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Dick Gregory, Jake Silbermann, Frank Fontana and Wayne Brady Today on BlogTalkRadio

dick-gregoryDick Gregory: The veteran satirist—who, throughout the ‘60s, ’70s and ‘80s, was instrumental in the civil-rights and feminist movements while helping to unify white and black audiences—sits down with The Artivist host Ron Herd to chat about his storied career.

jake-silbermannJake Silbermann: The actor who plays Noah Mayer on As the World Turns, and has also done guest turns on Gossip Girl and Guiding Light, drops in on BlazinRy to dish with host Ryan Holmes about his new flick, Stuffer, which was named Best Short by The Royal Flush Film Festival.

vanessa-williams-4Vanessa Willams: The Desperate Houswives star, whose most recent marriage—to former LA Laker Rick Fox—ended in 2004, tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone that her ideal V-Day gift this year would be “maybe to have a date. That would help. Right now I have no Valentine’s Day plans.”

att-waynebrady2Wayne Brady: The improv virtuoso reveals that he wipes his mind clean after his Vegas shows, so that each performance will be fresh. On the other hand, as he tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “Johnathan, my partner, and I were doing a mermaid scene and we both dumped ourselves in water and stripped down to our underwear.”

frank-fontana5Frank Fontana: The DOWN and DIRTY host welcomes sommelier Michael Bottigliero, aka the Windy City Wine Guy, who’ll fill us in on pairing the best vino with your Valentine’s Day dinner. Plus: Chicago Wine Cellar Expert owner Rick Grigsby talks building custom wine racks.

rene-clausenRené Clausen: The conductor of the Concordia Choir of Moorehead, Minn., stops by The African American Voice in Classical Music to chat with host Patrick D. McCoy about the choir’s upcoming tour, and Feb. 19 performance at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.

‘Green Hornet’ Star Seth Rogen and Teen Idol Cody Linley Today on BlogTalkRadio

seth-rogen3Seth Rogen: The superstar funnyman weighs in on slimming down for the title role in his big-screen remake of The Green Hornet, opening tomorrow. “There’s really nothing good about it, to be honest. I bought a bunch of clothes that I barely fit into anymore,” he tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “People ask me a lot about losing the weight—which sucks. I don’t recommend it for everyone. Stay fat, people. That’s my motto!”

james-frain5James Frain: The actor whose character on NBC’s The Cape is named Chess reveals ironic weakness. “I’m a terrible chess player!” he tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone. “I was wondering if they were going to have me play chess in the show, but it’s not very cinematic. I can do the first few moves in a chess game, but then I get very impatient… I think my character in the show is called Chess because he’s such a manipulative, strategic kind of guy. He moves people around like pieces on a chess board.”

cody-linleyCody Linley: The hottie who played Jake Ryan on Hannah Montana, while also competing on Season 8 of Dancing with the Stars, stops by TD Radio to fill us in on his latest musical project—a duet with pop singer Lana, titled Receipt.

hillary-smithHillary B. Smith: The actress who began her soap career on As the World Turns before going on to play Nora Hanen on One Life to Live drops in to chat with host Silas Kain about her newest role, as Ellie in the upcoming web series Fumbling thru the Pieces.

‘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.

Jennifer Williams of VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives,’ ‘As The World Turns’ Star Van Hansis, Boxing Champ Andre Berto and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

jennifer-williams2Jennifer Williams: The wife former San Antonio Spur Eric Williams—who recently ripped fellow NBA spouse Erin Barry for getting cozy with Eva Longoria’s soon-to-be ex-hubby Tony Parker—weighs in on infidelity in the league. “People don’t respect the institution of marriage anymore,” the Basketball Wives star tells The NBA Breakdown hosts Audley Stephenson and Dave Mendonca. “They just kind of take the vows and what happens happens.”

vanm-hansisVan Hansis: The As the World Turns star stops by BlazinRy to talk with host Ryan Holmes about his new big-screen thriller, Occupant, which tells the story of a 25-year-old man who must lock himself in his late grandma’s huge Manhattan apartment for 12 days before taking ownership.

esheMontsho Eshe: The singer-songwriter from two-time Grammy-winning hip-hop group Arrested Development—who scored such Top 10 hits as Tennessee, People Everyday and Mr. Wendal—stops by Speak Your Damn Mind! Celebrity Radio to fill us in on her upcoming solo project.

andre-bertoAndre Berto: The boxer who represented Haiti at the ‘04 Summer Olympics—before going on to win the WBC welterweight championship—drops in on Women on the Move host Leslie Harris to discuss his recent TKO of Freddy Hernandez, and his next possible contender, Selcuk Aydin.

felice-barton1Felicia Barton: The American Idol Season 8 semi-finalist drops in on OP2 Talk host Bill Crespo to discuss how she juggles being a mom while continuing to pursue her pop-music career, which includes the new singles, Magic Carpet, Foolish About Your Love and Lost Words.

