Tag Archives: Chris and Company

Willie Geist and Gretchen Bonaduce Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio October 29, 2010

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Willie Geist of MSNBC’s Way Too Early with Willie Geist chats about his new book, American Freak Show, which offers a insider’s take on the absurdity of America’s media culture. Amy Llamas-Bakari and her In My Pajamas Show team are live with the rising cable star.
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Danny Bonaduce’s ex-wife, Gretchen Bonaduce, who starred in Fox Reality Channel’s Re-Inventing Bonaduce, drops in to discuss her divorce from The Partridge Family star. Gretchen will also chat with Psychic Tina Z host Tina Z about getting her self-worth back, and finding love again.

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The budding R&B star-B Slade—who sports a funky sound not unlike Prince’s—drops in on Mutha Knows host Mutha to sample his upcoming album, Dawn O’ The Unicorn mixtape, which features the tracks Lights Out ’73, Justify My Love and Secret Admirer.
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Eric Harr, The founding editorial director of VIV—the world’s first digital interactive magazine—launches his BlogTalkRadio show, Resonate Social Media, today with an appearance by philanthropist Erin Michelson of GoErinGo.com, an adventure in living and giving.

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Dinesh D’souza, the man Investor’s Business Daily calls one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” chats about his new book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage. Dinesh, who’s president of The Kings College, also weighs in on the midterm elections with AACONS’ Marie Stroughter.
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Ken Lanci, the independent candidate for Cuyahoga County’s executive seat, who grew up on welfare and went on to found 2 companies in his hometown of Cleveland—that today boast annual sales of $25 million—discusses his campaign strategies with Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett.

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Michael Porter: 1951-2010. Daily Highlights for Monday October 25, 2010

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Michael Porter: 1951-2010.  Former WWE ring announcer and editor of Wrestlebeat newsletter Michael Porter, who hosted Michael Porter’s WrestleShoot here on BTR from June 2008 through June of this year, passed away Saturday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 59 years old. On behalf of his many fans, and BTR’s legion of pro-wrestling hosts, our condolences go out to Michael’s family.

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WorldView Network’s Reuel Sample welcomes Chuck Colson, the one-time special counsel for President Nixon, who was the first member of that administration to be jailed on Watergate-related charges. Chuck will discuss the role of Christians in the midterm elections.
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Host Robin Milling whoops it up with Royal Pains star Mark Feuerstein, who plays a wrestling trainer in the comedy Knucklehead—and who dishes about his own high school days with the sport: “I was terrible at basketball,” he says, “which is why I joined the wrestling team.”

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The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes Barbara A. Brenner, executive director of Breast Cancer Action, Kimberly Irish, program manager of Breast Cancer Action, and young-adult breast cancer survivor Erin Eloise Tulberg.
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Somewhere in Vegas’ Marq with a Q celebrates his 3-year anniversary on BTR (you the man, MP!) with a look back at 2010’s most memorable moments. Plus: Red-hot comedian Alysia Wood and other celeb guests drop in to roast our ever-popular Sin City host.
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Libertarian Politics Live’s Eric Dondero cuts loose with Tom Tancredo, a Constitution Party candidate in the Colorado gubanertorial race, who formerly served as a U.S. Congressman. Tom will discuss strategies for pulling ahead of frontrunner John Hickenlooper.

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Chris and Company host Chris Bennett kicks it with former NBA power forward Brad Sellers, who played for the Bulls, SuperSonics and Pistons. Currently a hoops analyst for ABC affiliate WEWS in Cleveland, Brad will weigh in on LeBron James’ defection from the Cavs.
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Dinner Special host May Pang goes one-on-one with ethnobotanist—and longtime advocate for rainforest conservation—Mark J. Plotkin, author of Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice. Dr. Plotkin will discuss his work with indigenous tribes of the Amazon jungle.

