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Best of BTR: PBS Celeb Chef Offers Easy Mexican Eats | 05.30.13

‘Pati’s Mexican Table’ chef teaches you easy, healthy eats

by NorthwestPrime in ENTERTAINMENT

Having cooked for President Obama, Pati Jinich from PBS’ hit show “Pati’s Mexican Table” walks us through healthy and easy Mexican cooking, just in time for summer!


father-son authors on a lifetime of football & Addiction

by theconversationshow in CURRENT EVENTS

Chris Reis, of the 2010 Super Bowl Champ New Orleans Saints, and his dad, Mike Reis, talk about their book, Recovery of a Lifetime, and how Chris’ football career inspired Mike to win his battle over addiction.


female bodybuilder & fitness model Raechelle chase

by KickAssRadio in FITNESS

IFBB Pro Figure competitor and international fitness model Raechelle Chase chats about being the first-ever female from New Zealand to compete in The Olympia.


Dr. Dee Boersma: The ‘Jane Goodall of penguins’

by Savvy Central Radio in ENVIRONMENT

Dubbed the “Jane Goodall of penguins” by the New York Times, penguin researcher Dr. Dee Boersma discusses her new book, Penguins: Natural History and Conservation.


gene mack: From argonaut to actor

by Commffest Radio in SPORTS

Legendary Argonaut linebacker (1971-75) Gene Mack transitioned from the world of football to entertainment. He talks sports and his latest acting project. 


BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Rashida Jones, star of Celeste and Jesse Forever, stops by to talk about the film, friendships and relationships. Jones and co-writer/star Will McCormack talk about their experiences in front of and behind the camera. Tune in here.

Snoop Dogg drops in on the Callywood Nation to speak about his summer football camp for inner city youth. Recently Snoop announced a new documentary alongside his upcoming studio album entitled Reincarnated and he is set to headline the Oshega Festival in Canada this summer. Tune in here.

Legendary singer/songwriter/comedian Weird Al will be dropping by Somewhere in Vegas to talk about his upcoming tour and his new album Alpocalypse. Tune in here.

Olympic gold medalist, Dominique Moceanu, joins Artists On Demand to talk about her new book Off Balance, growing up in gymnastics, and her thoughts on the 2012 U.S. gymnastics team. Tune in here.

Mike Michalowicz, Business Rescue segment host for MSNBC’s Your Business. The Wall Street Journal‘s small-business columnist, frequent contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine & best-selling author, shares his secrets to success! Tune in here.

Hear from actor Nelsan Ellis of the hit HBO show, True Blood as he talks about his experiences on the set and what being on the show has meant for his career. Tune in here.

Mary Ann Esposito, host of Ciao Italia, now in its 23rd season on PBS, and author of 12 cookbooks, including her newest, Ciao Italia Family Classics, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about everyone’s favorite, Italian food. Tune in here.

Join NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio this week as they welcome the award-winning pop music singer and songwriter, Shaun Canon. Tune in here.

HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist, Emily Henderson talks about her collecting rules, her style diagnostic, and how her husband deals with her ‘fostering’ furnishings habit. Tune in here.

World Footprints discovers the wonderful world of Jack Hanna’s animals when the dynamic television host joins the show to talk about his work in Namibia, the Columbus Zoo and The Wilds. Tune in here.

