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Liz Taylor Remembered By Pal Joan Steiger, New Wave Icon Thomas Dolby and Genealogist Megan Smolenyak Today on BlogTalkRadio

elizabeth-tyalor6Elizabeth Taylor: 1932-2011: Rod Steiger’s widow Joan, who stood in for Liz Tayor on the set of Butterfield 8, and developed a lifelong friendship with the screen siren, joins Movie Addict Headquarters hosts Betty Jo Tucker and Jazz Shaw for a tribute to the 2-time Oscar winner, who passed away Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 79.

thomas-dolby7Thomas Dolby: The British new wave icon, whose 1982 single She Blinded Me with Science cracked the Top 10, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about his new EP, Ocenea, which is a preview of his full-length album, A Map of the Floating City, due to drop  the summer.

megan-smolenyakMegan Smolenyak: The genealogist known for tracing Barack Obama’s roots to Ireland, and discovering that Rev. Al Sharpton’s great-grandfather had been owned by relatives of Strom Thurmond, chats with GeneaBloggers host Thomas MacEntee about her role on the NBC geneology series Who Do You Think You Are?.

jeff-russakowJeff Russakow: Yahoo!’s senior vice president of customer advocacy, who previously for security, storage and systems management leader Symantec, sits down with Execs in the Know host Chad McDaniel to discuss the rapidly growing importance of customer voice.

thomas-vitaleThomas Vitale: Syfy’s executive vice president of original movies drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum to discuss the network’s upcoming offerings. Comcast entertainment services vice president Diana Kerekes.

joe-posnanskiJoe Posnanski
: The Sports Illustrated senior writer, who formerly worked as a sports columnist for The Kansas City Star—where he was twice named America’s Best Sports Columnist by the AP—to discuss the 2011 baseball season, which gets under way next week.

Tito Jackson Reflects on the Loss of Brother Michael. ‘It Still Kills Me Every Day,’ He Tells Host Justin Kantor

tito-jacskon3Tito Jackson: The original Jackson 5 member opens up about losing brother Michael. “It still kills me every day,” he tells Rhythmic Talk host Justin Kantor of the late King of Pop. “You see fans who recognize you and give you their condolences still. I hear it every day—two and three times a day. Or you’ll see Michael on a news clip or in a newspaper or hear one of his songs on the radio. So it’s hard not to remember him every day, remembering what happened to him more than anything else. It’s hard. Micheal had heard [my album] So Far So Good right before he passed away. My sons had played it for him—because they produced and wrote it—and he was very proud of it and excited about the project. And that’s why I named it that title. He would have wanted me to finish this project.”

disaster-japanJapan: Disaster Update: Columbia Journalism School alumni deliver the latest on the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake—as well as nuclear crisis—that’s devastated Japan. Guests include Alexandra Poolos, producer for CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, and Takahashi Kosuke of Asia Times Online.

devin-devasquezDevin DeVasquez: The wife of Ronn Moss, who plays Ridge Forrester on CBS’ The Bold and The Beautiful, sits down with Your Mental Health host Jacqueline Foreman to chat about her past career as a pin-up model, and current career as an entrepreneur with her own line of spices.

fordummies-andyrathboneAndy Rathbone: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including Andy Rathbone, who has penned all editions of Windows For Dummies, which have sold more than 7.6 million copies.

the-whispers6The Whispers: The R&B dance band, who charted throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s with hits like And the Beat Goes On, Rock Steady and In Love Forever, drops in on The Love Zone USA to update us on their upcoming appearances and reminisce about their career.

fordummies-boblevitusBob Levitus: often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on all things Apple and he has been one of the Mac community’s most trusted gurus for more than twenty years. His most recent titles include: iPhone For Dummies, 3rd Edition, Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies, and Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies. Bob is currently a columnist for the Houston Chronicle, penning the popular Dr. Mac column every Tuesday. He is also a columnist for The Mac Observer.

The Motels’ Martha Davis, ‘Grease 2’ Star Max Caufield and ‘General Hospital’ Player Derk Cheetwood Today on BlogTalkRadio

martha-davisMartha Davis: The lead singer for The Motels—who cracked the Top 10 with tunes like Only the Lonely and Suddenly Last Summer—drops in on Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to reminisce about the glory days of new wave, and fill is in on her upcominjg jazz CD.

maxwell-caulfieldMaxwell Caufield: The hottie who starred opposite Michelle Pfeiffer in Grease 2, chats with Milling About host Robin Milling about his current leading role in the Broadway revival of Cactus Flower, and about jonesing for a part in nephew Crispian Mills’ directorial screen debut.

derk-cheetwoodDerk Cheetwood: The actor who plays Max Giambetti on General Hospital is joined by fellow GH star Steve Burton on Jasam Radio to talk with host Deborah Huey about their new literary effort, Soap Dishes The Cookbook, which benefits the Desi Geestman Foundation.

jacoby-fordJacoby Ford: The Oakland Raiders wide receiver—who was also a 2009 NCAA 60m sprint champ—sits down with the Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica to chat about his rookie season in the NFL. Plus: Andrew Brandt, president of the National Football Post and ESPN’s NFL business analyst.

guy-hendrix-dyasGuy Hendrix Dyas: The Hollywood production designer, whose credits include Planet of the Apes and The Matrix Reloaded, sits down with 123 Film! host Sam Heer to chat about her craft, and about her work on Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated Inception.

