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Weekly Best: Friday, August 30, 2010

robert-schimmelSadly, comedian Robert Schimmel—who’d been battling cancer for a decade—died last night from injuries sustained in an Aug. 26 auto accident. Ever gracious, Robert told Mr. Media in 2008, “Time is the greatest gift anyone can give you. The time you gave me today, that’s mine now.”
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Healthtopia Radio’s Bonnie Bella hits the boards with Lucille O’Neal, whose 7-foot-1 baby boy is one of the greatest NBA stars of all time—Shaquille O’Neal. Lucille will chat about her new book, Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go: From Mental Welfare to Mental Wealth.
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Timothy Hodge kicks it with rapper Paul Wall, who hit the scene in 2005 with his debut album, The People’s Champ. Known for his pimped-out dental work, the Houston-based artist released his fourth CD this summer—Heart of a Champion—which cracked the Top Ten Rap Albums list.
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Robin Milling flashed back to 1992, when she got busy with with David Bowie, who was about to tie the knot with Iman. “I’m very pro on the idea,” the flamboyant glam rocker said of marriage. “I don’t think there are any disadvantages whatsoever. I think it is a glorious union.”
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The Amazing Kreskin opened up to Mr. Media about his ’09 prostate cancer diagnosis. “Not one single person around me—my closest friends, my staff, my road manager—had any idea,” he said. “The only person was my accountant, because of keeping the books and expenses.”
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Less than two months after undergoing heart surgery, Dick Cheney is hard at work on his memoirs—and raring to fly from Virginia to his beloved Wyoming, daughter Liz told Aacons: “What he’d really like to do is get back on a drift boat on the Snake River and do some fishing.”

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Daily Highlights: Thursday, September 2, 2010

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At 9 AM Robin Milling flashes back to 1992, when she got busy with with David Bowie, who was about to tie the knot with Iman. “I’m very pro on the idea,” the flamboyant glam rocker said of marriage. “I don’t think there are any disadvantages whatsoever. I think it is a glorious union.”
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At 11 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter sits down with attorney Liz Cheney, who held key positions in the U.S. State Department under George W. Bush. The Mideast affairs specialist with discuss teaming up with her dad—former Vice President Dick Cheney —on his memoirs.
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On Demand: Stuntwoman Bridgett Riley—who has doubled for such stars as Scarlett Johansson and Sienna Miller—dishes about working with Angelina Jolie on Salt: “I normally don’t get star-struck,” she tells host Marq with a Q, “but I’m a huge fan so it was like, Wow, I can’t believe I’m training her!”

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At 6 PM Wanda After Dark host Wanda Noel cozies up to Kevon Edmonds, younger brother of singer-songwriter Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds—and an R&B force in his own right, havng broken onto the scene in 1988 as a member of After 7, whose self-titled debut album went platinum.
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At 6 PM Candice Sabatini, skin-care writer for iVillage.com, drops in on Paula Begoun and the Cosmetics Cop Team to share her secrets for picking the perfect scent, while reviewing trends for the upcoming season. Call with questions to receive free Paula’s Choice products.
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On Demand: Breakfree to Success’s Doug Foresta gets down to business with singer-songwriter Cam Hodges from Season 5 of America’s Got Talent, who (in a good way) has got a John Mayer thing going on. The budding Vienna, Austria-born pop star will sample 2 new tracks.

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On Demand: Work It Girl’s Janet Powers and Lisa Mandell chat with Lynae Remondino, who lost 118 lbs. via Weight Watchers—but is now at odds with the diet giant for not hiring her as a national trainer. Plus: Lisa’s fellow AOL Jobs editor Barbara Safani, author of Happy About My Resume.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, August 24, 2010

todd-rundgren1Rundgren Radio host Doug Ford gets busy with the man himself—Todd Rundgren. The Hello It’s Me singer—who also produced MeatLoaf’s Bat out of Hell album—will discuss his Todd/Healing tour, which gets under way Sept. 5 in Akron, Ohio.
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At 10 PM Talking Smooth Jazz’s Terri Scott grooves with George Duke, who has recorded with such masters as Frank Zappa, Jean-Luc Ponty, George Clinton and Anita Baker. The piano virtuoso will chat about his new album, Déjà Vu, which embraces styles ranging from funk to samba.
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At 930 AM Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone hangs with self-proclaimed socialite Natalie Nunn, a cast member on the hit Oxygen series Bad Girls Club, who’ll chat about her role as celebrity judge for that network’s newest show, Hair Battle Spectacular.
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At 10 AM AACONS’ Marie Stroughter sits down with Michelle Malkin, whose twice-weekly column appears in papers from the New York Post to the Miami Herald to the Houston Chronicle. The conservative commentator will discuss her updated bestseller, Culture of Corruption.
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At 8 PM Women on the Move gets down to business with attorney Victoria Pynchon, author of the Settle It Now Negotiation Blog, who has been called a “master of conflict resolution and deposition skills.” Victoria recently became a regular contributor to Forbes.com’s “On the Docket” column.
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On demand Music on the Couch host Vinny Bond hangs with singer-songwiter Annie Fitzgerald, who’s just two weeks away from the release of her debut album, In Good Time. Plus: Veteran blues singer—and Memphis scene darling—Reba Russell.


