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Daily Highlights: Friday; October 14, 2010

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BlogTalkRadio rolls into Vegas for live coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Beginning today at 10:30am PT, we’re interviewing a host of thought leaders, including The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, Ford Motor Co.’s Scott Monty and GeekBeat.TV’s Cali Lewis.


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Little Brown welcomes The Horse Whisperer author Nicholas Evans, whose latest novel, The Brave, tells the story of an 8-year-old boy who immerses himself in the world of cowboys and Indians to escape his oppressive boarding-school life.


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Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal swings with Grammy- and Emmy- winning composer Patrick Williams, who has scored 25 TV series, including Monk and Columbo, and 65 feature films, including All of Me and Breaking Away.
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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon sits down with San Francisco-based film blogger Omar Moore, who’ll be a regular contributor on Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies, a weekly movie-review program coming in January that takes up where Ebert and Roeper left off.
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Grand Central Publishing Senior Editor Selina McLemore welcomes Tell Me Something True author Leila Cobo, and Belinda M. Gonzalez-Leon from the National Hispana Leadership Institute for a discussion on how Latinas are strengthening our nation’s social fabric.
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WDKK Radio’s Darryl Williams celebrates his 2-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio (you the man, DA!) with a visit from The Whispers, who charted throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s with dance hits like And the Beat Goes On, Rock Steady and In Love Forever.

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Daily Highlights; August 13, 2010

mary-higgins-clarkAt 3 PM Our wOw Effect host, Lesley Stahl, sits down with best-selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark and her daughter, mystery novelist Carol Higgins Clark. The prolific scribes will discuss their similarities and differences in crafting compelling reads.
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At noon Grand Central Publishing welcomes Alexandra Lebenthal, who is CEO of Wall Street investment firm Lebenthal & Co., and whose new book The Recessionistas—“a novel of the once rich and powerful”—is a tale of social upheaval in the Big Apple.

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At 9 PM Host Timothy Hodge celebrates his 2-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio (you the man, TH!) with best wishes from such acts as the GS Boyz, Oleta Adams, Lucky Peterson and Jason Weaver —who played Michael Jackson in 1992′s The Jacksons: An American Dream.
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At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum hangs with Henry Bromell, the Emmy-winning executive producer of AMC’s Rubicon. Plus: Anup Murarka, Adobe Systems’ Flash platform product marketing director, discusses Google TV.
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On demand: BEST Business Radio welcomes baseball great Pete Rose, who shares the secrets of his on- and off-field success. “Throughout my career, I worked my opposition. And I continuously do that today,” he says. “There’s not a lazy bone in my body—and I’ll grind the person I’m playing against.”
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At 4 PM Coffee Talk Jazz Radio host “Ms. Bridgette” Lewis kicks it with jazz vocalist and guitarist Nadia Washington, who attended Boston’s Berklee College of Music on a Bill Cosby Presidential Scholarship. The singer will sample her latest tracks, Inner Urge and Who Cares.


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Programming Highlights; June 10, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

robyn-dehartAt 2 PM Grand Central Publishing welcomes Robyn DeHart, author of Desire Me, No. 2 in the Legend Hunters series. Publishers Weekly has called the scribe’s work “comical and sexy,” while the Chicago Tribune has lauded her as “wonderfully entertaining.”

 

basil-smikleAt 3 PM Harlem Talk Radio sits down with ace political strategist—and former senior adviser to Hillary Clinton—Basil Smikle. The lifelong Democrat will fill us in on his bid to unseat Bill Perkins in the N.Y. State Senate race. “I’m running as an insurgent,” he said while launching his campaign

 

kim-colesAt 4 PM BlogTalkRadio’s newest celebrity host, Kim Coles —who played Synclaire James-Jones opposite Queen Latifah on Living Single—grooves with Pilates guru Ana Caban, whose DVDs have raked in more than $25 million. Ana will chat about her Charity-Conscious Lifestyle Movement.

 

jamal-anderson At 8:30 PM Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris gets busy with former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson, who went on to become an ESPN analyst and concert promoter, working with acts like Boyz II Men and Britney Spears. Jamal will chat about his TV projects in the works.

 

janel-parrishAt 9 PM Artists On Demand hangs with Janel Parrish, who made her name playing Jade in the hit 2007 flick Bratz: The Movie, and more recently landed on the new ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars in the role of Mona Vanderwall.

 

paula-begoun4At 9 PM Beauty guru Paula Begoun, author of Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, discusses the causes of cellulite, the products that claim to make it disappear, and what you can really do about it. Call in during the show to receive free Paulas Choice products or one of her books.

