Tag Archives: Movie Geeks

Best of BTR: The Insanely Entertaining NHL Playoffs | 05.28.13

STanley cup playoffs: icy hot entertainment

by Fan Vs. Fan Radio Network in SPORTS

In case you didn’t know, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are far more entertaining than the NBA! On the Ice covers the latest NHL action, plus AHL, CHL, college hockey, fantasy hockey and more.


Legendary ‘French Connection’ director william friedkin

by MOVIE GEEKS UNITED in MOVIES

Director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) discusses his terrific new memoir, The Friedkin Connection. Plus, hear reviews of Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Manhunt and more. 


NAvy Seal secrets to setting goals

by Navy SEAL Training in MOTIVATION

Learn to set goals from Navy SEAL David Rutherford, who ignites audiences with his high-energy, no-nonsense approach to motivating people to succeed in any environment imaginable.


what iconic SINGER STEPHANIE MILLs says about today’s music

by LOTLRADIO THE QUIET STORM in MUSIC

Beginning in the ’70s, singer Stephanie Mills established herself as a versatile powerhouse. Her live shows still draw captive audiences. She talks about her career and the state of the industry today.


pet power: joyful paws founder on how our pets heal us

by Best People We Know in PETS

Joyful Paws Founder Barbara Techel learned valuable lessons from her wheelchair-bound dachshund, Frankie, and believes animals help us heal by teaching us to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.


Daily Highlights: Monday, September 6, 2010

ellis-marsalis2At 1 PM Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal jelly-rolls out the red carpet for legendary New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, who—along with musician sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis III—will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award.
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At 8 PM The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes Ethan Zohn, who won Season 3 of Survivor. Plus: Hollywood powerhouse (and fellow cancer survivor) Laura Ziskin, who has producer such hit flicks as Pretty Woman and As Good as It Gets.
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At 7 PM Conversations of a Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore kicks it with Vanessa Simmons, whose dad is Rev. Run, a founding member of ‘80s hip-hop supergroup Run–D.M.C.—and who has appeared on the MTV reality series Run’s House and its spinoff, Daddy’s Girls.
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At 10 PM Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis mark the one-millionth download of Movie Geeks United (awesome job, guys!) by kicking off a weeklong tribute to Brian De Palma. Up first: Veteran producer Edward Pressman, who brought the director’s 1973 horror flick, Sisters, to the screen.
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At 11 PM The Worst Show on the Web raises a glass to James Watt, the “head of stuff” at Scottish brewery Bewdog, which makes the strongest and most expensive beer on the planet. How strong is this “End of History” concoction? 55 percent alcohol. And how expensive? $765 per bottle. (Holy #$%@!)
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At noon Mike Harmon of FOXSports.com and SwollenDome.com returns BlogTalkRadio with his FOX partner in crime John Halpin. Be sure to catch the boys each weekday at 12pm ET as they traverse the baseball universe while offering up the hottest fantasy sports picks on the Internet.

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

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Weekly Best: Week of August 23, 2010

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Milling About’s Robin Milling flashes back to 2006, when she went one-on-one with country music powerhouse Billy Ray Cyrus—who turned 49 years old this week. The Achy Breaky Heart singer gushed over daughter Miley, who was set to debut in Hannah Montana.

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Rundgren Radio host Doug Ford gets busy with the man himself—Todd Rundgren. The Hello It’s Me singer—who also produced Meat Loaf’s Bat our of Hell album—will discuss his Todd/Healing tour, which gets under way Sept. 5 in Akron, Ohio.
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The Crazy Nick Show whoops it up with Chris Costello, daughter of the late Lou Costello—half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. Chris will discuss her dad’s 30-year career, which included vaudeville, radio, TV and movies, and what she’s doing to keep the legend alive.
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Mediaite will talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, live from New Orleans, about the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, what happened then, what is happening now, who is still being impacted, and how we can help.
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In this week’s episode of The Wow Effect hosted by Christine Hohlbaum tune in to live interviews with best-selling authors Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson.
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Steve Hackett, legendary Genesis guitarist, joins Long Live Rock to discuss his new album, tour, The High Voltage festival, Squackett, and much more!

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Avatar was inspired by George W. Bush. “I was writing the film in early ’05,” director James Cameron tells The Movie Geeks. “We were at the peak of the fighting in the Iraq War. I was reacting to the fact that I was infuriated by us going there in the first place.”
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Fitness Guru, Ana Caban hosts her inaugural show with us. Joining her will be fitbook™ creator, Angela Manzanares as they discuss goal setting, achieving and accountability.

