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Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman, Oprah Winfrey Network CEO Christina Norman and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

shawn-stockmanShawn Stockman: The Boyz II Men crooner—who, during the 90s, hit No. 1 with R&B tunes like On Bended Knee, I’ll Make Love to You and End of the Road—stops by Film Festival Radio to chat with host Janice Malone about his juding duties on the NBC reality show The Sing-Off.

christina-normanChristina Norman: The CEO of OWN, which launches Jan. 1, drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum to give us a peek at what to expect on Oprah Winfrey’s hotly anticipated cable net. Plus: Rick Feldman, president of the National Association of TV Program Executives.

katie-clearyKatie Cleary: The former Deal or No Deal model—who has also done guest turns on NBC’s Chuck and HDNet’s Get Out—stops by Somewhere in Vegas to chat with Marq with a Q about her role on the CMT sitcom Working Class, starring Ed Asner and Melissa Peterman.

noah-sifeNoah Sife: The actor who has appeared on The Shield and The Andy Dick Show stops by It’s Everything to chat with host Chaun Vaughn about his web comedy The Adventures of Noah Sife, which tells the story of two telemarketers trying to become millionaires.

ralph-scottRalph Scott: The executive producer of BET’s short-film showcase, who co-founded the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center, stop by to talk with Conversations of a Spirited Actor host Tracey Moore about promoting non-stereotypical African American images.

stupidcancershow-3ccSurvivor Spotlight: Comedy Cures founder Saranne Rothberg, actor-comedian Matty Goldberg, and Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor Mark Kwon join Stupid Cancer Show hosts Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard on tonight’s show.

Brad Garrett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Mena Suvari and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

brad-garrett6Brad Garrett: The Everybody Loves Raymond star offers a decidedly un-Disneyesque synopsis of his new animated flick—Disney’s Tangled, starring Mandy Moore as Rapunzel. “It’s this hot chick who lives in a castle,” Brad tells Night Views Radio host Robert Saul of the classic children’s tale, opening today. “And, oddly enough, it’s her…” Ah, listen now.

jake-anneJake Gyllenhaal & Anne Hathaway: The Brokeback Mountain and Devil Wears Prada stars reveal an R-rated moment while on the set of their new romantic comedy, Love and Other Drugs. “When we turned around and drove up,” Anne tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon, “the crew decided to moon us.”

paolocoehlo3Paulo Coelho: The iconic Brazilian writer chats with Syndicated News host Ruthie DiTucci about the 20th anniversary edition of his allegorical novel The Alchemist, which has sold more than 65 million copies—and holds the Guinness World Record for most translated book by a living author.

mena-suvari1Mena Suvari: The American Beauty star and Catarina Murino—who played Solange opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale—drop in on Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to chat about their new flick, The Garden of Eden, based on Ernest Hemingway’s posthumously-completed novel of the same name.

john-ohurleyJohn O’Hurley: Seinfeld’s J. Peterman tells host Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman how he landed his hosting gig for The National Dog Show Presented by Purina: “It came to me as a big surprise one day when the head of NBC Sports gave me a call and said, ‘Woof! Woof!’ That’s how it started 9 years ago.”

bj-thomas1B.J. Thomas: The pop icon recalls having laryngitis while recording the Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid soundtrack, which would yield the Oscar-winning megahit Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head. “The 20th Century Fox guy said, ‘Boy this is great,” B.J. tells Milling About host Robin Milling. It sounds like maybe Paul Newman was singing!’”

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer, ‘Deep End of the Ocean’ Author Jacquelyn Mitchard and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

phil-vischer-2Phil Vischer: The creator of the computer-animated VeggieTales DVD series for kids—which has sold more than 60 million copies—drops in on Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker to discuss his current venture, Jellyfish Labs, and his work in the field of Christian filmmaking.

jacquelyn-mitchard1Jacquelyn Mitchard: The author whose first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was named one of the 10 most influential books of the past 25 years—second only to the Harry Potter series—chats with Diva Toolbox Radio’s Janet Powers about its sequel, No Time to Wave Goodbye.

stacie-turnerStacie Turner: The Real Housewives of D.C. cast member, who was born into foster care and went on to become a marketing veep at BET and found her own real estate firm, drops in on Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett to discuss the secrets of her success.

diem-brown1Diem Brown: The 25-year-old contestant on MTV’s Fresh Meat who’s battling ovarian cancer joins acute myeloid leukemia survivor—and 2010 Project Runway contestant—Lenka Dayrit, along with Crawl for Cancer founder Samantha Green on The Stupid Cancer Show.