 

gloria-hendryAt 10 PM Gloria Hendrey—who, long before Halle Berry mixed it up with Pierce Brosnan—made history as the first-ever African American female lead in a James Bond flick—drops in on Four Aces Network to look back at her big-screen career, which included a role in Black Caesar.

 

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Programming Highlights; June 8, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

anderson-cooperAt 10:30 AM CNN’s Anderson Cooper joins Mediaite’s Steve Krakauer live from the Gulf Coast for the latest on the BP spill, which has been spewing more than 12,000 barrels of oil a day into our environment—and for which the oil giant may be fined billions of dollars, the White House says.

 

markmckinneyAt 2 PM Cuttin Up Radio host Christina Laiche lets it all hang out with countrified rocker Mark McKinney. The Texas native, who made his name fronting The Cosmic Cowboys, will sample tracks from his debut solo album, Get It On.

 

caraelliotAlso at 2 PM Grand Central Publishing sits down with Cara Elliott to discuss her new book, To Surrender a Rogue—and how teaching at Yale University has given her new insights into the art of writing romance novels.

 

lindsay-pulsipherAt 5 PM Artists On Demand takes a stab at Lindsay Pulsipher, who plays vamp Crystal Norris on True Blood. The actress—who also stars in the upcoming flick The Story of Bonnie and Clyde with Hilary Duff—will preview Season 3 of the HIT series, which gets under way June 13.

 

james-van-praghAt 8 PM Magnetic Wealth host Nan Akasha channels medium James Van Praagh—executive-producer of the recently-wrapped CBS series Ghost Whisperer—who’ll fill us in on what’s next for him in the real (and supernatural) worlds.

 

dara-torres1At 9:30 PM Host Timothy Hodge makes a splash with four-time Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres, who is the first American swimmer ever to compete in five games—1984, 1988, 1992 and 2008. The extraordinary athlete will chat about her new book, Gold Medal Fitness.

 

meat-loaf At 11 PM Brandon’s Buzz host Brandon Henslee gets busy with superstar rocker Meat Loaf, who gripes about his new album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear. “I’m very frustrated with the record company,” he tells us of the Loud & Proud label. “I don’t understand the business at all anymore.”

 

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Programming Highlights; May 18, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

latinobookmonthAt 1 PM In honor of Latino Books Month, Grand Central Publishing Editor Selina McLemore sits down with authors Luis Alberto Urrea (Into the Beautiful North), Iris Gomez (Try to Remember) and Kathy Cano-Murillo (Waking Up in the Land of the Glitter).

johncartertcash-scrollerAt 3 PM Host Laura Lavigne gets up close and personal with John Carter Cash, whose parents are the late Johnny and June Carter Cash. The producer-songwriter will chat about preserving his family’s legacy, and about his new kids’ book, Daddy Loves His Little Girl.

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Programming Highlights; May 10, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

kristen-alderson-scrollerAt 10 AM Buzzworthy Radio host NaVell Lee hangs with Kristen Alderson, who plays Starr Manning on ABC’s One Life to Live. The teenage actor will chat about Starr X’d Lovers: The Musical, which gets under way May 14, and fill us in on her role in the three-day event.

jill-zarin-scroller1At 2 PM Real Housewife of New York Jill Zarin and her sister, Lisa Wexler—host of the Cox Radio’s Lunch With Lisa—stop by Grand Central Publishing to chat about their book, Secrets of A Jewish Mother, which they co-wrote with their mom, Gloria Kamen.

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Daily Highlights; April 22, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

barbara-corcoran-scroller11 At 11 AM Money Matters & More host Heather Taylor sits down with real estate goddess—and star of ABC’s Shark Tank—Barbara Corcoran for a frank discussion about getting ahead in this decimated economic environment. And staying there.

kimberliedykeman-scoller1At 12:30 Self-help guru Kimberlie Dykeman, author of Pure Soapbox…a cleansing jolt of perspective, motivation, and humor, drops in on host Jon Hansen to chat about her kick-in-the-pants methods of helping people realize tomorrow’s dreams today.

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Hachette Book Group Ramps up Social Media Presence with BlogTalkRadio Network

Congrats to Hachette Book Group on the official launch of their social-media sites, which include presence on BlogTalkRadio, Twitter and Facebook.

Sophie Cottrell, Hachette Book Group VP and communications director, said that while Hachette’s imprints have long been using social media to communicate with readers, the new sites…have been launched to give the corporate communications office ‘a way to open up the dialogue about publishing with readers and others in the industry,’” Publishers Weekly reports this week.hachette-book-group-logo-web

The Hachette Book Group Network here on BTR is currently comprised of four shows that correspond to the publisher’s imprints—Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown and Company, Center Street and FaithWords—as well as Hachette Book Group Features, where listeners can learn more about Hachette titles and authors, along with company news and other info.

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