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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.

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Marlo Thomas: Phil Donahue ‘Is My Father’ (And on Demi More Divorce Rumors: ‘It’ll Pass’)

Is there a psychiatrist in the house? If so, please weigh in on this doozy from Marlo Thomas, about her hubby of 30 years, Phil Donahue:

“I didn’t realize until after I married him that he is my father,” the still-sexy-at-72 TV icon tells Milling About host Robin Milling.

CAPTION: "Nobody believes that anybody is happy," Marlo (above) tells us of her would-be marriage-busters. "There's some kind of delight in thinking nobody's happy."

"Nobody believes that anybody is happy," Marlo (above) tells us of her—and Demi's—would-be marriage-busters. "There's some kind of delight in thinking nobody's happy."

“He’s like my father in the fact that he’s very charismatic, he’s a great storyteller, he’s very empathetic to people—he really cares people and he has a basic decency,” she adds of Phil’s connection to her even-more-celebrated dad, funnyman Danny Thomas.

“That’s pretty much all you need to be like your dad. Is he a comedian? No. But he is a charismatic man and he’s a magnet to people.

“People really love him and he’s a good guy and my dad was a really good guy,” says Marlo, whose new memoir, Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny, hits the shelves Sept. 28.

OK. Now that that’s cleared up… Marlo goes on to recall how Danny Continue reading

BlogTalkRadio Welcomes Phil Donahue

Phil Donahue, acclaimed journalist, beloved personality, and producer and director of the film Body of War (www.bodyofwar.com) will join Movie Geeks United on BlogTalkRadio for a live exclusive interview about the film.

Phil Donahue Body of War is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today. Meet Tomas Young, 25 years old, paralyzed from a bullet to his spine – wounded after serving in Iraq for less than a week. Body of War is Tomas’ coming home story as he evolves into a new person, coming to terms with his disability and finding his own unique and passionate voice against the war. The film is produced and directed by Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro, and features two original songs by Eddie Vedder. Body of War is a naked and honest portrayal of what it’s like inside the body, heart and soul of this extraordinary and heroic young man. Donahue will be LIVE and taking your calls on Wednesday at 10pm ET (click to listen).