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Daily Highlights: Tuesday; October 5, 2010

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Olivia Wilder gets up close and personal with Eric Roberts, who chats about reconciling with sister Julia Roberts after years of frosty relations. “I was a rather negative person, and she got tired of it,” he says—before adding that, now, “We talk almost every day via email.”
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Just Facts Radio’s Jim Agresti and Steve Cardone welcome Lawrence W. Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education. The free-market advocate (and freelance journalist) will chat about the Great Recession, and how President Obama is faring in repairing the damage.
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Betty Jo Tucker kicks off Horror Month on Movie Addict Headquarters by scaring up a chat with Nicolai Dorian, who stars in the new fright flick Let Me In, which tells the story of a bullied young boy who befriends a young female vampire living in secrecy with her guardian.
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Small Business Solutions host Celeb Barlow sits down with IBM Marketing Manager Bilal Jaffrey and BlogTalkRadio CEO Alan Levy for a discussion on social media—the opportunity for the IT reseller that’s as easy as using the phone—and the necessary tools to get started.
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Icon Fetch host Tony Peters rocks out with Jesse Valensuela, guitarist and founding member of The Gin Blossoms, who charted big-time in the ‘90s with hits like Hey Jealousy and Found Out About You. Jesse will fill us in on the band new album, No Chocolate Cake.
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World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick dish with Eric Braeden, who plays Victor Newman on CBS’ The Young and the Restless. The German-born actor will share his adventures upon immigrating to the U.S., and subsequent travels abroad.

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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy give it up for former Knicks shooting guard John Starks, who was the first player in NBA history to hit 200 3-pointers in a single season— and remains the Knicks’ all-time scorer in that challenging category.
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At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters’ Betty Jo Tucker goes one-on-one with Tony Todd, who played the title role in Clive Barker’s 1992 horror flick Candyman and its 3 sequels, before strutting his badd self on the little screen, as General Benjamin Juma in 24.
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At 4 PM Host Bob Johnson whoops it up with The Daily Show’s Kristen Schaal, who played stalker-fan Mel on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords. Kristen will chat about her new book (written with beau—and fellow Daily Show staffer—Rich Blomquist), The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex.
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At noon Movie Beat’s Rex Sikes hangs with Michael Paré, whose role opposite Tom Berenger in 1983’s Eddie and the Cruisers rocketed him to cult-hero status—and led to a career that has encompassed more than 70 flicks, including Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides.
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At 130 PM Center Street welcomes celeb journalist Glenn Plaskin, whose new book, Katie Up and Down the Hall, tells the true story of “a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spaniel puppy.” Golden Girl Betty White has called the memoir “an absolute delight.”
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At 8 PM Get Up Show’s Chris LaMonica gets busy with Diane Dixon, who won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in the 4 x 400 relay race. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native will recount memorable, ah, run-ins with such A-listers as Bill Cosby and the late George Steinbrenner.


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Weekly Best: Saturday, September 11, 2010

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Callywood host Cosandra Calloway gives it up for R&B bad boy Bobby Brown. Whitney Houston’s ex will tell us how his summer went—and wassup with his career these days. Plus: Sitcom queen Jackée Harry, and Sons of Anarchy cast member Glenn E. Plummer.
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Katie Holmes—whose new flick, The Romantics, opens today—is hot on the idea of joining The Coney Island Polar Bear Club, which swims in the ice-cold Atlantic Ocean each New Year’s Day. “I think it’s cool,” Mrs. Tom Cruise told Milling About host Robin Milling. “I might do it once.”
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Ever since Justin Bieber brought Diggy Simmons onstage with him for the Baby remix, fans of the pop superstar have been wondering, Just who is this Diggy? Well, wonder no more. “A lot of people think this is new to me, but I’ve been rapping since I was five years old,” Diggy told Timothy Hodge.
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Host and psychic medium Christoper Reburn (above with pal Patti LaBelle) marks the 9th anniversary of 9/11—and pays tribute to the 2,977 innocent people who lost their lives that day—by gathering friends from across America for a day of remembrance and blessings.
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The Last Exorcism star Ashley Bell recalled meeting The Exorcist star Linda Blair—and seeing that classic horror flick for the first time. “I was about 10 and it definitely traumatized me,” she told host Betty Jo Tucker. “I couldn’t sleep for about two weeks. It was very scary!”
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After meeting Mashonda face to face, Alicia Keys will no doubt be towing the line childcare-wise. Mashonda—who last year divorced Alicia’s new hubby, Swizz Beatz—told Embrace Life Radio of that encounter: “It was about, I need for this woman to see my eyes. I need her to hear my voice.”


