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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.

Spike Lee, LeBron James, The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

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

lebron-james1LeBron James: The NBA superstar weighs in on the fan-produced Nike ad mash-up in which fellow hoops luminary Michael Jordan responds to the King’s own Nike spot. When RF Sports host Rodney Fisher asks LeBron about the video, he says, “I have no idea what you’re talking about. I haven’t seen it.”

tyrone-nesbyTyrone Nesby: The former NBA forward, who played for the Los Angeles Clippers and Washington Wizards before moving on to Greek and Italian teams abroad, drops in on host Brown Suga to share his memories of one-time teammate Michael Jordan—and to offer his take on LeBron James’ first outing against the Cavs.

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

tabatha-coffeyTabatha Coffey: The Aussie hairstylist, who made her name as a contestant on the Bravo reality series Sheer Genius, drops in on Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone to fill is in on Season 3 of her spinoff, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, which gets under way Monday, Dec. 6.

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the semiconductor giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, welcomes Sparkbuy founder and CEO Dan Shapiro to Atom Mashing Radio for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities people face when trying to turn a big idea into a big success.

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; May 18, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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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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