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John Lennon Tribute, Jill Clayburgh’s Lost Interview, CNBC Anchor Trish Regan and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

john-lennon1John Lennon: The Tribute. Today is the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. And to mark the occasion, Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters presents a weeklong tribute to the genius, featuring interviews with rockers Tommy James, Gary Wright, Marshall Crenshaw and The Raspberries guitarist Wally Bryson, as well as John’s “lost weekend” ladylove, May Pang. On tonight’s two-hour live edition of the series, Tony will take calls from fans who want to share their own memories of the slain Beatle. Plus: Wally treats us to the world premiere of The Rasperries’ cover of the Fab Four’s No Reply.

jill-clayburghJill Clayburgh: The Lost Interview. The Starting Over and An Unmarried Woman star, who passed away last month at age 66 after a long battle with leukemia, spoke with Milling About host Robin Milling in 2001 about the state of comedy in Hollywood. “It really irritates me when I watch TV and I see these women just demonized in their 60s—like they’re stupid and old,” she said.

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Trish Regan: The CNBC anchor—a former Miss America pageant contestant who went on to work for Goldman Sachs—stops by Film Festival Radio to fill host Janice Malone in on her new documentary, Marijuana USA, which examines that $100 billion business, and debuts today at 9pm ET.

petey-pabloPetey Pablo: The Southern hip-hop artist, who charted with such boppy tracks as Raise Up, Freak-a-Leek and Goodies—and who, during the ‘90s, did six years in the slammer on armed-robbery charges— drops in on Mutha Knows host Mutha to talk about his latest musical projects.

phyllis-schlaflyPhyllis Schlafly: The conservative activist, who is currently president of the pro-family interest group Eagle Forum—and has published her Phyllis Schlafly Report newsletter since 1967—talks with Syndicated News host Ruthie DiTucci about the Tea Party Movement and Sarah Palin’s growing popularity.

jill-schoelenJill Schoelen: The ‘80s scream queen, who starred in such silver-screen fare as Thunder Alley, The Stepfather and The Bite, chats with The S Word host Shannon Baether about her co-stars in the 1989 murder mystery Cutting ClassRoddy McDowall and (yes!) Brad Pitt.

beth-hoffmanBeth Hoffman: The best-selling author (who was born on an elevator during a snowstorm and grew up on a farm in Ohio) drops in on Book Club Girl to chat about her debut novel, Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt, which People magazine has called an “engaging Southern-girl-power fix.”

Christina Aquilera, The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik, Spike Lee and More: BlogTalkRadio’s Weekly Highlights

christina-aguileraChristina Aguilera: The 4-time Grammy-winner drops in to chat about her big-screen debut, in Burlesque. Co-starring Cher, the flick casts Christina—who tells Punch Drunk CriticsJohn Nolan, “I’m a little O.C.D.”—as a small-town waitress with a big voice who follows her dreams to an L.A. nightclub.

john-rzeznik1John Rzeznik: The Goo Goo Dolls frontman and the band’s bassist, Robby Takac, join Milling About’s Robin Milling at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom to chat about their latest CD, Something For The Rest of Us. (Be sure not to miss John’s a cappella rendition of Happy Birthday for birthday girl Robin.)

natalie-portman32Natalie Portman: Star Wars’ Queen Amidala reveals how she trained as a ballerina for the Darren Aronofsky-directed thriller Black Swan, which opens tomorrow. “We were swimming a mile a day,” she tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon. “And we were toning so that my body could look like a dancer’s.”

spike-lee1Spike Lee: The director spends a full hour with The Knicks Blog host Anthony Donahue, chatting about his hometown team. And when asked if he was upset that the Knicks didn’t land LeBron James, Spike says no—“Because if somebody doesn’t want to be here, then you don’t want them.”

sally-kellerman11Sally Kellerman: M*A*S*H’s Hot Lips Houlihan, whose new CD is titled Sally, recalls making the TV film Murder Among Friends with the late Leslie Nielsen—who teased her with fake flatulence. “That really headed him into the comedic part of his career,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling.

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death— Dec. 8—approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio‘s Janice Malone to preview the network’s new documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show drops in to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad Obrien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

coco-crispCoco Crisp, : The ace Oakland A’s center fielder—who helped lead his previous team, the Boston Red Sox, to victory in the 2007 World Series—stops by The Bottom Line Sports Show to chat with hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy about the current MLB season.

CNN’s John Roberts and Soledad O’Brien, CNBC’s Suze Orman, ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ Rapper Young B and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death—Dec. 8— approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone to preview the network’s documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show stops by to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad O’Brien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

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Joe Morris: The former NFL running back, who helped lead the New York Giants to victory in Super Bowl  XXI by rushing 67 yards, catching four passes and scoring one touchdown, drops in on Teen Groove on the Move host Lenore Luca to discuss the current gridiron season.

Paul McCartney to ‘Nowhere Boy’ Star: John Lennon Never Punched Me!

Do you want to know secret?

Nowhere Boy, the new John Lennon biopic opening Oct. 8—on the eve of what would’ve been the rock icon’s 70th birthday—isn’t 100 percent accurate.