sap-servicesEnterprise Solutions: The German tech giant, which makes enterprise software for business the world over, debuts SAPServices Radio. In this maiden edition, SAP experts Mike Myers and Tom DiAntonio cover top concerns from SAP customers, including product support and connectivity.

deon-taylorDeon Taylor: Jamie Foxx’s partner in No Brainer, a production company working on a pilot for NBC and on a horror anthology series, stops in to talk with Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum about the Oscar winner’s first foray into TV as a producer.

ellis-marasallisEllis Marsalis: The legendary New Orleans jazz pianist—who, along with sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis Marsalis III, will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award—chats with Jazzin Em Up’s Cres O’Neal about his musical dynasty.

Denzel Washington, Wynonna Judd and Other Best Blogtalkradio Interviews of the Week

denzel-washington5Denzel Washington: The two-time Oscar winner—who did many of his own stunts in the new flick Unstoppable—goes off when asked if he’s got acrophobia. “50 miles an hour—I’m running across the top of a train,” he tells host Tim Gordon. “That’s not a fear of heights. That’s common sense!”

wynonna-juddWynonna Judd: The country-music superstar chats with Resiliency Radio host—and Def Leppard drummer—Rick Allen about the Wounded Warrior Project. Wynonna also fills us in on her new CD, Love Heals, and on The Judds Last Encore U.S. Tour, which gets under way Nov. 26 in Green Bay, Wis.

aasif-mandviAasif Mandvi: The Last Airbender star, who serves as senior Middle East correspondent for The Daily Show, sits down with SAJA host Sree Sreenivasan to chat about his latest big-screen comedy, Today’s Special, inspired by his Obie-winning one-man play, Sakina’s Restaurant.

ryan-sutter3Ryan Sutter: Trista Rehn’s pick on ABC’s The Bachelorette— whom she wed in 2003—joins The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary to discuss his work as a young-adult cancer advocate. Plus: First Descents founder Brad Ludden and the outdoor program’s Lisa Goldstein.

jacob-soboroff1Jacob Soboroff: The correspondent for School Pride, the new NBC reality series from executive producer Cheryl Hines— which follows the renovations of 7 real-life public schools—drops in on Educating Georgia’s Amy Bakari to discuss this week’s episode, “Hometown Heroes.”

charlesgasparino1Charles Gasparino: The Fox Business Network senior correspondent, who also serves as a columnist for The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, drops in on AACONS host Marie Stroughter to talk about new book, Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street.

natasha-alam-11Natasha Alam: The Uzbekistan-born model—whose ex-hubby is the Shah of Iran’s grandson—drops in on World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick to chat about her role on HBO’s smash-hit vamp series True Blood. Plus: Canadian classical-pop diva Elizabeth Elming.

gotham-chopra1Gotham Chopra: Deepak Chopra’s son—a successful media and entertainment entrepreneur in his own right—sits down with Chopra Center Radio host davidji to chat about his new book, Walking Wisdom: Three Generations, Two Dogs, and the Search for a Happy Life.

The Shield’s Michael Chiklis Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio: Nov. 8, 2010

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Michael Chiklis, The Shield star talks about his return to serial TV, in ABC’s No Ordinary Family, which tells the story an American clan who gain supernatural powers after a plane crash in Brazil. Chatting with host Bob Andelman, Michael delineates his particular abilities.

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Micky Dolenz:  In 1991, the pop icon recalled auditioning for NBC’s The Monkees. “I don’t consider myself a drummer, but I do consider myself a guitar player,” he told host Robin Milling. “I had to quickly learn to play drums—and certainly played adequately for what I had to do for the band’s light pop rhythms.”

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Cynthia Bailey, the newest castmember of The Real Housewives of Atlanta—a former model who has also done guest turns on New York Undercover and The Cosby Show—fills Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone in on how her romance with beau Peter Thomas is unfolding.
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Ryan Sutter, Trista Rehn’s pick on ABC’s The Bachelorette—whom she wed in 2003—joins The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary to discuss his work as a young-adult cancer advocate. Plus: First Descents founder Brad Ludden and the Outdoor Program’s Lisa Goldstein.

