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Daily Highlights: Wednesday; October 6, 2010

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Aaron Johnson, who plays young John Lennon in Nowhere Boy, chats about the Beatle’s widow’s reaction to the new biopic. “Yoko gave her blessing and basically stayed out of the way while we were making the film,” he tells host Robin Milling. “And she cried when she saw the movie.”
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Mutha Knows host Mutha kicks it with hip-hop diva Rah Digga, formerly of Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad, who last month released his first album in 10 years, Classic, featuring the tracks Who Gonna Check Me Boo, Solidified and Viral.
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The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts sit down with Stephen Martines, who plays super-bad vamp Frederick on CW’s Vampire Diaries. The former General Hospital star will speak out against bullying—at home, at school and online.
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The S Word’s Shannon Baether hangs with Monique Dupree—aka The Black Scream Queen—who’s headlined in such horror flicks as Bikini Bloodbath Christmas and Satan Hates You, while also appearing in hits like The Replacements and American Gangster.
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Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman sound the trumpets for Shannon Devine, who was recently crowned Mrs. International 2010. The North Carolina mom of 2 discusses her work as an advocate for the National Council for Adoption.
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Conversations with Linda’s Linda Lawson gives it up for soul singer Bettye LaVette who—after 43 years of making records—finally got her props in 2005 with the release of I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise. The diva will chat about her new album, Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook.

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Daily Highlights; August 18, 2010

jerry-oconnell-5At noon There’s a scene in Piranha 3D that gives new meaning to the term 3D. That would be the one where Jerry O’Connell gets his manhood bitten off by the man-eating creatures—and pieces fly off the screen. “I’ve seen a large chunk of it,” he tells host Robin Milling,” and it looks great!”
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At 8 PM PSI-FI Para-Radio host Donna Stewart ratchets up Superstars of Horror Month with an appearance by Judith O’Dea, who played Barbara in George A. Romero’s 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead, which is widely acknowledged as the greatest indie horror flick of all time.
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At noon EMPact Radio’s Dr. Peter Pry sits down with James Woolsey, former CIA director and U.S. ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, who’ll discuss protecting our nation from a man-made or natural electromagnetic pulse disaster.
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At 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gives it up for budding pop diva Katie DiCicco, whose track Mud is featured in the new horror flick Emerging Past—and whose tune Sugar Killer will be heard in the upcoming thriller Tekken, starring Kelly Overton.
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At 10 PM The Movie Geeks get busy with Bruce Beresford, director of such acclaimed flicks as Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies and Driving Miss Daisy. The native Australian will chat about his new film, Mao’s Last Dancer, starring Kyle MacLachlan.
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At 2 PM Little Brown sparks a conversation with Science magazine reporter Sam Kean and author of the new book The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements.
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At 1130 AM Around the Water Cooler welcomes journalist James G. Workman, author of Heart of Dryness—and advisor to national water ministers worldwide—for a discussion on the Kalahari Bushmen and what they can teach us about water scarcity and climate-change adaptation.

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

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Programming Highlights; July 11, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

michael-jackson-death-hoax-4AT 3 PM Even though the one-year anniversary of his passing has come and gone, fans the world over still believe Michael Jackson may have faked his own demise. Death-hoax investigators Tom Pickering and Maura Stephens join host Carlotta Chatwood for Part 7 in this series.

maureen-sheaAt 8 PM Super Featherweight pro—and Fightin’ Words host—Maureen “The Real Million Dollar Baby” Shea delivers the latest boxing and mixed martial arts news. Maureen earned her nickname by serving as Hilary Swank’s sparring partner in Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning flick of the same name.

kevin-gillespieAt 9 PM Host Olivia Wilder stirs things up with Kevin Gillespie from Season 6 of Bravo’s Top Chef. The Atlanta native is executive chef at the city’s Woodfire Grill, whose menu changes daily and incorporates fresh, organic and sustainable ingredients in all of his dishes.

christopher-heyerdahl Also at 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts get up close and personal with Christopher Heyerdahl, who played Marcus Volturi in New Moon, a role he’ll reprise in next years’ installment, Breaking Dawn.

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Programming Highlights; July 10, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:
naturally-71At 11:30 AM Host Joy Keys gets busy with Naturally 7, the cappella R&B group that’s currently touring with Michael Bublé, and whose new album is titled Vocal Play. The crooners’ impromptu 2006 performance on a Paris subway has racked up more than 4 million hits on YouTube.

jackeeAt 1 PM Suncera “That Writing Chic” Johnson whoops it up with Jackée, who kept America in stitches as Sandra Clark on the ‘80s sitcom 227. The funny lady will spill about her role in The Vagina Monologues, how she turned 2 lines into a hot career, and the call she got from Oprah.

cameron-brightAt 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts freak out as one of their favorite Twilight players, Cameron Bright—who plays Alec— swoops in to take fan questions and tell us what it’s like working with (OMG!) Taylor Lautner and (double OMG!) Rob Pattinson.

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Programming Highlights; July 7, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

andrea-linAt 1 PM Tomatoes in Trenches’ Cheryl Benton asks, Are you bored with your workout routine? Then Andrea Lin—a choreographer who’s worked with A-listers like Madonna and Mariah Carey—can help. The lithe Taiwanese beauty will chat about the latest release in her Dance A Go-Go series.

