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Christina Aquilera, The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik, Spike Lee and More: BlogTalkRadio’s Weekly Highlights

christina-aguileraChristina Aguilera: The 4-time Grammy-winner drops in to chat about her big-screen debut, in Burlesque. Co-starring Cher, the flick casts Christina—who tells Punch Drunk CriticsJohn Nolan, “I’m a little O.C.D.”—as a small-town waitress with a big voice who follows her dreams to an L.A. nightclub.

john-rzeznik1John Rzeznik: The Goo Goo Dolls frontman and the band’s bassist, Robby Takac, join Milling About’s Robin Milling at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom to chat about their latest CD, Something For The Rest of Us. (Be sure not to miss John’s a cappella rendition of Happy Birthday for birthday girl Robin.)

natalie-portman32Natalie Portman: Star Wars’ Queen Amidala reveals how she trained as a ballerina for the Darren Aronofsky-directed thriller Black Swan, which opens tomorrow. “We were swimming a mile a day,” she tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon. “And we were toning so that my body could look like a dancer’s.”

spike-lee1Spike Lee: The director spends a full hour with The Knicks Blog host Anthony Donahue, chatting about his hometown team. And when asked if he was upset that the Knicks didn’t land LeBron James, Spike says no—“Because if somebody doesn’t want to be here, then you don’t want them.”

sally-kellerman11Sally Kellerman: M*A*S*H’s Hot Lips Houlihan, whose new CD is titled Sally, recalls making the TV film Murder Among Friends with the late Leslie Nielsen—who teased her with fake flatulence. “That really headed him into the comedic part of his career,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling.

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death— Dec. 8—approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio‘s Janice Malone to preview the network’s new documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show drops in to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad Obrien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

coco-crispCoco Crisp, : The ace Oakland A’s center fielder—who helped lead his previous team, the Boston Red Sox, to victory in the 2007 World Series—stops by The Bottom Line Sports Show to chat with hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy about the current MLB season.

CNN’s John Roberts and Soledad O’Brien, CNBC’s Suze Orman, ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ Rapper Young B and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death—Dec. 8— approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone to preview the network’s documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show stops by to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad O’Brien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

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Joe Morris: The former NFL running back, who helped lead the New York Giants to victory in Super Bowl  XXI by rushing 67 yards, catching four passes and scoring one touchdown, drops in on Teen Groove on the Move host Lenore Luca to discuss the current gridiron season.

Christina Aguilera, ‘Football Wives’ Star Melani Ismail, Jimi Hendrix’s Lady Love Rosa Lee Brooks and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

christina-aguileraChristina Aguilera: The 4-time Grammy-winner drops in to chat about her big-screen debut, in Burlesque. Co-starring Cher, the big-budget musical casts Christina—who tells Punch Drunk Critics host John Nolan, “I’m a little O.C.D.”—as a small-town waitress with a big voice who follows her dreams to an L.A. nightclub.

melani-ismailMelani Ismail: The wife of former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Raghib “Rocket” Ismail stops by The Beautiful Butterfly Show to fill us in on how she balances starring in the new VH1 reality series Football Wives with raising four kids and pursuring her pop-music career.

rosa-lee-brooks2Rosa Lee Brooks: Jimi Hendrix would have turned 68 last week. And to celebrate, his lady love—and R&B singer in her own right—Rosa Lee Brooks drops in on host Brown Suga to chat about working with the rock icon, and to sample tracks from his new box set, The Jimi Hendrix Anthology, which features a few of her own tunes.

richard-hatch1Richard Hatch: The hunky actor who played Capt. Apollo in Battlestar Galactica—while also appearing on such hit ’70 series as Hawaii Five-0 and The Streets of San Francisco—drops in on FanCentral Fancast host Kim Lockman for a BSG Blowout.

amber-osborneAmber Osborne: The CEO of Tampa, Fla.-based new-media PR firm Head of Lettuce Media—who has been featured on ABC News and CNN—stops by Train with Shane to chat with host Deborah Shane about how to destroying social-media bordedom while getting your message out.

stupidcancershow-3ccSurvivor Spotlight: Mel Majoros, producer of The Cancer Warrior show on Empower Radio, and singer-songwriters Mimi Ferraro and Christine Baze stop by The Stupic Cancer Show to talk with host Matthew Zachary about being cancer survivors, and how that has inspired their work.

Daily Highlights: Tuesday October 26, 2010

susan-olsen1Flashback host Carey Fisher gets the story from Susan Olsen, who of course played the ever-lovable Cindy Brady on The Brady Bunch. Susan will chat about her work with Precious Paws, an animal sanctuary that promotes the importance of responsible pet ownership.

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The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy hang with former NBA shooting guard Kareem Rush, who played with the Lakers, Pacers and 76ers. Plus: Orestes Destrade, former host of XM Radio’s Baseball This Morning, who now serves as a ESPN commentator.
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Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum welcomes The Sopranos executive producer Terence Winter, who more recently created HBO’s Boardwalk Empire—the critically-acclaimed series directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Steve Buscemi.
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Erick Erickson, managing editor of Redstate.com—America’s largest online community of conservative activists—drops in to discuss his new book, Red State Uprising: How to Take Back America with Aacons. The CNN contributor will also weigh in on recent news events at the network.
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Book Club Girl welcomes Susan Henderson, who’ll chat about her debut novel, Up from the Blue, about a pregnant woman whose husband is overseas, so must reunite with her estranged dad. The Columbus Dispatch has hailed the story’s “surprising moments of joy.”
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The Marathon Show’s Joseph Taricani gets busy with former NFL running back Roger Craig, who won 3 Super Bowls while playing with the 49ers with Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, before going on to play for the Raiders and Vikings. Roger will discuss his shift into marathon running.