Soul Superstar Freddie Jackson, Travel Guru Peter Greenberg and Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Today on BlogTalkRadio

freddie-jackson5Freddie Jackson: The Grammy-winning soul superstar, who scored hit singles in the ‘80s and ‘90s with tunes like Rock Me Tonight, Don’t Let Love Slip Away and Do Me Again, stops by The Mutha Knows Show to chat with host Mutha about his new CD, For You.

peter-greenberg4Peter Greenberg: The CBS News Travel Editor talks with World Footprints hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick at the Travel & Adventure Show in Washington, D.C., offering advice and tips for your summer excursions. Plus: Dr. Kelly Bricker, chair of Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

donald-rumsfeld6Donald Rumsfeld: The former US Secretary of Defense chats with AACONS host Marie Stroughter about his new memoir, Known and Unknown, about which The Economist has written, “The reason why this book is still a good read is the extraordinary amount that the author has contrived to pack into his life.”

mark-hapka1Mark Hapka: The actor who plays Nathan Horton on Days of Our Lives sits down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to chat about his guest appearance at ACME Comedy Hollywood’s Celebrity Improv Mashup, and his starring role in the upcoming movie Beyond the Mat.

tyrod-taylorTyrod Taylor: The 21-year-old starting quarterback for the Virginia Tech Hokies drops in on the Bottom Line Sports Show to chat with hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy about the upcoming NCAA season, as well as his NFL asapirations.

chris-coffeyChris Henry Coffey: The stage and screen actor, who has appeared in such popular daytime dramas as Guiding Light, One Life to Live and As the World Turns, chats with host Olivia Wilder about his role opposite Clive Owen and Katherine Keener in the upcoming big-screen flick Trust.

jesse-james-dupree3Jesse James Dupree: The Jackyl frontman—whose hit The Lumberjack added chainsaw to the repertoire of heavy-metal instruments—stops by Live from Music City to fill host David Lowrey in on his the band’sTruTV reality series, and the state of the music biz.

jaclyn-swedbergJaclyn Swedberg: The star of the Playboy TV’s Badass sits down with The Fitness Buff Show host Pete Williams to discuss the realtiy series—and the adventure endurance sports it features—and her Playmate of the Month honors for April.

Deepak Chopra Leads a Global Healing Meditation for Victims of the Japanese Tsunami Today on BlogTalkRadio

deepak-chopra-99Deepak Chopra: Live from Atlanta at his Seduction of Spirit gathering, our Chopra Center Radio host presents a Global Healing Meditation for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan last week. “Collectively,” he says, “we can make a world of difference.”

rebecca-eatonRebecca Eaton: The executive producer of the hallowed PBS series Masterpiece drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised on host Simon Applebaum to discuss its 40-year history. Plus: mNet CEO Adam Ware.

shaunie-onealShaunie O’Neal: The estranged wife of NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, who created Basketball Wives, sits down with The Mutha Knows Show host Mutha to fill us on Season 3 of the hit VH1 reality series, which is currently film for a summer airing.

elgin-charles4Elgin Charles: Jackée Harry’s salon-owning ex-hubby, aka The Emperor of Hair, drops in on Chuck and PJ to chat with host Chuck Tolbert about his VH1 reality series, Beverly Hills Fabulous, and about his plans to expand his product line worldwide.

pat-torpeyPat Torpey: The drummer for hard rockers Mr. Big, who scored a No. 1 hit with the 1991 single To Be with You, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to preview the band’s new album, What If…, and to dish about playng with Robert Plant.

jackie-kallenJackie Kallen: The First Lady of Boxing, who has managed 6 championship fighters—and whose life story inspired the 2004 Meg Ryan flick Against the Ropes—stops by Variety Topics to chat with host Sonia Fitch about her followup book to Hit Me With Your Best Shot.