Russell Crowe, ‘As the World Turns’ Star Eric Sheffer Stevens and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

russell-crowe-8Russell Crowe: The Oscar champ—whose new flick, The Next Three Days, tells the story of a husband whose wife is accused of murder—weighs in on his commitment to real-life spouse Danielle Spencer. “I would do anything for my wife,” he tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon.

eric-sheffer-stevens-21Eric Sheffer Stevens: The actor who plays Dr. Reid Oliver on As the World Turns—and also appeared opposite Meryl Streep in last year’s feature flick Julie & Julia—drops in to chat with BlazinRy host Ryan Holmes about his upcoming dramatic projects.

ben-wade1Coach’ Ben Wade The Survivor: Tocantins contestant—who’s also an actor, soccer coach, trumpet player, orchestra conductor and holder of the world record for longest solo kayak expedition drops in on host Olivia Wilder to weigh in on the current season of the hit CBS series.

larry-ross1Larry Ross: The jazz-R&B bass virtuoso and singer stops by EnergyTwist to talk with hosts Energy and Sister Cee about his new CD, I Confess, featuring the tracks Silent Lover, Benefit of the Doubt, Step Into the Light and Back of the Bank.

nadine-lajoieNadine Lajoie: The championship motorcycle racer—who, in 2007 took third place against 75 men at the WERA Nationals in Daytona—drops in on The Wealthy Speaker Show’s Paul Lawrence Vann to talk up her upcoming book, Win the Race of Life at 180 MPH!

Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team reveal 5 foods that can help fight signs of paulabegoun-6aa1aging—and which foods can make you look older. Call in with your questions during the live broadcast to receive expert advice, and a chance to win Paula’s Choice products.

Oh, Snaps! NaVell Lee Does Red-Carpet Duty at Daytime Emmys

If you want a slew of terrific celebrity interviews, as NaVell Lee knows, don’t wait for Moses to come to the mountain, bring the mountain to Moses.

And so, mic in hand, our Buzzworthy Radio host—and daytime-drama guru—did just that on Aug. 30 at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

Among the A-listers the dapper NaVell chatted with along the Orpheum Theater’s red carpet were:

Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery on All My Children), Colleen Zenk Pinter (Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns), and Daniel Goddard, Christel Khalil and Emily O’Brien (Cane Ashby, Lily Winters and Jana Hawkes Fisher on The Young and the Restless).

CAPTION: Captivating: Emily (right) listens intently as NaVell (left) poses his question. Then fellow "TYATR" castmembers Daniel (l) and Christel (r) follow suit

Captivated: Emily (right) listens intently as NaVell (far left) poses his questions. Then Daniel (l) and Christel (r) follow suit.

CAPTION: Opinionated: Cameron (l) and Colleen (r) get their responses on amidst the glamorous hubbub.

Opinionated: Cameron (l) and Colleen (r) get their answers on amidst the glitz and hubbub.

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What’s Going On? July 29, 2008

Martha Byrne

Martha Byrne

I’m so excited to tell you about today’s highlights. Every day our hosts even more discussion-worthy topics and noteable guests – we’re really giving the big boys a run for their money, aren’t we. Here are today’s highlights. As always, hosts are welcome to post their own highlights in the comments.

  • Tonight the hosts of Haunted Southern Nights welcome Ryan Buell, Founder of PSPRS and the star of Paranormal State, the A&E television series. Ryan Buell founded the Paranormal Research Society the first month he arrived on campus in September 2001. Buell always knew he was interested in the paranormal ever since he could read. He regularly checked out books from the library ranging from poltergeists to the Bermuda Triangle. A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Buell began investigating at the age of 15. Tune in at 9:00 p.m. EST.
  • Today’s guest on Buzzworthy Radio was Martha Byrne, who many fans know and love as the former Lily Walsh Snyder from CBS Daytime’s As The World Turns, Byrne, who also played the role of twin sister Rose D’Angelo on the daytime drama, will be taking you phone calls and questions about her time on the show, and what to expect from her career, whether it is television film, and music.
  • Betty Jo Tucker chatted with Octavio Gomez Berrios, winner of the 2008 Method Fest Breakthrough Actor Award. Octavio droped by to talk about his key role in Harrison Montgomery, a gritty and ethereal indie film also starring scar winner Martin Landau. Director Daniel Davila joins Octavio in a surprise call!

Enjoy the rest of your day!

What's Going On? July 29, 2008

Martha Byrne

Martha Byrne

I’m so excited to tell you about today’s highlights. Every day our hosts even more discussion-worthy topics and noteable guests – we’re really giving the big boys a run for their money, aren’t we. Here are today’s highlights. As always, hosts are welcome to post their own highlights in the comments.

  • Tonight the hosts of Haunted Southern Nights welcome Ryan Buell, Founder of PSPRS and the star of Paranormal State, the A&E television series. Ryan Buell founded the Paranormal Research Society the first month he arrived on campus in September 2001. Buell always knew he was interested in the paranormal ever since he could read. He regularly checked out books from the library ranging from poltergeists to the Bermuda Triangle. A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Buell began investigating at the age of 15. Tune in at 9:00 p.m. EST.
  • Today’s guest on Buzzworthy Radio was Martha Byrne, who many fans know and love as the former Lily Walsh Snyder from CBS Daytime’s As The World Turns, Byrne, who also played the role of twin sister Rose D’Angelo on the daytime drama, will be taking you phone calls and questions about her time on the show, and what to expect from her career, whether it is television film, and music.
  • Betty Jo Tucker chatted with Octavio Gomez Berrios, winner of the 2008 Method Fest Breakthrough Actor Award. Octavio droped by to talk about his key role in Harrison Montgomery, a gritty and ethereal indie film also starring scar winner Martin Landau. Director Daniel Davila joins Octavio in a surprise call!

Enjoy the rest of your day!