 

allanah-mylesAt 2 PM Namaste Radio rolls out the red carpet for Alannah Myles, the Canadian songbird who snagged a Grammy for 1990’s Black Velvet. The stunning diva will chat about her new album, which offers a new take on that smash hit single.

 

bill-cosbyAt 7:30 PM Meet America’s newest social-media guru—Bill Cosby on his new Blog Talk Radio show! Join the comic icon for a two-hour special as he unveils his new iPhone app, chats about his hilarious webcast series, OBKB, and offers his trademark take on Twitter, BlogTalkRadio and every platform in between.

 

billy-bob-thorntonAt 9 PM Twisted South Radio hosts Zeke Loftin and Michael Buffalo Smith mosey up to Billy Bob Thornton and his band, The Boxmasters, whose third CD, Modbilly, features such tracks as The Lord Knows I’m Drinkin’ and That’s Why Tammy Has My Car.

 

stephen-martinesAlso at 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts swoon over Stephen Martines, who made his name on The Guiding Light and General Hospital, and now plays super-bad vamp Frederick on the CW’s Vampire Diaries. The hottie will chat about his upcoming big-screen projects.

 

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Programming Highlights; June 30, 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:

btr_atwc_todaypic_43_june23_10At 11:30 AM Around the Water Cooler host Jonathan Hall talks with Maureen Mcavey, executive vice president of the Urban Land Institute, about what needs to be done to fix America’s water infrastructure.

tim-donaghy11At 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with Tim Donaghy, the former NBA referee who was booted from pro ball—and spent 15 months in prison—for betting on games. Tim, whose new book is titled Personal Foul, will offer his take on where free agent LeBron James might land.

isaac-hayesAlso at 8 PM The Hatchetman sits down with Rev. Isaac Hayes, who’s running for Illinois’ 2nd district seat in Congress—against incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr. “We need a clean break from the politics of the past,” says Hayes. “That starts by electing a Representative with honesty and integrity.”

eclipse-poster2At 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts, who are certifiably insane when it comes to the smash-hit Twilight series, host an “Eclipse Blowout” during which fans weigh in on the latest sequel—opening today—while swooning over Rob Pattinson and Taylor Lautner.

art-smith-1At 10 PM Olivia Wilder welcomes Art Smith, who spent a decade as personal chef for Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham—and remains in their employ for big events. The restaurant owner will chat about Common Threads, his nonprofit that educates kids through cooking and the arts.

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Daily Highlights; June 16, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

niapeeplesAt 1 PM Garden of the Soul host Lynn Serafinn kicks it with Nia Peeples, who played Nicole Chapman on Fame and scored a No. 1 hit with the 1988 dance tune Trouble. The multi-talented diva will fill us in on her teleseminar series, Elements of Life.

rodney-perryAt 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson hangs with Rodney Perry, formerly of BlogTalkRadio’s Rodney Perry Live and now co-host of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show. Rodney will fill us in on his big-screen projects, including the Cedric the Entertainter comedy Chicago Pulaski Jones

mike-vrabelAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with Mike Vrabel, offensive linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike, who spent eight seasons with the New England Patriots, was the first player ever to have two touchdown passes and a sack in the same game.

aldis-hodgeAt 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gets up close and personal with Aldis Hodge, who stars opposite Timothy Hutton on the TNT crime drama Leverage, and previously appeared in such shows as Private Practice, Castle and Friday Night Lights.

roger-nygardAt 9 PM Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chats with Roger Nygard, whose new documentary, The Nature of Existence, finds him venturing to the source of each of the world’s philosophies, religions and belief systems—via scholars, holy men, scientists, artists and pizza chefs.

lea-thompsonAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks continue their Summer of 1985 series with Caroline in the City star Lea Thompson, who played Lorraine Baines opposite Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. Plus, the Oscar-winning sci-fi flick’s writer-producer, Bob Gale.

molly-burnett-1At 10PM Just 24 hours after her first appearance on BlogTalkRadio, Molly Burnett—who plays Melanie Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives—drops back in on Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey to take your calls. (Be sure to ask her if she’s actually gone on that date with Jesus yet.)

rob-benedictAt 10 PM Hosts Annie and Burl Gregory whoop it up with Rob Benedict, who played Chuck the Prophet on the CW series Supernatural. The actor will chat about his second career, as frontman for the band Louden Swain, whose new CD is titled A Brand New Hurt.

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imagesP.S. Don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

Programming Highlights; May 27, 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:

karen-black-scroller2At 4 PM Mr. Media cozies up to Karen Black, who has graced such flicks as Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces. The two-time Golden Globe champ will chat about her role in the Edgemar Center for the Arts production of Just 45 Minutes from Broadway.

stacy-haiduk1-scroller2At 8 PM Buzzworthy Radio host NaVell Lee goes one on one with Stacy Haiduk—aka Lana Lang from the ‘80s series Superboy—who plays the dual roles of Patty Williams and Dr. Emily Peterson on The Young and the Restless.

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