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It’s an Educational Edition of ‘The Mix’

It may be spring break everywhere else in America, but here on BlogTalkRadio, it’s back-to-school time.

Because this week, our ever-popular Daily Mix offers a tote-bagful of lessons, enlightenments, illuminations, edifications and other things we just snatched out of our thesaurus.

CAPTION: “You were a month old when we brought you home,” Darryl (above) tells us his “mom” told him nine years ago. “And you’re adopted.”

“You were a month old when we brought you home,” Darryl (above) tells us his “mom” told him nine years ago. “And you’re adopted.”

For instance:

—Run-DMC founder Darryl McDaniels recounts how he learned (at age 35!) that the woman he’d thought was his mom was in fact no relation to him whatsoever.

Tatyana Ali, who played little Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air tells Mr. Media host Bob Andelman what she has learned from being around such A-list co-stars as Morgan Freeman, Samuel L. Jackson, Billy D. Williams and Will Smith.

Carson Kressley of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy fame fills World Talk Live! host Brett Cohen in on what’s it’s like to come out of the closet as a young man.

—Documentary filmmaker John Ziegler reveals to Evil Conservative Radio host Patrick Gibson how, exactly, the mainstream media mis- represented Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during Election ’08.

Today show sports host Len Berman teaches Sports Heaven with Mark and Evan co-host Mark Elliot why favoring one team over another on-air is a no-no.

—Legendary character actor Burt Young – who played Paulie in the Rocky series – tells Movie Geeks United host Jamey DuVall how he learned to love Sylvester Stallone again after not speaking to him “for years and years and years.”

—The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek informs WordBeat host Yvonne de la Vega why he believes Barack Obama is highly intelligent.

So don’t miss The Mix, hosted by everyone’s favorite pod jockey, Shaun Daily, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.

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Talia Shire (yes, THE Talia Shire) to Dish About Godfather Trilogy!

Having played two of the most memorable movie characters of all time – Connie Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and (Yo) Adrian Pennino in Rocky’s I though V – Talia Shire is extremely high on our list of all-time favorite actors.

So it should come as no surprise that we break into caps mode when telling you that TALIA IS ON BLOGTALKRADIO TONIGHT!

An interview you can't refuse.

Screen legend Talia Shire: An interview you can't refuse

At 9 p.m. EDT, Back By Midnight host Aaron Aradillas talks with Francis Ford Coppola’s sister about the new Godfather box set, as well as other great films in her distinguished career.

But just when we’ve settled back into lower-case mode, we have no choice but to hit the “shift” key because ALSO ON THE SHOW WILL BE GORDON WILLIS!

Gordon, as cinefiles well know, was the cinematographer on The Godfather flicks, as well as on many of Woody Allen’s greatest hits, including Annie Hall, Manhattan, Zelig and Broadway Danny Rose.

So leave the remote, take the cannolis, and log onto this incredible show pronto!