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Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 20, 2010

thom-bierdz

OutTakes host Laurie Baker gives it up for Thom Bierdz, who plays Phillip Chancellor on The Young and the Restless. The Forgiving Troy author will discuss his new PSA seeking to create awareness of the recent rash of gay teen suicides.

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Flashback to Celebrity Rehab cast member Sean (son of Rod) Stewart, who was arrested on a warrant in California yesterday for driving on a suspended license—and who told our Access New York hosts last year of his romantic aspirations, “I’m looking for someone like my mom. Because I’m kind of a mama’s boy.”

phil-boyceWIN Without Competing’s Dr. Arlene Barro, who’s celebrating her 2-year BTR anniversary (way to go, AB!), welcomes Phil Boyce, president of Talk Radio Network, the radio syndicator whose hosts include such heavyweights as Michael Savage, Laura Ingraham and Mancow Muller.
shannon-elkins

Joker’s Radio host Jokerette gets up close and personal with Shannon Elkins—the pest-control company owner who describes himself as “smart, sexy and strong”—from the current season of Survivor: Nicaragua, who was voted off on Day 6 of the hit CBS series.
larry-coryell

Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves guitarist with Larry Coryell, a pioneer in jazz fusion, who has collaborated with such masters as Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Charlie Mingus, Stephane Grappelli and Billy Cobham.
edith-yeung

Train with Shane host Deborah Shane gets down to business with Edith Yeung, founder of TechBizDay, an annual event—being held Oct. 23 this year in San Francisco—where entrepreneurs gather to inspire, and be inspired, by each other’s work.

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SoundBits: The Popularity of Jokerette’s ‘Big Brother’ Show Is No Joke

For a woman whose recent shows have averaged more than 7,000 live listeners each – to say nothing of thousands more downloads - Cat LeDévic (aka Jokerette) is one cool cucumber. Within minutes of our request for this interview, the host of Joker’s BB Radio returned her answers, complete with a fascinating array of biographical tidbits that ran the gamut from classic teen-sex flicks to perilous Mideast adventures that sound like something out of a Jason Bourne book. Not only that, the Nashville, Tenn., resident – and onetime model who attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC – has also found time to pen a novel. But in typical Cat fashion, that 2006 thriller, titled The Scroll, is just the first in a series of three she has planned for its heroine, technical troubleshooter Maggie Purcell. In the meantime, Cat, a technical writer by day, enjoys her time at home with her companion and their six cats. (“Three Siamese, two Egyptian Maus, and one rescue, who eats nonstop,” she tells us.) By now you’re no doubt chomping at the bit to hear from Cat herself, so we shall tarry no longer.

Give us a 15-second pitch for your show – why should listeners tune in?

Big Brother is one of the most popular summertime shows on TV. With all its fights and laughter, it’s irresistible. And our show, Joker’s BB Radio, permits listeners and callers to join in the fun.

CAPTION: Cat: Reality powerhouse.

Cat: Reality powerhouse.

Tell us two things listeners would be surprised to learn about you?

(1) I was in Porky’s. I was a majorette in the famous shower scene.  (2) I lived in Iran, during the revolution. I had a gun to my head Continue reading