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

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Daily Highlights: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

james-cameron3At 10 PM The most successful film of all time—Avatar—was inspired by George W. Bush. “I was writing the film in early ’05,” director James Cameron tells The Movie Geeks. “We were at the peak of the fighting in the Iraq War. I was reacting to the fact that I was infuriated by us going there in the first place.”
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At noon Milling About’s Robin Milling flashes back to 2006, when she went one-on-one with country music powerhouse Billy Ray Cyrus—who turns 49 today. The Achy Breaky Heart singer gushed over daughter Miley, who was set to debut in Hannah Montana.
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At noon Heat & Soul’s Jory Fisher and Beth Scanzani come alive when Elisabeth von Trapp—granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music—drops in to chat about her own music career, and what inspires her to compose.
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At 830 PM The Crazy Nick Show whoops it up with Chris Costello, daughter of the late Lou Costello—half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. Chris will discuss her dad’s 30-year career, which included vaudeville, radio, TV and movies, and what she’s doing to keep the legend alive.
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At 9 PM Voices of the Sacred Feminine Karen Tate welcomes Wiccan priestess Margot Elder, author of Drawing Down the Moon, which is considered a watershed in American Neopagan circles, as it offered the first comprehensive look at modern nature-based religions in America.
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At 3 PM E2 Radio hangs with Cliff Bell, veteran CIO and EnterpriseEfficiency.com blogger, who’ll share his firsthand insights into the issues and concerns that give today’s CIOs and IT leaders nightmares —from technology upgrades to cloud computing to Internet security.

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

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Daily Highlights; August 18, 2010

jerry-oconnell-5At noon There’s a scene in Piranha 3D that gives new meaning to the term 3D. That would be the one where Jerry O’Connell gets his manhood bitten off by the man-eating creatures—and pieces fly off the screen. “I’ve seen a large chunk of it,” he tells host Robin Milling,” and it looks great!”
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At 8 PM PSI-FI Para-Radio host Donna Stewart ratchets up Superstars of Horror Month with an appearance by Judith O’Dea, who played Barbara in George A. Romero’s 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead, which is widely acknowledged as the greatest indie horror flick of all time.
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At noon EMPact Radio’s Dr. Peter Pry sits down with James Woolsey, former CIA director and U.S. ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, who’ll discuss protecting our nation from a man-made or natural electromagnetic pulse disaster.
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At 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gives it up for budding pop diva Katie DiCicco, whose track Mud is featured in the new horror flick Emerging Past—and whose tune Sugar Killer will be heard in the upcoming thriller Tekken, starring Kelly Overton.
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At 10 PM The Movie Geeks get busy with Bruce Beresford, director of such acclaimed flicks as Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies and Driving Miss Daisy. The native Australian will chat about his new film, Mao’s Last Dancer, starring Kyle MacLachlan.
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At 2 PM Little Brown sparks a conversation with Science magazine reporter Sam Kean and author of the new book The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements.
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At 1130 AM Around the Water Cooler welcomes journalist James G. Workman, author of Heart of Dryness—and advisor to national water ministers worldwide—for a discussion on the Kalahari Bushmen and what they can teach us about water scarcity and climate-change adaptation.

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

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Weekly Highlights; August 7, 2010

robert-duvall-wbRobert Duvall reveals to Movie Geeks that the inspiration for his Godfather character, Tom Hagen, was real-life mob boss Carmine Galante’s lackey. “There was a guy who was a high-paid gofer that followed him around, and lit his cigarette, and pulled his chair out,” he says. “That was a key for me.”
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Billy Ray Cyrus tells Live from Music City how he picked the name for his new band. “Brother Clyde” sounds like it could be any genre of music,” he says. “Anything could be called Brother Clyde. I wanted Brother Clyde to be like Lynyrd Skynyrd or Molly Hatchet. Just a kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll band.”
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As with every hit sitcom that has wrapped, there’s always a chance that those involved in creating the magic will be enticed to reunite. So, naturally, Night Views Radio’s Robert Saul posed the million-dollar question to funnyman Brad Garrett—who was quick to respond…
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Mayor Ashley Judd? Senator Judd? President Judd? Could be—as the Helen star herself reveals on Milling About. “I just graduated Harvard,” she says. “It’s a possibility that I could run for office some day. I mean, the Kennedy School is certainly the ultimate formal power factory.”
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Women on the Move mixes it up with TV idol Antonio Sabato Jr., who’s also a professional auto racer. The former Calvin Klein model chats about his recent entree into the Mini Cooper circuit. “The car is just astonishing,” he says of the iconic British roadster. “It’s really fun to drive.”

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Long Live Rock host Sterling Whitaker kicks it with legendary rocker Randy Bachman, who recounts how he got back together with Bachman Turner Overdrive frontman Fred Turner. “Fred emailed me,” says Randy. “He said, ‘You wanna get together? This guy’s a fan of BTO.’”