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Daily Highlights; August 4, 2010

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At 4 PM AACONS host Marie Stroughter sits down with Fred Thompson, the former Tennessee Senator, current nationally-syndicated radio host and perennial character actor who’s graced such flicks as Cape Fear. Fred will chat about his new book, Teaching the Pig to Dance.

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At noon Host Robin Milling hangs with The Dry Land star Ryan O’Nan and director Ryan Piers Williams, who were affectionately dubbed R2 and R1 on set, to avoid confusion. The new flick, co-starrring America Ferrera, tells the story of an Iraqi War vet suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.

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At 5 PM Bish Talk Radio’s Bre Sylvia kicks it with QwanellQueMosley, who found fame upon being picked by Diddy in Making the Band 4, as a member of the R&B group Day 26. Que discuss will his recent Twitter proposal to squeeze Dawn Richard—and address rumors of an MTV reality show.

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At 9 PM Go for It host Paul Gant goes one-on-one with Javis Dortch from Omarosa Stallworth’s new TV One reality series, Donald J. Trump Presents: The Ultimate Merger, which The Donald bills as “a mix between The Apprentice and The Bachelorette.”

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At 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. get busy with legendary NFL quarterback Earl Morrall, who—during his 21-season career—played for the 49ers, Steelers, Lions, Giants, Colts and Dolphins, while helping capture 3 Super Bowl rings.

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At 8 PM Cynthia Loving—better known as R&B diva Lil’ Mo—drops in to discuss her collaborations with such A-listers as Missy Elliot, Ja Rule and Ol’Dirty Bastard. The Superwoman singer also explains why she’s so high on Beyoncé these days.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Programming Highlights: July 14, 2010

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At 1 PM (EST) Doc Heather rolls out the red carpet for Heather Mills, who has taken vegan to a whole new level with VBites. An extension of her veggie café in the U.K., VBites is a food line offering delicious, healthy and environmentally-friendly alternatives to meat, fish and dairy products.

don-yaegerAt noon Train with Shane host Deborah Shane welcomes Sports Illustrated Associate Editor Don Yaeger, author of the best-selling book, Greatness: What Makes the Great Ones Great. Don will chat about his journalism career and busy lecture-circuit schedule.

joanne-roseAt 1 PM The Jazzy Vegetarian whoops it up with actor-producer Joanne Rose, who created Vegan 101. Originally launched on Will Ferrell’s FunnyorDie.com, the web series takes a comedic look at the vegan lifestyle and features such topics as vegan speed dating and vegan gossip.

tomatoes-in-the-trenchesAlso at 1 PM Tomatoes in the Trenches hosts Cheryl Benton, Debbie Zipp, Claire Callaway, Jan Bina and Judith Drake celebrate their one-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio. (Way to go, gals!) Click now to find out how to win movie tickets, DVDs, Starbucks gift certificates and other prizes.

bo-diddleyAt 2 PM Mr. Media flashes back to 1985, when he went one-on-one with the late rock icon Bo Diddley—who said, “I’m the dude that Elvis Presley copied,” and griped about being cheated out of record royalties: “To know that something like this can happen in America is really sickening.”

michelle-bachmannAt 4:30 PM AACONS host Marie Stroughter sits down with Rep. Michelle Bachmann, the first Republican woman to represent Minnesota in Congress. The former federal tax-litigation attorney will discuss her efforts on the tax-relief and energy-exploration fronts.

todd-ewanAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with former NHL tough guy Todd Ewen, who played for the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Todd will chat about his distinguished career—and not-so-distinguished on-ice rumble with opponent Bob Probert.

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(All show times EST.)

