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Willie Geist and Gretchen Bonaduce Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio October 29, 2010

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Willie Geist of MSNBC’s Way Too Early with Willie Geist chats about his new book, American Freak Show, which offers a insider’s take on the absurdity of America’s media culture. Amy Llamas-Bakari and her In My Pajamas Show team are live with the rising cable star.
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Danny Bonaduce’s ex-wife, Gretchen Bonaduce, who starred in Fox Reality Channel’s Re-Inventing Bonaduce, drops in to discuss her divorce from The Partridge Family star. Gretchen will also chat with Psychic Tina Z host Tina Z about getting her self-worth back, and finding love again.

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The budding R&B star-B Slade—who sports a funky sound not unlike Prince’s—drops in on Mutha Knows host Mutha to sample his upcoming album, Dawn O’ The Unicorn mixtape, which features the tracks Lights Out ’73, Justify My Love and Secret Admirer.
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Eric Harr, The founding editorial director of VIV—the world’s first digital interactive magazine—launches his BlogTalkRadio show, Resonate Social Media, today with an appearance by philanthropist Erin Michelson of GoErinGo.com, an adventure in living and giving.

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Dinesh D’souza, the man Investor’s Business Daily calls one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” chats about his new book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage. Dinesh, who’s president of The Kings College, also weighs in on the midterm elections with AACONS’ Marie Stroughter.
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Ken Lanci, the independent candidate for Cuyahoga County’s executive seat, who grew up on welfare and went on to found 2 companies in his hometown of Cleveland—that today boast annual sales of $25 million—discusses his campaign strategies with Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett.

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

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.

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

Weekly Best: September 20, 2010

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Faith Evans could be sentenced to 6 months in the slammer if convicted on two counts of DUI. But the Grammy-winning widow of Notorious B.I.G. isn’t worried. “I’m not sure what the outcome is gonna be,” she told host Mutha. “But it can’t be anything too serious.”
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In a comical case of art imitating reality, Parvesh Cheena, star of NBC’s Outsourced—which has drawn fire for promoting South Asian stereotypes —survived a telemarketing  job by lying. “I would often bend the truth about what we were selling,” he told host Janice Malone.
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Marlo Thomas, whose new memoir, Growing Up Laughing, hits the shelves Sept. 28, reflected on her (subconscious) reasons for tying the knot with Phil Donahue 30 years ago. “I didn’t realize until after I married him that he is my father,” the still-sexy-at- 72 icon told host Robin Milling.
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Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon —whose new book is titled Trust Your Next Shot —recalled being inspired by the team at age 11. “When I got home, I realized I had no place to play, so I made my own basket out of a coat hanger and an old onion sack for my net.” he told Conservative Moms.
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All Girl Talk Radio whooped it up with Terri J. Vaughn, who first captured our hearts as Lovita Alizay Jenkins Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show. The wife of former Chicago Bear Karon Riley talked up her role on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
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Host Timothy Hodge gets busy with budding pop stars Savannah and Amanda Burhoe, aka Savvy & Mandy. The delightful Radio Disney duo, whose debut single, Waiting for Heartbreak, was featured on MTV’s Newport Harbor, will sample their latest track, Words.

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

Daily Highlights: Monday; September 20, 2010

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At 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha gives it up for R&B diva (and widow of Notorious B.I.G.) Faith Evans, who has won 1 Grammy, 2 Soul Train and 4 MTV Video Music Awards. The I’ll Be Missing You singer will chat about her new album, Something About Faith, which drops Oct. 5.
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At 9 PM Artists on Demand host Vicky Gorman makes time with Austin Nichols, who plays Julian Baker on One Tree Hill. This hottie will chat about his role in next year’s big-screen flick LOL: Laughing Out Loud, featuring Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore and Gina Gershon.
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At 2 PM Train with Shane’s Deborah Shane gets down to business with USA Today’s “On the Job” columnist Anita Bruzzese, author of 45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy—And How to Avoid Them. Anita will discuss navigating the workplace during these treacherous times.
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At 8 PM Stardish Radio host Jo Ann Kubasek gets up close and personal with Tiffany Hines, who stars opposite Maggie Q and Shane West in The CW series Nikita. Tiffany will chat about her role in the upcoming big-screen romance, The Dark Party, starring Kadeem Hardison.
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At 10 PM Diva of Days of Our Lives’ Carrie Messner welcomes Leann Hunley, who began her TV career in 1977 on Hawaii Five-O, before landing the role of Anna DiMera on DOOL in 1982, for which she won Emmy in 1986—and to which she returned in 2007 after a 21-year absence.
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At 8 PM The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary welcomes Lindsay Avner, founder of Be Bright Pink, which empowers women to take control of their breast- and ovarian-health issue. Plus: U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who’ll weigh in on the health-care debate.


