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Slate.com Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg on Bush

Jacob Weisberg, Editor-in-Chief of Slate, an award-winning site “offering analysis and commentary about politics, news, and culture.”

Weisberg joins hosts Eric Olsen and Shaun Daily on BlogTalkRadio Today to discuss his newest book entitled The Bush Tragedy.

Weisberg was previously Slate’s chief political correspondent, and has written for New Republic, Newsweek, and New York Magazine, to name a few.  Weisberg has authored several books on politics including In Defense of Government, The Road to Chadville, about the 2000 election, and the Bushisms series.

The discussion gets underway here.

Ian Halperin dishes on the Glosslip from Hollywood

halperin.jpgSunday nights have never been so steamy on BlogTalkRadio.

New York Times bestselling author Ian Halperin joins the gals of Glosslip Radio at 10pm ET. On the show, Ian will discuss his latest page-turner, Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown.

As an investigative journalist, Halperin went undercover to explore the grit below the surface glamor of the celebrities and stars. Along the way, he encountered people and institutions that were darker than he had imagined.

Don’t miss this insider’s take on the current state of Hollywood.

Literary Sunday on BlogTalkRadio

As the weekend winds down, tune into these literary programs on BlogTalkRadio.  Whether you produce your own creative writing, or just enjoy reading poetry or fiction, these shows are right up your alley.

yws.gifOnWord welcomes author Amiri Baraka.  Tune in at 3pm ET to hear from this critically acclaimed author.

The Young Writer’s Society welcomes authors from its community, including writings from Incandescence, and storytime with Griffinkeeper and Hunter.  Tune in at 9pm ET for news, tips, and poems from young writers.

At 10pm ET tune into Poetic Prodigies.  Call in to share a poem, or discuss the writing process, your favorite poets, or whatever else is on your mind.

BlogTalkRadio – -It’s Called Empowerment

In essence, what blogs have done to newspapers, Blogtalkradio will do to radio. We empower bloggers, podcasters or novices to speak and interact with their audience in a real time manner and that conversation is broadcast live to an unlimited number of listeners and than archived with RSS subscription.

Rather than using expensive digital recording equipment, all of our hosts can use any type of phone to broadcast their show.We launched our service less than three months ago and we have more than 600 hosts, covering more than 30 genre’s originating from more than 25 countries.

The uses of this platform are truly endless. Consider the following examples:

The Los Angeles fire department use BTR to reach out to the citizens of L.A. to discuss fire policy, prevention and to interview fire department officers – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=1230

An author interviews other authors, conducts book readings, promotes books etc. – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=3035

A politican could use BTR to conduct town hall meetings where they can take calls from voters, have unlimited global streaming and is archived for distribution

A leading pro Bush political blogger hosting talk shows, taking calls from their audience and speaking with guests – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2924

University professors can broadcast their classes over the web and students can listen and ask questions from home if they can’t make it to the class.

Comedians or musicians trying out material in front of a live on-line audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2260

An interview with one of the top bloggers in the blogosphere who will take calls from her audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/default.aspx.

We encourage everyone to visit Blogtalkradio, listen to a show or perhaps host your own talk show.

It’s called empowerment.

Alan Levy Š

BlogTalkRadio – -It’s Called Empowerment

In essence, what blogs have done to newspapers, Blogtalkradio will do to radio. We empower bloggers, podcasters or novices to speak and interact with their audience in a real time manner and that conversation is broadcast live to an unlimited number of listeners and than archived with RSS subscription.

Rather than using expensive digital recording equipment, all of our hosts can use any type of phone to broadcast their show.We launched our service less than three months ago and we have more than 600 hosts, covering more than 30 genre’s originating from more than 25 countries.

The uses of this platform are truly endless. Consider the following examples:

The Los Angeles fire department use BTR to reach out to the citizens of L.A. to discuss fire policy, prevention and to interview fire department officers – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=1230

An author interviews other authors, conducts book readings, promotes books etc. – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=3035

A politican could use BTR to conduct town hall meetings where they can take calls from voters, have unlimited global streaming and is archived for distribution

A leading pro Bush political blogger hosting talk shows, taking calls from their audience and speaking with guests – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2924

University professors can broadcast their classes over the web and students can listen and ask questions from home if they can’t make it to the class.

Comedians or musicians trying out material in front of a live on-line audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2260

An interview with one of the top bloggers in the blogosphere who will take calls from her audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/default.aspx.

We encourage everyone to visit Blogtalkradio, listen to a show or perhaps host your own talk show.

It’s called empowerment.

Alan Levy Š