Daily Highlights: Wednesday; September 15, 2010

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At 11 AM Baseball Digest Live host Mark Healey goes one-on-one with America’s greatest documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns. The Emmy winner will discuss Baseball: The Tenth Inning, a sequel (of sorts) to his 1994 Baseball series, which debuts Sept. 28 on PBS.
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At noon Josh Duhamel agreed to pose in his BVDs for the Life as We Know It poster—his new flick with Katherine Heigl—only if Warner Bros. agreed to fix his gam in post: “I was like, ‘OK dude,’” he tells Robin Milling, “‘I’ll do the underwear. But please make my right calf look a little bit bigger!’”
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At 8 PM Artists on Demand swoops in on Sara Canning, who plays Jenna Sommers on The Vampire Diaries—and who began her career playing Nicky Hilton in the 2008 TV flick Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story. Plus: Comedian Chris Valenti.
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At 4 PM In the Mix host Donna Sam gives it up for Tichina Arnold, who had us roaring as Pamela James on Martin before tackling the role of young (TV) Chris Rock’s mom on Everybody Hates Chris. The funny lady will chat about her latest creative outlet—belting out pop tunes.
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At 7 PM Random Talk Radio’s Inga Prater cuts loose with the Conan O’Brien Band, who are promoting a Sept. 19 fundraiser for a new documentary about Chuck Berry’s late piano player, Johnnie Johnson. The guys will also fill us in on (shhh) Conan’s new late-night TBS show, launching Nov. 8.
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At 1130 AM Around the Water Cooler host Jonathan Hall talks with Patricia Tocalino, the lead scientist on a U.S. Geological Survey report on contaminants in well water used as sources of tap water. Find out who may be affected—and what can we do about this potential danger.


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Programming Highlights; May 9, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

jetboy At 6 PM Heavy Metal Mayhem rocks out with Billy Rowe, Fernie Rod and Mickey Finn of Jetboy—whose new album, Off Your Rocker, features the hit Dogs Gotta Roam. Plus: Up-and-coming New York- based metal band DesDemon.

patbrown-scroler3 Tonight at 9 PM Pat Brown, author of the new book The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths, focuses on domestic-abuse crimes and how to prevent them. “It’s Mother’s Day,” she says, “so let’s learn how to keep them alive to celebrate days like this for years to come.”

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Programming Highlights; April 5, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

momrn-for-christieAt 1 PM The Ask MomRN Show celebrates two years on BlogTalkRadio (congrats, Tamara!) with country music star Eric Dodge, who’ll share a track from his upcoming album, Home to Me. Be sure to call in for a chance to win great prizes.

pbs-chick-for-christieAt 3 PM Shelley Lewis, executive producer of the new PBS newsmag Need To Know, and Chris Quinn, general manager of New Evangelization Television, drop in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised to discuss their fast-morphing industry.

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‘Worldfocus’ Wins Prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Congo Series

In October 2008, WNET.ORG’s Worldfocus traveled to eastern Congo as fighting in the decade-long civil war there – which has been called the deadliest conflict since World War II – intensified.

The crew was comprised of correspondent Michael J. Kavanagh and cameraman and producer Taylor Krauss.

Two months later, Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge would take to the PBS airwaves with one story about the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Congolese, and another detailing the use of rape as a political weapon in the Congo.

CAPTIONS: Michael reporting from the Congo for his award-winning series. (Photo: Taylor Krauss)

Michael reporting from the Congo for his award-winning series. (Photo: Taylor Krauss)

Now, in recog- nition of Michael, Taylor, executive producer Marc Rosenwasser and producer Lisa Biagiotti‘s efforts to expose these war-wrought horrors, the night- ly news program has been honored with a Robert F. Kennedy Journal- ism Award for Crisis in the Congo: The Story of Pascal and Vestine.

“This two-part ‘Signature Story’ reflects the courage, timeliness and skill in bringing an underreported story to a large American audience,” WNET.ORG President Neal Shapiro tells us.

The Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award honors outstanding reporting on the lives and strife of disadvantaged people worldwide. Led by a committee of six independent journalists, the annual awards are judged by more than 50 journalists.

BlogTalkRadio congratulates the entire Worldfocus team on its achieve- ment.worldfocus

To learn more about the RFK Journalism Awards, click here.

To read more about Worldfocus and its Congo coverage, click here.

To tune into Martin’s Dec. 16, 2008 BlogTalkRadio show aired in conjunction with Crisis in the Congo, click here.

To tune into tonight’s edition of Worldfocus on BlogTalkRadio, focusing on African women in power, click here.