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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Rashida Jones, star of Celeste and Jesse Forever, stops by to talk about the film, friendships and relationships. Jones and co-writer/star Will McCormack talk about their experiences in front of and behind the camera. Tune in here.

Snoop Dogg drops in on the Callywood Nation to speak about his summer football camp for inner city youth. Recently Snoop announced a new documentary alongside his upcoming studio album entitled Reincarnated and he is set to headline the Oshega Festival in Canada this summer. Tune in here.

Legendary singer/songwriter/comedian Weird Al will be dropping by Somewhere in Vegas to talk about his upcoming tour and his new album Alpocalypse. Tune in here.

Olympic gold medalist, Dominique Moceanu, joins Artists On Demand to talk about her new book Off Balance, growing up in gymnastics, and her thoughts on the 2012 U.S. gymnastics team. Tune in here.

Mike Michalowicz, Business Rescue segment host for MSNBC’s Your Business. The Wall Street Journal‘s small-business columnist, frequent contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine & best-selling author, shares his secrets to success! Tune in here.

Hear from actor Nelsan Ellis of the hit HBO show, True Blood as he talks about his experiences on the set and what being on the show has meant for his career. Tune in here.

Mary Ann Esposito, host of Ciao Italia, now in its 23rd season on PBS, and author of 12 cookbooks, including her newest, Ciao Italia Family Classics, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about everyone’s favorite, Italian food. Tune in here.

Join NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio this week as they welcome the award-winning pop music singer and songwriter, Shaun Canon. Tune in here.

HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist, Emily Henderson talks about her collecting rules, her style diagnostic, and how her husband deals with her ‘fostering’ furnishings habit. Tune in here.

World Footprints discovers the wonderful world of Jack Hanna’s animals when the dynamic television host joins the show to talk about his work in Namibia, the Columbus Zoo and The Wilds. Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Tony Hale stops by What’s Your Fantasy to talk about his upcoming role on HBO’s new political drama Veep starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He also discusses the plans for Season 4 of Arrested Development, and the upcoming movie.  Tune in here.

Janet Varney, actress, comedian, co-creator/co-producer of SF Sketchfest: The San Francisco Comedy Festival, and soon to be seen in Ben Stiller’s web series, Burning Love, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about her career.  Tune in here.

Join Steve and Mary Alice as they welcome best-selling author, New Yorker writer, and Wall Street Journal columnist Jonah Lehrer for a wide-ranging exploration of creativity. Plus, they discuss his latest book, Imagine.Tune in here.

Television icon, Emmy Award and People Choice Award winning actor, Eric Braeden pays a visit to Best Ever You with host Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino. Eric played one of the most popular characters in daytime history, Victor Newman, for over 31 years on the top-rated soap, The Young & The Restless.  Tune in here

Debi Mazar, Nia Long, Chris Burke and Jacoby Jones Today on BlogTalkRadio

debbie-mazarDebi Mazar: The New York City native who made her name opposite Ray Liotta in GoodFellas—before going on star in the HBO’s Entourage—drops in with hubby Gabriele Corcos to chat with host Olivia Wilder about their new Cooking Channel series, Extra Virgin.

nia-long1Nia Long: The actress known for her roles in such big-screen outings as Soul Food, Love Jones and Big Momma’s House stops by Keeping It Reel to talk with host Tim Gordon about her upcoming indie fick, Mooz-Lum, co-starring Danny Glover.

chris-burkeChris Burke: The actor who, as Corky on ABC’s Life Goes On, struck a victory for people with Down Syndrome, drops in on Matty P’s Happy Hour host Matthew Picone to chat about his upcoming roles. Plus: Cheesy from VH1’s I Love New York 2.

att-faithevansFaith Evans: The Grammy-winning diva recalls her 3-year marriage to slain rapper Biggie Smalls. “It was such a short-lived relationship,” she tells The Mutha Knows Show host Mutha. “But because we had so much fun, it ultimately overshadowed a lot of the not-so-fun parts.

jacoby-jonesJacoby Jones: The Houston Texans wide receiver sits down with the Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica to talk about the 2010 NFL season, and about his victory last month in the Visa Men’s Super 60m Race at the 104th Millrose Games in New York City.

Diahann Carroll, Rodney Allen Rippy and Olympic Gold Medalist Diane Dixon on BlogTalkRadio

att-dianedixonDiane Dixon: The Olympic gold medalist, who holds the American record for fastest time in the 4 x 400 metres race, recalls how she talked her way into her first professional race. “I saw this guy with Gucci loafers, no socks, an Izod shirt,” she tells host Chris LaMonica as part of our 28 Days of Black History Makers series, presented by AT&T. “I walked over to him, I said, ‘Hi, my name’s Diane Dixon.’ And Fred said, ‘I have enough runners.’ And I said, ‘Yea, but you don’t have me!’”

diahann-carrollDiahann Carroll: The Tony Award winner, who last month was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, stops by Buzzworthy Radio to chat with host NaVell Lee about her guest role opposite fellow show-biz legend Billy Dee Williams on the USA Network series White Collar.

rodney-allen-rippyRodney Allen Rippy: The former child actor, whose ‘70s Jack in the Box ads—to say nothing of his Tonight Show appearances—made him a pop-culture icon, stops by The NeverHood to talk with host Ethan Tudor W about his current work for Hurricane Housing Relief.

laura-lippmanLaura Lippman: The New York Times bestselling author sits down with Book Club Girl to chat about her new novel, The Girl in the Green Raincoat, which tells the story of a pregnant private detective in her third trimester who must investigate a missing person—without ever leaving her bedroom.

patrick-fabianPatick Fabian: The Last Exorcism hunk, who has a recurring part on HBO’s Big Love, sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about his starring role opposite Melissa Peterman and Ed Asner on CMT’s new scripted comedy series Working Class.

drew-seeleyDrew Seeley: The Canadian star of Glory Daze—which follows a group of college freshmen who pledge an Animal House-like frat during the ‘80s—drops back in on The VRO host Amy McCracken to chat about the TBS sitcom, and his pop-music career.

