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Denise Richards, John Ratzenberger, Ed Burns and Many More Interviewed this Week on BlogTalkRadio 10/25-10/31

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Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Denise Richards, chats about her role on the Spike TV sitcom Blue Mountain State. But Denise also opens up to Milling About host Robin Milling about Charlie’s coke-fueled meltdown in the Big Apple earlier this week, saying she has no choice but to move on.

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John Ratzenberger, beloved by millions as Cliff Clavin from Cheers and Hamm from the Toy Story series chats with Enlisted Spouse Radio host Beth Wilson about his new flick, What if…, co-starring Kevin Sorbo and Debby Ryan—in which he plays an angel.
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The Saving Private Ryan star, Ed Burns, discusses his new flick, Nice Guy Johnny, about a talk-radio host who wrestles with quitting his job for one that pays enough to please his fiancée. Ed also chats with Baseball Digest Live’s Mark Healey about wife Christy Turlington’s directorial debut.

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Flashback host Carey Fisher gets the story from Susan Olsen, who 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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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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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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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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Live from the Online New Association’s 2010 conference in Washington, Rebooting the News’ Dave Winer—aka the Godfather of Blogging—and NYU Journalism Professor Jay Rosen ask, How does the emerging system of news work. And what stands in the way of it working better?

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On Hoops in the Sun:  Don’t ask the former Knicks point guard, Stephon Marbury, why he didn’t resign with the Celtics last year, and instead went to China. “That’s my business,” Starbury says. “I’m not gonna ask Donald Trump what his contract was for buying that whole lot on the Westside Highway—what he negotiated.”
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The current WBC and IBF Light Welterweight champ, Devon Alexander, aka “Alexander the Great,” stops by to talk about his upcoming match-up with WBO Junior Welterweight King Timothy Bradley. During Devon’s chat with Go for It host Paul Gant, the southpaw will be taking calls.
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The former middle linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tom McManus, who’s now host of Tom McManus Uncensored on Fox Radio affiliate AM930, drops in on The Couch Potato Sports Show’s Sonny Clark. Tom will talk Jags vs. Cowboys, and the helmet-to-helmet hits issue.

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The Streak singer, Ray Stevens, is riled up about Obama Care, which he takes to task in We the People. “The message of the song at this point is to Congress and the politicians in office,” he says. “Hey, here’s your chance to redeem yourself and vote against this darn thing because it’s really bad,” he tells Firefox News Online.
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The sultry, seductive samba singer-Luisa Maita—who, like her 2 sisters, was named after a song by bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim—stops by to chat about her latest album, Lero-Lero. Luisa will also fill host Joy Keys in on her upcoming concert appearances.

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Ed Burns to BlogTalkRadio Hosts: Make Your On-Air Time the Best 12 Days of Your Life

Tinseltown triple-threat Edward Burns—who’s got a slew of writing, directing and acting credits under his belt—now has talk radio on his mind, too.

That’s because the Saving Private Ryan star’s new flick, Nice Guy Johnny, tells the story of a talk-radio host who adores his job, but wrestles with trading it in “for a snooze-ville gig that’ll pay enough to please his fiancée.”

CAPTION: Ed: Love your BTR gig and you'll never want for satisfaction.

Ed: Love your BTR gig and you'll never want for satisfaction.

Interviewed on Baseball Digest Live, Ed shares his thoughts on professional success.

When host Mark Healey asks, “BlogTalkRadio hosts represent everybody—whether they want to get into the movie business or the broadcasting business, it’s all entertainment-based. If you had one little chunk of advice to give anybody that wants to get in this business, what would you say to them?” Ed says:

“Well, my old man gave me two bits of advice. One, he said, ‘Look, if you find something that you love to do, you’ll never work a day in your life. That job, regardless of what it pays Continue reading