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

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Daily Highlights; August 23, 2010

chris-gorham-3At 930 AM Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone hangs with Christopher Gorham, who played America Ferrara’s beau on Ugly Betty. The former Party of Five cast member will discuss his latest role—opposite Peter Gallagher—as blind CIA officer Auggie Anderson on USA’s Covert Affairs.
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At 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha lets is all hang out with R&B crooner Calvin Richardson, whose new album, America’s Most Wanted, featuring the Barry White-like single You’re So Amazing, drops Aug. 31.
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At 10 PM Let’s Be Frank’s Frank Anderson swings with jazz diva Joan Cartwright, who has sung with such masters as John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis while performing on 5 continents. Joan is also author of Women in Jazz and The Sign of the Blues.
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At 2 PM E2 Radio welcomes Bob Evans, senior VP and director of Information Week’s Global CIO business unit—whose knowledge of enterprise IT and the concerns of CIOs is virtually unparalleled—and Fredric Paul, editor-in-chief of EnterpriseEfficiency.com.
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At 10 AM British choreographer Danny Teeson, who serves as a judge on the hit Oxygen series Dance Your Ass Off, drops in to chat with Film Festival Radio about teaching such bold-face names as Diana Ross, Robbie Williams, Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue to shake their groove thangs.
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At 11 AM Buzzworthy Radio host NaVell Lee mixes it up with Cody Rhodes, son of WWE Hall of Famer Dusty “American Dream” Rhodes. The former 3-time World Tag Team Champion moved from the WWE to SmackDown in April, where he continues to carry on Dusty’s legacy.

*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 6, 2010

ashley-juddAt noon: 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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On Demand 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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At 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha gets up close and personal with Shaunie O’Neal, the estranged wife of NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal who created Basketball Wives. The mother of five will chat about what’s coming up on Season 2 of the hit VH1 reality series.
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At 8 PM WDKK Radio’s Darryl Williams grooves with multi-platinum R&B artist Jeffrey Osborne, who began his career in 1969 with a group called Love Men Ltd., before going solo a decade later and charting with such hits as Love Power and On the Wings of Love
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At 5 PM Red Velvet Media host Holly Stephey welcomes Grammy-winning engineer Dennis Ferrante, who has worked with A-listers from Elvis Presley to John Lennon. But now he needs a heart transplant, so his gifted pals—many of whom will be calling in—are banding together to help.
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On Demand: Bish Talk Radio host Bre Sylvia hangs with singer-actress Drew Sidora, who made her name as Chantel on the Disney Channel series That’s So Raven and more recently played a fictionalized version of herself the CW dramedy The Game.


*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.

Programming Highlights; June 29. 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:

keith-sweat1At noon Mutha Knows gets busy with R&B powerhouse Keith Sweat, whose debut album, Make It Last Forever, sold 3 million copies and yielded the hit single I Want Her. Keith will talk about his new CD, Ridin’ Solo, which features the tracks Famous and Ready.

cece-winans At 3 PM The Certain Ones host Vanessa Richardson gets up close and personal with gospel star CeCe Winans, who’s won 10 Grammy Awards while scoring such hits as I’ll Take You There and Addictive Love. CeCe will chat about her Closet eBay Sale to benefit Sharing the Vision.

clark-terry At 7:30 PM Host Andrea Garrison swings with jazz legends Clark Terry and Frank Foster, who’ll discuss getting involved with the Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, which helps “ensure that the electricity stays on and food remains on the tables of veteran musicians with nowhere else to turn.”

michelle-bernardAt 8 PM Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris welcomes MSNBC political and legal analyst, and Washington Examiner columnist, Michelle D. Bernard. Michelle will discuss her work as president and CEO of the non-profit Independent Women’s Forum.

greg-jenningsAT 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy kick it with Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings, who also broadcasts for the Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers. Plus: Penny Hardaway is back for his monthly “Penny for Your Thoughts” segment.

dwight-feeney At 9 PM The Madden Voice host Terence Floyd gives it up for Indianapolis Colt—and Super Bowl XLI champ—Dwight Freeney. The defensive end, who signed a six-year, $72 million contract in 2007 (and has dated Nia Long), will chat about the upcoming NFL season.

lorenzo-borgheseAt 10 PM Host Olivia Wilder chats with entrepreneur Lorenzo Borghese, whose grandmother, Princess Marcella Borghese, founded Borghese cosmetics line in 1958—and who was the prize on Season 9 of ABC’s The Bachelor. The Prince will fill us in on his latest ventures.

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

‘Michael Jackson Remembered: 2010.’ Live Two-Hour Special—Friday, June 25—Recalls Day the Music Died

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Michael: The Loved One.

On June 25, 2009, Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics got a 911 call that would soon set off a global wave of grief, the likes of which had yet to be seen in this century.

Michael Jackson lay unconscious in his bed at home; his personal physician, Conrad Murray,  not able to revive him.

Three minutes later, paramedics arrived. But they, too, were unable to wake him.

One hour and 59 minutes later, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the King of Pop was pronounced dead, the victim of an overdose of lorazepam, propofol and midazolam.

That the man many believed to be the greatest entertainer of all time had Continue reading