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Weekly Best: Friday October 18, 2010

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Lady Charmaine Live host Charmaine Bassett gets up close and personal with CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, who’ll fill us in the latest in her “Black In America” documentary series, “Almighty Debt,” which premieres tonight at 9pm ET.
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Tom Bosley has passed away at age 83. In March of this year, the beloved actor, best know for his role as Howard Cunningham on ABC’s Happy Days, chatted with Stardish Radio host Jo Ann Kubasek for a full hour about his career— and starting out in showbiz with Paul Newman, whom he told in 1948, “I don’t know if you can act, but you’re gonna be the biggest star that Hollywood ever had.” Listen now to Tom Bosley’s final interview.
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Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves Carlos Santana, who recalls his earliest artistic inspiration. “When I saw BB King for the first time—live—I knew I would be that,” he says. “I wanted to combine BB King with Tito Puente.
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Jesse Ventura, host of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory, recalls his days a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones, telling us about the time Keith Richards flushed his drugs down the toilet upon being told the police were coming—only to see Sting and Stewart Copeland moments later he tell hostess Robin Milling.

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Daily HighlightsTuesday; September 28, 2010

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Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters rocks out with Tom Johnston, who co-founded The Doobie Brothers in 1970—and who’d crank out hits like China Grove, Listen to the Music and Long Train Runnin. The frontman will chat about the band’s new album, World Gone Crazy, which drops today.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with MSNBC political analyst Lawrence O’Donnell, who won an Emmy for his work as a producer on NBC’s The West Wing. The Dem of many talents will fill us in on his new MSNBC show, The Last Word, which bowed last night.
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Movie Addict Headquarters’s Betty Jo Tucker grooves with filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, whose 2009 Music by Prudence—about an impoverished and severely disabled Zimbabwean singer-songwriter—bagged an Oscar for Best Documentary.
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The Bottom Line Sports Show hangs with former NFL wide receiver Matthew Hatchette, who played for the Vikings and Jets—before taking up acting. Having done guest turns on How I Met Your Mother and Boston Legal, Matthew’s now moving to the big screen, in Stonerville.

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FMMK Talk Radio host Johnny Tan gets up close and personal with Kathleen Koch, who spent 18 years as a CNN White House correspondent. The Peabody Award winner will discuss her new book, How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What Mattered.
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AACONS’ Marie Stroughter goes one-on-one with political commentator David (brother of Rush) Limbaugh, whose new book, Crimes Against Liberty and Tyranny: An Indictment of President Barack Obama, probably won’t make it into the Obama Presidential Library.

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Daily Highlights: Friday, August 27, 2010

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At 3 PM Today Mediaite will with talk to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, live from New Orleans, about the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and more.

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At 3 PM In this week’s episode of The Wow Effect hosted by Christine Hohlbaum tune in to live interviews with best-selling authors Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson.

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At 3 PM Tune in to Tomorrow will be Televised . This week’s guests include: Jim Turner of Canoe Ventures, Will Griffin of Hip-Hop On Demand, and Dawn Chmielewski of the LA Times.

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On demand Grand Central Pub talks to  Jo Bracken who  grew up with possibly one of the wittiest and most practical moms in the 60s, Peg Bracken–who has a book to prove it: THE I HATE TO COOK BOOK. Jo talks about her mom’s advice, what the book means to her, and its relevance in today’s home and culture.

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Today at 3 Fitness Guru, Ana Caban hosts her inaugural show with us. Joining her will be fitbook™ creator, Angela Manzanares as they discuss goal setting, achievement and accountability.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Daily Highlights; July 30, 2010

wilmer-walderrama-lohan7At noon Wilmer Valderrama, whose new flick, The Dry Land, opens today, gets all moist about jailed former flame Lindsay Lohan—telling host Robin Milling, “I adore her to death. I love her to death. I love her. I love Lindsay very much and I know she’ll be OK at the end.”

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At 10 PM In Part 3 of his follow-up series on the BP oil-spill crisis, Mediaite host Steve Krakauer welcomes CNN weather anchor Rob Marciano, who’ll discuss where Gulf Coast residents—and the rest of America—stand from an environmental and political point of view.
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At 9 PM British bad boy Charlie Bewley, who plays Volturi guard Demetri in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, drops into The VRO to chat up his upcoming flicks, Soldiers of Fortune, opposite Christian Slater, and Slightly Single in L.A., opposite Haylie Duff.

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At 9 PM Olga “The Baracuda Girl” Ondush kicks it with Grammy-nominated producer Edwin Ramos, who has worked with such artists as Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Sonique, Calvin Richardson and Angie Stone. Edwin will take is behind the scenes of today’s music scene, while sampling his own tracks.
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At 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson goes one-one-one with New York City Law Department Advocate Gail Goode, who’s challenging Kirsten Gillibrand, the junior U.S. senator from New York, for that powerful seat, which was previously held by Hillary Clinton.
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At 8 PM MZN PromotionsRavenda Dallah chills with reggae artist Jahmings Maccow, whose latest album, I, features the tracks How Ya Gwaan Crucify and Let dem Grow. The Anguilla native will discuss bringing art form back to its roots by focusing on storytelling.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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