‘Your OWN Show’ Winner Kristina Kuzmic-Crocco, R&B Crooner Tony Terry and ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Player Camden Toy Today on BlogTalkRadio

kristinakuzmic-croccoKristina Kuzmic-Crocco: The winner of Oprah Winfrey’s Your OWN Show reality series—which awarded her a series on the talk titan’s hot new cable network—drops in Esteem Yourself host Chizoma Cluff to fill us in on the upcoming program, titled Kristina’s Fearless Kitchen.

camden-toy5Camden Toy: The actor who played the Übervamp on Buffy the Vampire Slayer sits down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to discuss playing Igor Chambers in the webseries The Bay, and his role in the big-screen flick Thor, starring Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins.

tony-terryTony Terry: The R&B crooner, who hit the Top 10 chart in the ‘80s and ‘90s with tracks like She’s Fly, Lovey Dovey and Everlasting Love, stops by The Mutha Knows Show to sample his new single, Midnight Serenade from his upcoming album, Love and Sax.

jim-haworthJim Haworth: The CEO of the Professional Bull Riders, who formerly served as COO of Wal-Mart Stores, stops by Cuttin Up Radio to talk with host Christina Laiche about his plans for bringing the inceasingly popular sport even closer to the forefront of America’s radar.

walter-christopherWalter Christopher: The Harlem-born soul singer, who has opened for A-list acts like Boys II Men, En Vogue and Destiny’s Child, drops in on Layin’ It on the Line to chat with host Reginald Ford about his upcoming album, It’s All About Love: Volume 2.

christine-vachonChristine Vachon: The executive producer of Mildred Pierce, starring Kate Winslet, drops in Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum to preview the HBO miniseries. Plus: Grant Mansfield, executive producer of ABC’s Secret Millionaire.

‘The Munsters’ Star Butch Patrick, ‘Cake Boss’ Contestant Jay Qualls and ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Star Robert Cuccioli Today on BlogTalkRadio

butch-patrick4Butch Patrick: The actor who played Eddie Munster on The Munsters, and went to do guest turns in such classic series as The Monkees and My Three Sons, sits down with The NeverHood’s Ethan Tudor W to chat about his place in the pantheon of pop culture.

jay-quallsJay Qualls: The owner of Maples Wedding Cakes sits down with hosts Victoria Gaither and Michael Kay to chat about his role on the TLC reality series Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker, as well as his new project with Martha Stewart. Plus: Comedian Alex Cambert.

robert-cuccioliRobert Cuccioli: The stage actor—who has starred in Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables on Broadway—sits down with Milling About host Robin Milling to chat about his latest show, the musical revue Jacque Brel Returns, at NYC’s Triad Theater.

ian-mooreIan Moore: The blues guitarist, who has opened for such A-listers as The Rolling Stones and ZZ Top, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to sample his just-released studio album, El Sonido, which takes him back to his roots, accompanied soley by bass and drums.

darwin-cookDarwin Cook: The former NBA point guard, who played for the Bullets, Spurs and Nugets, sits down with The Final Word hosts JayReelz and J.D. to discuss the current hoops season, and weigh in on another of his alma-mater teams—the Nets—possibly moving to Brooklyn.

tom-miller4Tom Miller: One of the first GOP candidates registered to run in the 2012 presidential race sits down with host Alexandrea Merrell to discuss how—with zero political experience—he intends to snatch the Oval Office from Barack Obama.

fordummiesseries-shamashalidinaShamash Alidina: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including meditation guru Shamash Alidina, who penned Mindfulness For Dummies, and teaches MBSR and MBCT in London.

‘Battle: LA’ Stars Aaron Eckhart and Michelle Rodriguez, R&B Star Noel Gourdin and Daytime Drama Stars Christian LeBlanc and Tristan Rogers Today on BlogTalkRadio

aaron-eckhartAaron Eckhart: The Dark Knight star dishes to host Milling About host Robin Milling about breaking his arm on the set of his new flick, Battle: Los Angeles: “I had to keep going because if I was gonna break my arm I wanted it to be in the movie. So I said, ‘Don’t cut!’” Plus: Aaron’s co-star, Michelle Rodriguez, joins the confab.

noel-gourdin2Noel Gourdin: The R&B crooner, whose 2008 single The River hit No. 1 on the charts, sits down with The Mutha Knows Show host Mutha to sample tunes from his latest album, Fresh: The Definition, which drops April 12 and features the single Beautiful.

christian-leblancChristian LeBlanc: That Emmy-winning actor who plays Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless sit down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to chat about the current season of the CBS daytime drama, as well as New Oreans—and his favorite scribe, Tennessee Williams.

tristan-rogersTristan Rogers: The Aussie hunk, who played Robert Scorpio on General Hospital from 1981 to 2008—and currently plays Colin Atkinson on The Young and the Restless—sits down with host Olivia Wilder to chat about his upcoming feature flick, Sebastian, co-starring Kym Whitley.

neil-zaza-2Neil Zaza: The guitar virtuoso drops in on Live from Music City host David Lowry to chat about his amazing music career, and his new CD, 212. Plus: Firehose frontman CJ Snare, whose greatest hits CD, The Collection, drops this spring, sits in as guest co-host.

abraham-mcdonald4Abraham McDonald: The R&B singer who snagged top honors in the first-ever Oprah Karaoke Challenge—and went on to sign a deal with Island Def Jam Music—sits down with Global Rhythmz Radio host Nathan Thomas to talk about his upcoming debut album, Miracle.