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Daily Highlights; August 11, 2010

stu-cook-5On Demand: On Long Live Rock Creedence Clearwater bassist Stu Cook recalls his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. “Somebody in the production team comes over to us and he says, ‘We’ve gotta tell you that Ed goes out and drinks his dinner,’” the bassist tells us. “‘So all bets are off when we tape.’”
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At 10 PM Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee gets up close and personal with Nancy Lee Grahn, who has been playing Alexis Davis on General Hospital since 1996. The Daytime Emmy Award winner will fill us in on what’s in store for her character in the coming months.
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At 5 PM Bish Talk Radio’s Bre Sylvia hangs with Dondria— aka Phatfffat—the R&B cutie whose YouTube channel caught the eye of impresario Jermaine Dupri, who in turn signed her to his So So Def lable. Dondria will chat about her new, self-titled album, which drops Aug. 17.
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At 3 PM Haunted 911 Radio’s Wayne Punter and Ray Jorden welcome parapsychologist Ciarán O’Keeffe from the cast of the hit British reality series Most Haunted. Dr. O’Keefe is also a senior advisor to London’s 148-year-old Ghost Club paranormal research organization.
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At 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett whoops it up with Cool TLC. The self-proclaimed “rapmedian”— who has shared the stage with such A-listers as Snoop Dogg, Eddie Griffin, Al Green and the late Bernie Mac—will strut his comic stuff tomorrow at The Cleveland Improv.
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At 8 PM The Final Word hosts JayReelz and J.D. get busy with former Miami Dolphin Jim Jensen—who, during his 12 years on the team, played TE, QB, RB, FB and WR. Jim’s fearless style on the field (and off, as he’ll no doubt discuss) earned him the nickname “Crash.”


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Programming Highlights; June 23, 2010

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

josh-tickell At 1 PM Doc Heather host Heather Lounsbury gets up close and personal with Josh Tickell, director of the 2009 doc Fuel, which chronicles his 11-year journey around the world in search of solutions to America’s oil addiction. Josh will weigh in on what might be done post-BP spill.

dennis-kucinichAt 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett welcomes U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich—chair of the House subcommittee on government reform—who’ll talk health care and unemployment, while offering his opinion on what should be done about the horrific BP oil spill.

russ-chianelliAt 8 PM Host Craig “The Hatchetman” Johnson sits down with Russ Chianelli of the University of Texas, the former chief scientist in the effort to remediate the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill. Dr. Chianelli will explain what’s really going on in the Gulf of Mexico with the horrific BP oil spill.

jane-wiedlin3At 10 PM Hosts Annie and Burl Gregory get busy with Jane Wiedlin, guitarist for the Go-Go’s—that ’80s New Wave sensation that scored such chart-toppers as We Got the Beat and Our Lips Are Sealed. Jane will chat about her upcoming comic-book series, Lady Robotika.

gary-grahamAt 11 PM The Sphere’s Ms. Lynn beams in Gary Graham, who played Vulcan Ambassador Soval in Star Trek: Enterprise and Detective Matthew Sikes in Alien Nation. Gary will chat about his beloved sci-fi genre, and about his conservative political views.

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Programming Highlights; June 14, 2010

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

 

blanche-lincolnToday at 2 PM Microbusiness Conversations host Dawn Rivers Baker goes one-on-one with U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (Ark.-D), who—after defeating the deep-pocketed Arkansas Lt. Governor Bill Halter in the primary—has come under fire from the Democratic party for her moderate stances.

 

patrick-labyorteaux-1 At 3 PM The NeverHood’s Ethan Tudor W hangs with Patrick Labyorteaux, who made his name playing Andy Garvey on Little House on the Prarie, and went on to star in JAG. Patrick will introduce us to his alter ego, C. Timmy Blake, host of Acting Good!

 

john-mccrea1Also at 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Apple trades bits with John McCrea, VP of marketing for social-networking powerhouse Plaxo, and founder of Tunerfish, a brand new “social discovery engine for TV, movies, and online video.”

