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Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 20, 2010

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OutTakes host Laurie Baker gives it up for Thom Bierdz, who plays Phillip Chancellor on The Young and the Restless. The Forgiving Troy author will discuss his new PSA seeking to create awareness of the recent rash of gay teen suicides.

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Flashback to Celebrity Rehab cast member Sean (son of Rod) Stewart, who was arrested on a warrant in California yesterday for driving on a suspended license—and who told our Access New York hosts last year of his romantic aspirations, “I’m looking for someone like my mom. Because I’m kind of a mama’s boy.”

phil-boyceWIN Without Competing’s Dr. Arlene Barro, who’s celebrating her 2-year BTR anniversary (way to go, AB!), welcomes Phil Boyce, president of Talk Radio Network, the radio syndicator whose hosts include such heavyweights as Michael Savage, Laura Ingraham and Mancow Muller.
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Joker’s Radio host Jokerette gets up close and personal with Shannon Elkins—the pest-control company owner who describes himself as “smart, sexy and strong”—from the current season of Survivor: Nicaragua, who was voted off on Day 6 of the hit CBS series.
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Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves guitarist with Larry Coryell, a pioneer in jazz fusion, who has collaborated with such masters as Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Charlie Mingus, Stephane Grappelli and Billy Cobham.
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Train with Shane host Deborah Shane gets down to business with Edith Yeung, founder of TechBizDay, an annual event—being held Oct. 23 this year in San Francisco—where entrepreneurs gather to inspire, and be inspired, by each other’s work.

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Daily Highlights: October 18, 2010

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Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves Carlos Santana, who recalls his earliest artistic inspiration. “When I saw BB King for the first time—live—I knew I would be that,” he says. “I wanted to combine BB King with Tito Puente and Miles Davis.

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Jesse Ventura, host of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory, recalls his days a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones, telling us about the time Keith Richards flushed his drugs down the toilet upon being told the police were coming—only to see Sting and Stewart Copeland moments later he tell hostess Robin Milling.

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Let’s Be Frank’s Frank Anderson gets up close and personal with actor Tomas Boykin, who stars with Kiko Ellsworth and Ginny Jones in I Am—opening Nov. 2—a modern-day Romeo and Juliet story directed by Matthew Dean Russell.
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Information in a Nutshell host Felice Gerwitz goes one-on-one with Para Publishing founder Dan Poynter, aka the Godfather of Self-Publishing, whose own books on the subject include Is There a Book Inside You? and Successful Nonfiction.
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Conversations of a Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore gives it up once again for Daphne Reid who played Will Smith’s mom on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The actress will chat about her acting career, which has included guest turns on The A Team and Sister, Sister.
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The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard welcome Carnegie Sports Group President Harrie Bakst, Charity Navigator President Ken Berger and Pallotta TeamWorks Founder—and the author of UncharitableDan Pallotta.

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Weekly Best: October 11, 2010

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Movie Geeks United’s Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis join, ah, Forces to welcome Peter Mayhew, who played Harrison Ford’s hairy sidekick Chewbacca in Star Wars. The 7-foot-3 thespian will help our hosts celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back.
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Punch Drunk Critics host John Nolan chats with Edward Norton about his starring role opposite Bobby De Niro and Milla Jojovich in John Curran’s Stone, which tells the story of a convicted arsonist planning to secure his parole using his beautiful wife as bait.
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BlogTalkRadio rolls into Vegas for live coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Beginning today at 10:30am PT, we’re interviewing a host of thought leaders, including The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, GeekBeat.TV’s Cali Lewis and Ford Motor Company’s Scott Monty.

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Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee hangs with Tiffany Thornton, who plays Tawni Hart on the hit Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance. The teen queen—who’s also a budding pop singer—will chat about working alongside red-hot co-stars Demi Lovato and Sterling Knight.
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PLUS Model Radio host Chenese Lewis gives it up for America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson, who’ll be hosting the Hollywood chapter of the National Organization for Women’s 2010 Love Your Body Day weekend, which gets under way Oct. 22.
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Paul Simon turns 69 years old today, and in honor of that milestone, 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.

pete-rock1WYMS Radio‘s Cha-Boogie asks, Who Murdered Hip-Hop? Was it the artists? The A&R guys? The media? Joining her to explore this issue will be one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, Pete Rock. Plus: Riggs Moralez, director of A&R for Eminem’s Shady Records.
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Daily Highlights: Friday; October 14, 2010

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BlogTalkRadio rolls into Vegas for live coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Beginning today at 10:30am PT, we’re interviewing a host of thought leaders, including The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, Ford Motor Co.’s Scott Monty and GeekBeat.TV’s Cali Lewis.


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Little Brown welcomes The Horse Whisperer author Nicholas Evans, whose latest novel, The Brave, tells the story of an 8-year-old boy who immerses himself in the world of cowboys and Indians to escape his oppressive boarding-school life.


