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Diahann Carroll, Rodney Allen Rippy and Olympic Gold Medalist Diane Dixon on BlogTalkRadio

att-dianedixonDiane Dixon: The Olympic gold medalist, who holds the American record for fastest time in the 4 x 400 metres race, recalls how she talked her way into her first professional race. “I saw this guy with Gucci loafers, no socks, an Izod shirt,” she tells host Chris LaMonica as part of our 28 Days of Black History Makers series, presented by AT&T. “I walked over to him, I said, ‘Hi, my name’s Diane Dixon.’ And Fred said, ‘I have enough runners.’ And I said, ‘Yea, but you don’t have me!’”

diahann-carrollDiahann Carroll: The Tony Award winner, who last month was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, stops by Buzzworthy Radio to chat with host NaVell Lee about her guest role opposite fellow show-biz legend Billy Dee Williams on the USA Network series White Collar.

rodney-allen-rippyRodney Allen Rippy: The former child actor, whose ‘70s Jack in the Box ads—to say nothing of his Tonight Show appearances—made him a pop-culture icon, stops by The NeverHood to talk with host Ethan Tudor W about his current work for Hurricane Housing Relief.

laura-lippmanLaura Lippman: The New York Times bestselling author sits down with Book Club Girl to chat about her new novel, The Girl in the Green Raincoat, which tells the story of a pregnant private detective in her third trimester who must investigate a missing person—without ever leaving her bedroom.

patrick-fabianPatick Fabian: The Last Exorcism hunk, who has a recurring part on HBO’s Big Love, sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about his starring role opposite Melissa Peterman and Ed Asner on CMT’s new scripted comedy series Working Class.

drew-seeleyDrew Seeley: The Canadian star of Glory Daze—which follows a group of college freshmen who pledge an Animal House-like frat during the ‘80s—drops back in on The VRO host Amy McCracken to chat about the TBS sitcom, and his pop-music career.

‘Big Love’ Star Bella Thorne: I’ve Got a Pet Wolf—Who Eats Hot Dogs

Go figure. Bella Thorne, the 13-year-old actress whose supernatural thriller, Forget Me Not, debuts tonight at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Hollywood, keeps a wolf as a house pet!

Interviewed on Film Festival Radio, the former child model reveals what it’s like cohabitating with the carnivore she calls Voodoo—who’s nearly as tall as she is.

 CAPTION: Bella: Not scareda lupus.

Bella: Cool with canine creature.

“[Wolves] are known to scare away people in your yard. But Voodoo’s like, ‘Come here, guys! Let me show you to the door.  Come inside!'” she tells host Janice Malone.

“The funniest thing about having a wolf is that they’re so, like, not what you think when you hear, I have a wolf—even though his howl is kinda really scary. Because when he was attacked by two pit bulls, he got his jugular removed,” adds Bella, who has replaced Jolean Wejbe in the role of Tancy Henrickson on HBO’s polygamous-family drama Big Love, Season 4 of which gets under way January 10.

“His howl used to be like, ‘How-ooooo!’ Now it’s like ‘Argg-rrrrrr!’ It’s actually pretty funny when he howls and you’re on the phone.  Continue reading