 

pepperidge-farms-1 At 3 PM Fishful Thinking host Dr. Karen Reivich covers the belief in one’s self and how equipping kids with empowerment skills can give them the confidence to navigate the many challenges of life while working to achieve their goals and dreams.

 

kym-whitley At 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett kicks it with the hilarious, talented, hilarious, luscious and (did we say?) hilarious Kym Whitley. Most recently seen in Black Dynamite, Kym will discuss joining the cast of Transformers 3, starring Shia LaBeouf and Patrick Dempsey.

 

matt-barnes-1At 7 PM Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica mixes it up with Orlando Magic forward Matt Barnes, who’ll soon become a free agent—and who’s engaged to Basketball Wives castmember Gloria Govan. Matt will weigh in on the NBA finals and fill us in on his new clothing line.

 

life-after-yesAlso at 7 PM Book Club Girl sits down with Aidan Donnelley Rowley to discuss her debut novel, Life After Yes, which tells the hope-filled story of a young woman dealing with the aftermath of her father’s death while struggling to commit to a future with her fiancé.

 

booboo-stewart2At 9 PM Artists on Demand hosts Ashleigh Cook and Megs Anderson howl at BooBoo Stewart, who plays Seth—son of werewolves Harry and Sue Clearwater—in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which opens June 30. BooBoo will tell us where he got his name, and how it feels to be part of a mega-hit series.

 

khiaAlso at 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha lets it all hang out with rap diva—and record producer—Khia Chambers, whose 2008 single My Neck, My Back (Lick It) became a top five hit in the U.K., while pushing her album to gold-selling status in the U.S.

 

stupidcancershow-6Also at 9 PM The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes young adult survivors Daphne Cercado and Marisa Mir, along with Anna R.K. Franklin, medical director of the Adolescent & Young Adult program at the Children’s Cancer Hospital.

 

joe-danteAt 10 PM In their continuing Summer of 1985 series, the Movie Geeks sit down with director Joe Dante—who has also made Gremlins and Rock ‘n’ Roll High School—to discuss his entry into that stellar cinematic year: Explorers, starring Ethan Hawke and the late River Phoenix.

 

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Programming Highlights; May 28, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

newtgingrich-scroller2At 11:30 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes Newt Gingrich, whose new book is titled To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine. The former House Speaker has been ID’d by Beltway pundits as a top White House contender in 2012.

 

rachel-weisz-scroller31At 1 PM Unlike many thespians of the fair sex who—after snagging an Oscar—refuse to bare it all on the silver screen, Rachel Weisz embraces the move. “It was a powerful tool for me as an actor,” she tells host Robin Milling of disrobing in the historical drama Agora, which opens today.

 

jj-johnson-scroller2At 6 PM Chris and Company cuts loose with comedian JJ Johnson. The Cleveland native—whose MySpace page lists him as “102 years old” and boasts that he’s been on Cops two times—will treat us to his wicked wit and chat about his charitable causes.

 

luthercampbell-scrollerTonight at 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha gets busy with hip-hop legend Luther Campbell. The Banned in the U.S.A. singer—who fronted 2 Live Crew in the group’s heyday—will fill us in on his upcoming musical projects and current business ventures.

 

rileymartin-scroller AT 11:30 PM Foil Hat Radio gets up close and personal with Riley Martin, the son of Mississippi sharecroppers who’s now a Sirius Satellite Radio host—and whose knowledge of alien abduction is unmatched anywhere in the (media) universe.

 

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Programming Highlights; April 9, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:
eric-overmeyerAt 3 PM Eric Overmyer, co-executive producer of Treme, stops by Tomorrow Will Be Televised to preview the critically-acclaimed series about jazz musicians in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, which debuts April 11 on HBO.

sadat-xAt 4 PM Iconic rapper Sadat X from the hip-hop group Brand Nubian chills with Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica while previewing his new album, Wild Cowboys II—and letting his thoughts on the N.Y. Knicks rip. Continue reading