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Brad Garrett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Mena Suvari and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

brad-garrett6Brad Garrett: The Everybody Loves Raymond star offers a decidedly un-Disneyesque synopsis of his new animated flick—Disney’s Tangled, starring Mandy Moore as Rapunzel. “It’s this hot chick who lives in a castle,” Brad tells Night Views Radio host Robert Saul of the classic children’s tale, opening today. “And, oddly enough, it’s her…” Ah, listen now.

jake-anneJake Gyllenhaal & Anne Hathaway: The Brokeback Mountain and Devil Wears Prada stars reveal an R-rated moment while on the set of their new romantic comedy, Love and Other Drugs. “When we turned around and drove up,” Anne tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon, “the crew decided to moon us.”

paolocoehlo3Paulo Coelho: The iconic Brazilian writer chats with Syndicated News host Ruthie DiTucci about the 20th anniversary edition of his allegorical novel The Alchemist, which has sold more than 65 million copies—and holds the Guinness World Record for most translated book by a living author.

mena-suvari1Mena Suvari: The American Beauty star and Catarina Murino—who played Solange opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale—drop in on Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to chat about their new flick, The Garden of Eden, based on Ernest Hemingway’s posthumously-completed novel of the same name.

john-ohurleyJohn O’Hurley: Seinfeld’s J. Peterman tells host Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman how he landed his hosting gig for The National Dog Show Presented by Purina: “It came to me as a big surprise one day when the head of NBC Sports gave me a call and said, ‘Woof! Woof!’ That’s how it started 9 years ago.”

bj-thomas1B.J. Thomas: The pop icon recalls having laryngitis while recording the Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid soundtrack, which would yield the Oscar-winning megahit Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head. “The 20th Century Fox guy said, ‘Boy this is great,” B.J. tells Milling About host Robin Milling. It sounds like maybe Paul Newman was singing!’”

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer, ‘Deep End of the Ocean’ Author Jacquelyn Mitchard and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

phil-vischer-2Phil Vischer: The creator of the computer-animated VeggieTales DVD series for kids—which has sold more than 60 million copies—drops in on Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker to discuss his current venture, Jellyfish Labs, and his work in the field of Christian filmmaking.

jacquelyn-mitchard1Jacquelyn Mitchard: The author whose first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was named one of the 10 most influential books of the past 25 years—second only to the Harry Potter series—chats with Diva Toolbox Radio’s Janet Powers about its sequel, No Time to Wave Goodbye.

stacie-turnerStacie Turner: The Real Housewives of D.C. cast member, who was born into foster care and went on to become a marketing veep at BET and found her own real estate firm, drops in on Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett to discuss the secrets of her success.

diem-brown1Diem Brown: The 25-year-old contestant on MTV’s Fresh Meat who’s battling ovarian cancer joins acute myeloid leukemia survivor—and 2010 Project Runway contestant—Lenka Dayrit, along with Crawl for Cancer founder Samantha Green on The Stupid Cancer Show.

sap-servicesEnterprise Solutions: The German tech giant, which makes enterprise software for business the world over, debuts SAPServices Radio. In this maiden edition, SAP experts Mike Myers and Tom DiAntonio cover top concerns from SAP customers, including product support and connectivity.

deon-taylorDeon Taylor: Jamie Foxx’s partner in No Brainer, a production company working on a pilot for NBC and on a horror anthology series, stops in to talk with Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum about the Oscar winner’s first foray into TV as a producer.

ellis-marasallisEllis Marsalis: The legendary New Orleans jazz pianist—who, along with sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis Marsalis III, will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award—chats with Jazzin Em Up’s Cres O’Neal about his musical dynasty.

‘iCarly’ Star Jerry Trainor, ‘Harry Potter’ Star Miranda Richardson, The Brothers Johnson and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

jerry-trainorJerry Trainor: The actor who plays Spencer Shay on iCarly—and whose character squares off against guest star Jack Black on tonight’s episode of the hit Nickelodeon series, titled iStart A Fan War—joins Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum live from the Manhattan campus of New York University.

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Miranda Richardson: The Harry Potter star, whose new flick, Made in Dagenham, tells the true story of a 1968 Ford Motor Co. assembly plant strike, recalls her first ride. “It was a Saab ’95, which was the little chubby sort of spy car,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “It was a filthy sandy yellow, but I absolutely adored it!”

jimmy-pardoJimmy Pardo: The official opener for Conan O’Brien’s late-night show pays his boss a dubious complement. When asked if his new TBS gig is easy, Jimmy tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “I’m probably going to lose a job by saying this, but it does help to get them warmed up.”

the-brothers-johnsonThe Brothers Johnson: The Grammy-winning R&B duo, who charted in the ‘70s with tunes like Strawberry Letter #23 and I’ll Be Good to You, sit down with WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams to discuss collaborating with artists like Billy Preston, Quincy Jones and Bobby Womack.

