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Weekly Best: September 13, 2010

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Fightin’ Words Radio host Bobby Carroll gives it up for Neil Turbin, the original lead singer for Anthrax. The rocker, who founded his latest band, Death Riders, in 2003, will fill us in on the Sept. 21 Metal Revolution for Iran benefit in L.A., where he’ll be headlining.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone got busy with former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman—and rabid gridiron fan—Darius Rucker, who filled us in on his new End Zone Obsession Football Challenge, a weekly, 17-round interactive game presented by Athlon Sports.
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When Random Talk Radio cut loose with the Conan O’Brien Band, guitarist Jimmy Vivino dished about which members will join Conan’s team on the new TBS show. “Johnnie Johnson kind of knew he had to get Doña Oxford,” he said. “There’s a lot to it—and Johhnie’s never leaving us.”
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America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson and BTR’s own Chenese Lewis—who last month raised eyebrows by posing nude together—used their star power for another good cause: The NOH8 campaign, which supports same-sex marriage.
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Molly Ringwald is ratcheting up her writing chops. The ‘80s screen idol reveals what the follow-up to her 2010 memoir, Getting the Pretty Back, will be. “I’m working on my second book, but it’ll be fiction,” she told host Robin Milling. “I’m looking forward to writing about characters.”
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Josh Duhamel agreed to pose in his BVDs for the Life as We Know It poster—his new flick with Katherine Heigl—only if Warner Bros. agreed to fix his bad gam in post: “I was like, ‘OK dude, I’ll do the underwear. But please make my right calf look a little bit bigger!’”

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Daily Highlights: Friday; September 17, 2010

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At noon Molly Ringwald is ratcheting up her writing chops. The ‘80s screen idol reveals what the follow-up to her 2010 memoir, Getting the Pretty Back, will be. “I’m working on my second book, but it’ll be fiction,” she tells host Robin Milling. “I’m looking forward to writing about characters.”
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On Demand: Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman gets up close and personal (though not nearly as close as Sacha Baron Cohen got) with Ken Davitian, who both regaled and repulsed audiences as Azamat Bagatov in Borat. The zaftig actor will chat about how he got goaded into that role.
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AT 1130 AM Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone gets busy with former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman—and rabid gridiron fan—Darius Rucker, who’ll fill us in on his new End Zone Obsession Football Challenge, a weekly, 17-round interactive game presented by Athlon Sports.
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At 1030 AM Carly Pope, who plays wildly unorthodox private investigator Lucinda Pearl on Outlaw—starring Jimmy Smits—drops in to chat with Mr. Media about that meaty role, and about her big-screen outing in next year’s S.W.A.T.: Firefight, opposite Robert Patrick and Kristanna Loken.
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At 8 PM Flashback’s Carey Fisher hangs with writer-director DB Sweeney, who began his career opposite Martin Sheen in 1985’s Out of the Darkness. DB will shed some light the upcoming NBC series The Event, while talking up his new flick, Two Tickets to Paradise.
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At 7 PM Seriously Sensual host Nicole Brooks swoops in on New York Times best-selling author L.A. Banks, who has penned more than 40 novels—including her 12-book Vampire Huntress Legend series— and recently won the Romantic Times Award for Paranormal Fiction.


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Darius Rucker on New Hootie Album: ‘Absolutely’ Happening

Just because Darius Rucker‘s now burnin’ up the country charts doesn’t mean he’s abandoned the band that made him a pop star.

Interviewed on Film Festival Radio, Darius—who in November won the Country Music Association’s New Artist of the Year award—reveals his plans for laying down new tracks and going out on the road with Hootie & the Blowfish bandmates Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan.

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"I love bein' a dad," Darius (above) tells us. "I was put on the earth to be a dad."

When host Janice Malone asks, “Will there ever be a Hootie & the Blowfish reunion project or tour?” the Only Wanna Be with You singer replies:

“Absolutely. We wouldn’t even call it a reunion-because we don’t feel like we’ve ever broken up. We still feel like a band. We still do suff together all the time.

“It won’t be anytime soon. But, yes, within the next few years, there will be another Hootie & the Blowfish record tour.”

Hootie, which won Best New Artist honors at the 1996 Grammys, and whose Cracked Rear View became the top-selling album of 1995, disbanded in 2008—according to Darius himself. During the group’s AOL Music Sessions show in August of that year, he said:

“We have four charity gigs every year and we will still do them, but we will not do a record or tour. Even when we play now, we’re not as close as we were. I don’t miss Continue reading

This Week in BlogTalkRadio, 3/1-3/7

We are wrapping up another busy week on BlogTalkRadio.  I even graced the airwaves this past week, adding strombergmy voice to the thousands of great hosts and guests on the network.  Here are some highlights from the week that was:

The Movie Geeks continued gearing up for this year’s Oscar celebration with an exclusive interview with Best Production Design nominee Robert Stromberg of Avatar.  Check out their other interviews with Oscar nominees.

lizFilm Festival Radio welcomed country music recording artist Darius Rucker, formerly of Hootie and the Blowfish, to chat about winning the prestigious 2009 CMA New Artist of the Year Award and performing in the March On Stage Tour.

Liz Lee, star of hit MTV show My Life as Liz, joined Somewhere in Vegas to talk about teen angst in her Texas town, and her newfound celebrity.

The Alan Levy Show welcomed entrepreneur and author Andrew Keen to talk about his book, Cult of the gouldAmateur: How the Internet is Killing Our Culture.

Peter Walsh, known as the de-cluttering and organization guy, spoke about his work on Clean Sweep, and his bestselling books, including It’s All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff.

Patricia Raskin interviewed Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Elliott Gould about his co-starring role in Hallmark’s Uncorked, a romantic comedy about finding a passion that isn’t a paycheck.

Check us out on Sunday for lots of Oscar coverage, predictions, and interviews with nominees.

Have a great weekend!