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

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Daily Highlights; June 16, 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:

niapeeplesAt 1 PM Garden of the Soul host Lynn Serafinn kicks it with Nia Peeples, who played Nicole Chapman on Fame and scored a No. 1 hit with the 1988 dance tune Trouble. The multi-talented diva will fill us in on her teleseminar series, Elements of Life.

rodney-perryAt 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson hangs with Rodney Perry, formerly of BlogTalkRadio’s Rodney Perry Live and now co-host of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show. Rodney will fill us in on his big-screen projects, including the Cedric the Entertainter comedy Chicago Pulaski Jones

mike-vrabelAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with Mike Vrabel, offensive linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike, who spent eight seasons with the New England Patriots, was the first player ever to have two touchdown passes and a sack in the same game.

aldis-hodgeAt 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gets up close and personal with Aldis Hodge, who stars opposite Timothy Hutton on the TNT crime drama Leverage, and previously appeared in such shows as Private Practice, Castle and Friday Night Lights.

roger-nygardAt 9 PM Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chats with Roger Nygard, whose new documentary, The Nature of Existence, finds him venturing to the source of each of the world’s philosophies, religions and belief systems—via scholars, holy men, scientists, artists and pizza chefs.

lea-thompsonAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks continue their Summer of 1985 series with Caroline in the City star Lea Thompson, who played Lorraine Baines opposite Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. Plus, the Oscar-winning sci-fi flick’s writer-producer, Bob Gale.

molly-burnett-1At 10PM Just 24 hours after her first appearance on BlogTalkRadio, Molly Burnett—who plays Melanie Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives—drops back in on Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey to take your calls. (Be sure to ask her if she’s actually gone on that date with Jesus yet.)

rob-benedictAt 10 PM Hosts Annie and Burl Gregory whoop it up with Rob Benedict, who played Chuck the Prophet on the CW series Supernatural. The actor will chat about his second career, as frontman for the band Louden Swain, whose new CD is titled A Brand New Hurt.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

imagesP.S. Don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

Programming Highlights; June 15, 2010


chenese_lewis-190x3001If you have a moment to help make someone’s dream come true, don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

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:

allen-westAt 11:30 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes retired Lt. Col. Allen West, the GOP Congressional candidate from Florida’s 22nd District whose YouTube video At The Revolution has been viewed 2.2 million times (making him a much-buzzed about Oval Office contender for 2012).

becky-leeAt 6 PM World Footprints continues its focus on global citizenship as Becky Lee from Survivor: Cook Islands Castaways drops in to chat about her Becky’s Fund, which raises awareness of domestic violence—and which was financed with her prize money from the hit CBS series.

burgess-jenkinsAt 6 PM Christian Devotions’s Scott McCausey welcomes Burgess Jenkins, who played Ray Budds in 2000’s Remember the Titans, and has since appeared on such hit shows as Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill. The actor will chat about his role in the new upcoming flick Hero.

rasheedaAt 6PM The African American Literary Divas chill with hip-hop star Rasheeda, who began her career as a member of the teen trio Da Kaperz, and has since risen to queen of the Crunk Kingdom. The Georgia Peach singer will fill us in on wassup with her next album.

tc-carson1At 7 PM Your 15 Minutes Radio gets busy with actor-crooner TC Carson, who played Kyle Barker on the Fox sitcom Living Single. TC will chat about his role in the Houston’s Ensemble Theater Co.’s production of Five Guys Named Moe, and his new CD, Truth.

tim-donaghy1At 8 PM The Wheelhouse hosts Michael Bower and Chris Cause mix it up with Tim Donaghy, the former NBA referee who was booted from pro ball—and spent 15 months in prison—for betting on games. Tim will give us his take on whether Boston can lock in the title tonight.

daniel-cudmoreAt 9 PM Artists on Demand gets ups close and personal with Daniel Cudmore, who made his name as Colossus in the X-Men series but more recently set female hearts aflutter as Volturi guard Felix in The Twilight Saga: New Moon—which he reprises in Eclipse, opening June 30.

alexandra-paulAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks kick their Summer of ’85 series—which has already been graced by Steve Guttenberg and Joel Schumacher—into high grear with Baywatch cutie Alexandra Paul, who’ll chat about starring opposite Kevin Costner in John Badham’s American Flyers.

molly-burnettAlso at 10 PM Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey hangs with Molly Burnett, who plays Melanie Layton Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, and has also done a guest turn as Amanda Jane on HBO’s True Blood —during which she belted out the tune Jesus Asked Me Out Today.

jillian-lauren1At 10 PM Host Olivia Wilder sits down with Jillian Lauren, an NYU dropout who got Shanghaied into spending 18 months in the harem of Prince Jefri Bolkiah—youngest brother of the Sultan of Brunei—though lived to chronicle her experiences in the new book, Some Girls.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.