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Glenn Shadix: 1952-2010. Comic Gem Hoped for Role Opposite Rob Pattinson, He Said in Final Interview

September is shaping up to be a sad month on the comedy front.

Three days ago, we got word that funnyman Robert Schimmel had passed away at age 60.

"Whatever happens happens, but at least they saw my work," Glenn (above) told us of his audition for "Water for Elephants."

"Whatever happens happens, but at least they saw my work," Glenn (above) told us of his "Water for Elephants" audition.

Today it pains us to report that another friend of BlogTalkRadio, Glenn Shadix, is gone at 58.

The master character actor accidentally fell last night in his Birmingham, Ala., home and suffered a head injury.

Fans of Tim Burton‘s Beetle Juice will no doubt remember Glenn’s hilarious portrayal of pretentious interior designer Otho—opposite Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton and Geena Davis—in the classic 1988 mock-horror flick.

And though Glenn left Tinseltown in 2005, he hoped to return to the silver screen, namely in a role opposite superstar Rob Pattinson.

Interviewed in April of this year on BlogTalkRadio’s Flashback—which would be his last-ever known interview—he Continue reading

Programming Highlights; April 7, 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:

ed-begleyAt 1 PM Environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. drops in on host Heather “Doc” Lounsbury to chat about his latest green deed: Begley’s Best. Made from extracts of pine, de-acified citrus, maize, sugar cane roots and olive seeds, this non-toxic cleaner is totally biodegradable in just seven days.

anne-gunnAt 1 PM Anna Gunn, who plays Skyler White on Breaking Bad, sits down with host Robin Milling to dish about co-star Bryan Cranston (whom she tells us loves to run around in his “tidy whities”) while previewing Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed series. Continue reading