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Delfeayo Marsalis, the jazz trombonist, who has also produced Grammy-winning works for such A-listers as Harry Connick Jr. and Spike Lee—as well as for brothers Wynton and Branford Marsalis—drops in to chat with Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal about his upcoming CD, Sweet Thunder.
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David Brancaccio, Heather Tom and Chris Chambliss Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio Nov. 2, 2010

david-brancaccioDavid A. Brancaccio, a reporter-at-large for Public Radio’s daily business report Marketplace, drops in for a special EL-ection Day edition of The El Show. Plus: Steve Cone, CMO of The Brierley Group—and author of Steal These Ideas!—joins host Richard Laermer to weigh in on Midterm Madness.
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The Emmy-winning star of The Bold and the Beautiful, Heather Tom, who plays Katie Spencer on the CBS soap, chats about her recent trip to Thailand and her journey toward stardom. Plus: World Footprints Radio’s Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick welcome master Spanish chef Jose Pizarro.

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The 6-time World Series champ, Chris Chambliss, who played for the Indians, Yankees and Braves before returning to the Bombers in ‘88 for his final MLB season, stops by to chat with The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy about this year’s Giants-Rangers match-up.
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Alison Sweeney, the actress who plays Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives chats about the 45th anniversary of the NBC daytime drama. Alison will also fill us in on tonight’s special edition of The Biggest Loser, in which the cast heads to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to live and train like Marines, on Film Festival Radio.

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The writer-director, D.B. Sweeney, who starred opposite Charlie Sheen in Eight Men Out, returns to BTR, this time to chat up the DVD release of his 2006 directorial effort, Two Tickets To Paradise. Tune in to host Olivia Wilder’s DB Sweeney Trivia Contest for a chance to win a copy of the flick.

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Denise Richards and John Ratzenberger Interviewed on Blog Talk Radio Oct. 28, 2010

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Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Denise Richards, chats about her role on the Spike TV sitcom Blue Mountain State. But Denise also opens up to Milling About host Robin Milling about Charlie’s coke-fueled meltdown in the Big Apple earlier this week, saying she has no choice but to move forward.

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John Ratzenberger, beloved by millions as Cliff Clavin from Cheers and Hamm from the Toy Story series chats with Enlisted Spouse Radio host Beth Wilson about his new flick, What if…, co-starring Kevin Sorbo and Debby Ryan—in which he plays an angel.
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The Rent Is Too Damn High Party founder, Jimmy McMillan, who’s a candidate in New York’s gubernatorial race, fills us in on his strategies for getting voters out on Nov. 4. Jimmy will also chat with Nightly Candy Chat host Nana-Adwoa Ofori about his post-election plans— and remaining in the public eye.

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Learn makeup tips and tricks to make you feel more beautiful, and put your best face forward any day of the year. Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop Team share everything you wanted to know about applying eye shadow, lipstick, foundation, blush, concealer, highlighters and more.

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Jim Rash, The Community cast member, who plays Dean Pelton opposite Alison Brie on the NBC sitcom, drops in on Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee to chat about his latest creative endeavor: screenwriter. His first script is being directed by Alexander Payne, with George Clooney in the lead.

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The Saw creators, James Wan and Leigh Whanell, drop in on hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to pay homage to horror during Movie Geeks United’s weeklong celebration of the genre. James and Leigh also discuss the enduring appeal of the Saw series—and its new 3D installment, opening Friday.
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Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 13, 2010

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In honor of Paul Simon’s 69th birthday—today—Milling About host Robin Milling unspools a never-before-aired 1986 interview with the music legend. “The songs emerge,” he said of his creative powers. “Seldom do they sort of pop. They slowly reveal themselves.”
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Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier hangs with Nick (son of Hulk) Hogan who made his name on the VH1 reality series Hogan Knows Best. Nick will chat about getting his life back on track after his 2007 car crash—which landed him in jail for 6 months.

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Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone goes on-one-one with Boris Kodjoe, who stars as CIA operative Steven Bloom on J.J. AbramsUndercovers, which debuted last month on NBC. The hottie actor will chat about how he landed that plum role.
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Talking Smooth Jazz’s Terri Scott grooves with bassist Stanley Clarke, a virtuoso performer and composer in his own right, who has also scored a host of TV series and feature films. Stanley will sample tracks from his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band.
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Former House Speaker—and To Save America author—Newt Gingrich is keeping the door open on a bid for Barack Obama’s job. “I don’t know quite what we’ll do,” he tells AACONS host Marie Stroughter. “We’ll decide probably next March.”
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Talk Entertainment kicks it with Vinny Foti from the MTV’s Fresh Meat 2, who’s now on Challenge Cut Throat. The reality sex symbol will dish about upcoming drama on the show, while taking questions about his personal life.

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