Whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, good vision is an important component to playing well. Dwight Howard joins Dr. Val to discuss what he focuses on during a game, as well as his experience as a mentor in the ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest, where he counseled Anthony, an aspiring professional basketball player. Tune in here.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet funnyman Kevin Bozeman. Kevin’s been performing his smooth stand-up style in clubs across the country and was the winner of HBO’s Comedy Competition in 2000. You’ll have seen him in Comedy Central’s PremiumBlend and most recently in the hit indie film Flat Chested, starring Luke Perry and Alicia Witt. 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.
One in three drivers says they have difficulty driving in the dark. Even with 20/20 vision, your ability to see lessens at night. Tune into a special rebroadcast of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: Driving in the Dark to hear from two experts on the importance of taking proper care of your eyes and car. Optometrist Dr. Cristina Schinder speaks to what happens to your eyes in the dark and National Safety Council Vice President John Ulczycki shares tips for adults and teens to be safer nighttime drivers. Tune in now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet comedian Michael Palascak, no stranger to late-night, with a Comedy Central special and veteran of the college circuit. During our Craftsmanship segment, hear a chat with The Family Handyman editor-in-chief Ken Collier about their list of “10 Handy Holiday Decorating Tips” for around your home. Frank will welcome Lindsay Roberts of The Gift Insider to the studio to run though some great holiday gift ideas during the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons, and hear a Craftsman Memories story from Terrie Swanson. Tune in here.
Join Host Tai Goodwin at the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network to learn about using your intuition to create multiple streams of wealth. In this Launch Talk conversation, guest Darlene Pitts shares how to use your intuition to achieve success with new and existing businesses. Darlene Pitts is an Intuition Consultant, Speaker & Author of Let’s Talk Intuition and Discover Your Intuition. She teaches intuition development courses and uses her intuition in consulting with individuals, businesses, and law enforcement. She is also an Inspirational Photographer, a Graphic Designer, and a Senior Information Security Analyst for a global corporation. 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.
Topping off your contact lens solution, instead of fully cleaning out your contact case and putting in new, fresh solution, is a major contact lens “don’t.” On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about all the “dos and don’ts” of soft contact lens wear. Tune in here. In conjunction with the show, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. has developed a new educational resource, Healthy Vision & Contact Lenses, available at www.acuvue.com/press. Tune in now.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, catch Fred Noe, author of Beam, Straight Up: The Bold Story of the First Family of Bourbon. He is a seventh generation Jim Beam family distiller and has experienced first-hand the history of bourbon whiskey in America. During the Craftsmanship segment, meet Brian Mollohan of Ruby Street Brewing. If you’re a home brewer looking for high-quality stainless steel systems, this is the man you want to talk with. Tune in here.
Join Joy Randel, as she chats with Susan Smith, President and Owner of PetTravel.com. PetTravel.com has provided information and essential products for traveling worldwide with a pet for over 14 years. Additionally, they assist in the transport of unaccompanied pets from the United States or Canada all over the world. Tune in here.
Research shows that many contact lens wearers are significantly non-compliant in virtually all active steps involving soft contact lens wear, including hand washing, case hygiene, lens disinfection and following the recommended lens replacement schedule. On the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about how to get the full benefit of contact lens wear and reduce the chances of developing problems that could have an effect on your vision and the health of your eyes. Tune into the podcast here. In conjunction with the show, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. has developed a new educational resource, Healthy Vision & Contact Lenses, available at www.acuvue.com/press.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, tune in to actor/voice artist Doug James. If you’ve been watching Bosson Starz, you know him as the mysterious “Grey Haired Man” who always gets the job done. Also on the show is Souldier founder/president Jen Tabor discussing her awesome guitar straps (and other musical accessories) she makes for artists ranging from Mastodon to the Grateful Dead. Tune in here.
When it comes to incorporating a business, entrepreneurs have many questions they may need help with, but can’t afford to bring an attorney on board. In this show, Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com will discuss with Host Tai Goodwin about the top 5 mistakes entrepreneurs make when they incorporate their business and how to avoid them. Tune in here.
Most people know that exposure to the sun can damage their skin, but what about their eyes? On the new edition of Healthy VisionTM with Dr. Val Jones, dermatologist and author Jeanine Downie, M.D., and Stephen Cohen, O.D., past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, join Dr. Val to talk about to importance of sun protection and provide tips on keeping eyes and skin healthy year round. Tune in here.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet acclaimed comedian Kyle Kinane of the TBS Just For Laughs Chicago Festival this week. Also on the show is Range, Inc. founder Kari Underly, a third-generation meat cutter. They’ll be talking playoffs with resident sports correspondent Bo Balogun and Nutmeg & Company blogger, Meg Thorne will be sharing a DIY Disaster story. Tune in here
Join Power Your Life Talk Radio on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network for an interview with Jerome Chazen, a founder & former chairman of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and author of My Life at Liz Claiborne: How We Broke the Rules and Built the Largest Fashion Company in the World. Also on the program, Victoria Seitz, Ph.D, an internationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, with over 30 years of experience in fashion and marketing. Tune in here.jim