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VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer, ‘Deep End of the Ocean’ Author Jacquelyn Mitchard and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

phil-vischer-2Phil Vischer: The creator of the computer-animated VeggieTales DVD series for kids—which has sold more than 60 million copies—drops in on Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker to discuss his current venture, Jellyfish Labs, and his work in the field of Christian filmmaking.

jacquelyn-mitchard1Jacquelyn Mitchard: The author whose first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was named one of the 10 most influential books of the past 25 years—second only to the Harry Potter series—chats with Diva Toolbox Radio’s Janet Powers about its sequel, No Time to Wave Goodbye.

stacie-turnerStacie Turner: The Real Housewives of D.C. cast member, who was born into foster care and went on to become a marketing veep at BET and found her own real estate firm, drops in on Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett to discuss the secrets of her success.

diem-brown1Diem Brown: The 25-year-old contestant on MTV’s Fresh Meat who’s battling ovarian cancer joins acute myeloid leukemia survivor—and 2010 Project Runway contestant—Lenka Dayrit, along with Crawl for Cancer founder Samantha Green on The Stupid Cancer Show.

sap-servicesEnterprise Solutions: The German tech giant, which makes enterprise software for business the world over, debuts SAPServices Radio. In this maiden edition, SAP experts Mike Myers and Tom DiAntonio cover top concerns from SAP customers, including product support and connectivity.

deon-taylorDeon Taylor: Jamie Foxx’s partner in No Brainer, a production company working on a pilot for NBC and on a horror anthology series, stops in to talk with Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum about the Oscar winner’s first foray into TV as a producer.

ellis-marasallisEllis Marsalis: The legendary New Orleans jazz pianist—who, along with sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis Marsalis III, will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award—chats with Jazzin Em Up’s Cres O’Neal about his musical dynasty.

Intel’s Peter Biddle, Russell Crowe, Sasha Cohen and More: BlogTalkRadio’s Weekly Highlights

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the tech giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, kicks off the maiden edition of Atom Mashing Radio with a visit from Gaikai.com’s David Perry, who’ll update us on the hottest gaming news.

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Russell Crowe: The Oscar champ—whose new flick, The Next Three Days, tells the story of a husband whose wife is accused of murder—weighs in on his commitment to real-life spouse Danielle Spencer. “I would do anything for my wife,” he tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon.

sasha-cohenSasha Cohen: Three-time world champion figure skater—who snagged a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy—stops by Film Festival Radio to fill host Janice Malone in on the 2-hour Cold-EEZE Improv Ice show, airing today at 4pm ET on NBC.

ben-gordonBen Gordon: The British-American NBA guard chills with The NBA Breakdown’s Audley Stephenson and Dave Mendonca while chatting about his sharp-shooting days with the Bulls, and the Pistons’ meltdown last season—and what his current team has to do now to get back on track.

jerry-trainorJerry Trainor: The actor who plays Spencer Shay on iCarly—and whose character squares off against guest star Jack Black on tonight’s episode of the Nick series, titled iStart A Fan War—joins Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum live from the campus of New York University.

alana-stewart1Alana Stewart: The ex-wife of George Hamilton and Rod Stewart, who paid tribute to the late Farrah Fawcett in her best-selling memoir My Journey with Farrah and in the NBC documentary Farrah’s Story, chats with Best Ever You about staying young—and pursuing your dreams—at any age.

clinton-kellyClinton Kelly: The co-host of TLC’s What Not to Wear returns to The Feisty Side of Fifty. This time, Clinton offers fashion and entertainment tips for the holiday season. “You know how much fun this guy can be,” says host Eileen Williams. “He makes all things merry and chic!”

kel-mitchellKel Mitchell: The former teen idol, who made his name as a member of Nick’s All That cast—and went on to star in Good Burger—hangs with Life After Dusk’s Cedric “Ceddy J” Collier. Kel will chat about his role opposite Vivica Fox in the upcoming flick Caught on Tape.

phylicia-rashadPhylicia Rashad: The Cosby Show—and For Colored Girls—star, who last year appeared on Broadway in the Tracy Letts drama, August: Osage County, drops in on Harlem Talk Radio to participate in its “World of Black Theater” series, hosted by correspondent Ben Oduro.

anthony-anderson-3Anthony Anderson: The Law & Order star lets us in on an exclusive piece of sporting news. “This is my word—this is the first time I’m telling anybody this publicly—I will be running in the 2011 New York City Marathon,” Anthony tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone.

‘iCarly’ Star Jerry Trainor, ‘Harry Potter’ Star Miranda Richardson, The Brothers Johnson and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

jerry-trainorJerry Trainor: The actor who plays Spencer Shay on iCarly—and whose character squares off against guest star Jack Black on tonight’s episode of the hit Nickelodeon series, titled iStart A Fan War—joins Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum live from the Manhattan campus of New York University.

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Miranda Richardson: The Harry Potter star, whose new flick, Made in Dagenham, tells the true story of a 1968 Ford Motor Co. assembly plant strike, recalls her first ride. “It was a Saab ’95, which was the little chubby sort of spy car,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “It was a filthy sandy yellow, but I absolutely adored it!”

jimmy-pardoJimmy Pardo: The official opener for Conan O’Brien’s late-night show pays his boss a dubious complement. When asked if his new TBS gig is easy, Jimmy tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “I’m probably going to lose a job by saying this, but it does help to get them warmed up.”

the-brothers-johnsonThe Brothers Johnson: The Grammy-winning R&B duo, who charted in the ‘70s with tunes like Strawberry Letter #23 and I’ll Be Good to You, sit down with WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams to discuss collaborating with artists like Billy Preston, Quincy Jones and Bobby Womack.