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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker whips out the holy water for Ashley Bell, who plays Nell Sweetzer—a farm-town girl possessed by Satan—in the monster hit The Last Exorcism. MTV news has hailed the 24-year-old’s performance as “outstanding.”
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At 10 PM The Movie Geeks’ weeklong tribute to Brian De Palma heats up with a look at his 1976 blockbuster, Carrie. Weighing in on bringing Stephen King’s best-seller to the screen will be Nancy Allen, who played Chris Hargensen—and would go on to wed the acclaimed director.
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At 11 AM Sheryll Alexander, who pens Autotropolis.com’s “Driving Smart” column, hosts a 30-minute chat with Brigitte Richardson, Ford Motor Co.’s global voice-control technology and speech systems lead engineer, who’ll discuss the automaker’s new tech features like MyFord Touch and SYNC.
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At 10 PM Yvette Brisco kicks it with mixed martial arts star Randy Couture, whose role opposite Sly Stallone (above), Jason Statham, Dolf Lundgren and Jet Li in The Expendables jacked up his celeb cred by at least 10 notches. The 3-time heavyweight champ will tell us how big-time success feels.
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At 10 PM Host Olivia Wilder gets up close and personal with Jeff Branson, who originated the role of Jonathan Lavery on All My Children in 2004. And this summer, he debuted The Young and the Restless as Ronan Malloy, police detective with a mysterious past.
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At 9 PM Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters gets busy with Richard Barone, who fronted new wave band The Bongos in the ‘80s before launching a solo career. Now he’s got his first album in 16 years, Glow, which drops Sept. 14—and features the work of ‘70s hitmaker Paul Williams.

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BlogTalkRadio Boosts Betty Jo Tucker’s Book to No. 1 on Kindle Chart

Before we get to the part where BlogTalkRadio helped rocket Betty Jo Tucker‘s book to the top spot on Kindle’s bestseller list, you need to know something about her.

Though by day she’s our mild-mannered host of Movie Addict Headquarters, chatting with such luminaries as Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds and Cloris Leachman, the Pueblo, Colo.-based film critic—who’s a mother of two, grandmother of seven and great-grandma of one—has got a slightly steamy sideline.ithadtobeus024

She’s a romance writer.

Actually, count her husband Larry in on that literary endeavor.

For in 2001 the couple, under the pseudonyms Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence, collaborated on a memoir titled It Had to Be Us, which tells the story of how they rediscovered their lost love nearly 20 years after being divorced and estranged.

“Filled with humor, emotion, suspense, and a surprising Las Vegas Continue reading

Daily Highlights: July 27, 2010

anne-thompsonAt 11 AM In the first of his series of follow-up reports on the BP oil-spill crisis, Mediaite host Steve Krakauer goes one-on-one with NBC News’ chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson, who has been stationed on the Gulf Coast longer than most all other members of the national media.
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At 4:30 PM Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee sits down with Finn Wittrock, who plays Damon Miller on All My Children, and has also done guest turns on such series as E.R. and CSI: Miami. The Julliard grad will chat about his bad-boy persona (and how erroneous that is).
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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown kicks it with Andre Johnson of the Houston Texans, who’ll weigh in on what it takes to be the NFL’s best wide receiver (and how he feels he stacks up to Larry Fitzgerald). Plus: Charles Oakley on possible NBA and NFL strikes.

