman who employs an incognito duke to help her land a titled second husband.

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Daily HighlightsTuesday; September 28, 2010

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Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters rocks out with Tom Johnston, who co-founded The Doobie Brothers in 1970—and who’d crank out hits like China Grove, Listen to the Music and Long Train Runnin. The frontman will chat about the band’s new album, World Gone Crazy, which drops today.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with MSNBC political analyst Lawrence O’Donnell, who won an Emmy for his work as a producer on NBC’s The West Wing. The Dem of many talents will fill us in on his new MSNBC show, The Last Word, which bowed last night.
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Movie Addict Headquarters’s Betty Jo Tucker grooves with filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, whose 2009 Music by Prudence—about an impoverished and severely disabled Zimbabwean singer-songwriter—bagged an Oscar for Best Documentary.
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The Bottom Line Sports Show hangs with former NFL wide receiver Matthew Hatchette, who played for the Vikings and Jets—before taking up acting. Having done guest turns on How I Met Your Mother and Boston Legal, Matthew’s now moving to the big screen, in Stonerville.

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FMMK Talk Radio host Johnny Tan gets up close and personal with Kathleen Koch, who spent 18 years as a CNN White House correspondent. The Peabody Award winner will discuss her new book, How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What Mattered.
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AACONS’ Marie Stroughter goes one-on-one with political commentator David (brother of Rush) Limbaugh, whose new book, Crimes Against Liberty and Tyranny: An Indictment of President Barack Obama, probably won’t make it into the Obama Presidential Library.

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Daily Highlights: Tuesday; September 21, 2010

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All Girl Talk Radio whoops it up with Terri J. Vaughn, who first captured our hearts as Lovita Alizay Jenkins Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show. The wife of former Chicago Bear Karon Riley will chat about her role on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.

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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with Rob Morrow, who starred in Robert Redford’s 1994 flick Quiz Show, and Maura Tierney, who starred in E.R., to chat about their roles on ABC’s intriguing new legal drama, The Whole Truth, which debuts tomorrow at 10pm ET.
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Icon Fetch’s Tony Peter rocks out with Chris Difford, half of the Squeeze team who—with Glenn Tilbrook—penned pop classics like Black Coffee in Bed and Cool for Cats. Glenn will chat about the band’s new album, Spot the Difference, which painstakingly recreates its greatest hits.
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AACONS’ Marie Stroughter goes one-on-one with David Nunes, who was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as California State Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development section, before being elected to U.S. Congress in 2003.
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Chopra Center Radio debuts with “Emotional Healing,” an hour-long special hosted by Dr. David Simon, the center’s co-founder, and davidji, its lead educator. If you’re stressed and afraid to move forward in life, their tips and wisdom will soon have you on the path to recovery.
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Women on the Move host Leslie Harris gives it up for Demetria McKinney, who began her screen career in Tyler Perry’s 2004 video release Meet the Browns, before going on to star as Janine Payne in his hit TBS sitcom House of Payne.


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