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the semiconductor giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, kicks off the maiden edition of Atom Mashing Radio with a visit from Gaikai.com’s David Perry, who’ll update us on the hottest gaming news.

susan-bakerSusan G. Baker: The wife of former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker stops by to chat with Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman about Passing it On, her new memoir about using her faith to emerge stronger, happier—and still married

Programming Highlights; June 22, 2010

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*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

don-lemonAt 11:30 AM CNN News anchor Don Lemon drops in on Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone to chat about his documentary, Michael Jackson: The Final Days, which features interviews with Tito and Jermaine Jackson, and debuts June 25—the one-year anniversary of the King of Pop’s death.

 

jason-isaacsAt noon Jason Isaacs—who plays dastardly Lucius Malfoy—reveals to host Robin Milling a real-life crime from the Harry Potter flicks. “They had this pile of gold coins on the set,” says the Skeletons star, “and they broke for lunch and came back and almost all the gold coins had gone.”

 

hatchette-tuesdayAt 2 PM What’s on Hachette’s summer reading list? Find out from three editors—who’ll each make a recommendation: Grand Central Publishing’s Jamie Raab (The Lion), Little, Brown’s Reagan Arthur (The Island) and Center Street’s Christina Boys (Sweet Misfortune).

 

mahq3yearanniversaryAt 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters celebrates 3 years on BlogTalkRadio (you the man, Betty Jo!) with a special Anniversary Antics edition of the show that never fails to have cinephiles (Jennifer) jonesing for another dose. Best moments, book giveaways, special guests and all that, ah, Jazz.

 

tommy-clarkAt 6 PM World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick tips their hats to the FIFA World Cup with an interview with Tommy Clark, founder of Grassroots Soccer, which trains African soccer stars and coaches to teach HIV prevention to local youths.

 

shelby-lynneAt 9 PM Icon Fetch host Tony Peters gets busy with Shelby Lynne, who snagged Best New Artist honors at the 2001 Grammys, and in 2008 released a critically-acclaimed tribute to Dusty Springfield. The Things Are Tough All Over singer will chat about her new CD, Tears, Lies and Alibis.

 

mike-thomasAlso at 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy scrimmage with Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Mike Thomas, who was drafted in late 2009 from U. of Arizona—where he set the school and Pac-10 record for receptions, with 259 for 3,231 yards.

 

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Harry Potter’s Jason Isaacs: Theft on the Set!

Jason Isaacs may play mega-baddie Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter flicks, but in real life he’s, well, not all that good either.

Interviewed on Milling About at the Edinburgh Film Festival in Scotland, Jason chats about working on the smash-hit series, the final installments of which, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, are set for release in November 2010 and July 2011, respectively.

CAPTION: "People look forward to them like Santa," Jason (above as Lucius) tells us of the Harry Potter films. "I was sad when filming finished."

"People look forward to them like Santa," Jason (above as Lucius) tells us of the Harry Potter series. "I was sad when filming finished."

“You’re not allowed to walk around the Harry Potter set with a video camera because everything is sacred,” he tells host Robin Milling.

“The very, very first day when they started filming the first [movie], they had this pile of gold coins on the set, and they broke for lunch and came back and almost all the gold coins had gone because people were taking them for memorabilia.”

“I complained after [film] four or five that I didn’t have my own wand. I invented and designed my cane, that had a wand in it. I’d try to steal it at the end of the film and they’d catch me,” Jason—whose new supernatural comedy, Skeletons, involves “two exorcists who literally Continue reading

Programming Highlights; February 26, 2010

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*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

226featuToday at 330 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised welcomes Kim Martin, general manager of WE.tv, the home of Bridezillas, The Locator and spinoff network, Wedding Central.

 

 

226feaToday at 6 PM Fightin’ Words Radio takes a walk down memory lane with discussion of your favorite hair bands, and covers the Nu-Metal band scene, with lead singer Glam from the group, Wig Wam.

 

 

226featureTonight at 7 PM Ross Dearsley, a concept design specialist for video games, print, film and television, talks about his work on all the Harry Potter films, the Harry Potter Wii game, and more with 123 film!

 

 

226fe1Also at 7 PM Howard Hewett, considered the premier vocalist in the post-Marvin Gaye era of romantic pop by Rolling Stone, talks about his rise to fame, his hit songs, and his successful solo career with D.A. (WDKK Radio).

 

 

226Tonight at 730 PM the rock band One Step Away go onlinewithandrea to share their music
and their vision to perform in Ray Lovetts 2010 Youth Festival. Hosted by Andrea R. Garrison.

 

 

226featTonight at 9 PM The VRO welcomes David Blue, known as Logan Griffen in Moonlight and Cliff St. Paul in Ugly Betty, talks about his latest role as Eli Wallace in SGU: Stargate Universe.

 

 

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Harry Potter Prognostications Debuts LIVE Show

Like Harry Potter? No? LOVE Harry Potter and afraid to tell other adults? Don’t be and here’s why. You’re not alone.

hpprogs.jpg Harry Potter Prognostications (HP Progs) debuts their first call-in show tonight at 11pm ET on BlogTalkRadio.

HP Progs is a weekly podcast that delves into the literary, and philosophical sources and themes of the Harry Potter books and movies. The show contains high brow Harry Potter discussion as well as Harry Potter news from both the literary and cinematic world- with the requisite dose of humor and fun in every episode.

Read more about them at HP Progs, then join the show tonight.