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At 10 PM Diva of Days of Our Lives’s Carrie Messner chills with Aussie hunk Thaao Penghlis, who has played Count Antony DiMera and his lookalike cousin, Andre DiMera, on the daytime drama since 1981, while also appearing on such series as Magnum, P.I. and Hart to Hart.
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At 4 PM Movie Addict HeadquartersBetty Jo Tucker hangs with producer Joel Freeman, who’s been bringing classic flicks to the silver screen for five decades—from The Music Man to Shaft to Soapdish to the upcoming Eugene Levy vehicle Punctured.
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At 10 PM Olivia Wilder gets up close and personal with Doug Davidson, who has played private eye Paul Williams on The Young and the Restless since 1978. Paul’s work on the CBS series recently earned him his second Daytime Emmy nomination, for Outstanding Lead Actor.
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At 10 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer welcomes Hollywood production designer Robert St. Pierre who has 19 years experience in the animation industry, having worked on such flicks as An Extreme Goofy Movie, Space Jam, Return to Never Land and Mulan II.

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Programming Highlights; July 20, 2010

tony-bennett1At noon Robin Milling flashes back to 1995, when she went one-on-one with Tony Bennett—who recounted a chilling tale of a crazed fan. “He was a demented person,” Tony told our host. “He said, ‘I have a sawed-off shotgun and when you come out of the backstage I’m going to shoot you.’”
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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown kicks it with four-time NBA All-Star Shawn Marion of the Dallas Mavericks. Nicknamed “The Matrix” for his seemingly supernatural athleticism, Shawn will weigh in on the dream team that’s shaping up at his alma-mater team, The Heat.
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At 10 PM Olivia Wilder hangs with Matt Walton, who plays Elijah Clarke on One Life to Live, while also doing guest turns on series as Rescue Me and Royal Pains. Matt will chat about his duties for The Onion Sports Network, which is soon to be a Comedy Central series.
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At 8 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer welcomes Hollywood visual-effects master Stephen Rosenbaum, who has won Oscars for his work on Forrest Gump and Avatar. The 20-year veteran, now a visual effects pupervisor at Digital Domain, will discuss the state of his art form.
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At 4 PM Betty Jo Tucker and her Movie Addict Headquarters team reveal the results of their Ten Best Animated Films poll. Among the flicks in the running are Despicable Me (above), The Lion King, Chicken Run, Pinocchio, A Boy Named Charlie Brown and Monsters, Inc.
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At 3 PM Host Laura Lavigne gets up close and personal with motivational speaker Yossi Ghinsberg, the former Israeli soldier who, in 1981, surived three weeks alone in the uncharted Amazon jungle after being separated from his traveling companions.
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At 9 PM Icon Fetch host Tony Peters mixes it up with Krokus. The Swiss rockers, best known for hits like Screaming in the Night and Stayed Awake All Night, are back to their original lineup for the first time in 25 years, with a new album titled Hoodoo.
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At 2 PM Continuing her Gratitude Week series, which focuses on optimism, love and empowerment, Gab with the Gurus Connie Bennett sits down with Diana Kirschner, author of Love in 50 Days: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Own True Love.

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Programming Highlights; July 6, 2010

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

 

eddie-mcclinktock At 10 AM Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with up the terribly unattractive (yea, right) Eddie McClintock, who plays Secret Service agent Pete Lattimer on the critically—and popularly—acclaimed SyFy series Warehouse 13, which kicks off Season 2 July 6.

 

ike-atkinsonAt noon Sin City Sessions kicks it with former drug lord Ike Atkinson, who was the main supplier of heroin to kingpin Frank Lucas (as portrayed by Denzel Washington in 2007’s American Gangster). Ike will discuss his new tell-all, Sergeant Smack.

 

tim-kring At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Apple goes one-on-one with Tim Kring, executive producer of the hit NBC series Heroes. Plus: Rola Bauer, executive producer of the Starz miniseries Pillars of the Earth.

 

bencanova At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker hangs with Ben Ohmart, who’s got a new bio of funnylady Judy Canova, star of such all-American flicks as The WAC from Walla Walla, Carolina Canonball and, of course, Singin’ in the Corn.

 

elizabeth-tryonAt 6:30 PM Indie Lady A host Adrienne Manson gets busy with pop-classical recording artist Elizabeth Tryon (whose great-granddad, incidentally, was a solo cornetist in John Philip Sousa’s band). The diva will chat about her new album From Elizabeth.

 

justin-chon21At 10 PM NDB Media host Roger Noriega hangs with Justin Chon, who plays Eric Yorkie in the hit Twilight series. The actor will fill us in on his upcoming projects, including the flick Crossing Over, opposite Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd.

 

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