Daily Highlights; Wednesday; September 29, 2010

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In 1987, well before he signed a deal to develop a show about nothing, Jerry Seinfeld had nothing but the highest of standards in mind for such a sitcom. “I have no desire to be part of most of the crap you see on TV, just so I could say, ‘Hey, I got a TV show!’” he told host Robin Milling of Milling About.
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The Movie Geeks sit down with Thomas Jane, who appeared in the 1997 hit flick Boogie Nights, and currently stars in the HBO comedy series Hung. Thomas will fill us in on the 3D Film Festival, which gets under way tomorrow in L.A.—and which he’s hosting.
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Comedy Concepts’ Nancy Lombardo welcomes Linda Hope, V.P. of Hope Enterprises—and daughter of British-born Bob Hope (above)—who, on Oct. 12, will dedicate the newly refurbished Bob Hope Memorial Library at the Immigration Museum on New York’s Ellis Island.
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NDB Media host Roger Noriega hangs with Christopher Shyer, who has appeared on such hit series as CSI: Miami, The L Word and Without a Trace, and currently stars as Marcus on V. The actor will tell us what’s up next for his screen projects.
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OutTakes’ Laurie Baker goes one-on-one with Tina Sloan, who played Lillian Raines on Guiding Light, while appearing in such flicks as Changing Lanes. Tina, who now co-stars with Crystal Chappell and Jessica Leccia in Venice The Series, will chat about her new book, Changing Shoes.
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The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. mix it up with NHL bad boy Paul Stastny, who’s alternate captain of the Colorado Avalanche, and whose dad is Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Stastny—and who played for Avalanche’s predecessor, the Quebec Nordiques.

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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy give it up for former Knicks shooting guard John Starks, who was the first player in NBA history to hit 200 3-pointers in a single season— and remains the Knicks’ all-time scorer in that challenging category.
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At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters’ Betty Jo Tucker goes one-on-one with Tony Todd, who played the title role in Clive Barker’s 1992 horror flick Candyman and its 3 sequels, before strutting his badd self on the little screen, as General Benjamin Juma in 24.
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At 4 PM Host Bob Johnson whoops it up with The Daily Show’s Kristen Schaal, who played stalker-fan Mel on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords. Kristen will chat about her new book (written with beau—and fellow Daily Show staffer—Rich Blomquist), The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex.
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At noon Movie Beat’s Rex Sikes hangs with Michael Paré, whose role opposite Tom Berenger in 1983’s Eddie and the Cruisers rocketed him to cult-hero status—and led to a career that has encompassed more than 70 flicks, including Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides.
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At 130 PM Center Street welcomes celeb journalist Glenn Plaskin, whose new book, Katie Up and Down the Hall, tells the true story of “a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spaniel puppy.” Golden Girl Betty White has called the memoir “an absolute delight.”
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At 8 PM Get Up Show’s Chris LaMonica gets busy with Diane Dixon, who won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in the 4 x 400 relay race. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native will recount memorable, ah, run-ins with such A-listers as Bill Cosby and the late George Steinbrenner.


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Programming Highlights; June 11, 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:

 

pauly-shoreToday at 1 PM Pauly Shore drops in on host Robin Milling to plug his new mockumentary, Adopted, in which he ventures to Africa to “test-drive” kids. But in real life, the comic has no plans for a ready-made family. “I’d have to be really mature before I’d considered adopting,” he tells us.

 

nell-painter At 3 PM The C.O.W.S. host Sister Nefertari Merimut Nzingha goes one-on-one with Princeton University historian Nell Irvin Painter, author of the new book The History of White People, which The New York Times has called “monumental in sweep.”

 

brad-sellers At 6 PM Chris and Company gets busy with former Chicago Bull and Seattle Supersonic Brad Sellers, who’ll weigh in on the NBA playoffs, as well as fill us in on the community work he’s doing in his hometown of Warrenville Heights, Ohio.

 

natalin-avci At 7 PM Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica kicks it once again with Sports Illustrated model Natalin Avci. The tantalizing mannequin, who has appeared on HBOs’ Entourage, will tell us how it feels to be named one of FHM International’s sexiest ladies.

 

camile-sledge Also at 7 PM WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams hangs with Camille Sledge and Kristen Gabrielle, daughters of Sister Sledge’s Kathy and Debbie Sledge.The cousins will fill us in on SledgeGirl, their effort promoting positive self-images among young women, which launches June 17 in Philly.

 

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Programming Highlights; May 14, 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:

charlaineharris-scroller1At 11:30 AM True-Blood.net hosts Melissa Lowrey and Liz Henderson welcome Charlaine Harris, mega-selling author of The Southern Vampire Mysteries, featuring Sookie Stackhouse—upon which HBO’s True Blood is based. Charlaine will chat about her latest Sookie novel.

tonyshaloub-scroller At 1 PM Monk star Tony Shaloub drops in on Milling About host Robin Milling to dish about his role opposite Anthony LaPaglia in the Broadway revival of the screwball comedy Lend Me a Tenor, which opened last month and has been nominated for three Tony Awards.

generalplatt-scrollerAt 6 PM Host Janice Malone lets it all hang out with General Larry Platt, the 63-year-old civil-rights activist who—this winter on American Idol—tapped into the sentiments of countless Americans with Pants on the Ground, his poppin’ protest against the ulta-low trousers look. Continue reading