With the continuous rise of sports and recreational activities and the increased emphasis on improving athletic abilities, interest in the relationship between sports and vision has grown. Professional basketball player Dwight Howard joins Dr. Val to talk about the importance of good vision in his game, as well as his experience as a mentor in the ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest. Additionally, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D., talks about the vision skills required for sports, such as visual clarity, good peripheral vision, central vision and depth perception. Tune in to learn more.
Listen to The Tavis Smiley Network (TSN) and stay up to date on what’s new in politics, entertainment, literature and more. Last week Tavis spoke with bestselling author T.C. Boyle about his latest book Stories Two. Host Robert Ferguson of Diet Free Life tells you how to juice the right and wrong way. And that’s not all, check here to see who else came to TSN last week.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet award-winning Brewster Peter Crowley. Crowley has won over 50 national and international awards for his brewing creations, including medals from the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival. He’ll be tantalizing your taste buds with some of his classic Belgian and contemporary American beer styles. Plus host Frank Fontana shares some secret tips and tricks for your DIY projects. Tune in here.
The July 4th holiday weekend is around the corner, with millions of Americans making plans to celebrate the country’s independence with outdoor fun, including barbeques, lawn games or a day at the beach. While you’re planning your weekend, make sure to plan for protecting the entire family from the sun. The same harmful rays that can harm your skin can also affect the health of your eyes. Learn more by tuning into Healthy Women™ with Dr. Val Jones. Tune in here.
Listen to the premiere of the Tavis Smiley Network’s new show, “Tavis Talks.” Heralding Tavis’ return to LIVE, call-in radio, “Tavis Talks” will offer up-to-the-minute news and conversation with celebrities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, business, tech, spirituality and cultural affairs. On his first episode, Tavis discusses the Supreme Court ruling on the Texas affirmative action case. Tune in here.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet returning guest Cara Carriveau, radio personality at Chicago’s Rewind 100.3, and host of the awesome Cara’s Basement podcast. She’s got stories from interviewing some legendary rockers, and is also quite the DIYer around her house and garden. During the Craftsmanship segment, hear from Arden Reed co-founder Carlos Solorio. He’s crossing the country with the Tailor Truck — the first mobile tailor truck equipped with a 3D scanner that will make you the best dressed man in the room. You’ll also hear from Bleacher Report sportswriter Alex Bacon about the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.Tune in here.
Most people know that exposure to the sun can damage their skin, but what about their eyes? On the new edition of Healthy VisionTM with Dr. Val Jones, dermatologist and author Jeanine Downie, M.D., and Stephen Cohen, O.D., past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, join Dr. Val to talk about to importance of sun protection and provide tips on keeping eyes and skin healthy year round. Tune in here.
On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet acclaimed comedian Kyle Kinane of the TBS Just For Laughs Chicago Festival this week. Also on the show is Range, Inc. founder Kari Underly, a third-generation meat cutter. They’ll be talking playoffs with resident sports correspondent Bo Balogun and Nutmeg & Company blogger, Meg Thorne will be sharing a DIY Disaster story. Tune in here
Join Power Your Life Talk Radio on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network for an interview with Jerome Chazen, a founder & former chairman of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and author of My Life at Liz Claiborne: How We Broke the Rules and Built the Largest Fashion Company in the World. Also on the program, Victoria Seitz, Ph.D, an internationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, with over 30 years of experience in fashion and marketing. Tune in here.jim
50 million Americans suffer from allergies and nearly 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies also experience some degree of eye symptoms. Top authority on eye allergies, optometrist Paul Karpecki, joins Dr. Val to talk about how to identify, treat and manage eye symptoms from seasonal, indoor and pet allergies. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn about preventative and management measures you can take to minimize frustrating allergy symptoms. Tune in here.
In honor of Zombie Awareness Month, Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead on AMC and Zombie Research Society founder Matt Mogk will be making a visit to Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana. During the Craftsmanship segment, Sarah & Joseph Belknap of the iamhome art studio will stop by. They specialize in quirky and cool items for the home… including the original chalkboard skull creations, as well as their new line of trophies. Tune in here.
Join MashUp Radio as they interview the founders of TripIt, an innovative new trip planning site. With summer coming, many people are turning to the Internet to book their travel and TripIt hopes to help vacationers do just that. Founded in 2006 by frustrated travelers, TripIt is designed to make it easy to manage all components of a trip by organizing trip details into one master online itinerary. Tune in here to learn more about it.