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the semiconductor giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, kicks off the maiden edition of Atom Mashing Radio with a visit from Gaikai.com’s David Perry, who’ll update us on the hottest gaming news.

susan-bakerSusan G. Baker: The wife of former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker stops by to chat with Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman about Passing it On, her new memoir about using her faith to emerge stronger, happier—and still married

Dave Foley, Christine Lahti and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

dave-foleyDave Foley: The Kids in the Hall founder, who went on to star in News Radio, chats with Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis about his new flick, Cooper’s Christmas, just released on DVD. Plus: Olivia Williams, star of Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer.

christine-lahtiChristine Lahti: The Chicago Hope star, who broke onto the cinematic scene opposite Al Pacino in 1979’s And Justice for All, drops in on Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone to chat about her return to NBC’s Law & Order: SVU as Sonya Paxton.

jon-lindstromJon Lindstrom: The actor who played Kevin Collins on General Hospital chats with OutTakes host Laurie Baker about his guest turn on CBS’ Blue Bloods. A drummer with The High Lonesome, Jon Linstrom also fills us in on the band’s newly remastered CD, Feel Free to Do So.

mama-debargeEtterlene ‘Mama’ DeBarge: The DeBarge family matriarch, whose brood hit the pop charts in the ‘80s with hits like Rhythm of the Night and You Wear It Well, drops in to chat with DeAnna “Mz Deeva” Shields about her memoir, Other Side of the Pain. Plus: Ft. Hood’s USO director, Robin Crouse.

shayna-turkShanya Turk: The 2010 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner, who was selected from 4,300 candidates throughout the U.S., talks with WIN Without Competing’s Dr. Arlene Barro about the project that earned her that honor: Shayna Turk’s Academy of Rising Stars, a drama camp for kids.

Alana Stewart, ‘What Not to Wear’ Host Clinton Kelly, ‘Good Burger’ Star Kel Mitchell and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

alana-stewart1Alana Stewart: The ex-wife of George Hamilton and Rod Stewart, who paid tribute to the late Farrah Fawcett in her best-selling memoir My Journey with Farrah and in the NBC documentary Farrah’s Story, sits down with Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman to talk about staying young—and pursuing your dreams—at any age.

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Clinton Kelly: The co-host of the TLC makeover series What Not to Wear returns to The Feisty Side of Fifty. This time, Clinton offers fashion and entertainment tips for the holiday season. “You know how much fun this guy can be,” says host Eileen Williams. “He makes all things merry and chic!”

kel-mitchellKel Mitchell: The former teen idol, who made his name as a member of Nick’s All That cast—and went on to star in Good Burger—hangs with Life After Dusk’s host Cedric Collier. Kel will fill us in on his role opposite Vivica Fox and Cedric the Entertainer in the upcoming flick Caught on Tape.

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Timothy Busfield: The Emmy-winning actor who played Elliot Weston on thirtysomething and Danny Concann on The West Wing—and also has an impressive list of producing and directing credits under his belt—chats with The NeverHood host Ethan Tudor W about his busy career.

jerome-brown1Jerome Brown: The personal chef to the stars—aka Chef Rome—whose clients include Shaquille O’Neal and Colin Powell, chats with World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick about his journey from a neighborhood eatery in Rocky Mount, N.C., to this month’s International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando, Fla.

Mo’Nique’s Sidney Poitier Props, Anthony Anderson’s Marathon Promise and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

moniqueMo’Nique: The Mo’Nique Show host dishes about a surprise compliment on her work in last year’s feature flick Precious, for which she won an Oscar. “I turn around and my husband says, ‘Look who’s behind you,’” the superstar tells The NBA Breakdown‘s Audley Stephenson. “It was Sidney Poitier. And he says, ‘Young lady, I did not see one insecure moment in your performance.’ That was priceless coming from him.”

anthony-anderson-3Anthony Anderson: The Law & Order star lets us in on an exclusive piece of sporting news. “This is my word—this is the first time I’m telling anybody this publicly—I will be running in the 2011 New York City Marathon,” Anthony tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone.