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Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal swings with Grammy- and Emmy- winning composer Patrick Williams, who has scored 25 TV series, including Monk and Columbo, and 65 feature films, including All of Me and Breaking Away.
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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon sits down with San Francisco-based film blogger Omar Moore, who’ll be a regular contributor on Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies, a weekly movie-review program coming in January that takes up where Ebert and Roeper left off.
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Grand Central Publishing Senior Editor Selina McLemore welcomes Tell Me Something True author Leila Cobo, and Belinda M. Gonzalez-Leon from the National Hispana Leadership Institute for a discussion on how Latinas are strengthening our nation’s social fabric.
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WDKK Radio’s Darryl Williams celebrates his 2-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio (you the man, DA!) with a visit from The Whispers, who charted throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s with dance hits like And the Beat Goes On, Rock Steady and In Love Forever.

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Daily Highlights: Thursday October 14, 2010

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Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee hangs with Tiffany Thornton, who plays Tawni Hart on the hit Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance. The teen queen—who’s also a budding pop singer—will chat about working alongside co-stars Demi Lovato and Sterling Knight.
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PLUS Model Radio host Chenese Lewis gives it up for America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson, who’ll be hosting the Hollywood chapter of the National Organization for Women’s 2010 Love Your Body Day weekend, which gets under way Oct. 22.
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The NeverHood’s Ethan Tudor W gets up close and personal with former child star Paul Petersen, who played Jeff Stone on The Donna Reed Show. Paul will discuss his foundation, A Minor Consideration, which protects present-day and one-time child actors.
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Fantasy Sports and Politics host Victor Gardner and his crew mix it up with former CBS Sports reporter Tracy Wolfson, who worked her way up to the network from WZBN-TV in Trenton, N.J. Tracy will weigh in on the new college football season.
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In the latest in her Worth Reading series, Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris welcomes John Mitchinson, co-creator of the BBC quiz show QI (Quite Interesting). John will chat about his QI books, including The General Book of Ignorance
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This show is a must-listen for anyone battling acne—or knows someone who is. Paula Begoun and The Cosmetics Cop Team discuss the pros and cons of prescription acne medications, and share their own experiences. Call in with questions to receive free Paula’s Choice products.

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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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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

bernard-williamsGet Up Show’s Chris LaMonica whoops it up with Bernard Williams, who snagged a gold medal in the 4×100 relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The sprinter—who, when not training, performs standup comedy—will chat about his appearance on VH1’s What Chilli Wants.
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The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy kick it with New Orleans Saints safety Usama Young—who help drive the team to victory in Super Bowl XLIV. While in high school, Usama worked as a vendor at FedEx Field during the Redskins’ home games.
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WYMS Radio Cha-Boogie asks, Who Murdered Hip-Hop? Was it the artists? The A&R guys? The media? Joining her to explore this issue will be one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, Pete Rock. Plus: Riggs Moralez, director of A&R for Eminem’s Shady Records.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman gets his chat on with famed radio talk-show host Barry Farber, who began career at NYC’s WINS in 1960, before moving up the street to WOR 2 years later. Barry—who once ran for mayor of the Big Apple—can today be heard on the CRN Digital network.
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Hachette Book Group Features welcomes editor John Schoenfelder and marketing director Miriam Parker to discuss Little Brown’s new imprint Mulholland Books, which launches this spring, and will be devoted to suspense fiction—including a novel by famed prosecutor Marcia Clark.

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Weekly Best: October 11, 2010

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Harry Hamlin—whose new reality series, Harry Loves Lisa, bowed last week—reveals what went wrong during the Oct. 4 robbery at his L.A. clothing store. “There were no police there,” he tells Robin Milling, “because the alarm company called the wrong police department!”

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Conversations of a Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore gives it up for Daphne Reid who played Will Smith’s mom, Vivian Banks, on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The actress will chat about her acting career, which has included guest turns on series ranging from The A Team to Sister, Sister.

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Laurent Bouzereau, the most prolific “making-of” documentary filmmaker on the planet—who has produced more than 150 companion features for the VHS and DVD releases of flicks ranging from Rope to A.I.—chats with Mr. Media about his new book Hitchcock, Piece by Piece.

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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone cuts loose with the outrageous Judah Friedlander, who plays Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock, and has graced the big screen in hits like Zoolander and The Wrestler Plus: Scott Hallock and Kevin Healey, creators of the Syfy reality series Scare Tactics.

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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman mixes it up with Ryan McPartlin, who previously starred as the much younger beau of Fran Drescher on the short-lived sitcom Living with Fran and now plays Devon “Captain Awesome” Woodcomb on the hit NBC action-comedy series Chuck.

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The Stupid Cancer Show hosts Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard welcome Seventh Generation blogger Beth Arky, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute’s Environmental Health Trust founder Devra Davis, and Happiest Baby on the Block author Dr. Harvey Karp.

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