Programming Highlights; July 12, 2010

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*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

matt-roush At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum sits down with TV Guide Senior Critic Matt Roush, MyTakeOnTV.com Editor Amrie Cunningham and TV analyst Shari Anne Brill to discuss the Primetime Emmy Award nominees and the upcoming fall season.

sass-jordanAt 8 PM Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q kicks it with Canadian rocker Sass Jordan, whose singles High Road Easy and Sun’s Gonna Rise cracked the Top 10 north of the border, and who’s got a sweet gig as a judge on Canadian Idol.

stupidcancershow-12At 9 PM The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes young-adult Ewing’s sarcoma survivor Emily Hobson, celeb hairstylist and Bits & Pieces Founder Barry Hendrickson, and Yoga Bear New York City Chapter Director Michelle Robbins.

frank-andersonAt 10 PM Let’s Be Frank’s Frank Anderson isn’t solely devoted to Internet radio. No, our Houston-based host is an original cast member of longest running touring play in African American theatre, The Diary of Black Men. And tonight he welcomes fellow actors from the original production.

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Programming Highlights; June 15, 2010


chenese_lewis-190x3001If you have a moment to help make someone’s dream come true, don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

allen-westAt 11:30 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes retired Lt. Col. Allen West, the GOP Congressional candidate from Florida’s 22nd District whose YouTube video At The Revolution has been viewed 2.2 million times (making him a much-buzzed about Oval Office contender for 2012).

becky-leeAt 6 PM World Footprints continues its focus on global citizenship as Becky Lee from Survivor: Cook Islands Castaways drops in to chat about her Becky’s Fund, which raises awareness of domestic violence—and which was financed with her prize money from the hit CBS series.

burgess-jenkinsAt 6 PM Christian Devotions’s Scott McCausey welcomes Burgess Jenkins, who played Ray Budds in 2000’s Remember the Titans, and has since appeared on such hit shows as Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill. The actor will chat about his role in the new upcoming flick Hero.

rasheedaAt 6PM The African American Literary Divas chill with hip-hop star Rasheeda, who began her career as a member of the teen trio Da Kaperz, and has since risen to queen of the Crunk Kingdom. The Georgia Peach singer will fill us in on wassup with her next album.

tc-carson1At 7 PM Your 15 Minutes Radio gets busy with actor-crooner TC Carson, who played Kyle Barker on the Fox sitcom Living Single. TC will chat about his role in the Houston’s Ensemble Theater Co.’s production of Five Guys Named Moe, and his new CD, Truth.

tim-donaghy1At 8 PM The Wheelhouse hosts Michael Bower and Chris Cause mix it up with Tim Donaghy, the former NBA referee who was booted from pro ball—and spent 15 months in prison—for betting on games. Tim will give us his take on whether Boston can lock in the title tonight.

daniel-cudmoreAt 9 PM Artists on Demand gets ups close and personal with Daniel Cudmore, who made his name as Colossus in the X-Men series but more recently set female hearts aflutter as Volturi guard Felix in The Twilight Saga: New Moon—which he reprises in Eclipse, opening June 30.

alexandra-paulAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks kick their Summer of ’85 series—which has already been graced by Steve Guttenberg and Joel Schumacher—into high grear with Baywatch cutie Alexandra Paul, who’ll chat about starring opposite Kevin Costner in John Badham’s American Flyers.

molly-burnettAlso at 10 PM Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey hangs with Molly Burnett, who plays Melanie Layton Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, and has also done a guest turn as Amanda Jane on HBO’s True Blood —during which she belted out the tune Jesus Asked Me Out Today.

jillian-lauren1At 10 PM Host Olivia Wilder sits down with Jillian Lauren, an NYU dropout who got Shanghaied into spending 18 months in the harem of Prince Jefri Bolkiah—youngest brother of the Sultan of Brunei—though lived to chronicle her experiences in the new book, Some Girls.

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Programming Highlights; May 28, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

newtgingrich-scroller2At 11:30 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes Newt Gingrich, whose new book is titled To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine. The former House Speaker has been ID’d by Beltway pundits as a top White House contender in 2012.

 

rachel-weisz-scroller31At 1 PM Unlike many thespians of the fair sex who—after snagging an Oscar—refuse to bare it all on the silver screen, Rachel Weisz embraces the move. “It was a powerful tool for me as an actor,” she tells host Robin Milling of disrobing in the historical drama Agora, which opens today.

 

jj-johnson-scroller2At 6 PM Chris and Company cuts loose with comedian JJ Johnson. The Cleveland native—whose MySpace page lists him as “102 years old” and boasts that he’s been on Cops two times—will treat us to his wicked wit and chat about his charitable causes.

 

luthercampbell-scrollerTonight at 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha gets busy with hip-hop legend Luther Campbell. The Banned in the U.S.A. singer—who fronted 2 Live Crew in the group’s heyday—will fill us in on his upcoming musical projects and current business ventures.

 

rileymartin-scroller AT 11:30 PM Foil Hat Radio gets up close and personal with Riley Martin, the son of Mississippi sharecroppers who’s now a Sirius Satellite Radio host—and whose knowledge of alien abduction is unmatched anywhere in the (media) universe.

 

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