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Phylicia Rashad: The Cosby Show—and For Colored Girls—star, who last year appeared on Broadway in the Tracy Letts drama, August: Osage County, partakes in Harlem Talk Radio’s “The World of Black Theater” series, with correspondent Ben Oduro.
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Anoop Desai: The Indian-American pop singer, who made his name on Season 8 of American Idol, stops by Stardish Radio to sample his debut album, All Is Fair, featuring 8 original tracks, including My Name, Not Like This and Lost and Found.

judge-karen-3Judge Karen Mills-Francis: The star of the syndicated TV show Judge Karen’s Court— who says that “justice isn’t always black and white”—is back again by popular demand. This time, Judge Karen drops in on Dr. Empowerment’s Larthenia Howard to chat about her new book, Stay in Your Lane.

brad-roberts1Brad Roberts: The Crash Test Dummies frontman—who charted in 1993 with the single Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm—drops in on The Worst Show on the Web to chart about the folk rockers’ new album, Oooh La-La, featuring the tracks Paralyzed and Songbird.

stupidcancershow-3ccSurvivor Spotlight: David Hessekiel, president of Cause Marketing Forum, Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health, and Naomi Bartley, developer of the iCANcer app for iOS, join Stupid Caner Show host Matthew Zachary.

Denzel Washington, Wynonna Judd and Other Best Blogtalkradio Interviews of the Week

denzel-washington5Denzel Washington: The two-time Oscar winner—who did many of his own stunts in the new flick Unstoppable—goes off when asked if he’s got acrophobia. “50 miles an hour—I’m running across the top of a train,” he tells host Tim Gordon. “That’s not a fear of heights. That’s common sense!”

wynonna-juddWynonna Judd: The country-music superstar chats with Resiliency Radio host—and Def Leppard drummer—Rick Allen about the Wounded Warrior Project. Wynonna also fills us in on her new CD, Love Heals, and on The Judds Last Encore U.S. Tour, which gets under way Nov. 26 in Green Bay, Wis.

aasif-mandviAasif Mandvi: The Last Airbender star, who serves as senior Middle East correspondent for The Daily Show, sits down with SAJA host Sree Sreenivasan to chat about his latest big-screen comedy, Today’s Special, inspired by his Obie-winning one-man play, Sakina’s Restaurant.

ryan-sutter3Ryan Sutter: Trista Rehn’s pick on ABC’s The Bachelorette— whom she wed in 2003—joins The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary to discuss his work as a young-adult cancer advocate. Plus: First Descents founder Brad Ludden and the outdoor program’s Lisa Goldstein.

jacob-soboroff1Jacob Soboroff: The correspondent for School Pride, the new NBC reality series from executive producer Cheryl Hines— which follows the renovations of 7 real-life public schools—drops in on Educating Georgia’s Amy Bakari to discuss this week’s episode, “Hometown Heroes.”

charlesgasparino1Charles Gasparino: The Fox Business Network senior correspondent, who also serves as a columnist for The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, drops in on AACONS host Marie Stroughter to talk about new book, Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street.

natasha-alam-11Natasha Alam: The Uzbekistan-born model—whose ex-hubby is the Shah of Iran’s grandson—drops in on World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick to chat about her role on HBO’s smash-hit vamp series True Blood. Plus: Canadian classical-pop diva Elizabeth Elming.

gotham-chopra1Gotham Chopra: Deepak Chopra’s son—a successful media and entertainment entrepreneur in his own right—sits down with Chopra Center Radio host davidji to chat about his new book, Walking Wisdom: Three Generations, Two Dogs, and the Search for a Happy Life.

Rosario Dawson, ‘For Colored Girls’ Star Kimberly Elise and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

rosario-dawsonRosario Dawson: The Sin City star weighs in on making Unstoppable, co-starring Denzel Washington and Star Trek hunk Chris Pine. “Under brutal conditions—in the cold, in the snow, in the rain,” she tells host Tim Gordon. “Helicopters swooping down and pushing the limits of what could and should be done to get these images on celluloid.”

kimberly-elise1Kimberly Elise: The actress who played Denzel Washington’s wife in the 2002 flick John Q drops in on Lady Charmaine Live’s Charmaine Bassett to discuss her starring role opposite Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson and Macy Gray in Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls.

bronwyn-marmo Bronwyn Marmo: The author of The Food Is A Lie: The Truth Is Within—who, after battling obesity for decades, is now free of food addiction—discusses her new documentary, The Inner Weigh. Bronwyn also chats about her organization Blessed Beyond Belief, which empowers women to make peace with their bodies.

tanna-frederick-3Tanna Frederick: The star of director Henry Jaglom’s Hollywood Dreams and Irene in Time stops by to discuss her new flick, Queen of the Lot, a comedy starring Noah Wylie and David Proval, which tells the story of a up-and-coming actress under house arrest.

orrick-ewingOrrick Ewing: The Grammy-nominated jazz bassist, who formerly played with P-Funk and Crowd Pleasers—which charted with the R&B track Freaky People and launched the career of Kenny “BabyFace” Edmonds—drops in on Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal to sample his latest work.