CAPTION: "It's crazy to think, but it's the only part of his life that was never filmed," Aaron (above) says of John's pre-Beatle days depicted in "Nowhere Man."

"It's crazy to think, but it's the only part of his life that was never filmed," Aaron (above) says of John's pre-Beatle days depicted in "Nowhere Boy."

So says fellow Beatle Paul McCartney.

Interviewed on Milling About, Nowhere Boy star Aaron Johnson discusses Sir Paul’s reaction to the flick.

“Paul said he loved it and thought it was great,” the British actor tells host Robin Milling—but then adds:

“He said, ‘I can’t remember Lennon ever punching me in the face!’ during one of the scenes.

“But if that’s the only thing he was worried about, then we’re off.”

Aaron also asked John’s widow, Yoko Ono, how she felt.

“Yoko gave her blessing and basically stayed out of the way while we were making the film,” he says. “And she cried when Continue reading

Daily Highlights: Wednesday; October 6, 2010

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Aaron Johnson, who plays young John Lennon in Nowhere Boy, chats about the Beatle’s widow’s reaction to the new biopic. “Yoko gave her blessing and basically stayed out of the way while we were making the film,” he tells host Robin Milling. “And she cried when she saw the movie.”
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Mutha Knows host Mutha kicks it with hip-hop diva Rah Digga, formerly of Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad, who last month released his first album in 10 years, Classic, featuring the tracks Who Gonna Check Me Boo, Solidified and Viral.
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The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts sit down with Stephen Martines, who plays super-bad vamp Frederick on CW’s Vampire Diaries. The former General Hospital star will speak out against bullying—at home, at school and online.
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The S Word’s Shannon Baether hangs with Monique Dupree—aka The Black Scream Queen—who’s headlined in such horror flicks as Bikini Bloodbath Christmas and Satan Hates You, while also appearing in hits like The Replacements and American Gangster.
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Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman sound the trumpets for Shannon Devine, who was recently crowned Mrs. International 2010. The North Carolina mom of 2 discusses her work as an advocate for the National Council for Adoption.
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Conversations with Linda’s Linda Lawson gives it up for soul singer Bettye LaVette who—after 43 years of making records—finally got her props in 2005 with the release of I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise. The diva will chat about her new album, Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook.

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Daily Highlights: July 28, 2010

patricia-clarksonAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks get busy with Patricia Clarkson, who has starred in such hit flicks as Shutter Island, The Untouchables and Pieces of April, the latter earning her an Oscar nomination. Patricia and director Ruba Nadda will chat about their new film, Cairo Time.

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At 12:30 PM In Part 2 of his follow-up series on the BP oil-spill crisis, Mediaite host Steve Krakauer welcomes ABC News anchor David Muir, who’ll discuss where Gulf Coast residents—and the rest of our nation—stand from a political and environmental point of view.

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At 2 PM Real Women Real Life host Nickcole Byrd gives it up for Kim Fields, who played Regine Hunter on Living Single and Tootie Ramsey on The Facts of Life. Kim will chat about her faith, her family and her upcoming animated flick, Stork, co-starring Ed Asner.

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On Demand: Louise Roe, host of The CW’s new makeover series Plain Jane, tells Simon Applebaum she’d like to get her paws on Angelina Jolie: “She goes from wearing long black skirts and coffin tops— being the mummy—to then vamping up on the red carpet in a leather dress.” Me-ouch!

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At 8 PM Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee gets up close and personal with Sharon Case, who plays Sharon Newman on CBSYoung and the Restless. The Emmy winner will debut her new jewelry line, POMP, which has been featured on the daytime drama and will soon be offered on QVC.

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At 9 PM Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters cranks up the volume for 3-time Grammy champ Delbert McClinton, whose new album is titled Acquired Taste. The music legend chats about his annual Sandy Beaches cruise—and lays to rest the rumor that he taught John Lennon how to play harmonica.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Julian Lennon’s Lonely Hearts Club

Julian Lennon has said goodbye to fiancée Lucy Bayliss.

May Pang—who dated Julian’s dad, John Lennon, during the late Beatle’s so-called “lost weekend” in the late ’70s—reveals that Julian is not only single, but has scant romantic prospects on the horizon.

Julian: Too late for hellos?

Julian: Too early for new hellos?

Dishing on Dinner Specials, her new BlogTalkRadio show launched Oct. 9 to coincide with what would have been John’s 69th birthday, May tells fellow rock princesses Chris O’Dell, author of the new book Miss O’Dell: My Hard Days and Long Nights with the Beatles, the Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and the Women They Loved, Nancy Lee Andrews, author of A Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Tina Firestone: Continue reading

Happy Birthday, John Lennon! (with Love, May Pang and Pals)

CAPTION: A day in their life: May with John in the late '70s.

A day in their life: May with John in the late '70s.

Had he not been senselessly gunned down 29 years ago, John Lennon would have turned 69 today—though he’ll always be immortal in the hearts and minds of fans across the universe.

So to celebrate the Beatle’s music and spirit, his ladylove, May Pang, is launching her weekly BlogTalkRadio Continue reading