April is National Eye Safety month; how do you properly protect your eyes on the field? On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Dr. Derek Cunningham and Todd Daniels, Head Athletic Trainer for the Spokane Chiefs hockey team join Dr. Val to share how to protect yourself and your family while on the field. They also advise how to know if an eye injury is serious enough to require medical attention and the risks of not having an eye injury examined by your eye care doctor. Tune in here.
Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes a couple of great guests to the show including Dr. Bill Miller, “the only doctor practicing comedy intentionally” who has performed his Doctors are People Too show in clubs and hospitals all over the country, David Fogg from the eco-friendly, Big Ass Fans company, USA Today hockey writer Kevin Allen and Addicted 2 Decorating blogger and interior designer Kristi Linauer. Tune in here.
C.C. Chapman, host of Content Conversations, has had quite an impressive lineup of marketing experts on his show lately including Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs.com, Todd Blecher, Communications and Social Media Director, Boeing, Jason Falls, CEO, Social Media Explorer and Jon Miller, Founder, Marketo. To listen to these interviews and sign up for future updates of the series brought to you by Cinchcast, click here.
125 million Americans suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome. Are you one of them? Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to our eyes when using the computer and digital devices and offer tips on what we can do to minimize or prevent eye strain, discomfort, and fatigue from computer or small device use. Tune in Here.
On the latest edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes designer, decorator, and television host Monica Pedersen to the studio. She and Frank are old HGTV buddies, and she’s stopping by to talk about the latest happenings in her life as well as for a Designed to Sell mini-reunion with DIY’s very own Robert North. In the Craftsmanship segment, Frank welcomes Lupita Kuri of the Sweet Ride cupcake truck to the studio to chat about how her business has taken off, and how she was featured on a recent edition of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network. Tune in Here.
Tom Oliver is the Founder and CEO of the World Peace Festival and the World Peace Partnership. Hailed by the CEO of Interbrand as “the portal to millions of next-generation trendsetters and early adopters”, the WPF is the biggest peace event in history, with a target audience of over 1 billion people. He joins Deepak Chopra Radio to discuss this first worldwide peace initiative bringing together the leaders of business, politics, military, music, film, art and the Nobel Peace Prize winners. Tune in Here.
As the darkest night of the year approaches, tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn safety tips for nighttime driving. Show guest John Ulczycki of the National Safety Council share safety tips for drivers of all ages, as well as ways to take care of your car. Optometrist and guest Dr. Cristina Schnider also joins Dr. Val to talk about what happens to your eyes at night and how you can take better care of your vision for driving in the dark. Tune in here.
Ida Liu, Managing Director and Senior Private Banker at Citi is featured on Deepak Chopra Radio on his segment, Keys to Success. Ida focuses on providing strategic advice and tailored solutions to ultra high net worth individuals. At Citi bank she heads up the Asian Client Group. Ida joined Citi from Vivienne Tam, a women’s wear design house, where she was Global Head of Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Business Development. Tune in to here about Ida’s transition from fashion to finance.
On the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property and All-American Handyman. Scott gives his handy insight on how you can add income to your property. Also, Cool Material senior editor, Ben Dahl joins Frank to talk about some of their best gift ideas for men from their 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Tune in here.
Doctors estimate that up to 80 percent of the information we take in during sports comes from our eyes and according to program guest Dr. Graham Erickson, different sports require different vision skills, such as visual clarity, good peripheral vision, central vision, depth perception, and visual motor processing. And in a sport like football, there are even different visual demands for each position. Tune into the program here now to learn more.
In the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes radio veteran Cara Carriveau — heard on WTMX / The Mix in Chicago, and all over the world on her Cara’s Basement podcast where you can “eavesdrop on casual conversations with rock stars and other celebrities” During the Man-Land segment, Frank chats with Chicago Film Critics Association vice president Erik Childress about great movie “wingman” roles in honor of the new film 50/50.
This week on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network, The Jump Start Your Business NOW Radio Show with Katrina Sawa interviewed Lisa Metzgar, founder of Concepts in Wellness and co-founder of Thrive Teachers. Lisa has been in the alternative health field since 1996. She understands what it takes to be a heart centered entrepreneur and wants to help those who want to make an impact in the world. Tune in here to learn more.